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SuperData: Add-on content sales are taking over the traditional one-time purchase model

Revenue from microtransactions in free-to-play PC titles is to reach $22bn (£16.4bn) in 2017 – a 15.7 per cent growth compared to last year, according to SuperData. Meanwhile, revenue from additional content for PC and console games will be on a par with last year, reaching $5bn (£3.7bn), and full …

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Over 50% of global digital console revenue to come from DLC and microtransactions in 2017 – SuperData

As publishers shift to a games-as-a-service business model, additional content should have a growing importance in digital console revenue in 2017, SuperData reports. The data firm expects worldwide digital console revenue to reach $7.8bn (6bn) in 2017, with $4bn (3.1bn) coming from additional content such as as DLC and microtransactions. …

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Bethesda makes Doom’s paid DLC free for everyone

Bethesda just released a new update for Doom, version 6.66, bringing a wealth of changes to the FPS. In a blog post, the publisher announced it has retired” Doom’s Season Pass, making all the DLC free for all players. That’s three multiplayer DLC packs, which include nine of our best …

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Opinion: DLC-quels

Expansions for narrative games are becoming too big for their boots. Jem Alexander thinks these smaller triple-A experiences are a great way to remove financial pressure from developers and players alike

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No single player DLC for Mass Effect: Andromeda, report claims

EA and BioWare have chosen not to release any single player DLC for recent RPG release Mass Effect: Andromeda. That’s according to Kotaku, which cites three people familiar with the matter. The news is also entirely separate to the Mass Effect speculation doing the rounds last week. The site first …

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