"You can turn them off."
As a result, the Halo World Championship prize pool has risen to $1.7 million.
"You should pay for good work."
EA CFO Blake Jorgensen said discussions around monetization happen after new features are designed.
New maps, Operators, and modes will be available; R6 currency purchased with real world cash for use on exclusive items.
The developer has no plans to sell King's Fall drop rate buffs for real-world money.
Everything available in the game's REQ system is obtainable "whether you spend money or not."
Everyone who logs will receive a bonus payout of in-game Silver.
Analyst says, "It broadens the revenue opportunity for what is already a very successful core franchise for Activision."
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