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Players Are Infuriated with Elite: Dangerous' Plans to Sell Ships for Cash

Frontier Developments revealed plans to sell ships for real money in Elite: Dangerous in a new announcement made to the community. Upfront, let's just say this has gone over with players about as well as we'd expect.

Skull and Bones Begins Season 1, 'Raging Tides' and Reveals Season Pass and Shop Details

Skull and Bones kicked off its first Season, "Raging Tides" yesterday, With a number of quality of life improvements, and brand new content. The Ubisoft Singapore team has also shared a new devblog about the season pass and monetization.

Pax Dei Devs Talk Monetization Core Goals, From Preventing Inactivity to the Potential for a PLEX-Like System

The Pax Dei team is talking monetization and their core goals, that will enable them to sustain development, prevent inactivity in the player-driven game, and options that may include a PLEX-like system.

Inkbound's Gods & Relics Update Introduces Two New Classes and Removes the Cash Shop

Inkbound is set to receive a some big changes in their next major update, Gods & Relics, which launches today, October 27, 2023, at 12:00 PM ET.

EVE Vanguard's Initial Monetization Plan Is Refreshingly Simple

Monetization is frustrating at times in gaming, especially as so many models seemed poised to nickel and dime players rather than providing a satisfying gameplay loop. Yet the initial plan to monetize EVE Vanguard is surprisingly refreshing: just fold it into the MMO's existing subscription.

Opinion: Palia - What They Say, What They Deliver - A Look At Monetization

Palia's attempts to take the cozy game genre and turn it into an MMO have potential but also some very noticeable missteps. It's still in beta, so there's plenty of time and room for growth.

Destiny 2's Monetization Woes: How Much Is Too Much

Kanishka takes a look his favorite game, Destiny 2, and whether to not the monetization model is just too much.

Which MMORPGs Have the Best Monetization?

Monetization in MMORPGs has always been a slippery slope, especially after the rise of free-to-play titles in the gaming industry. We look at the most popular MMOs out now, analyze their monetization and discuss what ideal monetization could look like.

Wayfinder Interview: Talking Monetization, End Game and Player Counts with Airship Syndicate

We recently had the opportunity to sit down with the development team at Airship Syndicate to talk all things Wayfinder. Learn about monetization, end game, and much more in our Wayfinder Interview.

Is Free to Play Monetization 'Doomed to Collapse'? | One Good Roll

Is there any weight to the opinion that the free to play model will inevitably collapse, and be replaced by something else? Or will free to play be here to stay?

Diablo Immortal Has Reportedly Made $24 Million on Mobile in Its First Two Weeks

After just two weeks, Diablo Immortal has reportedly made $24 million in revenue from its mobile release, despite its heavily criticized monetization system.

LotRO's Monetization Changes Are Such A Breath Of Fresh Air

The Lord of the Rings Online recently announced a swathe of changes coming to its monetization model, and the change is quite the breath of fresh air. From making content free to all to increasing the amount players can enjoy before they have to pay, LotRO is ensuring that it could be around for quite some time.

Amazon Details Lost Ark's Upcoming Closed Beta, Monetization Plans

After being delayed until early 2022, Amazon and Smilegate have announced a closed beta for Lost Ark in the west, which starts November 4th. Today in a series of blog posts, the team detailed what players can expect to see, as well as how monetization will work for the free-to-play MMOARPG.

LotRO Producer Talks Extensively About Legendary Item Revamp, Calling The New System Much 'Simpler' In New Interview

In a new interview, Lord of the Rings Online producer Oleg "Raninia" Brodskiy detailed a bit more of the approach being taken by Standing Stone Games towards revamping its Legendary Items. Additionally, in the more than hour-long interview, Raninia also touches again on monetization and more.

LOTRO Monetization 'will definitely not change significantly before Gundabad', But Change Is Coming

It looks like Lord of the Rings Online's monetization will not change in a significant manner before the Gundabad expansion due sometime later this year.