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The Elder Scrolls Online Also Features Microtransactions

German site ESOHUB.de has word from Bethesda's Matt Firor that The Elder Scrolls Online will feature an in-game store, in spite of the recent announcement the game will feature subscriptions. In a mantra learned from F2P developers, he explains how this is a chance to buy things irrelevant to the actual game. The site is German, but the interview is offered as a video, so Matt explains this in English: "There won't be anything like 'bonus points,' but we'll have a shop to buy kind of fun stuff, and services too, like name changes and things like that. But it's not part of the core game. Like, anything in the core game is included in the subscription price." Thanks AusGamers via Reddit.

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23. Re: The Elder Scrolls Online Also Features Microtransactions Aug 23, 2013, 15:22 Tim Collins
 
People are idiots, I mean actual idiots when it comes to MATH, subscriptions work, its called revenue, its easier to have a recurring charge then it is to make a sale, micro transactions are a decision to buy, subscription is a decision to KEEP paying..

This is an attemp to maximise profits and the fact that everybody else is including microtranactions I think is the reason why they are being included here...imagine going to your shareholders or even better your shareholders going ...."ya....every online game has micro-trans now why doesen't this game, arn't you suppose to make us as much money as possible" and giving a response that dosen't get u laughed at.

As a 30 year old gamer these are battles that need to be won now so that the young generation dosen't get plowed over till were all drones like in the Matrix....

F microtransation.....F anything that does anything that detracts from a game in terms of enjoyability and signals to the GAMER in a obvious manner that this is nothing but a money grab.
 
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