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MMORPG.com columnist Scott Jennings writes about the recent uproar over Allods Online's microtransaction prices.
gPotato’s Allods Online stretches the meaning of “microtransaction” – and misses the pointAllods Online has been something unusual – a ‘free to play’ MMO from Russia’s Nival that rivals many subscription-based games for its polish and level of gameplay. It’s gotten a lot of good press and positive reviews… until last week. In fact, in one day, the buzz from the beta testers went from “this game is awesome” to “they’re crazy if they think we’ll play this”.
What happened? gPotato released their “item shop” and players went ballistic.
Michael "MikeB" Bitton