Star Wars Battlefront II

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Review: EA Goes to the Dark Side

Is EA's new shooter more than the sum of its microtransactions?

Federal Trade Commission Pledges to Investigate Loot Boxes Amid European Crackdown

The US moves forward with investigating loot boxes.

EA DICE Has Reportedly Lost 10 Percent of Employees Amid Battlefront 2's Struggles

It's getting hot in the Swedish game market.

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Will Have Clone Wars Content in 2018

The new content will focus on Star Wars: Episode 2.

EA "Conservative" About Anthem's Launch Forecast

The new IP is being treated as such when the game releases in Q4 2019.

Ewok Hunt is Back in Star Wars Battlefront 2. Outlast the Murder-Bears This Weekend

Battlefront 2's E-E-E-E-E-Ewoks are one big happy happy family again.

The Netherlands Find Four Games in Violation of Country's Gambling Laws

The games have eight weeks to comply or face fines and bans.

The Fallout of EA's Loot Box Controversy is Still Being Felt Throughout Gaming

Games changed after the loot box debacle last year. The question is for how long?

EA: "We Won't" Repeat the Battlefront 2 Loot Box Fiasco With Anthem

Electronic Arts has learned from the sticks and stones.

Jade Raymond on Building Motive Studios and Chasing the Holy Grail of Narrative Games

The founder of EA's Motive Studios talks to us about battle royale, streamers, and narrative in games.

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Will Completely Remove Paid Loot Crates and Star Cards

Loot crates and Star Cards will only be earned through gameplay, while paid cosmetic items will be introduced.

EA's Notorious Star Wars Battlefront 2 Darth Vader Reddit Response is Now a Loot box Skin

Now you can truly feel good about every crate you open in Battlefront 2.

ESRB Takes Action on Loot Boxes by Creating New Label

The ESRB buckles to mounting legislative pressure.

U.S. Senator Urges ESRB to Review Ratings Process in Response to Loot Box Controversy

Four FTC Nominees agree to address loot boxes if confirmed.

Hawaii Moves Forward With Legislation to Regulate Loot Boxes [Update: The ESA Issues a Statement]

If passed, consumers under 21 will be prohibited from buying video games with loot boxes.

EA: Star Wars Battlefront 2 a "Learning Opportunity" as Company Readies Respawn's Star Wars Game for 2020, New Battlefield in October 2018

Star Wars Battlefront 2 pushed 9 million sales. Players will be able to get their hands on a new Battlefield game in October.

Anthem Officially Pushed Back to 2019, EA Confirms

Just don't call it a delay, okay?

Washington State Senator Introduces Bill to Investigate if Video Game Loot Boxes are Gambling

"It is unacceptable to be targeting our children with predatory gambling masked in a game with dancing bunnies or something."

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Update Improves Map Variation in Multiplayer Games

Goodbye Kashyyyk, I hardly knew ye.

Star Wars Battlefront II Gets its First Update of 2018

Have fun, but if you hurt one crystal bristle on a single Vulptex, I'll find you.

The Recent Patch for 2005's Star Wars Battlefront 2 Was From Disney and GOG

Just because Disney Interactive is gone doesn't mean there isn't a team helping maintain key Star Wars games.

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Mod Recreates Kylo Ren's SNL Disguise

"Dude, Matt straight up sucks."

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Might Not Bring Back Microtransactions at All

EA's CFO has an update about Battlefront 2's microtransactions.

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Adds the First New Updates to Its Loot System

EA is rolling out the first changes to Star Wars Battlefront 2 loot boxes.

EA Stock Tumbles Over Star Wars Battlefront 2 Controversy

Investors are a bit scared about all the Battlefront 2 scuttle.

EA Has Conflicting Responses on Why Star Wars Battlefront 2 Doesn't Have Cosmetic Loot Boxes

Is it a timing issue, or is it about respecting the Star Wars IP?

Starting Screen | EA's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad 2017

STARTING SCREEN | What should have been a massive year for EA has instead been a year to forget.

The ESA Pushes Back, Loot Boxes "Are Not Gambling"

The video game trade association denies loot boxes are gambling.

