Analyst says, "It broadens the revenue opportunity for what is already a very successful core franchise for Activision."
Halo 5: Guardians and Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain are the latest games to include microtransactions. Is their inclusion spoiling our enjoyment of AAA games?
Micropayments range from $1.65 to $80 for Mother Base Coins.
In a move sure to rile up the microtransaction-hating gaming community, Web users discover that in-game currency can be purchased with real-world cash in Grand Theft Auto Online.
Without a more robust catalog of new games for the current generation of consoles, sales remained sluggish in August and were saved only by the steady adoption of new hardware.
The Kickstarter-born micro console company is vying to get more gamers on its platform with a 12-month pass to its entire library.
The 3DS might be successful, but the Wii U certainly isn't. What will it take for Nintendo to find some extra life?
EA's remake of the Peter Molyneux classic for mobile represents some of the more unscrupulous tactics mobile gaming has to offer.
Sony and Microsoft have delivered their next-gen visions, but with this caveat: more microtransactions. Cash grab or survival strategy, it will surely generate controversy as 2014 rolls along.
You can now buy pets and mounts with real money in-game as well as through the external webstore on Battle.net.