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  • Summary: Star Wars Battlefront II allows players to experience the untold story of an Imperial elite special forces soldier in an all-new single player campaign. In epic multiplayer battles, players pilot a First Order TIE fighter through intense dogfights in space, and play as ground troopers orStar Wars Battlefront II allows players to experience the untold story of an Imperial elite special forces soldier in an all-new single player campaign. In epic multiplayer battles, players pilot a First Order TIE fighter through intense dogfights in space, and play as ground troopers or iconic heroes and villains, such as Yoda and Darth Maul, across all three Star Wars eras. Featuring new characters created by Motive in close partnership with the story group at Lucasfilm, the Star Wars Battlefront II single player campaign delivers a new story to the Star Wars universe. Taking place in the 30 years between the destruction of Death Star II and through the rise of the First Order, the single player story introduces Iden Versio, the leader of Inferno Squad, an elite special forces unit of the Galactic Empire, who are equally lethal on the ground and in space. In addition to Iden, players also encounter and play as other iconic Star Wars heroes and villains like Luke Skywalker and Kylo Ren during the campaign. [Electronic Arts] Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 23 out of 62
  2. Negative: 3 out of 62
  1. Nov 13, 2017
    91
    DICE, Criterion and Motive join forces to give us a game worthy of the Force. They have learned their lesson and, this time, we have the Star Wars game we all deserve, with enough variety and a lot of content for every kind of player.
  2. Nov 13, 2017
    85
    A great sequel to the 2015 game. Star Wars: Battlefront II feels like a complete product, but the loot box thing surely is going to cause bad reactions.
  3. Nov 14, 2017
    80
    Star Wars Battlefront II is full of fan-service and it's a very solid videogame too, whose main issues are a series of monetary-driven bad design decisions. Even so it's still one of this year's strongest titles.
  4. Nov 18, 2017
    70
    It’s hard not to feel like Star Wars Battlefront II should’ve been better than what it is. While some like to think that the implementation of loot crates is a worse crime than that of killing younglings, in reality it just proves to be uninteresting and makes it more likely for me to bounce off of the multiplayer sooner rather than later. The real disappointment falls upon that of the campaign which I clearly had too much hope for. It’s not a story that I would say I hate more than sand, but it also isn’t memorable at all.
  5. Nov 20, 2017
    67
    I am passionate about the Star Wars product and want it to be a great experience top to bottom, so don’t get the wrong idea with my criticisms. I very much like Battlefront 2, it improves on everything from 2015’s game, but it still definitely needs work. Over time this could become the definitive Star Wars multiplayer experience but it’s not there yet; content over the next six to twelve months will be key and how EA treats consumers will also be important on the success of this game. The bigger question I have is; will all these problems at launch doom the title before it really gets going. As DLC was released for 2015’s Battlefront, I saw less and less people playing and had a much harder time getting into match ups. Hopefully that isn’t the case here and we can see this community thrive off what is really a great game that just stumbled out of hyperspace.
  6. Nov 20, 2017
    60
    Despite the removal of the microtransactions, player progression is still largely tied to the randomized loot boxes--mitigating player agency and choice in multiplayer.
  7. Nov 16, 2017
    40
    The game is notoriously stingy about letting players play with the people they want, as the characters they most desire. But giving EA your credit card number has never been easier.

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  1. Nov 14, 2017
    10
    So many people hate the lootboxes, but they don't understand that it necessary.
    And any way the game is great and will be much better through
    So many people hate the lootboxes, but they don't understand that it necessary.
    And any way the game is great and will be much better through time.
    DICE gave us much more better game with so much content and this is the gratitude
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  2. Dec 9, 2017
    6
    Es juego no es malo, sino mediocre. Hay una diferencia muy grande entre ambos términos. El reto es bajo, la historia es corta y cliché; sinEs juego no es malo, sino mediocre. Hay una diferencia muy grande entre ambos términos. El reto es bajo, la historia es corta y cliché; sin embargo las mecánicas están pulidas y el diseño visual es un gusto para la pupila. EA prometió mucho y no cumplió con las expectativas; eso, más un mal manejo en cuanto a sus políticas de Loot-boxes, hizo caer en picada este lenazamiento. Battlefront 2 se queda en un "pudo ser, pero no fue". Expand
  3. Nov 16, 2017
    1
    Graphics are nice but i don't like it because, well .... you know just read the other reviews. Don't buy it, EA is total money grabbingGraphics are nice but i don't like it because, well .... you know just read the other reviews. Don't buy it, EA is total money grabbing garbage! Don't buy it, EA is total money grabbing garbage! Don't buy it, EA is total money grabbing garbage! Don't buy it, EA is total money grabbing garbage! Don't buy it, EA is total money grabbing garbage! Don't buy it, EA is total money grabbing garbage! Don't buy it, EA is total money grabbing garbage! Don't buy it, EA is total money grabbing garbage! Expand
  4. Sep 22, 2019
    0
    Conta feita, ZERO DADO, simplesmente um lixo cheio de micro-transação e jogos de azar, cassino piorado, é como se fosse um cassino que vocêConta feita, ZERO DADO, simplesmente um lixo cheio de micro-transação e jogos de azar, cassino piorado, é como se fosse um cassino que você não ganha nenhuma vez, só perder dinheiro, EA tem que falir, jogo lixo, campanha lixo, não vale 1 centavo, nada nesse jogo salva Expand
  5. Nov 28, 2017
    0
    I can't in good conscience support this game, despite the game itself being quite fun and my love for Star Wars. Micro transactions have noI can't in good conscience support this game, despite the game itself being quite fun and my love for Star Wars. Micro transactions have no place in any full priced game. Expand
  6. Nov 18, 2017
    0
    This is a free to play mobile game skinned as a triple-A 60$ title. The temp removal of microtransactions is just a gimmick and you can betThis is a free to play mobile game skinned as a triple-A 60$ title. The temp removal of microtransactions is just a gimmick and you can bet they will reinstate them when the heat has died down. DO NOT BUY THIS MONUMENT TO CORPORATE GREED. Expand
  7. Nov 17, 2017
    0
    Absolutely horrible. Its a shame what EA (and Dice) have done with a wonderful franchise. Whilst the gameplay may be decent the game isAbsolutely horrible. Its a shame what EA (and Dice) have done with a wonderful franchise. Whilst the gameplay may be decent the game is spoiled by a microtransaction system that will make you want to return the game after a few hours in. We must take a stand! Expand

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