Has EA learned their lesson?
I say no but that's my opinion. What is yours people?
The words "Moral" and " EA" are the two most opposite words in the entire English language, so no, not a chance.
How man times has ea in the past said they are listening.and going to do right by the gamers. A company shouldn't need to institute a moral compass as a policy. It should just be because it's what the company stands for. It's part of most mission statement. Making it a policy just makes it sound like that want to make sure whatever they do won't piss people off
Smoke and mirrors man its as simple as that...
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@Donkey LOL. That's thinking small. EA should just allow direct deposit of my paycheck into their coffers. That would be more convenient.
Lol, this thread needs to be deleted asap, before an EA employee reads it and take "his" brilliant ideas to the suits!
NO...they haven't and never will.
If you buy that they learned their lesson, I have some microtransactions to sell you lol.
We will see, but I doubt it.
"We'll see" from the same company that's broken their own games and franchises with microtransactions multiple times?
Lol. Sorry EA, you came up with that idea a little late
Good luck with that. The few EA employees I have talked with dont share a respect for gamers needed to make this work. Start looking around your own offices and get a real feel for how people think of the same people you are trying to sell games to. That to me is the crux of why EA continues to go downhill. They are making games but truly some of the people that have working their hate gamers. You cant provide goods and services that are exquisite when you hate the people you are making them for.
Moral compass? it will be broken the moment they use it
I'll believe it when they rebuild Visceral and make a new Dead Space.
Nope they are just making a candy coat til they think everyone has forgotten.
With a clear statement in managerialist thinking is somewhat disturbing. Think about working for an organisation that has to set forms of compliance (moral compass) because their main aim to drive profit results in undesirable methods. Who should be to blame? Why can't developers make games based on creative endeavour and the ability to make something fun like they did in the past! This is what actually establishes brands and fan-bases. Oh yes this sustainable method makes money in the long run too! Now we are seeing games becoming more similar to each other with little thought of how to engage gamers with the same repetitive grinds and promises to create dynamic and engaging environments. On another note, imagine if ME: Andromeda went to public beta they would have lost millions in sales! Don't think I can forgive EA for destroying so many creative brands. Lets see what generic formula Anthem brings.
EA and moral in the same sentance? It's like saying the Sahara is wet.
Did you get this compass from Jack Sparrow by any chance?
Yeah, well they should had done this before shutting down Visceral Games and all the other incredible original IP developers under their roof.
Seems like every couple years they have a crisis with some unfair consumer practice. You can't say your sorry every few years and be believed when it keeps happening. Let alone beta testers of starwars battlefront 2 warned of these issues and the development team promised they would fix progression and grinding issues before release.
LOL EA, greedy corps will never change.
somehow, I don't think "EA", and "moral compass" go together in the same sentence.
Yeah right lol
if EA really want to rebuild itself why not start by kicking wilson out?
They've had several CEO's who have pretty much been just like this. Saying they're sorry, saying they'll do better, yet each time they get someone new, they find new and more annoying ways to piss off the community.
Given what I continue to hear from EA the last few weeks? I'm pretty sure they created a broken compass. Anyone who thinks EA will change, after 20+ years now of bull****tery, is simply a moron. There's no 2 ways about it.
Stop reading at EA creates "moral compass" -that's like asking The Devil to teach you the bible. Never in a million years...
Moral Compass is a rare lootbox object.
Moral compass? Egghhhh, I really don't like EA and what they are doing to the gaming industry. They truly do not seem to care for gamers, only the mass audience and their money. Quite sad really, but I'm done buying games that have the word/logo EA on it. I'm just tired of them and they don't deserve my money.
Oh, so EA is no longer a business. They're guided by morality. That's so great to hear. Thank you EA!.
How can EA be so stupid and dense? Are they just fuckin robots?
For every choice, a consequence.
See what happens when you vote with your wallet?
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