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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. Nov 14, 2017
    7
    EA, компания жадных ублюдков, надо же было додуматься вести в игру микротранзакции, которые напрочь устраивают дисбаланс в игре! Но ставитьEA, компания жадных ублюдков, надо же было додуматься вести в игру микротранзакции, которые напрочь устраивают дисбаланс в игре! Но ставить 0/10 я не буду, ибо я понимаю, что игра сама неплоха, но вот только издатель дерьмо. Expand
  3. Nov 15, 2017
    1
    Pay2win lootboxes are gambling and should be illegal in video games. Gameplay looks decent but this monetization method is disgusting. IPay2win lootboxes are gambling and should be illegal in video games. Gameplay looks decent but this monetization method is disgusting. I hope when it is all said and done they lose money and other companies take note of what happens when you do this kind of thing. Expand
  4. Nov 7, 2019
    0
    One of the worst games ever of star wars, the game is a Disappointment simple as that, it's a waste of money
  5. Dec 2, 2017
    0
    Estão sujando a imagem de Star Wars!
    O jogo pode até ser bom, mas a partir do momento em que ele é vendido pelo preço cheio, e com uma
    Estão sujando a imagem de Star Wars!
    O jogo pode até ser bom, mas a partir do momento em que ele é vendido pelo preço cheio, e com uma quantidade grande de micro transações que impactam negativamento os jogadores que só comprarão o jogo standard, fica difícil comprar ou falar bem deste jogo.
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  6. Nov 14, 2017
    0
    Would've had less of a problem if the loot boxes were specificially cosmetics like Overwatch.
    However this is PAY TO WIN, a model which
    Would've had less of a problem if the loot boxes were specificially cosmetics like Overwatch.
    However this is PAY TO WIN, a model which should be for free to play games, not for 60 bucks games. Hope this game undersells. Screw you EA.
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  7. Nov 17, 2017
    0
    This is a ridiculous game. Not because of graphics, or gameplay, but for EA's decision to include microtransactions on it. It is disgustingThis is a ridiculous game. Not because of graphics, or gameplay, but for EA's decision to include microtransactions on it. It is disgusting and a shame for the Star Wars franchise #RIPLUCASARTS Expand

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