It is inherent to all F2P games that the cash shop must be used. It is thus inherent to all F2P games that the developers must be constantly thinking of ways to get players to use the shop. The result is a conflict of interest between developing a quality product and developing a product that makes money. I submit that the two can not ever exist in harmony.This gives me a little bit of hope that some gamers are waking up to the insanity of the model. My view on the whole thing is well documented at this point, so I won't rehash it other than to post links:
- MT: Follow-up to Today's post
- MT: Why YOU need to hate them like ...
- MT: Not only unfair, but foolish