EA tells investors turning off Battlefront 2's microtransactions will not affect earnings
EA has instructed its investors that eradicating microtransactions from Star Wars Battlefront II will not have “a material impact” on the sport’s projected earnings.
Following intense neighborhood criticism, EA introduced that it had briefly suspended Star Wars Battlefront 2’s premium foreign money, Crystals, forward of the sport’s launch yesterday.
The information was swiftly adopted by a safety report back to its investors, which soughts to assaude fears that the suspension would impression earnings.
“On November 16, 2017, Electronic Arts Inc. (“EA”) introduced in a weblog on its web site at www.ea.com/information that it will flip off all in-game purchases for the Star Wars Battlefront II title till additional discover,” stated the assertion, together with the unique press launch issued by EA’s Jacob J. Schatz. “This change is not expected to have a material impact on EA’s fiscal year 2018 financial guidance.”
Electronic Arts has additionally introduced it is altering the way in which development works in Need for Speed Payback.
“We’ve been using Community feedback, along with our own in-game data and have come up with a number of changes, many of which are in the process of going live,” stated an EA spokeperson. “Our aim with these changes is to make the progression, especially around the ownership of cars a much more enjoyable experience.”
We gave Star Wars Battlefront II 63 in our assessment, stating: ” If the campaign’s story were better and the progression system not so irritating, I might have really liked Battlefront 2.”