"It's Awkward Right Now:" What Some in the Games Industry Think of the Rise of the Loot Box in 2017

2017 was the year we opened Pandora's loot box. Here's what some in the games industry are thinking.

PS4 Pro Black Friday Bundle - Star Wars Battlefront 2 and Final Fantasy XV for $399 - Best Priced Bundle

A nice new PS4 Pro system and some games to play on it. Just what you might be looking for this Black Friday. Could this be the best Black Friday PS4 Pro bundle?

Hawaii Will Investigate "Predatory" Loot Boxes, Potentially Pursue Legislation to Ban Them

Hawaii joins Belgium in the loot box crackdown.

Belgium Concludes that Loot Boxes are Gambling, Will Try and Ban Them in Europe

Belgium's Gaming Commission has reached a conclusion on loot boxes.

According to a Financial Analyst, You Should Be So Lucky to Save So Much Money on Star Wars Battlefront 2

The Star Wars Battlefront 2 controversy has one financial analyst weigh in on video game pricing.

After Star Wars Battlefront 2, Need for Speed Payback Also Improves Its Loot and Progression Systems

Ghost Games makes some improvements for how loot crates work in Need for Speed Payback

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Changes Will Balance Those Who Want Gameplay Progression and Those Who Want an Accelerated Experience [Updated]

EA has removed microtransactions from Star Wars Battlefront 2, but only until they figure out a better way to implement them.

Report: EA to Kill Star Wars Battlefront 2's Monetized Loot Box Progression [Update: EA Confirms Microtransactions Temporarily Removed]

After months of controversy and accusations of gambling, EA may be backing down from microtransaction-driven progression.

EA: Loot Mechanics in Star Wars Battlefront 2 "Not Gambling" as Belgium Regulators Investigate Loot Boxes as Gambling

EA is on the defensive after a difficult week promoting Battlefront 2.

Those Hoping Star Wars Battlefront 2 Will Flop Amid Loot Box Controversy Should Look to NBA 2K18

NBA 2K18 was the best selling sports game of September 2017, even after getting angry feedback from its microtransactions.

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Loot Box FAQ: A Guide to the Neverending Controversy

Are Battlefront 2's microtransactions really as bad as everyone says they are? We break it all down for you.

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Executive Producer Disputes How Long it Takes to Unlock Everything in the Game

"[O]ur averages based on the Play First trial are much faster than what's out there."

Blizzard Makes Fun of Star Wars Battlefront 2 on Twitter While Announcing Free-to-play StarCraft 2

Blizzard put in some jabs against EA while promoting StarCraft 2.

USgamer Lunch Hour Stream: Kat Plays Star Wars Battlefront 2!

Watch as Kat gets into dogfights, slices things with lightsabers, and maybe plays some of the single-player campaign.

Star Wars Battlefront 2 - Review Roundup, Release Date, Campaign Impressions, Gameplay Reveal, Pre-Order Bonuses, Hero Characters, Unlockables - Everything we Know

The Star Wars Battlefront 2 Beta is live on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. The sequel to the 2015 reboot in the Star Wars Battlefront series, EA will be releasing Battlefront 2 this November, shortly before the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi in December.

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Review: EA Goes to the Dark Side

Is EA's new shooter more than the sum of its microtransactions?

EA Lowers the Cost of Unlocking Star Wars Battlefront 2 Heroes by 75 Percent

EA has heard your complaints about Battlefront 2 and is changing the game... again.

Star Wars Battlefront 2's Heroes Aren't Actually Behind a Paywall

No, you can't just buy Darth Vader or Luke Skywalker.

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Fans Angry At Hero Unlock System And EA's Response

Battlefront 2 rolls from one controversy to the next.

Watch: See Star Wars Battlefront 2's Excellent Kamino Maps in Action

Check out Kamino's Galactic Assault and Starfighter Assault maps. Special guest star: Yoda.

Star Wars Battlefront 2's Season 1 Events Detailed, Kind of Reminds Us of Splatoon's Splatfests

EA putting more emphasis on "player agency" this time around. There's free single-player DLC, too.

After Two Days With the Final Review Version, Star Wars Battlefront 2's Loot Boxes Are... Tolerable

They don't wholly ruin the multiplayer, but that doesn't mean they should be in Battlefront 2.

