Following the delayed release of Battlefield 5, EA DICE has announced that players will be getting free Oscar Mike Helmet and Oscar Mike Emblem in the game.
This is highly underwhelming compensation. When someone offers free add-ons, they are usually more significant that this.
You know what's really cool? Complaining about free stuff.
Who cares really, at least they gave something for a delay, when did that happen before? That said I feel that the hype for BFV has died down to the point where I think it will do some bad sales figures as far as EA is concerned and I dont know what this means for Dice after Battlefront 2 doing....not that great. Plus I'm not feeling the old WW thing anymore, since BF1 and COD WW2 filled that void and then some. I'm feeling that WW shooters had their time and now we need more modernized stuff. That said I hope I'm wrong and BFV turns out to be a great, fun game.
@ gutteranthems Could not agree more, it's not the fact that it's Lame but it's the fact that they actually care so little about the community that they thought this was something good to give gamers, What did that take you, like 2 seconds of your day to make one Helmet and one Emblem from the bunch of shit that got cut from the game, oh here, lets give these cry babies one of these and call it a gift to gamers.... LMAO EA/DICE seriously, ...wtf... --some will say-- Don't complain about free stuff... LMAO ( I guess for some people they actually have to put on a jacket that says, "I don't really care, do you" before you get it, and even then you still won't get it ) They really could care less... That shit didn't take two minutes to make.. A real gift would have been like 5 free emblems you can choose from to use for your PS4 PSN Avatar, you know because people have different taste, and a PS4 theme that actually looks like some effort was put into it, but yeah that would be too much work... probably 10 Mins of your time.. -but yeah this is much better, whoopie you made a whole one emblem and one Helmet in game that took you two seconds from scraped images... Thanks so much DICE, wow you guys are Amazing, I mean Wow this is amazing, Really shows how much you value the community.. A whole Emblem and 1 Helmet you guys are just too generous.... Where do I get in-line for ass kissing of the developers and being so grateful for this one Emblem and one Helmet, instead of calling it exactly what it is, because you could have did nothing. which is exactly what this feels like, but no you did so much, I mean Wow, this is just too generous of you, a whole Emblem and a whole Helmet... Man you guys be working so hard... it's just too generous, I mean wow, what will I do with all of this, probably not even use it or put it on because it looks lame, but yeah thanks DICE.. Where did you find the time, to work on all of this, One emblem and One Helmet? LMAO... You knocked it out the park, I'm not even upset about the delay anymore, I mean I got a whole one emblem and One generic helmet, I guess all is forgiven... LoL
So, you're not impressed...
Well...it should save people unwilling to pay for stuff a good 20-30 hours of grinding. I may be a cynical a**hole....but at least I like the glass half full.:) That being said, they don't really have to give anything for a delay. There is no real expectation of that kind of thing is there?
I would argue that delays this close to release do warrant some sort of additional response. People still preorder and pay for their games in advance and it's another month that they have their money tied up in something before receiving the product. I think that in this instance, a good-faith statement is fair to be expected, even if it's not neccessary
I think it's nice they gave something. Can't complain if they want to give something for the delay or inconvenience. I just don't think I would expect anything like that for a delay. Maybe if I paid it, took delivery, adn then the game itself wasn't playable in some way, and they took some time to get it fixed.
Here. Have a digital item that half the people will all have. No thanks.
They peddle it like it's a great deal, who would actually pay for an helmet in a game?
Whales, mums and dads of three etc. The people who would be those targeted by these horrible practices.
Millennials and fan boys.
I wouldn't. Then people couldn't see the ultra leet face paint decal skin I brought.
Or a way of enticing people to gamble for loot a bit harder - like free chips from a casino.
More time to polish your bollox. EA are running away from rockstars cowboys and cowgirls. Pewl pewl.
Dice could give the game away for free and they would still not please gamers
You make your bed you sleep in it, they deserve nothing less that what's happening. BF has been dying slowly, technical excellence aside - it's a shadow of its former self.
Based on the recent Shadow of the Tomb Raider review bombing, you might actually be right. Apparently, cheaper is bad. Free must be akin to killing another person's puppy....with their neighbors dead cat.
All future maps are free for this game.....compensation enough for me. I'm just not gonna complain here. Can't wait till BFV drops.
This is kind of lame.... It's almost like the outrage over wahmen and SJW politics have broken the minds of the Swedes.
Lmaooooo...thats weak af
Its no puddlestickers but better than nothing. >.>
A free helmet? Why, cos we are bashing our heads against a wall cos they messed this franchise up
"The company decides to push the release of the game to give more time to their developer to polish and to take action for the feedback that the game received during the beta test." LMAO What a load of bollocks. This is EA being the greedy c*nts they are delaying the game because they know full well there's a certain game being released in October that would have eaten into their sales in a massive way. Oh, and a cosmetic helmet and tag. How gracious and kind of you, EA/DICE. Does this mean this is the kind of mind blowing tat that you were intending to sell to us? We are not worthy. Absolutely farcical. You can stick your helmet and medal up your holes, along with your sh*t game. What is it you said? "Don't like it, don't buy it?" OK, then.
I guess people are still mad at EA and DICE it's bad when people are mad at you for giving them free stuff, oh right they are mad at you because you basically told the core audience to go F themselves but think a generic ass free emblem is going to make them forget what you said.
I do find with all the things that one could criticize DICE and EA over, the content of a giveaway for a delay seems to be extremely low on the list. This topic is really just a good place to drop a few jokes for me. I usually don't complain about free stuff, especially free stuff I was never promised or expected.
Kind of sad how there are still a few people upset with the delay of the game rather than what EA has done to the game series. Yeeesh
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