Images of Trading Post Tenders of various denominations in the style of the Battle.net cash shop were datamined by Wowhead from the latest patch 10.1.5 PTR update, and we have some concerns.
I'm on record as having said that Diablo Immortal was a fun game and that it was possible to play it without spending a cent on it, and I stand by those statements.
Diablo Immortal's free-to-play model includes microtransactions through an in-game cash shop for those who wish to get a leg up in their progress — and for Blizzard to make some money, of course.
As first reported by Polygon, Blizzard is facing a new lawsuit over card pack purchasing mechanics in their popular Hearthstone game.
Diablo Immortal is expected to land on mobile devices worldwide in the first half of 2022.
There may well be more divisive topics in gaming right now than microtransactions -- I mean, give it five minutes, I'm sure something will come up -- but it's clear that nothing is as perennial a source of gamer discontent than they are.
The first step toward removing randomized loot boxes and pay-to-win microtransactions in games could be on its way.
The big dirty not-a-secret secret of modern game development is that it costs more than ever, but people absolutely refuse to pay more than they did ten years ago for games.
Nintendo wants it mobile game developers to cut down on microtransactions so its reputation isn't affected, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal.