Tag: f2p

Star Wars: The Old Republic Free to Play as of Today
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Star Wars: The Old Republic Free to Play as of Today

BioWare™, a studio of Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA), and LucasArts announced today that the new, Free-to-Play option for the critically-acclaimed, massively multiplayer online game, Star Wars: The Old Republic is now live. Now players can experience the complete storylines of all eight iconic Star Wars classes, all the way to level 50 for free. This new option complements the existing subscription offering, providing players with maximum flexibility in how they choose to experience Star Wars: The Old Republic. “We want to give our players the freedom to enjoy Star Wars: The Old Republic when and how they want,” said Matthew Bromberg, General Manager of BioWare Austin. “There has never been a better time to start playing with us.” Also today, BioWare released Game...
Vindictus – Free to Play Action MMORPG
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Vindictus – Free to Play Action MMORPG

So Nexon has screwed us all again. The Dragon update is out and it's not working on the East server; as in hardly anyone can enter. Things have been going downhill in this game for a while(more pay2win), but this is beyond stupid now. Four days and no fix to the situation and no announcement that it will be fixed, and no acknowledgment from the company that there is even a problem. This is how I am with Vindictus. Excited about playing the game, then going back and feeling disappointed, and encountering some new or old glitch and being bored of its repetitiveness and lack of content and leaving the game again. If you haven't played or even heard of Vindictus, it is an action based hack and slash MMO. A unique MMO upon launch, now others have entered the arena and have been arguably better...
Aion going free to play starting February 2012
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Aion going free to play starting February 2012

Aion is the latest massively multiplayer online role-playing game to ditch the monthly subscription model. NCSoft has announced that come February 2012 Aion will be adopting the free-to-play model. The game has been seeing lower and lower playing hours in the last few months and hopes switch to F2P will improve the amount of persons playing the game and generate revenue through microtransactions. Rise of Microtransactions Fellow Geezam.com writer Ramano was spot on with his article titled Online Gaming: Rise of Microtransactions in which he describes how more and more Tripe A MMO titles are adopting the F2P model in an effort to remain profitable. World of Warcraft is the undisputed king of the MMO genre both in player numbers and profits and it still retains a pay to play model. Inte...