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March 7th, 2013, 02:57
Originally Posted by Couchpotato View Post
It's funny how EA and the CEO of Crytek always say one thing and yet always somehow mean another a few days later. Astonishing isn't. Get the damage control rolling.

Maybe gaming CEO's should keep there mouth shut and give all the facts when speaking there wouldn't be sensationalist snippets.

Who am I kidding. Thanks for the update anyway.
I read the transcript of that presentation and it was about F2P games and the new back end. There was no doubts about what EA was talking about here. He also never said "we will to put microtransaction in all our games" directly. That quote was achieved by gluing two different quotes together.

Here are the two quotes in question:
"I think, ultimately, those microtransactions will be in every game, but
the game itself or the access to the game will be free," he said.
This one is about (mobile) games in general, this is the market trend that EA analysts see.

"So, to the extent that as [EA CTO Rajat Taneja] said, we're building
into all of our games the ability to pay for things along the way,
either to get to a higher level, to buy a new character, to buy a truck,
a gun; whatever it might be."
The second quote just mean more DLCs for everyone!

The cluster that happened was caused by "gaming journalist" not giving a shit about accurately reporting things and now EA looks like they are doing damage control when they are just repeating what was said in a closed door presentation.
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