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Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Dev Vows to "Fix" Progression System

From IGN - November 16, 2017
By Joe Skrebels

It seems there are more changes to come to Star Wars: Battlefront 2's controversial progression system, with the game'sassociate design director Dennis Brannvall vowing, "we will fix this".

As part of a Reddit AMA yesterday, three DICE developers answered a selection of reader comments about he much-discussed new shooter. While all three mostly skirted direct questions about the game's loot boxes - particularly accusations of a "pay-to-win" focus - Brannvall's closing comments did go some way towards assuring players that changes could come.

"We were incredibly saddened by the negative response from you, the community on Reddit about the game", he explained. "In-fact, we hated it, we truly did, because we want to make a game that you love.

"We have made a really cool, fun and beautiful game but it was overshadowed by issues with the progression system. We will fix this."

Predictably, the devs were less forthright about exactly what changes could be made to the existing system, but there were hints at what's being considered:.

"We are going to continue adjusting the crate systems, content, and progression mechanics to hit a point that gives players a great, balanced experience at all skill levels",wroteexecutive producer John Wasilczyk.

"We are working on expanding the number of ways that players can progress, putting more control in their hands and providing more options and choice in the way people play. There's not much in the game that we would not revisit to improve the game for as many players as possible."

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