Guild Wars 2 Changing Up The Microtransaction Model

Guild Wars was always way ahead of its time by being one of the first MMOs to go free-to-play right out of the gate. The much anticipated sequel is continuing that fine tradition of free-to-play, but it’s also hoping to…

Star Wars: The Old Republic Gets Free Weekend

We found out yesterday that Star Wars: The Old Republic is going to be having a free to play weekend from March 15th to March 19th, 2012! Players will be able to experience the opening adventures of each of the…

Killzone 3 Multiplayer Going Free-To-Play

One of the PlayStation 3’s best multiplayer shooters is going free-to-play next week. On the PlayStation Blogcast this week, Sony revealed that Killzone 3’s multiplayer will be available as a free download next week. To clarify, there is no single-player…

Aion Going Free-To-Play This Month

Aion is joining the ranks of every MMO that isn’t World of Warcraft or Star Wars: The Old Republic by going free-to-play this month. The change from subscription to free-to-play is hardly ever a smooth transition, but Aion seems to…

Star Trek Online Going Free-To-Play

After a bumpy start like all MMOs that aren’t World of Warcraft or The Old Republic, sitting in the captain’s chair is now free of charge. Perfect World Entertainment and the original developer Cryptic Studios announced today that the Star…

EA’s Freemium Business Hits 25 Million Players

EA wants you to know that their Play4Free, or Freemium, titles are all the rage these days. EA took time out of its busy schedule today to announce that the community of players enjoying their free-to-play browser-based games has reached…