Today we wrapped up our 72-hour Extra-Life charity marathon so just for today regular hosts Jess and Dan have been replaced by Kallie and Justin. But you can still catch up on all the biggest news from Monday through the video roundup above! Today we focused on the continuing drama around Star Wars Battlefront II’s loot crate system and the impending storm of Black Friday.
Cyberpunk 2077 Dev Responds To Games-As-A-Service Speculation With An Amazing Tweet
Asked about whether the “games as service” model would effect the upcoming release of Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt Red had a very detailed response. “No hidden catch, you get what you pay for — no bullshit, just honest gaming like with Wild Hunt. We leave greed to others.”
EA Stock Price Drops After Star Wars Battlefront 2 Microtransaction Removal
While it was only a 1% drop as of this morning, the effects of removing loot boxes had an immediate effect on the price of EA’s stock. However it’s worth keeping in mind that while EA’s stock price is down by 7 percent for the month, the stock price is up 42 percent when looking at the year as a whole.
And finally, in case you weren’t aware, this weekend is when all of the Black Friday sales hit. We’re rounding up the best deals as we find them, but why not start with the PS4 Black Friday deals, or you can check out the Xbox One Black Friday roundup. And here’s the History of Black Friday feature we mention in the news roundup.