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EA Defended Its New ‘Star Wars’ Game On Reddit, Now It’s the Most Hated Comment Ever



It hasn’t been a great 48 hours for EA Sports after its much-hyped Star Wars: Battlefront II game sparked outrage upon release. The decision to include Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker and other heroes as locked content that requires in-game credits to access has really pissed customers off.

In-game credits are earned through gameplay, or by “pay to play” micro-transactions. A user on Reddit has done the math and estimates that it would take 4,528 hours of gameplay, or $2,100 in micro-transactions, to unlock all the heroes, with each individual hero requiring around 40 hours of gameplay to unlock.

While in-game purchases have been generally tolerated among the gaming community, EA has taken the concept to a whole new level. Attempting to clear up the situation, the company’s response has garnered the most downvotes in the community-driven site’s history.