The promotion, which allowed players to pick up the game for free, saw a massive influx of new players into the game. caused issues with the game’s servers, forcing EA to increase its capacity. This also coincided with a bug that saw players lose XP, which was quickly corrected.
Over 19 million players have #StarWarsBattlefrontII of the Epic Game Store promotion! Thank you very much for the continued support, even after our last content drop! We will follow your careers with great interest! May the Force be with you, soldiers! pic.twitter.com/fC4A92HLNN
– EA Star Wars (@EAStarWars) 25 January 2021
Players who purchased the game during the promotion got access to the Star Wars Battlefront 2 Celebration Edition, which includes all purchasable in-game customization content from launch, through to the “ The Rise ” update. of Skywalker ” from Battlefront 2..
In other EA Star Wars news, a report suggested that a The new Knights of the Old Republic game is in the works, without the original developers Bioware. We also learned in early January that Ubisoft was working on an open-world Star Wars game alongside the new Lucasfilm Games.
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