There is a problem that is spreading faster than pay-to-win mobile games in the industry, and this time it hits close to home with console and PC gamers. Your favorite games now have a “loot box” system that is almost guaranteed, and we mean it will be in anything from your favorite platformer to your favorite shooter. Loot boxes are a problem, and we discuss why after the jump.
EA announced today that players will be able to step into the boots of a trooper, pilot, or your favorite iconic character in thrilling dogfights in the far reaches of space in the Star Wars: Battlefront II Multiplayer Beta. And soon. This Fall to be precise.
Disney buying Star Wars immediately led to them finding a game company to license Star Wars games. EA stepped up and we had a long list of potential routes they would take. Several years later, the fear of EA owning exclusive Star Wars rights seems to be coming true.