DICE on Star Wars Battlefront 2 Loot Box Blowback: "It Was a Healthy Conversation"

Star Wars Battlefront 2 dev says they hear fan feedback loud and clear.

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Loot System Gets an Overhaul After Player Backlash

Criticisms from the community has prompted changes to how Battlefront 2's loot system will work.

Visceral's Star Wars Game Was Killed by the Same Problems That Dogged Mass Effect Andromeda

Executive meddling, poor communication, and dogged perfectionism leaves EA with another massive failure.

Star Wars Battlefront 2's Single-Player Campaign is the Best Thing About it So Far

What do you know, EA and single-player can mix after all.

Gamers Like Opening Loot Boxes Too Much to Stop Now, Even at the Expense of Balanced Gameplay

Whether it's loot boxes, CCGs, or Ultimate Team, gamers love opening packs. And big-budget developers are pushing it as far as they can.

Following Star Wars: Battlefront 2's Beta Ending, EA Has Addressed Loot Box Concerns

"As a balance goal, we’re working towards having the most powerful items in the game only earnable via in-game achievements."

The ESRB Doesn't Consider Loot Boxes to be Gambling

"We think of it as a similar principle to collectible card games"

The Harsh History Of Gaming Microtransactions: From Horse Armor to Loot Boxes

Loot Boxes are currently the most debated topic in gaming, but we've had over a decade of in-game money grabbing.

The Next Loot Box Debate Will be About Star Wars Battlefront 2

As the public beta winds down, Battlefront 2 is heading into a heated conversation.

OpenCritic is Experimenting With Ways to Classify Loot Boxes in Video Games

The review aggregation website is drawing a line.

The Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Beta Code "Bot" Has Gone Rogue

No pre-order? EA's seemingly automated beta code "bot" has your back, to the chagrin of EA probably.

USgamer Lunch Hour: Star Wars Battlefront 2 [Done!]

Crush these puny rebels.

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Has Loot Boxes Too

Everything has loot boxes, forever and ever. Amen.

Original Star Wars Battlefront 2's Multiplayer is Back Online, Supports Crossplay Between GOG and Steam

There are reports of technical issues at the moment.

The Star Wars Battlefront 2 Open Beta Launches into Orbit This October

The open beta will include two big multiplayer modes.

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Hero Roster Leaks with a Few Surprises

Heroes across all three trilogies will be in the new Star Wars game.

Is There a Risk of Star Wars Battlefront 2 Being Pay to Win?

The loot system in Battlefront 2 is creating some unease.

Star Wars Battlefront II's Classes Bring That Old Battlefront Feeling Back to Multiplayer

Who knew that adding classes to Star Wars: Battlefront would make the game better?

Star Wars: Battlefront 2's Single-Player Resurrects the Old Dreams of Shadows of the Empire

Yep, it's going to tie in pretty heavily with the lore.

All the Announcements and Trailers From EA's E3 2017 Press Conference: Star Wars Battlefront II, A Way Out, Madden 18, and More

EA has some new IPs coming your way, plus it promises to do a whole lot better with Star Wars Battlefront II.

Star Wars Battlefront II Shows Off Jedi Duels, and Story in New E3 Trailer

Rey vs. Kylo Ren in the new Star Wars Battlefront II trailer.

E3 2017 Preview: The 10 Biggest Games to Watch For

From God of War to Super Mario Odyssey, these are the most essential games of E3 2017.

Why Everyone Wants Star Wars: Battlefront II to Have Galactic Conquest

One of the best parts of the older Battlefront games is still missing in the reboot series.

Star Wars: Battlefront II Is Coming, the SNES Classic Is Coming (Maybe), and the Rest of This Week's Headlines

ENDING CREDITS | Taking a look a back at this week's headlines and everything else you might have missed on USgamer.

Star Wars Battlefront II's Season Pass Situation Causes Confusion

Will Star Wars Battlefront 2 have a season pass or not?

Star Wars: Battlefront II Focuses on The Empire on November 17

Electronic Arts officially announces the sequel to Battlefront, promising a lot more.

Star Wars Battlefront II Leak Shows The War From the Empire's Point of View

Once again, a trailer goes live just a bit ahead of schedule…