Loot Boxes, Gambling, and Pay to Play vs Pay to Win.

Loot Boxes, Gambling, and Pay to Play vs Pay to Win.

Well. EA stepped in it. So, to set a few things straight. I fully want developers to make money, so they can make good games. Just because they put out an awesome game doesn’t mean I expect them to maintain patches and platform compatibility for years and years, migrate it to my favorite console or OS, and keep giving me new levels, etc.. I feel a dev is fully justified in charging subscriptions to maintain persistent game servers and/or develop new content for MMO’s or other constantly expanding universes, or to charge for an expansion. “Pay to win” also gets Read more »