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microtransactions

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Grand Theft Auto V multiplayer to contain microtransactions

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.

By September 25, 2013

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MMPORGs, microtransactions, and user experience

Microtransactions provide a potentially great way to place a value on services. But, providers must be transparent about how the goods affect the experience.

By July 16, 2009

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Mochi Media bets big on micro-transactions

There is real money to be made in virtual goods and micro-transactions provided that game developers deliver high-quality products to users.

By July 21, 2009

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Micropayments, mega angst, and the future of console games

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.

By December 19, 2013

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How EA is jumping on the 'freemium' bandwagon

The company is looking to give away mobile games, then generate revenue from microtransactions. Coming up: a freemium version of "Battlefield."

By November 21, 2011

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MOG subscriptions down, in-game purchases up

New gaming industry report from iSuppli suggests microtransactions will drive the growth of massively multiplayer online games and standard MOGs in years to come.

By September 15, 2011

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Webware Radar: Microblog for celebrities

Also: Mashable has acquired micro-reviews service Blippr; Hi5 is making it easy to make mobile payments; and Twofish is doing its part for microtransactions.

By March 10, 2009

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PlaySpan lands $16.8 million in funding

Specialist in digital microtransactions and payment services adds $16.8 million to its coffers for international expansion, to be used toward expanding its operations in Europe and Asia.

By November 25, 2008

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Take-Two on the future of video game revenue

Video game industry should pin its financial hopes on microtransactions, downloadable content, and subscriptions, Take-Two's executive chairman says.

By November 14, 2008

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Stripe adds support for Alipay, opens China to western businesses

Closing the gap between China and the rest of the world, Stripe has partnered with Alibaba's Alipay to allow Chinese shoppers to make international purchases.

By June 25, 2014