Star Wars Battlefront 2 Microtransactions are Coming Back in Next Update

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Microtransactions are Coming Back in Next Update

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Microtransactions are Coming Back in Next Update

Get ready for a cuteness overload as Star Wars: Battlefront II is going to be adding playable Ewoks for a limited time only. In Ewok Hunt*, Star Wars™ Battlefront™ IIs exciting new mode, spears and blasters battle for dominance as a squad of stormtroopers are ambushed by a tribe of Ewoks descending from the trees to channel their hidden fury.

Players who don't want to purchase these items by spending real-world money on Crystals can still purchase the items using in-game credits. Meanwhile, the Stormtrooper players will have to try and win by holding off the Ewoks for a period of time until an extraction team arrives. Thankfully, Star Wars Battlefront II begins their community turnaround by taking risks with their first big community update.

Night on Endor launches on April 18th on all platforms, check out the screenshots below.

Yes, microtransactions are back and that's upsetting, but did you say "Ewok Hunt" mode?

This time around, the press release notes that the Crystals can only be used for unlocking new costumes and appearances, with a total of 50 different cosmetic options available to unlock.You won't be able to use the Crystals for the loot boxes.

Yes, you can totally play as Ewoks and kill Stormtroopers, too, but nobody's doing that. As many of you have suspected, all our focus was on the Progression Update, as we felt this was the most important improvement to the game that we needed to make. For the latest, keep your eyes on EA Star Wars™ on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram or join the discussion on the official forums.

Ahead of the Endor Update, EA also outlined Battlefront II's overhauled progression system. People seem to appreciate what we've done, players are coming back, and we're seeing stronger engagement numbers.

He also attempted to assuage fears about microtransactions in upcoming EA games as well, stating, "For games that come next, for Battlefield or for Anthem, [players have] made it very clear that we can't afford to make similar mistakes".

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