EA Calls Star Wars Battlefront II Backlash a "Learning Opportunity"

Respawn’s Star Wars Game Will Launch Before March 2020 Shannon Grixti

The publisher had previously forecast shipments of 10 million copies for the sequel.

It's impossible to say for sure whether the shortfall can be attributed to the loot crate controversy, which players alleged gave an unfair advantage to those willing to splash extra out for in-game purchases. However, Jorgensen's comments do confirm that EA is at least planning one more game in the franchise, which may come as a surprise given just how severe the backlash was for Battlefront 2. Yesterday, however, EA put those rumors to rest regarding Star Wars Battlefront II, and their relationship with Disney during the quarterly earnings call.

Many of you will know that Battlefront 2 had a rough launch mainly due to the addition of annoying loot boxes and a controversial pay-to-win system in the online multiplayer mode.

Star Wars Battlefront 2 was only released in November 2017 - a mere three months ago.

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EA held its earnings call today, and there was a lot of Star Wars talk as investors and analysts had questions about the recent Star Wars Battlefront 2 controversy.

We had already heard that the developer studio behind the Titanfall series, Respawn, was working on a third-person action game which takes place in Star Wars universe.

EA CFO Blake Jorgensen was able to explain why the publisher felt that Battlefront 2 had failed to meet its sales expectations. As games like Battlefield 1 and Federation Internationale de Football Association (outside Ultimate Team) prove, you don't really need microtransactions when you have committed players.

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"We're at a point where, when we make the decision that we have the right model for players and our community, I have no doubt that we will get the support of Disney on that". In the company's latest earning report, "live services" brought in $787 million to the company. The company expects to generate $5.1 billion in total in fiscal 2018, which ends March 31. So that means Respawn's new Star Wars game could launch sometime in that far-away window.

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