Star Wars: Battlefront II release is a controversial one. After the huge disappointment that fans had to undergo after noticing the “mandatory” microtransactions implemented in the game, they also had to hear EA’s somewhat hilarious excuses for this matter. Many buyers of the game have started asking for refunds, thinking their money would be wasted under those circumstances.
That’s when an odd rumor started spreading, one that claimed EA has hasshut down their refund option on Origin. As expected, EA addressed the matter through Reddit proving it to be wrong. As it seems Origin lets you refund a game instantly only if the charge for the product hasn’t been made yet, if your purchase is completed then you have to contact the customer support. See EA’s official answer to the matter:
For clarity….The self-service refund option is only available if EA has not charged you for the product yet. If we have taken your money then you need to call support to get a refund. This is working as intended and nothing has changed.
Currently, people will be billed if they have pre-ordered the standard edition and therefore would need call support to get a refund.
Throughout the weekend, the publisher commented on various threads on Reddit in defense of the pay-to-win business model. The clarification ended up earning EA the most down-voted comment in the history of the platform.
In other news, every review copy of Star Wars: Battlefront II was altered by Electronic Arts (EA) to feature heavily reduced prices for all heroes. The players are expected to spend 60,000 Credits (in-game currency) (now being changed) to unlock a single character. The review copies, though, apparently ask for just 10,000 Credits.
Star Wars: Battlefront II is a first-person action shooter developed by EA DICE for PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. Also, DICE has hinted that the game might also come to Nintendo Switch but, fans will have to wait a bit.