EA finance chief Blake Jorgensen has revealed to the Wall Street Journal that Star Wars: Battlefront II will be reinstalling microtransactions within “the next few months”. This is consistent with previous comments from Dice General Manager Oskar Gabrielson, who said “the ability to purchase crystals in-game will become available at a later date, only after we’ve made changes”.
Divinity: Original Sin 2, the top-down hack and slash RPG has made huge waves since it’s humble beginnings from a 2 million dollar Kickstarter campaign. According to a market research brief from SuperData the game has been met with commercial success too, generating $85 Million in revenue. It’ about 42 and a half times the initial Kickstarter budget.
Capcom’s co-op adventure has been performing specifically well in Japan. According to Japanese publication Famitsu, the title has sold 1,350,412 copies at physical retail within its first three days in Japan. This news comes days after Capcom announced that 5 million Monster Hunter World units have been shipped so far.
EA Sports’ latest instalment in the FIFA franchise, FIFA 18, recently experienced one of its biggest eSport tournaments in Barcelona. Now, the studio is finally addressing some of the problems the community complained about since the game’s release.
Psyonix’s Rocket League is always getting updated, whether it is cool new cosmetics, new arenas or tons of new content. Rocket League‘s February update brings with a new licensed premium DLC and a featured spring event.
Ubisoft lately crossed over two of their biggest franchises, Assassin’s Creed Origins and For Honor, to bring a new gear pack for players to enjoy.
Nintendo has increased sales projections for the Switch following a 261% company profit rise, according to a CNBC report. Earnings for the third quarter of 2017 surpassed expectations, totalling ¥482.97 billion/$4.4 billion USD instead of ¥407.86 billion/$3.75 billion USD, which raises forecasted sales of Nintendo Switch up to 15 million.
Five-time NBA All-Star and Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Paul George has collaborated with designers from Nike and PlayStation to create a new breed of sneaker inspired by the DualShock 4 controller.