Entries in 'microtransactions' (42)
Sony is facing criticism over its implementation of microtransactions in Gran Turismo 6.
It all comes down to whether you think Angry Birds was popular because it was good, cheap and offered tonnes of content or because people simply couldn’t resist the little ...
Phil Spencer has admitted that microtransactions on Xbox One are still a work in progress.
Sony has confirmed that upcoming PS3 racer Gran Turismo 6 will be the first game in the series to offer microtransactions.
Harbottle & Lewis Partner Alan Moss takes a closer look at the OFT’s report on the impact of microtransactions on children, and the implications it has on our industry...
Prices and more information has been revealed about Grand Theft Auto V's multiplayer microtransactions.
Rockstar may offer gamers the chance to buy in-game currency using real cash in the upcoming Grand Theft Auto Online, it is being suggested.
Players will be able to buy booster packs for the multiplayer mode in Microsoft's Roman-themed Xbox One launch game.
Premium in-game items are being considered for World of Warcraft, according to a Blizzard rep.
The NPD Group claims the total amount spent among US game consumers during the first three months of 2013 is on par with the same period in 2012 – and ...
Activision and Bungie might be looking into a microtransactions model for their FPS, Destiny.
Namco Bandai's free-to-play spin off for the Tekken series has been downloaded for smartphones and tablets more than 1m times.
Halo 4’s executive producer has said that Microsoft is considering the introduction of microtransactions in the game.
Activision will for the first time offer in-game purchases in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2.
Microtransactions will NOT feature in every single EA release going forwards.
Former Epic developer Cliff Blezsinski has called for a halt to the endless stream of vitriol aimed at the free to play market.
Publisher Activision has warned shareholders that the shift in console generations and an increased focus on free-to-play could endanger returns.
Consumer demand has led to EA’s decision to put microtransactions into ALL of its games, the publisher says.
Publisher EA has in a meeting with investors revealed a few interesting details regarding the upcoming next generation of consoles.
Square Enix is working on a browser-based Kingdom Hearts game to tie into its upcoming PS3-effort Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix.
Consumers can now use their Amazon accounts to purchase virtual goods and in-game currency on titles sold in the retailer's App Store.
The developer behind iOS hit CSR Racing has defended the implementation of microtransactions within the title.
Japan's Consumer Affairs Agency has announced an investigation into how social games firms sell their microtransactions in Japan, causing shares in the country’s two major players to nosedive.
Think the big money is in paid-for apps? Think again – the real money is in in-game purchases.
EA PopCap has dropped ZipZapPlay’s Facebook game Baking Life, despite the title having almost three quarters of a million players.