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9-21-2010 @ 5:03PM
Just makes me a little uneasy ... my subscription payment is fine and dandy, but I'm also seeing macrotransactions* available for extra non-game-impacting benefit. I'm a little unsatisfied with where the business model is heading. And yes, I know none of the extras are "required" to keep playing the game. By no means am I calling down doom and gloom because of this, but it does worry me that they continue to provide extra features as macrotransactions instead of as perks to the general populace. I don't mind if they charge for stuff, but it almost seems that they are just looking for new things to charge us for (and yes, I know mobile gchat is free with the $2.99/mo mobile AH upgrade). No slippery slope, no chicken little, just a mild concern with where we may be in 2 years.Well, not me. I'll be in The Old Republic, but you get my drift.*macrotransactions instead of microtransactions because $3/mo and $25 for the game store mount are not what I would consider micro
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