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Nickel and Dimed: Why Microtransactions Are Ruining Video Games

Nickel and Dimed: Why Microtransactions Are Ruining Video Games
From N4G - January 30, 2018
Xenophon_York2d ago (Edited 2d ago )

Some major studios and publishers will claim microtransactions are a necessary component to supplement rising development cost.

Horse .

The day these AAA studios stop paying high-ranking executives mid-six-digit-salaries is the day I will sympathize with these greedy scumbags.

(EDIT: One more thing. In fifty years [give or take a couple decades] industries like gaming, music and movies will be purged of fat-cats and profit-obsessed business pukes. The financial reward will reach an equilibrium where a lot of those involved make average incomesin turn mainly only truly passionate artists will be attracted to those industries. Kind of like what has been happening to the music scene since streaming and downloading.

Anytime there's an opportunity for lots of money to be made, the scumbags propagate.

That's what I see happeningeventually.)

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