It seems you can’t turn around without tripping over another game
switching from a monthly subscription to a microtransaction model.
While most gamers are starting to become more comfortable paying as
they go for their pastime, a few still cling to the antiquated notions
that free-to-play games are scams and rip-offs. Join Jason “Medawky”
Bolton this week as he continues to break down the myths and
misconceptions in this weeks microcosms update
We have broached the subject many
times here in Microcosms: what does it take to get past the
preconceived notions so many MMOG players have in regards to
free-to-play? While it has never been easy to make the case that these
games can give players the same experiences as their subscription
counterparts, the argument is continually bolstered by AAA converts and
big budget releases.