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New World Microtransactions Anger Players Of Amazon MMO

Players are concerned that New World microtransactions could ruin the feel of the game, causing the developer to speak out on Twitter about the controversy.
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Doom Eternal Gets Microtransactions Even Though Devs Said It Wouldn't

Two new cosmetic skin packs for Doom Eternal have just been released, despite id Software's assurances that the game would never have paid cosmetic DLC.
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Destiny 2 Microtransactions Are Changing for the Better in Year 4


Destiny 2 microtransactions are going to be changing for the better in Year 4.

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ESRB Loot Box Ratings Will Warn Parents About Microtransactions


ESRB loot box ratings will soon start appearing on games reviewed by America's independent game ratings organization.

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The Teamfight Tactics Galaxies Pass is Bringing New Content and Cosmetics


The Teamfight Tactics Galaxies Pass is going to be leaving beta soon, finally debuting a Battle Pass for this League of Legends

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Temtem Microtransactions Coming in 2021


With Pokemon-like MMO Temtem revealing its roadmap showing player housin

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Last Week in Gaming - Feb. 23, 2020 Edition


The outbreak of coronavirus, or COVID-19, continues to have a global impact, including on the video game industry.

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Next Need for Speed Heat Update Adds Microtransactions


Electronic Arts are known for microtransactions in most of their franchises, including FIFA, NHL, and the notorious Star War Battlefront II backlash.

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The Worrying Success of GTA V’s Diamond Casino


When GTA Online first went live in 2013, it was little more than a small addition to GTA V’s excellent single-player campaign.

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Battle Pass Vs. Loot Box: Which is Worse?


Of all the things that have shaped the world of gaming, none have had a greater impact than post-release monetization.