Now Loading: Will the Battlefront II Microtransactions Fiasco Result in Long-Term Change?

November 20, 2017Written by Staff

Now Loading Star Wars Battlefront 2 microtransactions

The big news last week was that Electronic Arts did the unprecedented move of temporarily removing microtransactions from Star Wars Battlefront II due to fan backlash. The plans are currently unclear for the long-term, as EA has said they’ll be back in some sort of capacity at a later date. This could be a pivotal moment, or much to do about nothing.

That’s why the question we posed in this week’s Now Loading was “What do you think about EA temporarily removing microtransactions from Star Wars Battlefront II? Is it all an attempt to save face, or do you think this will lead to meaningful change?”

Check out the gallery below to find out what the staff thought of this week’s question:

Now that you’ve seen our answers, we’d love to see hear your thoughts on the matter at hand. Feel free to chime in below with your answer to this week’s question. We can’t wait to hear about what you think about the current state of microtransactions, and if Star Wars Battlefront II will wind up being a tipping point.

We’re always looking for suggestions for our next Now Loading. If you’ve got a good one then let us know via email (or leave a comment below), and we might feature it next week. If we do, we’ll make sure to include a special thank you to the sender!


Now Loading is a weekly recurring feature where the PlayStation LifeStyle staff discusses anything video game-related ranging from hot topics to more whimsical subjects. Past editions can be found here.

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