Star Wars: Squadrons is $40 because it doesn’t have the ‘breadth’ of bigger EA games

Electronic Arts said in June that the upcoming starfighter sim Star Wars: Squadrons will have “zero microtransactions,” which was kind of surprising given the number of cosmetics that pilots will apparently be able to spiff up their ships with. Also surprising is that the purchase price is $40, significantly lower than, for instance, Star Wars […]

Star Wars Squadrons will be an exclusively first-person game

First-person cockpits are the best. Not only can you see all the switches and doo-dads that make a complicated feat of technology flight through air (or space), but it’s even cooler if your pilot manually reaches over to turn a knob. Yet, cockpit views are often...

Star Wars: Squadrons will have ‘zero microtransactions’

We noted in our recent look at Star Wars: Squadrons that while the game will have two kinds of unlockables, cosmetics and modifications, Electronic Arts hadn’t commented on the presence of microtransactions in the game. Today it clarified the situation: There...