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The stars are over Dun Morogh.

WoW Factor: Why WoW Classic players are mad about the Burning Crusade character boost

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I'm not going to lie to anyone here: When the World of Warcraft: Classic team first announced the idea that you could boost a...
Trot along.

PSA: Lord of the Rings Online has switched its payment processors – RIP Subway gift cards

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You can no longer pay for things in Lord of the Rings Online via Subway gift cards. No, really. This is a thing. Anyone...
Library?

The Daily Grind: What do you think is right to charge for in a free-to-play MMO?

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We all understand that free-to-play games still basically want your money, yes? That's the whole point of the business model. But the question is...
Years and years.

Star Trek Online makes its lower-tier ships all available for purchase with dilithium

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With the advent of scaling ships in Star Trek Online, the first four ship tiers in the game have become far less relevant. Sure,...

Wolcen devs discuss launch issues, cash shops, endgame updates, and a new story chapter

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The developers of Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem recently sat down for an interview with Gamestar - it's in German, but a helpful Reddit post has...

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

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

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

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

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

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

Wizard101 and Pirate101 celebrate Halloween with festive crown shop items

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Path of Exile revamps its store interface for cleaner navigation

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

SoulWorker Online opens its cash shop

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

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

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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 and...
Money?

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

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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

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

EverQuest II adds a level boost potion for crafting

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

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

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

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

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

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