Need for Speed: Heat ditched loot boxes forever
Need for Speed: Heat, the upcoming 24th entry in the most famous gaming title, is in talks these days. A lot of hype was created among the fans all over the world when the game maker EA launched the first trailer of the Need for Speed: Heat on YouTube channel.
The game is scheduled to launch on November 08 , 2019 globally on all the major gaming platforms. However, it will be available three days earlier, that is, November 05 on Origin Access Premier or Play First Trial.
While the game is more than two months away from the scheduled official launch, fans of the popular gaming title can’t wait for it. NFS Heat is being discussed on social media, and the hype can be seen on various online discussion platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit.
Recently, while answering to a question on Reddit, EA Community Manager Ben Walke, confirmed that there would be no Loot Boxes in NFS Heat. Well, this may not be a big deal for the majority of gamers, but if you are supposedly a hardcore gamer, you know it very well.
The story goes back to 2017 when EA released the infamous Star Wars Battlefront II. The mega-publisher was criticized by fans all over the globe because the players could find compelling characters and items in loot boxes easily by paying bucks for it.
Another user, on the same thread, asked Ben how EA plans to monetize Need for Speed: Heat post-launch, to which Ben replied, “We plan to have post-launch paid-DLC in the form of car packs. Later this year we’ll introduce a time-save pack, which will show all collectables on the map. That’s it.”
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