In an effort to expand their games to a wider audience, MMOG developers have begun to adapt multiple payment models for their games. Hi-Rez Studio recently made such a change to their online shooter Global Agenda. In a recent announcement on the Global Agenda forums (must be logged in to view), Hi-Rez Studios announced that Global Agenda is now 100% subscription free. Players will just need to pay the one-time fee for the client and they will gain access to all the content and features of Global Agenda. Future content will be available as optional paid expansions and Global Agenda's first major expansion, Sandstorm, will be included for free.
Hi-Rez Studios announced today that Global Agenda is now 100% subscription free. Purchasers of Global Agenda can enjoy the game's full current content, including all current Player-vs-Player combat, Player-vs-Environment solo and co-op content, and Agency-vs- Agency seasons, without a monthly subscription payment now or in the future. Future content updates will be delivered via optional paid expansions. The first major expansion, Sandstorm, will be included for free to the entire Global Agenda community.