Category Archives: Electronic Arts

Petition to Remove EA’s Star Wars License Reaches 80K Signatures

The recently created petition to revoke Electronic Arts’ Star Wars licence has amassed an incredible number of signatures in the few days it has been live. Source: GameRant

Hawaii State Legislator Criticizes Star Wars Battlefront 2 Loot Boxes and Day-One DLC

Hawaii State Legislator Sean Quinlan discusses the ongoing Star Wars Battlefront 2 loot box controversy, criticizing the use of day-one DLC in the process. Source: GameRant

Star Wars Battlefront 2 New Patch Doesn’t Fix Any Critical Issues

Electronic Arts releases a new patch for Star Wars Battlefront 2, but consumers hoping to find solutions to the game’s most glaring issues are out of luck. Source: GameRant

Games Industry Hopes to Fix Loot Boxes Without Government Help

The games industry may be able to solve the controversy surrounding loot boxes and microtransactions without government help, as a self-regulatory body is formed. Source: GameRant

New Petition Wants Lucasfilm to Revoke EA’s Star Wars License

One Star Wars fan kicks off a petition to have LucasFilm and its parent company Disney revoke the license to make Star Wars games from Electronic Arts. Source: GameRant

ESA Insists Loot Boxes Aren’t Gambling

The Entertainment Software Association releases its statement on the ongoing loot box controversy, insisting that loot boxes aren’t a form of gambling. Source: GameRant

UK Gambling Commission Releases Stance on Loot Boxes

In light of the recent Star Wars Battlefront 2 loot box controversy, the UK Gambling Commission reveals its stance on the use of loot boxes in video games. Source: GameRant

FIFA Players Boycott Black Friday Sale Over EA Practices

FIFA 18 players begin to stage a boycott of the soccer sim and its Black Friday events in an effort to get EA to fix the game, including fixes for bugs and online modes. Source: GameRant

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Critics Are Overreacting, Says Wall Street Analyst

In a note to clients, KeyBanc Capital Markets analyst Evan Wingren says gamers are ‘overreacting’ to the Star Wars Battlefront 2 loot box controversy. Source: GameRant

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Beta Extended Two Days

DICE and Electronic Arts officially announce that the beta period for the forthcoming science fiction shooter Star Wars Battlefront 2 gets an extension for two more days. Source: GameRant