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  1. Red Dead Online Microtransactions Now Live

    Red Dead Online Microtransactions Now Live

    Rockstar continues to tweak and refine Red Dead Redemption 2's multiplayer mode, Red Dead Online. A new update for the game is now available on PS4 and Xbox One, and along with making general stability improvements and other fixes, it enables microtransactions. As Rockstar detailed on its blog...
  2. Red Dead Online Store Will Let You Buy Gold, But Not Yet

    Red Dead Online Store Will Let You Buy Gold, But Not Yet

    Red Dead Online, the online multiplayer mode for Red Dead Redemption 2, has kicked off for select players as part of the progressive beta rollout. As a result, we're starting to get an idea of how the in-game marketplace will work--including its real-money microtransactions. On the Rockstar...
  3. New Star Wars: Battlefront II Update Next Week; Here's What's New

    New Star Wars: Battlefront II Update Next Week; Here's What's New

    Star Wars: Battlefront II is getting a new update next week, and it'll mark the return of Crystals, the currency that you can buy with real-world cash. The Night on Endor Update is headlined, however, by the limited-time Ewok Hunt mode. Night on Endor brings back Crystals, which allow you to...
  4. Star Wars: Battlefront II Microtransactions Return Soon

    Star Wars: Battlefront II Microtransactions Return Soon

    Star Wars: Battlefront II was heavily criticised for the way it allowed players to pay real money to get loot boxes that could contain items that actually affected gameplay. Some cried out that this represented a pay-to-win situation. It was a lot of bad press for EA. In response to this, EA...
  5. PS4: MLB The Show 18's Road To The Show Drops Microtransactions

    PS4: MLB The Show 18's Road To The Show Drops Microtransactions

    This year's MLB The Show 18 includes some cool new features like custom batting stances, rain delays, and three-inning games. But what's new for the game's iconic Road to the Show mode? Developer Sony San Diego stopped by the GameSpot offices recently to show off the RPG-like mode where you...
  6. Call Of Duty: WWII Adds Microtransactions

    Call Of Duty: WWII Adds Microtransactions

    Call of Duty: World War II has added microtransactions. You can now buy "Call of Duty Points" from the in-game store in allotments ranging from 200 to 13,000. These run in price from $2 to $100, and you can see a full breakdown below with local pricing. 200 Call of Duty Points -- $2/£2/$3.35...
  7. Call Of Duty: WWII Adding Microtransactions Soon

    Call Of Duty: WWII Adding Microtransactions Soon

    Just like the most recent Call of Duty games, this year's Call of Duty: WWII will offer microtransactions. Activision will offer "Call of Duty Points" for players to buy with real money, and these will come to Call of Duty: WWII on November 21. This is later than previously announced...
  8. Is DLC Ruining the Gaming Industry?

    Is DLC Ruining the Gaming Industry?

    Most of us here are probably familiar with what DLC is. For anyone who isn't, DLC or Downloadable Content is additional content which is added to a game post launch, often for an additional cost. Free DLC also exists, but it is a very rare sight to behold compared to the amount of paid DLC being...
  9. Microtransaction Pricing Revealed for Halo 5's REQ System

    Microtransaction Pricing Revealed for Halo 5's REQ System

    In the world of video games today, microtransactions have not only been something of a trend, they've been nearly unavoidable. Microtransactions often give players the ability to purchase additional and sometimes exclusive customization options in many games, and has now become a crucial part of...
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