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Over 19 million players grabbed a free copy of Star Wars: Battlefront 2

Over 19 million players grabbed a free copy of Star Wars: Battlefront 2

It’s probably fair to say that no-one quite expected the arc of EA’s Star Wars: Battlefront 2. On release it became the galactic poster-boy for overbearing microtransactions, with fans kicking up such a fuss over the grind and premium currencies that Disney got involved. Shortly after release, the microtransactions were temporarily removed, and that soon became permanent.

Despite such an inauspicious beginning, developer DICE hunkered down to support the game and publisher EA, clearly stung by the reaction, committed to making all future DLC free. Over two-and-a-half years the game received an enormous amount of Star Wars content from across the series, and its reputation steadily grew as people got over the launch and realised, hey, there’s a decent game here.


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