Battlefront 2 Star Janina Gavankar Talks Gaming, Fandom And Keeping Secrets

Battlefront 2 Star Janina Gavankar Talks Gaming, Fandom And Keeping Secrets

But cramming loot boxes in a Star Wars game already destined to sell millions feels especially greedy, and Battlefront II's use of loot boxes is especially slimy. But therein lies the problem, as what seems to be a larger portion of players was none too happy with a system it perceives as being "pay to win".

All of this would be different if the game had superlative combat, but on the ground, which is where you'll spend most of your time, the fighting is clunky and repetitive. Instead of the mess of a set of in-game micro-transactions originally available in the early release of the game, all in-game purchases have been turned off, for now. You'll then see a list of rewards tied to each mission. That's AFTER the initial cost of the game itself.

Coming to the end of the campaign you're given one last crate to open and it's a big one, with a few second tier 'uncommon' cards alongside a 5,000 credit cheque. It's all about choke points and a meat grinder full of lasers and catchphrases to ping that Pavlovian bell for a galaxy far, far away. Still, he reiterated his buy rating on EA with a price target of 137. Emotes, Victory Poses and Weapons are quiet common in these crates.

Then there are games that treat space battles as more of an afterthought, catering mainly to the fans who like to dress up in robes and armour and swing around replica laser swords (good, fine people). I was lucky enough for them to care enough about finding people who could actually do the accent some justice and who could play this anomaly of a person who could be a leader. The recently chaotic launch of Battlefront 2 further corroborates this idea.

But at its worst, Battlefront II's campaign is aggressively average, its story ending surprisingly abruptly while promising that Iden's journey will continue in the free Resurrection DLC that will release in December (which is not surprisingly tied to The Last Jedi's theatrical debut).

Spoiler alert: Plot details and character reveals from the game will be discussed from here. In Battleground II, you don't earn loot for the class you're playing, you get random loot drops from inside loot crates. Sure, these may not appeal to all gamers but if they're quality games, they'll at least reassure Star Wars fans that EA cares about the license. You will get one every day which can be filled with rare items. "There is a strong heart at the center but finding it means peeling back layers of unnecessary and infuriating nonsense". The thought that unlocking everything either takes six months or 2100$ is pretty discouraging for most Star Wars fan that wanted to play the campaign and maybe dip the waters of multiplayer. But now the ability to buy real-money crystals has been temporarily removed for the game's launch.

There are tons of games that contain microtransactions, but many of them are handled responsibly and fairly. The industry must be in a really, really bad state if all games are looped into the conversation of, "so are you getting Battlefield or Call of Duty this year?"

It's unfortunate that this system remains as is, because it's among the worse ways both loot boxes and progression could be implemented.

"We will now spend more time listening, adjusting, balancing and tuning", he continued. You will be able to locate many items through them.

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