Entries in 'microtransactions' (30)
Forza Horizon 3 players now have the option of buying cars with real cash instead of earning it in game.
The NPD Group has released the results of its study into microtransactions and DLC, and has come away with some surprising information.
A new premium currency is being introduced to Battleborn.
Nintendo has confirmed that its free debut smartphone app will offer microtransactions.
New release Godus Wars has taken less than 24 hours to run into bother.
A year’s worth of free DLC is the reward for Homefront: The Revolution buyers. The price? An upfront fee for the game and multiplayer microtransactions.
Online shooter Call of Duty: Black Ops III has become the latest premium title to offer in-game upgrades for cash.
A new type of microtransaction has been added to Destiny that allows players to instantly spec up a character.
Payday 2 studio Overkill has apologised for a number changes to the game that have annoyed its community.
Uncharted developer Naughty Dog has hit out at players that criticise in-game purchases.
Research firm Newzoo has published a new report on “mobile power users,” highlighting data that indicates those that spend significant money on smartphone games are likely to do the same ...
Starbreeze studio Overkill has irked players once again with the addition of new gameplay-boosting microtransactions to Payday 2.
Their announcement may have been greeted with criticism, but players seem to be voting with their wallets and backing the content.
Overkill has at last responded to fans who continue to be outraged by the game’s recent addition of microtransactions.
Overkill has altered the role of in-game payments in Payday 2 following an angry response from fans.
That’s actually a lie – fans are right cheesed off.
Offering players the chance to pay real-world cash for in-game insurance is just about bonkers enough to feel absolutely fitting for a Metal Gear Solid game.
Bungie’s shooter Destiny is to shortly begin offering microtransactions to players.
Ubisoft’s upcoming console and PC title Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate will offer users the chance to pay to accelerate progress.
Xbox One title Project Spark is ditching its free-to-play elements and becoming a properly free game.
Developer Ghost Games has said that microtransactions will not be included in the upcoming Need for Speed, nor does it plan to charge for DLC.
More free-to-play games will be criticised by the Advertising Standards Authority for trying to ‘exhort’ money from children.
Karl MacGregor, VP of digital content at Worldpay, examines how in-game purchases have moved with the times in order to remain one of the hottest topics in today's industry
Developer 343 Industries has confirmed that microtransactions are included in the multiplayer part of upcoming Xbox One title Halo 5: Guardians.
Players of Mortal Kombat are able to buy simplified versions of the game’s iconic fatalities via the title’s in-game store.