DICE: Star Wars Battlefront 2 Loot Boxes were incomplete in the beta

Star Wars Battlefront II Beta Sports Dynamic Resolution On Consoles; Full Technical Analysis Shared

Additionally, the publisher has attempted to clarify its intentions for the role of loot crates in player progression.

There has been a lot of social media activity surrounding the loot crate issue, with EA employees receiving countless complaints. Concerns have arisen over the power of loot crates and the potential for the game to turn into a "pay-to-win" experience.

Unfortunately, we don't know if the system we saw in the beta will remain the same or see some tweaks.

There are many things you can earn in the game, including weapons, attachments, credits, Star Cards, Emotes, Outfits and Victory Poses.

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

DICE pointed out that the loot box and progression systems in the beta are not representative of the final product, but it also confirmed that players will find Star Cards (that give your character bonus abilities) in those randomized crates - you just won't get the best ones. You'll also get instant access to a special The Last Jedi-themed Millennium Falcon, as well as an epic Lightsaber Mastery Star Card for Yoda.

And lastly, you have to earn the right to be able to upgrade Star Cards and unlock most Weapons.

Some upgrades will only unlock once players reach a certain rank. And even though they don't always make comments, it's mainly because "we don't feel we can add anything useful to the discussion".

As I predicted weeks before official confirmation, Star Wars: Battlefront II will be monetized with its own premium currency that's sold for real money that allows players to buy in-game loot boxes.

At the time of writing this, Star Wars: Battlefront II Crystals is now unavailable for purchase, but what we do get to know from the listing is the price tag - 500 Crystals will be available for $5, 1000 Crystals for $10, 2100 Crystals for $20, 4400 $40, and 12000 Crystals for $100.

Related News:

  • (CBPO) With Shares Trading unchanged at $97.15 China Biologic Agrees to Acquire…

    Aviva Pcl reported 104,583 shares. (NASDAQ:CBPO), its shares were trading at $97.45 a retreat of $-2.46, on the trading floor. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 4 of analysts who cover DISCK having a buy-equivalent rating.

    Motley Fool Asset Management LLC Has $4874000 Stake in Baidu Inc (BIDU)

    It has underperformed by 35.92% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months positive chart setup for the $258.58 million company. Alpine Partners Vi Llc sold 11,777 shares as Baidu Inc (BIDU)'s stock rose 1.94%. 2,797,500 shares of the stock traded hands.
    Kentucky's John Calipari gets in heated exchange with reporter

    Kentucky's John Calipari gets in heated exchange with reporter

    When longtime beat writer Jerry Tipton said he had another FBI-related inquiry, Calipari attempted to call on someone else. Calipari wanted to talk basketball and was trying to steer the questions in that direction.
  • Tracking Shares of Hdfc Bank Ltd (HDB) — Market Focus

    After $1.47 actual EPS reported by American Express Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth. The expected HDB's profit could reach $688.43M giving the stock 30.86 P/E in the case that $0.77 earnings per share is reported.

    Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) Technical Levels in Review — Trading Focus

    If you are accessing this article on another domain, it was stolen and republished in violation of U.S. & global copyright law. Also, insider Patricia Verduin sold 3,833 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 17th.
    NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI) EPS Estimated At $1.49

    NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI) EPS Estimated At $1.49

    The stock of NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, February 3 by Goldman Sachs. It also reduced Ziopharm Oncology Inc (Put) (NASDAQ:ZIOP) stake by 66,600 shares and now owns 68,800 shares.
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY), CA, Inc. (CA)

    Salzhauer Michael increased Pinnacle Finl Partners Inc (NASDAQ:PNFP) stake by 11,429 shares to 38,429 valued at $2.41M in 2017Q2. After $0.19 actual EPS reported by Oclaro Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -15.79% negative EPS growth.

    Mohawk Industries, Inc. (MHK) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

    After $3.72 actual EPS reported by Mohawk Industries, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.34% EPS growth. About 55,234 shares traded. 09/22/2017 - Mohawk Industries, Inc. was downgraded to "neutral" by analysts at Cleveland Research.
    Kirstjen Nielsen, White House assistant is selected to run homeland security

    Kirstjen Nielsen, White House assistant is selected to run homeland security

    He then sung Nielsen's past work in his administration, and spoke of how thrilled he was to have her in this new position. Elaine Duke has been serving as acting DHS secretary since Kelly departed the agency for the White House in July.
  • Gautam Bambawale named India's Ambassador to China

    Gautam Bambawale named India's Ambassador to China

    Gautam Bambawale, an Indian foreign service officer of the 1984 batch is now India's high commissioner to Pakistan. In the position, he was responsible for relations with Japan, China and South Korea amongst other countries.

