Following its hard-learned lesson with Battlefront II, EA may hold off on monetizing Anthem at launch. Top EA execs might've given clues that Anthem's live services will roll out post-release instead of at launch.
It will probably be built around monetization anyway, wether they choose to go all out from the start or what a little while to sucker people in.
You could be right. Though recently EA has been pushing out some of the older execs, making room for younger and more progressive people to get the company back on track. I'm not going to hold my breath but we could, maybe, see an improvement from them. They've done it before, back in 07-09. We'll see.
If so it’ll be a huge thing where EA will make out it’s for the players so at a first glance it’ll look like an amazing victory not realising they’ll be in later
Ok I'll be avoiding Anthem then, EA can go kiss my a$$. I'll be avoiding all EA games now.
EA if you're gonna screw us just do it from the beginning. I'd hate that if I bought Anthem at launch, and then they tricked everyone and snuck microtransactions in later. I don't wanna support that trash.
I can imagine the marketing push will be "and no microtransactions at launch*" with an emphasis on "at launch" but will avoid any questions about MTs in the future.
The other popular sales pitch (actually more popular) is: we have no PLANS to put Micro transactions in.
Good point because usually 90% of sales come in the first 80 days. Most people will be in then they will screw people. At least 50% will have sold in the first week. EA is just like the Devil.
How decent of them /s
The dealer always gives a little taste
Looked good at its reveal, but another game to avoid and spread the word about.
Release the game with no monesation then when all the reviews are in they'll implement their horrible microtransactions and lootboxes when they'll no longer affect reviews. Other companies already do this and get away with it.
taking lesson from MS i see -_-
Infinite modernization. That’s what I getting from this. Seriously ? Publishers like EA just want to control consumers.
It's not free-to-play game, right? Then it's already monetized.
No to EA. I don't wanna feel like I am at a casino when gaming.
I'll just wait a few weeks after launch to check out this game and what the community thinks
no way because of EA my only thing for anthem is simple please learn from what destiny and division did right and wrong at/post launch and make sure your game doesn't have to go through the same thing
How about don't monetize at all other than the $60 purchase price? And maybe DLC
They wait for reviews to hit and then monitize. Their are trying to spin this.
Microsoft does this with all its games wait for the reviews and then fill them with microtransactions
It’s really dumb from them.
At launch (key word).
Jouarnalists nowadays not taking a strong position against such altituide, instead they can't stop giving their so biased unrealistic opinions. what a so journalists.
Bait and switch EA? We will see...
right thats another game i will not be getting as im pissed off with EA/BW ripping the customers off
EA not adding loot boxes or microtransactions to a game at launch WTF are the high?
after visceral games is closed, i don't wait nothing by EA anthem seems boring since the reveal tho
If Anthem delivers, I'll be buying the game, the outrage is not a big as big as some people make it appear when it comes to loot boxes. I don't buy them, but hey, if someone doesn't want to buy the game cause it has them in it, by all means, don't buy the game.
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