People from EA, how much will the Battlefront controversy affect you?

Nov 14, 2017 23 Comments

Asking about people involved with the dev as well as general employees

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  • eHarmony EJJX25
    What happened there ?
    Nov 14, 2017 8
    • Juniper / Ops shitposter
      EA sucks!! now where's my karma?
      Nov 14, 2017
    • eHarmony EJJX25
      EA will still make money
      Nov 14, 2017
    • Facebook Yre
      These redditors are dumb. Every major EA release they talk about it non stop and get upset over, make a big deal out of it and rinse and repeat over the next title. Meanwhile EA is doing just fine and doesn’t care.
      Nov 14, 2017
    • EA PuXx77
      No, EA cares. The current strategy was a change from the what Battlefront 1 did because of the last player revolt (DLC packs and season passes). Players hate change (they also hate dumb hallow responses on social channels)
      Nov 14, 2017
    • Facebook Yre
      Yea fair enough!

      Can’t speak as to BF as I don’t care to follow the drama but players do bitch and whine at any attempt to commercialize a game. It’s pretty annoying when their always crying wolf at every little thing to generate revenue and pay for development costs in the indie titles that I play.

      Video games already have small margins compared to, say, social media. Sad to see how developers get treated.

      Game devs don’t get enough recognition. Huge respect for them!
      Nov 14, 2017
  • EA / Product Rh64
    No one at ea cares. Full of lifers just cashing in pensions
    Nov 14, 2017 2
    • EA / Product Rh64
      I say pensions because paycheck would mean that you got paid for actually working
      Nov 14, 2017
    • OP
      😭😭how heated did the pr department get?
      Nov 14, 2017
  • Some people in my office are taking it personally, which I find funny. I find the entire situation funny, and a testament to how much players passionately love EA that they’d get this upset over something like this. They’ve got fair criticisms which of course have been exaggerated, but I’m glad we’re engaging and addressing them.

    I don’t take it personally when passionate gamers get passionate over a game I’ve worked on.
    Nov 15, 2017 5
    • Riot Games WEYE62
      People passionately loving EA 😂😂😂😂
      Nov 15, 2017
    • EA / Product Rh64
      People love and are passionate about games and gaming franchises, not any specific gaming company.

      Sucks to be riot though, great ip shitty esport execution. Missing out on huge rev stream
      Nov 15, 2017
    • Riot Games WEYE62
      And there is why gamers shit on EA, you guys only think of profit.
      Nov 16, 2017
    • WEYE62 - How did you interpret my comment as “only thinking of profit”?

      And fair enough, I can replace “passionately love EA” with “passionately love EA games” if that resolves your nitpick.
      Nov 16, 2017
    • Riot Games WEYE62
      Second reply was to Rh64.
      Nov 16, 2017
  • Accenture / Other
    obamacare

    Accenture Other

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    Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
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    EA has the reverse Midas touch. Bullfrog, maxis, BioWare etc. all killed by EAs negligence
    Nov 15, 2017 3
    • EA yy7afg
      Another possible theory besides negligence might be that all the core talent have earn-outs. People wait x years, get a big cheque and leave to join/start another small studio that was obviously thier desired place to be. Killed by negligence? I've not witnessed that.
      Nov 17, 2017
    • EA ANzy18
      Maxis and Bioware are both alive and just launched games this year you moron. Do your research before you even attack
      Nov 21, 2017
    • Accenture / Other
      obamacare

      Accenture Other

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      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
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      Bullshit. Maxis got closed in 2015, what’s left is just a rump of a company peddling mobile games and sims 4 DLC
      Nov 22, 2017
  • New / Other
    MachoMan

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    they got raped on reddit today
    Nov 14, 2017 0

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