    How Many Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc - Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:JAZZ)'s Analysts Are Bullish?

    The stock of Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc - Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:JAZZ) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, August 21 by Cowen & Co. Nationwide Fund Advisors' holdings in Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC were worth $3,266,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
    A Buffalo sauce-flavored latte is now a thing

    A Buffalo sauce-flavored latte is now a thing

    It has all the makings of your classic latte , plus " Buffalo sauce flavor" and "a dusting of zesty Buffalo seasoning". Buffalo sauce, the unique flavor with origins in Buffalo, New York, is on to a new frontier - lattes.


Most liked

NBA, NextVR to Produce 27 Live Games in VR This Season
To watch games in VR you have to be a NBA League Pass subscriber, either through your cable provider or directly from the NBA . Fans with a Samsung GearVR headset or Google Daydream , along with a compatible smartphone, can download the free NextVR app .

Cantor Fitzgerald Maintains Rating And Lowers Price Target On Ardelyx, Inc. (ARDX)
The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company increased its position in shares of Ardelyx by 18.5% in the second quarter. Kcg Holdings, Inc. augmented its holdings by buying 4,302 shares an increase of 42.9% as of 06/30/2017.

UAE stops issuing visas to North Koreans, ends diplomatic missions
North Korea's nuclear tests and missile launches have stirred global tensions and prompted several rounds of worldwide sanctions at the U.N.

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) Undervalued by 1.2%
Following the completion of the purchase, the director now owns 3,120 shares in the company, valued at approximately $102,710.40. With all of these companies being brought down, General Motors Company may be a diamond in the rough. 10 reported 14,460 shares.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. Reiterates "Buy" Rating for McDonald's Corporation (MCD)
Finally, Mycio Wealth Partners LLC increased its stake in shares of McDonald's Corporation by 19.6% during the 1st quarter. Lloyd Dean has seen steady activity on the sell side, and on September 30, 2017, executed an option to sell 371 shares.

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA (SQM) Price And Consensus
A month ago, they told us to expect earnings of US$0.39 per share while three months ago their EPS consensus estimate was US$0.32. BMO Capital Markets maintained Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (ADR) (NYSE: SQM ) on Thursday, August 24 with "Hold" rating.

Keep an Eyeball on P/FCF Ratio: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)
Credit Suisse maintained Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI ) on Friday, September 23 with "Overweight" rating. Physicians Financial Services Inc. increased its position in Activision Blizzard by 21.7% in the third quarter.

Rising TCU Horned Frogs To Face The Struggling K-State Wildcats
Eighteen different TCU players have caught at least one pass this season, and Hill is completing 69 percent of his throws. West Virginia managed 508 total yards in a 31-24 loss at TCU , which was about 100 yards below their season average.

Financial Update of Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc (NASDAQ:HMNY)
Technical Analysis is the forecasting of future financial price movements based on an examination of past price movements. Conversely, if a security's beta is less than 1, it indicates that the security is less volatile than the market.

The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR), AK Steel Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:AKS)
It should be noted that a moderate but positive weighted alpha indicates additional price increase, though for not too long. GSA Capital Partners LLP's holdings in AK Steel Holding Corporation were worth $482,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) Valuation According To Analysts
Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered Exelon Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Tuesday. Market capitalization is calculated by multiplying a company's shares outstanding by the current market price of one share.

Ultra Petroleum Corp (UPL) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Finds
Oasis Petroleum Inc. on 6/29/2017 reported its EPS as $-0.17 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $-0.19. The stock of Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) earned "Market Perform" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, April 5.

Prisoners hurl pool balls at staff during riot
Specialised "tornado teams" of riot-trained prison officers had been sent in to quell the uprising. This followed 2016 prison riots at HMP Bedford, HMP Birmingham, HMP Swaleside and Lewes prison.

Analysts Recommendations American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL)
In other news, EVP Maya Leibman sold 9,455 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 1st. The total amount of shares outstanding is 488.65 million, giving the company a market capitalization of about 25.82 billion.

QU Poll: Voters feel good about economy, but not about Trump
American voters are divided on Trump's handling of the economy, the poll says, as 48 percent approve and 46 percent disapprove. The latest Gallup daily poll shows Trump with an approval rate of more than 35 percent and a disapproval rate of almost 60.