Head of Respawn Entertainment Vince Zampella confirmed during an interview at Star Wars Celebration that their upcoming game Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order will be a narrative-focused, single-player game with no microtransactions and multiplayer mode.
During the Star Wars Celebration live stream, Zampella said with certainty that Jedi Fallen Order will have “no multiplayer, no microtransactions, it’s a story game.”
Zampella also mentioned that in the game, you will play as a young Padawan that has managed to survive Order 66, the command released at the end of Revenge of the Sith that was intended to wipe out all Jedis. The game will follow the young Padawan’s journey, though in what capacity exactly, is still unknown.
After the controversy caused by Star Wars Battlefront 2’s overly aggressive use of loot boxes, it seems like Respawn and EA has learned that a game focused on telling an overall good story will be a much better sell to gamers and fans of the series.
Though, it seems like some fans are not be buying Respawn and EA’s message that the upcoming game will be microtransaction free.
Following EA’s tweet letting players know that they can expect a definite lack of loot boxes and microtransactions in Jedi Fallen Order, players and fans have
One user even noted that it’s funny how EA has reached a point where not featuring loot boxes in a game has become their marketing strategy for Jedi Fallen Order.
Here are a few of our favourite reactions to EA’s tweet.
Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order is scheduled to be released on Fall 2019 and will be released for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.