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WildStar’s free-to-play switch dated

NCsoft has confirmed precisely when its MMO WildStar will become a free-to-play title. The game, once touted as a possible World of Warcraft beater, will drop its subscription charges on September 29th. Current subscribers are already able to access the closed beta of the free-to-play version of the game and …

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Trion doubts it’ll ever do another subscription game

At the time of writing, six titles in the top 20 most played games on Steam are free-to-play. One of those games is Trion Worlds’ voxel MMO Trove, which clearly takes inspiration from one of the world’s biggest ever games, Minecraft. Speaking toDevelopat Gamescom, Trion Worlds CEO Scott Hartsman said …

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PS Plus games to arrive simultaneously for North America and Europe

Sony has announced its PlayStation Plus program’s free games will now become available on the same day in both North America and Europe. Starting this month, all PlayStation Plus users in North America and Europe will be able to pick up their monthly gift on the first Tuesday of the …

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Star Citizen’s crowdfunding effort surpasses $80m mark

The unstoppable crowdfunding force that is Star Citizen has surpassed $80m in funding. Roberts Space Industries funding page shows the in development PC and Linux game is approaching $80.5m at time of publication – the latest milestone was reached thanks to a recent sale on ships and other in-game items. …

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Elder Scrolls Online switches to subscription-free model

Elder Scrolls Online’s mandatory subscription fee has at last been dropped, Bethesda has announced. Bethesda’s MMO can now be picked up with just a single purchase and no ongoing monthly fee required. To counter the subscription’s removal, the developer will add an in-game shop offering a variety of purchasing options. …

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League of Legends tops the global MMO revenue tables as F2P dominates subscriptions

Look, we don’t know if it’s an MMO or a MOBA, so don’t shout at us. That aside, however, SuperData research has named League of Legends as the world’s biggest MMO (or digital online game, as we’d probably label it) with year-to-date revenues of $946m for 2014, claiming 11.9 per …

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