EA Stock Upgraded after Star Wars Battlefront II reaction “overdone”

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3y Jan 10, 2018

EA’s forecasts have been upgraded by one Wall Street company, who says shareholders overreacted to all the controversy surrounding the company’s Star Wars Battlefront II’s loot boxes and microtransactions. The news reportedly prompted the head of Disney, who own Star Wars, to speak to the head of EA about it, while the game really set off the conversation about loot boxes as gambling.

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CNBCC - https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/08/electronic-arts-to-outperform-in-2018-investors-overreacted-to-gamer-outcry-analyst.html

Yahoo Finance - https://finance.yahoo.com/news/electronic-arts-upgraded-star-wars-193338997.html

Wedbush Securities Analyst - https://wccftech.com/star-wars-battlefront-ii-sales-bounce-back/

Forbes (Nov 2017) - https://www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain/2017/11/28/ea-shares-plummet-after-star-wars-battlefront-ii-loot-box-fiasco/#1c3f6f916f37

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