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Dead Space 3 has Microtransactions

01-22-2013, 08:42 AM
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Dead Space 3 has Microtransactions

IGN Article - Dead Space 3 Includes Microtransactions to Improve Weapons

Looks like IAPs have finally come to the console world, too

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01-22-2013, 08:43 AM
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Originally Posted by JBRUU View Post
http://IGN Article - Dead Space 3 In...mprove-weapons

Looks like IAPs have finally come to the console world, too
It was bound to happen now DLC(proper add ons) need to come to iOS

01-22-2013, 08:44 AM
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It was bound to happen now DLC(proper add ons) need to come to iOS
Galaxy on Fire 2 had them...
01-22-2013, 08:52 AM
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Galaxy on Fire 2 had them...
I know I just would like to see more games follow with added levels and story like that. Something like fallout 3 and batman.
01-22-2013, 11:11 AM
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Dead Space 1 & 2 had similar unlocks/DLC. You could buy weapon unlock packs as well as more powerful versions of the normal weapons, and there would be no restrictions on them (you didn't even have to buy them with in-game currency at the store they were completely free other than the money you paid). You could literally start a new game, buy all the packs, and you'd have all the good weapons.

Actually, upon further reading, I like this better, as it doesn't allow you to unlock every weapon from the get go. I find it funny- instead of putting cheat codes into games, they put DLC into games now.

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01-22-2013, 12:28 PM
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EA's CEO quite publicly stated that be believes free-to-play is the future for ALL games. It makes me want to batter him with his own wallet because current trends suggest that free-to-play -generally- means games are kinda shit. This seems like him taking the first step towards that prediction coming true.