It looks like EA's finally learned from all its past mistakes because Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order isn't going to have microtransactions. On the downside, it isn't going to have any multiplayer elements or live-service features either.
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order producer Blair Brown just recently took to twitter, announcing that Respawn Entertainment's upcoming single player action adventure videogame wouldn't have any multiplayer or microtransactions to go with it.
This is definitely great news for Star Wars gamers. As exciting as a first-person Star Wars game based on an original and canon Star Wars story is, fans were a tad bit concerned that EA would find a way to siphon out extra cash from gamers. Though we're not quite sure whether or not EA might just do that through post-launch DLC's, at least we know there won't be any microtransactions.
It seems like EA's learned a lot from the backlash it received from mishandling Star Wars Battlefront II. While gamers were pretty excited about the Star Wars Battlefront sequel after seeing its gorgeous graphics and its single player campaign, EA managed to spark ire from fans after announcing that the game would have the same loot boxes and microtransactions that have been troubling other games like Middle-earth: Shadow of War and NBA 2k18.
The backlash reached its peak right before Star Wars Battlefront II's release back in 2017, affecting the game's sales.
Now, it looks like EA is trying to prevent the same thing from happening again. Now the only question left is whether or not Fallen Order's gameplay lives up to expectations.
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order has yet to receive a release date but we'll update everyone as soon as we get word.