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Apex Legends Iron Crown Event Receives Backlash Over Pricing Model | dbltap

Apex Legends Iron Crown Event Receives Backlash Over Pricing Model | dbltap

Apex Legends has been in a good place since the release of Season 2. While the competitive mode didn’t capture the attention of every fan, it brought back a plethora of players that left during the Season 1 dud. Apex Legends seemed to be on an upward trend and its community was fairly happy until […]

‘Apex Legends’ Iron Crown Loot Box Pricing Is Hilariously Out Of Touch | Forbes

‘Apex Legends’ Iron Crown Loot Box Pricing Is Hilariously Out Of Touch | Forbes

While I appreciate Apex Legends as a fun battle royale title, it also operates as one of the last bastions of crazily over-monetized titles on the market, perhaps no surprise, given that it’s coming from EA. Apex Legends has already combined a storefront with a battle pass and loot boxes, and now their latest move […]

The problem of pricing Nintendo Switch ports at $60 | Nintendo Enthusiast

The problem of pricing Nintendo Switch ports at $60 | Nintendo Enthusiast

Nintendo Switch, for all its glorious features and killer first-party titles, isn’t necessarily the shining example of a consumer-first product. The “Nintendo bump” or the “Nintendo tax” were not terms borne out of complete nonsense. Despite the broad appeal of Nintendo properties young and old, the platform has become something of a premium experience when […]

Game prices on Stadia will probably be the same as everywhere else | PC Gamer

Game prices on Stadia will probably be the same as everywhere else | PC Gamer

Google’s Stadia pricing is still a little opaque. Stadia Pro will launch with a $10 monthly subscription fee, supporting 4K at 60fps with 5.1 audio, if your pipe can support it; a free Stadia Base option, restricted to 1080p and stereo sound, is expected to go live in 2020. The subscription plan will also grant […]

Xbox Game Pass for PC pricing revealed ahead of E3 event | The Verge

Xbox Game Pass for PC pricing revealed ahead of E3 event | The Verge

Microsoft has published its Xbox Game Pass for PC pricing ahead of the company’s E3 event later today. The subscription service will be available at $4.99 per month for a limited time, with access to at least 10 games during the beta phase. Gears 5, which Microsoft lists as “coming soon,” is part of the […]

Everything We Learned Today About Google Stadia [UPDATED] | Kotaku

Everything We Learned Today About Google Stadia [UPDATED] | Kotaku

The upcoming streaming platform Google Stadia won’t just follow the Netflix model, as many fans had hoped. It will instead have both a subscription and games for sale individually, as Kotaku previously reported. Here’s everything we learned today during Google’s “Stadia Connect” stream. Stadia, which was announced in March, is a streaming platform designed to […]

Epic admits it overpriced Fortnite’s Slippery weapon skin | Polygon

Epic admits it overpriced Fortnite’s Slippery weapon skin | Polygon

Fortnite has had weapon wraps for a few seasons now and fans feel like they have a pretty good handle on what the pricing of the cosmetic items should look like. So, when Epic broke with that traditional pricing with the game’s new Slippery Wrap fans weren’t happy. After a bit of backlash, Epic has […]

The PlayStation 5’s pricing will be “appealing to gamers” | Critical Hit

The PlayStation 5’s pricing will be “appealing to gamers” | Critical Hit

Yesterday, out of nowhere, Sony revealed the first real details of its next-generation console. From the non-technical description offered by Wired, it sounds like one heck a machine. The PlayStation 5 (or whatever it ends up being called) will be built on AMD’s impending Zen 2 architecture, which is one heck of a step up […]

Epic Games issues V-Buck refunds for Fortnite ‘Birdie’ skin pricing error | Fortnite INTEL

Epic Games issues V-Buck refunds for Fortnite ‘Birdie’ skin pricing error | Fortnite INTEL

The Birdie skin was offered briefly in the Fortnite Item Shop for 1,200 V-Bucks, which was 400 V-Bucks over the original price, and Epic has refunded those players. On April 14, Epic Games released the Birdie female skin in the Fortnite Item Shop for 1,200 V-Bucks, however, there was an error with the pricing. Fortnite […]

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate: Xbox Live and Xbox Game Pass for $14.99 a month | The Verge

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate: Xbox Live and Xbox Game Pass for $14.99 a month | The Verge

Microsoft is unveiling a new Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription today that combines Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass into a single monthly charge. This new service was rumored earlier this month, and it’s now official. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate will combine both the Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Live Gold subscriptions into a […]