On Microtransactions

Recently I have been reading reports that say there is speculation about microtransactions appearing in the next Mortal Kombat game (Mortal Kombat X). Whether or not this is true has yet to be determined. Personally I hope that this is not true for one reason: I don’t think that full retail games should require them. Now I understand the reason for cash shops or microtransactions in mobile games, or really any MMO that is based on a Free-To-Play system. For mobile games that is the most common source of revenue. Most of the popular game are free to download and the developer has to have some means of compensation. Same as MMO’s such as ArcheAge where you don’t pay a monthly subscription fee. I’m totally fine with that. Those items generally are only cosmetic and don’t give any kind of advantage. My problem with games like Assassins Creed Unity, Dragon … Read more…