Entries in 'microtransactions' (32)
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.
Microsoft Flight could harm the simulation games market if the company doesn’t open it up to third-parties, publishers have told MCV.
Just how far can EA push the freemium model on smartphones?
Nintendo will soon allow developers to create and sell virtual goods on 3DS games, according to reports.
More than $2 million has been generated through Team Fortress 2 microtransactions, Valve has said.
Subscriptions for MMOs have declined for the first time, according to new research.
Publisher Konami has admitted that it has to evolve how people pay and play Pro Evolution Soccer.
An in-game microtransaction-based Marketplace has been introduced to Sony Online Entertainment's PS3 and PC MMO title DC Universe Online.
Icelandic studio CCP Games is being threatened with as much as $1 million in lost subscription revenues, as uproar over the company’s microtransactions policy intensifies.
Xbox Live is too closed for the developer of PS3 exclusive Dust 514.
Developer CCP has placed a rather big feather in the PS3's hat by confirming that shooter Dust 514 will be exclusive to Sony's console.