Microtransactions Returning to Star Wars Battlefront II With April Update

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In the new system, Crystal will be strictly used to unlock cosmetic skins, such as the new Endor Leia and Endor Han skins.

Well, with the Night on Endor update the Ewok Hunt mode starts with an ambush from the Ewoks and every time a Stormtrooper is killed, it spawns yet another Ewok. The set-up for the mode sounds like the the Ewoks will be defending their home of Endor in a nighttime ambush of the Stormtroopers that have invaded their land. The mode lets players battle for the forest moon as either the cuddly murder bears or stormtroopers.

Players might remember that the original version of Battlefront 2 by Pandemic Studios had a "Hunt" mode, where players could take control of the native species of planets like Endor, Kashyyyk, and Naboo.

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EA are adding the ability to play as ewoks or to hunt them, as they also reintroduce microtransactions to the game. Some troopers are also getting a visual upgrade as 40 new appearances are available in this upcoming update.

Welcome to the very first edition of the Community Transmission the brand-new Star Wars Battlefront II Community update. The only way to obtain crystals is to spend real money on them, and crystals themselves can only be spent on new "Appearances" to use in game. A great way to earn some additional Credits towards the Appearance you have your eyes set on. "And in the cases where we don't get it right, we just have to listen and learn from it and be better". We have improved the melee combat responsiveness for all melee attacks including things like lightsabers and Phasma's staff attack.

"We hear you loud and clear, so we're turning off all in-game purchases", Gabrielson said. That all came crashing down, however, when players learned of Battlefront II's progression system. "We had the intent that was designed for us to have more people play it over a longer period of time", Söderlund explained. More info about its specific contents will become available closer to launch.