It might have taken a number of years, but free to play gaming may now
be ready to try and take on the premier publishers in MMO gaming. One
big signifier of this trend is a consistent hiring of proven talent,
and one of the latest appointments to a key F2P publishing post was
Victor Wachter and his move to Outspark to head up the community team
at the start-up company. Ten Ton Hammer's Cody "Micajah" Bye sat down
with Victor and asked him a number of questions regarding his new
position and the differences between F2P and subscription communities.

the end of the day, we’re all gamers, right?”
Victor responded. “We
obviously want our players to have a good time, and that
necessarily change with the business model. However, the activities
that occur with the various business models definitely differ. Free to
play models tend to be more interactive with their customers, and
been more involved with the community so far. We do do live events and
we interact with our users much more than the typical pay-to-play game

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Last Updated: Mar 29, 2016