Entries in 'f2p' (64)

Neverwinter MMO arriving on Xbox One next month

Neverwinter MMO arriving on Xbox One next month

There’s another free-to-play game on the way to Microsoft’s Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2015 at 2:32PM in News
Fable Legends is going to be free-to-play

Fable Legends is going to be free-to-play

The rumours were true – Lionhead’s Xbox One and PC multiplayer title Fable Legends will be free-to-play.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2015 at 1:37PM in News
'Free-to-start' could be free-to-play's way into the console market, EA boss says

'Free-to-start' could be free-to-play's way into the console market, EA boss says

Free-to-play may still be finding its feet in the console market, but EA has identified what it thinks may be a potential avenue for the business model.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2015 at 12:08PM in News
Deep Silver is bringing APB to PS4 and Xbox One

Deep Silver is bringing APB to PS4 and Xbox One

Realtime Worlds’ online action title APB is making the jump from PC to consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2015 at 4:18PM in News

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Crossy Road hops onto Google Play store

Crossy Road hops onto Google Play store

Smartphone hit Crossy Road is now available to download via the Google Play Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2015 at 3:21PM in News
PS4 players spend more on DC Universe Online than PC counterparts

PS4 players spend more on DC Universe Online than PC counterparts

Can F2P be as successful on consoles as it has on smartphones? There’s every chance, Sony Online Entertainment boss John Smedley has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 8th 2015 at 1:08PM in News
Ustwo: Premium games are not dead

Ustwo: Premium games are not dead

The maker of smartphone hit Monument Valley has said that premium gaming lives on, despite the pressures of free-to-play and piracy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2015 at 3:24PM in News
Zelnick re-iterates scepticism of free-to-play

Zelnick re-iterates scepticism of free-to-play

In what appears to be an annual traditional, Take-Two boss Strauss Zelnick has again questioned the viability of the free-to-play business model.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2014 at 12:41PM in News

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Crytek is closing Warface on Xbox 360

Crytek is closing Warface on Xbox 360

Just eight months after going live, Crytek has announced that it is calling time on the Xbox 360 version of free-to-play shooter Warface.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2014 at 10:41AM in News
iOS banishes 'Free' icon from F2P game descriptions

iOS banishes 'Free' icon from F2P game descriptions

Free-to-play games are no longer listed as being ‘Free’ on the Apple App Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2014 at 9:35AM in News
Hearthstone now has over 20m players

Hearthstone now has over 20m players

Blizzard’s free-to-play card battler Hearthstone has reached a significant player milestone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2014 at 10:48AM in News
Assassin's Creed: Pirates goes free-to-play on smartphones

Assassin's Creed: Pirates goes free-to-play on smartphones

Ubisoft has altered the payment model for Assassin’s Creed: Pirates on iOS and Android.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 1:30PM in News

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MMO title Neverwinter confirmed for Xbox One

MMO title Neverwinter confirmed for Xbox One

City of Heroes and Star Trek Online developer Cryptic Studios' free-to-play MMO outing Neverwinter is coming to Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2014 at 3:08PM in News
Romero: PC is decimating consoles and free-to-play is killing triple-A

Romero: PC is decimating consoles and free-to-play is killing triple-A

While PS4 and Xbox One win the majority of the headlines, it’s the PC that’s actually bossing the games market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2014 at 11:33AM in News
F2P games can no longer be listed as 'free' in Google Play Store

F2P games can no longer be listed as 'free' in Google Play Store

Google has altered the way in which it displays free-to-play game listings on the Google Play store following pressure from the European Commission.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2014 at 11:40AM in News
ASA bans EA's Dungeon Keeper ad for claiming game is free

ASA bans EA's Dungeon Keeper ad for claiming game is free

Dungeon Keeper on iOS is not free and must not be advertised as such.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 12:47PM in News

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GAME exclusive Ghost Recon Phantoms retail SKU arrives

GAME exclusive Ghost Recon Phantoms retail SKU arrives

A retail version of free-to-play PC shooter Ghost Recon Phantoms is now available exclusively from GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 12:26PM in News
Bandai Namco scrapping F2P racer Ridge Racer Driftopia

Bandai Namco scrapping F2P racer Ridge Racer Driftopia

Ridge Racer’s foray into the world of free-to-play is coming to an end in the summer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2014 at 4:08PM in News
VIDEO: PS4 exclusive Let it Die will be free-to-play

VIDEO: PS4 exclusive Let it Die will be free-to-play

The latest release from acclaimed game director Suda51 will be free-to-play.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 11th 2014 at 2:04PM in News
Defiance goes free-to-play

Defiance goes free-to-play

Trion Worlds MMO Defiance has made the inevitable free-to-play move on PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2014 at 3:17PM in News
Uncertainty hangs over Harmonix's F2P shooter Chroma

Uncertainty hangs over Harmonix's F2P shooter Chroma

Harmonix has said that its free-to-play shooter Chroma needs a significant rethink.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 30th 2014 at 1:37PM in News
Disney abandons Star Wars: Attack Squadron

Disney abandons Star Wars: Attack Squadron

Star Wars: Attack Squadron has been abandoned by Disney just four months after entering closed beta.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2014 at 3:55PM in News
Free-to-play FIFA World enters global open beta

Free-to-play FIFA World enters global open beta

EA has entered the next stage in the evolution of its lucrative FIFA franchise by opening up its free-to-play PC title FIFA World to all.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 21st 2014 at 9:44AM in News
Elder Scrolls Online and other MMOs still locked behind Xbox Live paywall

Elder Scrolls Online and other MMOs still locked behind Xbox Live paywall

Recent changes to Xbox Live have not liberated Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls Online from its Xbox Live Gold requirement.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2014 at 1:01PM in News
Kabam: IAPs have a future on consoles

Kabam: IAPs have a future on consoles

It is only a matter of time before studios are able to convince console users to splash out on in-game purchases without a major backlash.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 9th 2014 at 10:20AM in News