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Konami Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain To Feature Microtransactions

Konami Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain To Feature Microtransactions
All things considered, one could say that for the reasons Konami cites, microtransactions are not a necessity, because Phantom Pain is neither a mobile game, nor is it immune to cheat codes. In context, had the "The Grand Theft Auto" series made use of …
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Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Has Optional Microtransactions

Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Has Optional Microtransactions
IGN's own Jose Otero also noticed room for what could be microtransactions when he previewed The Phantom Pain last month. At one point in The Phantom Pain demo, according to Otero, attempting to speed up development on Mother Base resulted in the …
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Microtransactions in AAA Video Games: The New Normal?

Microtransactions in AAA Video Games: The New Normal?
Recently, both Destiny and Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 have added small in-game purchases. In Black Ops 3, you can buy “Call of Duty points” that you can spend in-game on things like taunts, outfits, and weapon skins. You can buy Call of Duty points in …
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Fears over game microtransactions and the birth pangs of a post-stuff age

Fears over game microtransactions and the birth pangs of a post-stuff age
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 was the biggest-grossing entertainment launch of 2012. It made over $ 500m … But within a few months the cohort of players using just the standard maps diminished when its Revolution map pack arrived. That added four new maps …
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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 update brings micro-transactions to Xbox 360

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 update brings micro-transactions to Xbox 360
The update for Black Ops 2 also fixes many bugs plaguing the game, which includes user interface problems and connectivity issues. The weapons in the game also get a fix and improvements along with CODcast enhancements. The Zombie issues have …
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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 micro-transactions arrive soon on Xbox 360

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 micro-transactions arrive soon on Xbox 360
If you had a look at today's patch notes detailing what has been changed and improved with the Xbox 360 version of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, you would have noticed that the development team has added 'Background downloading' functionality to the game …
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Dead Space cheat undermines in-game micro-transactions

Dead Space cheat undermines in-game micro-transactions
"People are wondering why do you have to pay more in order to get a weapon that is in the main game anyway," said Keza MacDonald, games editor of the IGN news site. "The way EA is presenting it is that if you want the weapons earlier then you can buy …
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