Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Beta Raises Pay-To-Win Fears

by on October 7, 2017

I’ve been playing the Star Wars: Battlefront 2 beta for the last couple of days, and while I’m enjoying shooting blasters and dogfighting in TIE Fighters, its progression and upgrade card system seriously rub me the wrong way.

Like so many other games nowadays, Battlefront 2 has loot boxes called ‘crates’ that contain digital goodies like new weapons, ability upgrades, weapon mods, and passive stat bonuses that give you an edge, along with a range of cosmetic options like hero skins and victory poses. You get crates either by earning in-game credits to buy them, or by spending real money to purchase them outright.

So this begs the obvious question: Is Star Wars: Battlefront 2 pay-to-win?

Continue reading…

IGN Video Games

Comments on this entry are closed.

Previous post:

Next post: