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EA’s Being Roasted On Twitter For Telling Players To Be More Like Ice-t

EA’s Being Roasted On Twitter For Telling Players To Be More Like Ice-t

EA has inadvertently shot itself in the foot after attempting to bring some levity to the current lockdown affecting millions of people worldwide.

Video games, it turns out, have proven to be an invaluable form of entertainment for folks stuck indoors due to the Covid-19 pandemic, with companies like Valve recording record numbers of concurrent players on platforms like Steam over the last several weeks. The trend has prompted major publishers to kickstart various initiatives meant to keep people connected and playing together during strict social distancing measures, including EA with its Stay Home and Play Together campaign.

As it often has in the past, however, the company has misjudged the general sentiment gamers have towards its business practices with a move that has colossally backfired. Replying to an earlier post on Twitter by Ice-t – in which the musician describes how he’s staying home and playing video games – EA

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