Halo 5: Guardians players are buying into the game’s new microtransaction system. Microsoft announced today that in-game sales from Halo 5 Req Packs have now generated at least $700,000. That sum will be added to the Halo World Championship prize pool, which currently sits at $1.7 million. Read More
The research firm Newzoo released a report last week about “Big Spenders”: the subset of mobile gamers who spend a lot of money on their games. It seems these guys (and they are mostly guys) spend money on console games, too.
Nintendo has just launched another free-to-play app for the 3DS: Nintendo Badge Arcade. Well, I should say it’s free to download. Like the free 3DS apps that came before it, Badge Arcade has plenty of in-app purchases. Read More
Destiny’s official blog announced the return of merchant character Tess Everis with “a new look, a new storefront, and some new items to sell.” Lots of new emotes are for sale as…
Starting on October 13, Destiny players will be able to spend real money to purchase new in-game currency called “Silver.” Once they have Silver, they can buy up to 18 new emotes from Tess Everis, a Tower merchant memorable for inspiring dialogue such as “Hmm,” “Interesting,” and “Uh huh.” Read More