Hey, Star Wars Battlefront 2 is out today on PlayStation 4... But are you buying it? Just in case you haven't been keeping up with the news, EA's latest blockbuster has been drowning in a sea of negativity for weeks. Most of that negativity stems from the game's convoluted progression system, which places a heavy emphasis on loot boxes. The grind for unlocks can be arduous, with the publisher steering users towards spending real money in order to gain an advantage.

The backlash has been huge to say the least, with players and the media alike taking the title to task over its aggressive use of microtransactions. EA has seemingly been forced to respond to this tidal wave of criticism, as it disabled all in-game purchases last night. The microtransactions will return, but only when developer DICE has rebalanced the system -- hopefully for the better.

So far, this whole saga has been one to rival the storylines of the Star Wars movies themselves, but has it had any impact on you? Are you skipping Battlefront 2 because of this farce? Let us know your plans in our polls, and then have your say in the comments section below.

Are you buying Star Wars Battlefront 2? (289 votes)

I've already bought it

10%

Yes, I plan on buying it today

2%

I'll probably buy it later down the line

11%

I'm undecided

7%

Nah, I don't think I'll be buying it

23%

No, I'm not at all interested

47%

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Have microtransactions stopped you from buying Star Wars Battlefront 2? (280 votes)

Yes, I lost all interest after hearing about the microtransactions

37%

I still might buy it, but microtransactions have put me off for now

17%

Nah, I'll still buy it, I don't care about microtrasnactions

7%

I won't be buying it, but it's because of other flaws, not microtransactions

5%

I've already bought the game

8%

I was never interested in Battlefront 2 to begin with

26%

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