microtransactions

Project Gorgon opens microtransaction shop full of stuff you can’t use yet

Monetization is always a tricky topic in MMOs, especially when it comes to microtransactions, but that's just the territory that Project Gorgon devs...
This is fine.

The Daily Grind: Who the heck are you people who buy stuff for MMOs you can’t play yet?

I gotta know this. Who the heck are you people who buy stuff for MMOs you can't play yet? Star Citizen, Ashes of...
Support... this?

Fortnite launches a ‘Support-a-Creator’ program to reward streamers with a little bit of money

Good news, Fortnite fans, you'll be able to support your favorite streamers with money now! A small amount of money. Starting with the...

Wizard101 and Pirate101 celebrate Halloween with festive crown shop items

The month's Halloween events continue to roll out, this time in KingsIsle's family-friendly MMOs Pirate101 and Wizard101. Both games are getting...

World of Warcraft guild Method nets world-first Mythic Uldir clear, Blizzard introduces $75 mount-and-subscription bundle

Just over one week after Blizzard opened the gates to World of Warcraft Battle for Azeroth's mythic Uldir raid, the raid...

ArenaNet introduces World Boss Teleport Device to Guild Wars 2 cash shop, unveils redesigned website

A new item added to the Guild Wars 2 cash shop allows players to teleport instantly to world bosses. The aptly named World...
Money dollars.

World of Warcraft’s prestige mount in Battle for Azeroth costs nearly $500

Would you pay $500 to have access to an auction house anywhere in World of Warcraft? Based on the current prices for WoW...
kerburn

Path of Exile revamps its store interface for cleaner navigation

Look, we don't mean to shock anyone, but Path of Exile needs to make money, and it does so via its cash shop....
Play soulo?

SoulWorker Online opens its cash shop

We already know that SoulWorker Online will not be wiping characters before its full launch, and now we find that the game is...
Tough luck, no buy.

EVE Online announces plans to start retiring items from its in-game store

The problem facing EVE Online's in-game store, according to the most recent development update, was that it was stuffed full of cosmetic items...
Money?

TERA introduces new lootboxes for purchase, and they’re full of money

A lot of games have found ways to play with the idea of buying gold, usually with some form of currency exchange regulated by...
No.

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds very slightly changes its paid and free lootbox system

A new patch for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds means new loot crates, and that also means that you have an option for one that you...
If you pay for it, it will be built.

EverQuest II adds a level boost potion for crafting

Want to get crafting done in EverQuest II but without all the crafting parts? Well, now you can have just that with the...
Don't camp here.

Black Desert players are up in arms about a very nice (and very expensive) tent

So let's talk a little bit about camping! Black Desert recently added the option of setting up campsites to the game, which gives...
This game? Sleazy? Whay a shock.

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds adds new crate drops with a 0.01% drop rate for items

Hey, kids, you like random cosmetic rewards, right? The latest patch currently in testing for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds adds two new crates that...
uh, guys, really?

RIFT puts an endgame currency out for real-money sales

Look, we can all agree that "pay-to-win" is, at the very least, a difficult concept to be certain about. Right? There's a lot of...
Awesome. Very impressive. Great job.

EA disables all Star Wars Battlefront 2 microtransaction crud – for now

Whenever you see a studio call fans "passionate," it's almost always shorthand for "rioting with pitchforks and torches." Guess what Star Wars Battlefront...

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds struggles with rapid growth and microtransactions backlash

With its domination over Steam and 10 million units sold, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has the industry's direct and rapt attention. But this...
Come and get your PLEX.

EVE Online rolls out major PLEX changes on May 9

When EVE Online releases its next big patch on May 9th, PLEX is changing in a big way. For example, the old...

EVE Evolved: What’s the deal with EVE’s PLEX changes?

This week CCP Games announced that some big changes are on the way for PLEX in EVE Online. The PLEX or...

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