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Confirmed: Microtransactions coming to ‘World of Warcraft’

Keep your credit card handy – Blizzard confirms microtransactions are heading to World of Warcraft. The ever-popular king of the MMOs has long been a holdout of the microtransaction craze, instead sticking primarily to subscription fees to generate income (which is of course another declining trend within the genre, as many MMOs have gone free-to-play). […]Read More

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EA CFO: Not all future games will have microtransactions

Last week, Electronic Arts‘ chief financial officer Blake Jorgensen sent the gaming world into a tizzy when he seemingly said all of the company’s future games will include microtransactions while speaking at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media, and Telecom Conference. Today, Jorgensen clarified that his initial statement only meant all EA games going forward will have […]Read More

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‘Assassin’s Creed III’ adds microtransactions to multiplayer

The soon-to-be-released Assassin’s Creed III will be a full $60 retail game when it hits store shelves October 30, but a recently revealed system of microtransations may bring your total monetary investment up quite a bit. Players will get their money’s worth from Assassin’s Creed III’s sprawling single-player campaign and fresh multiplayer options, but WorthPlaying has noted that this week’s […]Read More