Looks like EA and Microsoft are finally apologizing. After Microsoft’s issued statement today apologizing for Microsoft Studios Creative Director Adam Orth’s comments regarding “always-online” DRM potentially being used in the upcoming Xbox 720.
Electronic Arts COO Peter Moore has published a blog post today detailing his response to fan complaints against titles like Mass Effect 3 and their “Ending DLC” fiasco as well as their SimCity Fan Outrage incident. EA’s Peter Moore also defends the company and dismisses the validity of the “Worst Company in America” reports. Check out the following quotes he left for us below:
“The tallest trees catch the most wind.
That’s an expression I frequently use when asked to defend EA’s place in the gaming industry. And it comes to mind again this week as we get deeper into the brackets of an annual Web poll to name the “Worst Company in America.”
This is the same poll that last year judged us as worse than companies responsible for the biggest oil spill in history, the mortgage crisis, and bank bailouts that cost millions of taxpayer dollars. The complaints against us last year were our support of SOPA (not true), and that they didn’t like the ending to Mass Effect 3.
This year’s contest started in March with EA outpolling a company which organizers contend is conspiring to corner the world market on mid-priced beer, and (gulp) allegedly waters down its product. That debate takes place in bars – our audience lives on the Internet. So no surprise that we drew more votes there.”
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