EA Moderator writes a letter to the company expressing disappointment

So much truth.

Posted By | On 26th, Nov. 2012 Under News | Follow This Author @KartikMdgl


Medal of Honor: Warfighter is the worst rated game of this year, I mean, there could be more but none can be awful than this. We even mauled it in our review and called it a game that was simply trying to compete with CoD and didn’t have an identity of its own.

Well it seems plenty of people who play EA games expresses the same sentiment. One EA moderator has written a touching letter to the company asking why they are trying to be less innovative and ruining the reputation built among gamers.

His letter is something that most people will agree with so we have posted the entire thing below for you. Michael Pachter, an analyst from Wedbush Morgan, had said that the Medal of Honor brand is most likely irrelevant now.

You’re trying to upbeat the competetion by forcing us to play through “Hollywood” moments that we don’t want, nor do we need. Give us a moving and emotional storyline that we can remember. Characters and faces that we can relate to. That was the true vision of Electronic Arts years ago, not this petty competetion for the best share of the profits.

If you truly want to dethrone Call of Duty and Activision, you’re going to have to listen to your community leaders and let them help you create the best experience possible. Not just for Medal of Honor but for all of your marquee franchises. Forcing us to play a adaptation of the original that’s been riddled with problems, and injected with Hollywood moments (Zero Dark Thirty) like Medal of Honor: Warfighter is not how you garner trust. You’re going to have to prove to us that you will support your own franchises and their development teams regardless of profits. Cutting your losses will only hurt your reputation even further. There are hundreds upon thousands of us fans willing to give you advice if only you were willing to listen instead of trying to only make a profit. We’re not looking for money or fame, we’re merely looking for the quality that Electronic Arts was known for years ago.

I truly hope this message will open the eyes of fans, consumers, and the executives at Electronic Arts alike. Years ago, the catch phrase for Electronic Arts was “Challenge Everything”, today I am challenging you and your teams at Electronic Arts to come together as a team, a buisness, and industry leader to put forth better, more complete experiences for your fans and your consumers to enjoy. I will always remain a true fan of Electronic Arts and Medal of Honor, I only hope that this wont be “Preacher’s” last mission because his story and character is something that I can relate to.

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  • vicis

    I wouldn’t blame EA as much as I would the consumers that continue to buy Activision products. The company is known for desiring nothing but profits and has single handedly set the gaming industry back years by lowering standards all the while raising prices.

    If only consumers realized just how much power they posses and that they have control over the industry and not big name publishers then games like warfighter wouldn’t exist.


 

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