Posts Tagged ‘buy to play’

ArcheAge Unchained Gets Chained To An October Delay

ArcheAge Unchained is all set to launch on September 30, by which I mean it is all set to launch on October 15. The delay was announced just a couple of days ago on Gamigo’s stream and sent out some PR emails afterward confirming that the buy to play sidestep will indeed be delayed until […]

ArcheAge: Unchained Drops On September 30

Gamigo today announced that ArcheAge: Unchained, the rebranding of ArcheAge as a buy to play title, will launch on September 30. The title offers a single purchase price with no shortcuts to power and no subscription. The in-game shop will only sell vanity items and it will not be possible to shortcut your way to […]

Daybreak Reneges On Free To Play, Splits H1Z1 In Half

Free to play your way is going away as Daybreak Game Company announced today that the zombie game will be split into two separate titles, with both requiring a down payment in order to get into. Since its announcement, Daybreak has billed the title as early access with an eventual launch into free to play, […]

Albion Online Will Be Buy To Play, At Least At The Start

The latest Road to Release from Albion Online has given us a look at what launch has in store for the MMO, and that includes quite a hefty and elongated beta period. According to a post on the main forums, the closed beta has been extended to at least August 2016, with the launch hopefully […]

Xsyon Converts To Buy To Play

Xsyon developer Notorious Games has announced that the indie MMO has dropped its optional subscription and converted entirely to buy to play. Keen gamers will now be able to access everything that the title has to offer with a single payment. Past paid players are welcome to return for free to the world of Xsyon […]

Lego Minifigures Online Relaunches Today

Lego Minifigures Online graces PC and mobile platforms today as its relaunch marks one of the few games to transition from free to play to buy to play. Starting today, you’ll be able to get your hands on the Steam version for $29.99 as well as the first world on iOS and Android for $4.99. […]

Lego Minifigures Online Relaunching As Buy To Play

Lego Minifigures Online will be relaunching as a buy to play game, after a reveal by Funcom that the free to play aspect had a “detrimental effect on gameplay and kids’ enjoyment of the game.” The news comes alongside the announcement that Lego will see a launch on PC, iOS, Android, Mac, and Linux. During […]

Wildstar Recalls Point Toward Impending Changes

EB Games and JB Hi-Fi have been ordered to recall all copies of Wildstar from shelves in Australia, increasing the likelihood that the game is in the process of either changing its subscription model or shutting down entirely. As of this publishing. Wildstar is still available for purchase from the official website, as well as […]

Crowfall: Buy Once, Play Forever

Artcraft Entertainment has revealed their pricing system for Crowfall, announcing via FAQ that the game will be available for a single purchase. Crowfall is a “buy once, play forever” game. That means that you buy the game once (estimated retail price of USD $50.) and you can play for the life of the game, without […]

Elder Scrolls Online Heading Buy To Play

ZeniMax Online Studios has announced that not only will The Elder Scrolls Online be launching on consoles this June, but that the title will be available free of subscription. Tamriel Unlimited contains the entire Elder Scrolls Online game plus all of its updates and content additions including the justice and champion systems, all for a […]

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