Entries in 'subscription' (59)

OnLive cuts CloudLift subscription price, LEGO The Hobbit added

OnLive cuts CloudLift subscription price, LEGO The Hobbit added

Cloud gaming outlet OnLive has halved the price of its CloudLift service to under £5.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 11th 2014 at 5:28PM in News
Bethesda says Elder Scrolls Online subscription charge 'was a mutual decision'

Bethesda says Elder Scrolls Online subscription charge 'was a mutual decision'

The implementation of a monthly subscription fee for the upcoming The Elder Scrolls Online was not forced upon Bethesda by parent company ZeniMax.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2014 at 3:55PM in News
Microsoft drops subscription $99 Xbox 360 offer

Microsoft drops subscription $99 Xbox 360 offer

US customers are no longer able to purchase an Xbox 360 for $99 as part of an Xbox Live subscription offer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2014 at 11:48AM in News
No PS+ required for Elder Scrolls Online on PS4

No PS+ required for Elder Scrolls Online on PS4

Bethesda has confirmed that PS4 owners will not need to subscribe to PlayStation Plus to play The Elder Scrolls Online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2014 at 3:09PM in News

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F2P: Has F2P killed the subscription MMO?

F2P: Has F2P killed the subscription MMO?

If you listen to everything the media has to say on the MMO genre then you’d be led to believe it’s in a state of decline. The vast majority of ...

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Dec 11th 2013 at 1:39PM in News
Virgin Gaming launching subscription e-sports service

Virgin Gaming launching subscription e-sports service

A new subscription service has been unveiled by e-sports brand Virgin Gaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2013 at 2:34PM in News
Project Spark freed of Xbox Live Gold restrictions

Project Spark freed of Xbox Live Gold restrictions

Xbox One owners will not need to subscribe to Xbox Live Gold to access free-to-play title Project Spark.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Oct 15th 2013 at 1:54PM in News
Nintendo reveals subscription Pokemon Bank cloud service

Nintendo reveals subscription Pokemon Bank cloud service

An annual subscription is to be charged for a new Pokemon cloud storage service for 3DS owners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2013 at 1:07PM in News

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Bethesda wants to liberate Elder Scrolls Online from Xbox Live paywall

Bethesda wants to liberate Elder Scrolls Online from Xbox Live paywall

The Elder Scrolls Online should be available to all Xbox One owners, even if they don’t subscribe to Xbox Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2013 at 2:48PM in News
The Elder Scrolls Online will require a monthly subscription

The Elder Scrolls Online will require a monthly subscription

Players of The Elder Scrolls Online will be required to play a monthly subscription.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 21st 2013 at 12:11PM in News
WildStar's business model explained - Everything you need to know

WildStar's business model explained - Everything you need to know

Most MMOs fall into one of two camps: subscriptions or free-to-play. But NCsoft’s upcoming WildStar is attempting something a little different.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 19th 2013 at 2:00PM in News
Free Xbox Live Gold membership offered with Office 365 subscription

Free Xbox Live Gold membership offered with Office 365 subscription

Microsoft is offering a year’s free membership to Xbox Live Gold to those who subscribe to its Office 365 subscription plan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 19th 2013 at 1:26PM in News

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Minecraft Realms subscription service to offer kid-friendly servers

Minecraft Realms subscription service to offer kid-friendly servers

Mojang is preparing to launch Minecraft Realms, a subscription service that will provide families a safe and easy way to play Minecraft online.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 14th 2013 at 8:05AM in News
Activision scraps Call of Duty Elite subscriptions, introduces Season Pass

Activision scraps Call of Duty Elite subscriptions, introduces Season Pass

Call of Duty Elite membership will come free with Black Ops II.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2012 at 4:09PM in News
$99 subscription Xbox could come to the UK

$99 subscription Xbox could come to the UK

Microsoft’s $99 subscription Xbox 360 trial could be coming to the UK and Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2012 at 11:52AM in News
Microsoft "has a strategy to take over the world"

Microsoft "has a strategy to take over the world"

Xbox 720 will be more than just a games console – Microsoft wants it to replace all of the boxes currently sitting under your television.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2012 at 10:43AM in News

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Battlefield Premium sells 800k; EA wants model for other brands

Battlefield Premium sells 800k; EA wants model for other brands

EA has confirmed that its paid-for multiplayer Battlefield 3 expansion Battlefield Premium has sold 800,000 subscriptions in its first two weeks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2012 at 9:14AM in News
HOT TOPICS: Is the subscription MMO in trouble?

HOT TOPICS: Is the subscription MMO in trouble?

In the seventh of a series of features answering the biggest questions about the industry's future, James Batchelor discusses the impact the free-to-play model has had on the traditional MMO ...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 6th 2012 at 12:45PM in News
E3 2012: $99 Xbox subscription deal rolled out to retail

E3 2012: $99 Xbox subscription deal rolled out to retail

Microsoft has rolled out its experimental $99 Xbox 360 offer to GameStop and Best Buy in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2012 at 10:24AM in News
PlayStation Plus overhaul tipped for E3 reveal

PlayStation Plus overhaul tipped for E3 reveal

Sony will use some of its stage time at E3 convincing consumers to sign up to a reinvigorated PlayStation Plus subscription service, a report claims.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 30th 2012 at 8:25AM in News
Subscription based $99 Xbox 360 is real, on sale now

Subscription based $99 Xbox 360 is real, on sale now

US gamers have become the first to be offered a cut-price console on the condition that they sign up for a two-year contract.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2012 at 8:42AM in News
OnLive PlayPack hits 200 games

OnLive PlayPack hits 200 games

Streaming games service provider OnLive has announced the addition of the 200th game to its subscription based PlayPack offer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 19th 2012 at 4:30PM in News
Notch reveals new sci-fi game 0x10c

Notch reveals new sci-fi game 0x10c

Minecraft creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson is working on a futuristic space game which could feature a monthly subscription.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 4th 2012 at 9:36AM in News
EA ponders subscriptions for Battlefield 4

EA ponders subscriptions for Battlefield 4

Future entries in the Battlefield series could feature a subscription model, according to an EA exec.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 15th 2012 at 11:34AM in News
MMO stalwart EverQuest making F2P switch

MMO stalwart EverQuest making F2P switch

Nearly 13 years after it first hit the market, Sony Online Entertainment has decided to convert EverQuest into a free-to-play title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2012 at 3:37PM in News