Please note this is not a criticism of free to play as such and I don’t think finances are the only motivator. They are, however, part of a complex system. Under the subscription model, an MMO is financially motivated to … Continue reading Free to play vs subscription and the 99%
Firstly I’m going to establish what we know about the cash shop: Blizzard is building the technology to allow a cash shop to exist in the game (as opposed to the current Blizzard store which sells in game items via … Continue reading Support WoW – buy from the cash shop!
I read this rather interesting blog post from Terra Nova, followed by the Playnomics report on engagement and monetization. Its an interesting read, in particular the information about monetization. First things first – who spent over $7k on a game … Continue reading Show me the money
Raise your hand if this was a surprise? Anyone? No? Thats a good thing, you know. One of the reasons I have so much respect for Blizzard as a company is that they can and do pull the plug on … Continue reading Blizzard resets Titan in MMO shocker … oh wait: the changing MMO landscape