Tag Archives: free-to-play

Why LawBreakers ditched free-to-play

2016 has been the year of many things. It’s when virtual reality took off; when Pokmon Go briefly changed how society functioned and when video game films suddenly became ‘a thing’ once more. But it’s also been the year where the team shooter genre took off again. Perhaps inspired by …

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Battleborn may (or may not) be going free-to-play

Gearbox’s multiplayer shooter seems to be about to launch some sort of free-to-play or free-to-try offer. Kotaku originally reported that a source close to the game had informed it that Battleborn was going to make the switch to free-to-play within a couple of months. This source added that the studio …

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What do gamers really think of free-to-play?

Last week, MCV revealed that 40 per cent of French, British, German and Spanish players felt that in-game purchases harmed the enjoyment of video games – versus just 13 per cent who disagreed (the rest either had no opinion or didn’t know). For the UK, the criticism is more pronounced …

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Blizzard introduces $4.99 Hearthstone Welcome Bundle

A new cut-price offer is being made available to those hoping to get started in the world of Hearthstone. Blizzard’s tremendously successful card battler is free to play, and can certainly be played for free, with players working their way through some early challenges to unlock a basic but decent …

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EVE Online makes free-to-play switch

CCP’s popular MMO space sim EVE Online is dropping its compulsory subscription fees. The developer describes the move as one of the biggest changes to the EVE universe ever, exponentially and aggressively fuelling the boundless potential of EVE’s greatest game content – its players”. From November players will be split …

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