The classic game Star Wars: Battlefront 2 from Pandemic receives an unexpected update, which breaks the game and makes it virtually unplayable.
Yesterday, 15-year-old multiplayer shooter Star Wars: Battlefront 2 unexpectedly received its first update in three years, though the patch was later pulled because it ultimately broke the game for many players. Interestingly, the game is still quite popular despite the fact that the Battle front The franchise was rebooted by DICE.
DICE is modern Star Wars: Battlefront 2 has recently reached an impressive milestone by reaching 19 million unique players. That’s a great achievement for a game, which is no longer compatible with the last update released almost a year ago. Further, Battlefront 2 by EA and DICE initially received overwhelming criticism due to an infuriating amount of microtransactions and loot boxes. However, it wasn’t long until this oppressive monetization was abandoned, but the game’s reputation never fully recovered.
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Considering all the controversy surrounding the modern reboot of Battlefront 2It is quite understandable why the original game maintains its popularity and attracts thousands of players a decade and a half after the initial release. To keep the original title updated, Lucasfilm Games released an unexpected patch yesterday. The update was not announced beforehand, nor was it followed by detailed patch notes. Instead, the short description said that the surprising review solved numerous issues related to graphics resolution and driver support in the classic. Star Wars: Battlefront 2. Although the reception from the dedicated community was very positive at first, players soon began to report various issues and issues with the game. According to players, the patch cracked the multiplayer title, leading to constant crashes, crashes, loss of mod support, and an overall unplayable condition. The patch was quickly reverted to bring the game back to the previous stable version. Currently, there is no ETA on when the update could be reintroduced.
Star Wars: Battlefront 2 It’s not the only legacy Pandemic game getting a modern patch treatment. Last year the original Battle front The title has been updated to support multiplayer battles on Steam. The game had suffered from the absence of official multiplayer support since 2012 when GameSpy’s servers were shut down, but thanks to Valve’s surprising initiative last year providing its own online servers, the popular title was gloriously revitalized. The update also included several technical fixes and improvements.
It appears that the recently reassembled Lucasfilm Games brand is trying to give the Star Wars titles deserved love and modern treatment, but in the case of Star Wars: Battlefront 2, good intentions ended up breaking the game completely. It is disappointing to see an update released without internal testing that would have shown a number of issues, which were instead experienced by players. Hopefully, any additional initiatives to update older titles will be more ready for release.
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