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Microtransactions Need a Name Change

Microtransactions should not be called microtransactions.  But how do we change something that has been repeated so many times.  It seems that with the recent community uproar over loot boxes the term microtransaction has seen an uptick in usage.  500 more words

Xbox

Are microtransactions here to stay?

There was a time when microtransactions were almost purely relegated to free-to-play games, whether on mobile or on PC. But now it seems many have accepted that microtransactions in games both large and small, paid and free, are here to stay—and despite recent protests, I’m inclined to agree. 1,277 more words

Gaming

Microtransactions Issues

Recent reports from numerous gaming websites,like Gamespot Star Wars state EA gaming company removed all the micro transactions out the second coming  Star Wars Battlefront 2.Based on the reaction of fans an EA CFO addressed the reason why they removed it “the consumer had felt it was a pay to win mechanic. 49 more words

Video Games

December Destiny 2 update will revamp in-game economy

Fresh news, Destiny 2 fans. Luke Smith, game designer for Bungie and director of Destiny 2, has announced that new changes are coming to the sci-fi shooter, due in December. 481 more words

Games

Did Disney push for EA’s Battlefront microtransaction decision?

(Source: arstechnica.com)

In the immediate wake of last week’s surprise announcement that EA and developer DICE were temporarily removing microtransactions from Star Wars: Battlefront II, … 269 more words

Technology

Five Simple Suggestions on How to Make DLC More Palatable

Microtransactions are here to stay. This is the current reality of the video gaming world and, no matter how you feel able having to buy various downloadable content items to get the most out of your games, it’s something you will have to deal with. 1,605 more words

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