Amidst a deluge of complaints against EA for installing a loot box system that is clearly designed to drain players’ wallets into the publisher’s forthcoming Star Wars Battlefront II, the devs at DICE went on Reddit today to partake in an AMA. Unfortunately, as the PR-laden responses poured in, it did not go well.
The thread was opened in advance of the AMA, and players began dumping in their biggest concerns. The top-voted comments were based on the sheer economics of EA’s ploy, as outlined by user thesomeot:
Comment from discussion Star Wars Battlefront II DICE Developer AMA.
In this user’s edits, they traced out the inability of the developers to answer this question as a sign that they didn’t have a good one. …
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