Milos Cuparic writes: Before I start this off, I want to ask the people who are still buying EA games something. Did you all forget that this is the company that actually managed to win the "Worst company of the year" award TWO TIMES IN A ROW?
I never trust EA in first place. And I never will.
EA shall burn on the dark side
But EA was voted best company in the US. They’ve never done anything wrong in their spotless record 😂
This is a question that should have been spammed about 10 years ago, but, better late than never I suppose. Hopefully people are FINALLY catching on to what a cancerous pile of trash EA is.
I can promise you I won't be spending more than $20 on Battlefront 2 or the next Dragon Age. I can almost promise you I won't even consider SWBF2 when it is $20 or less. And I won't be buying Anthem.
Buy second hand. Enjoy what you can without spending a penny that goes to EA's pockets. Hate this GaaS shit.
Extortion definition from Wikipedia: "Extortion (also called shakedown, outwrestling and exaction) is a criminal offense of obtaining money, property, or services from an individual or institution, through coercion... Extortion is commonly practiced by organized crime groups... Exaction refers not only to extortion or the demanding and obtaining of something through force, but additionally, in its formal definition, means the infliction of something such as pain and suffering or making somebody endure something unpleasant." So EA asks for your money to unlock content in a game you already payed them in the first place. If you don't comply they will make you waste a ton of your time to unlock such content (endure something unpleasant). This is intentionally designed to make people impatient and opt to use their wallets to continue playing the game. What EA is doing with MT's/loot boxes in SW Battlefront II is, by the above definition, a form of extortion. If some of you still think this is OK and are willing to buy the game, then you need to know that YOU are the problem. EA will never change as long as YOU keep buying their games.
It's not just EA. It's Microsoft, Take Two, 2K, Activision, Warner Bros. They are all pushing games as a service and this is what the future holds if idiots keep giving them unrestricted access to the contents of their bank accounts. Stop pre-ordering, giving these guys money before you know what you're getting on day one. Stop buying digital so you can't get refunds from online stores, and for god sake, don't buy their games or consoles until they learn.
The only recent EA game I have purchased over the years is Battlefield 1. All their other games has not been that good lately.
I think it will continue for quite some time. It's not like gamers have a higher IQ than other layers of society.
So the only EA game in my house is Sims 4. My wife bought it for my daughter. Daughter kept asking mom if she could buy this DLC, expansion pack etc not knowing what she spent. I'm pretty sure I've paid at least 300 dollars for this one game. Fuck you EA. I stopped buying Madden long ago after figuring out it was just a roster update I could have downloaded.
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