Facebook microtransactions outrage gamers

The future of Facebook as a viable, and more importantly profitable, platform for gaming has been drawn into question after the developers of one popular title suffered a scathing attack from fans after introducing micropayments.

PackRat sees gamers receive a number of cards, with additional cards being acquired by stealing them from rival players. However, a recent redesign saw the developers Alamofire introduce a micropayment system where players could buy certain cards with real-life cash.

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