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Best business model for MMOs?

#1badboyPosted 8/1/2012 12:06:44 PM
What is the best business model for MMOs? - Results (35 votes)
Pay to play: monthly fees (and buy the game/expansions)
14.29% (5 votes)
5
Free to play: microtransactions, download and play the game for free
31.43% (11 votes)
11
Buy to play: no monthly fees or microtransactions but you buy the game/expansions
51.43% (18 votes)
18
Completely free but has in-game ads
2.86% (1 votes)
1
Other, please explain
0% (0 votes)
0
This poll is now closed.
And why?
#2wizardmonPosted 8/1/2012 12:08:03 PM
Free to play: microtransactions, download and play the game for free

Because it's worked for people in the past and continues to work to this day.
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#3Orestes417Posted 8/1/2012 12:08:14 PM
The only sane model these days for new IP is Free to play. It's about the only way they stand a chance of getting users to try the game long enough to commit.
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#4King PazuzuPosted 8/1/2012 12:09:03 PM
Anything is better than the second option.
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