When you think of Unreal Engine enviroments, the first things that comes to mind are corridors and more or less medium sized "rooms". And it's certainly because of this perception, and just to prove how wrong it is, that Epic released this amazing looking video showing the open world capability of Unreal Engine 4.
Thanks to -SD- for the video! If you want to know more about this open world, check yesterday's UE4 presentation from the GDC.
@Tiz: It's about not knowing what will be in the lootcrate. That makes it possibly addictive. And EA went for pay-to-win. That is gambling. (0 minute ago)
@Tiz: Agree. People want to punish others well implement methods because of EA stupidity. (48 minutes ago)
EA lost their minds and went full greed. $60 buy-in with P2W microtransactions, and an unholy grind? I'm not surprised by the pushback but it's impossible to tar everything with the same brush. (53 minutes ago)
If you don't have the time but want the stuff, then you pay. If you do have the time and want the stuff, then you grind. (56 minutes ago)
I think this whole thing is being blown out of proportion. EA over-stepped with BF2, but the method to unlocking stuff in most games is fine based on a time vs money scenario. (57 minutes ago)
This is a stupid move by ESA. They are now distancing themselves more and more from their customers. They are spitting in their faces. Apparently the signal to EA wasn't clear enough. (1 Hour ago)
And now Australia sees lootboxes as gambling. You know who doesn't? ESA, the entertainment software association which is EA, Activision, Ubisoft, Sony, Nintendo, MS... (1 Hour ago)