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Overwatch 2 story missions will cost US $15

Overwatch 2 will introduce story missions in its sixth season – with a major catch.

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Mario Kart Tour gacha mechanics set for removal

Mario Kart Tour is set to undergo a major overhaul in October, which includes the removal of gacha.

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Diablo IV will not include loot boxes, says Blizzard

Diablo IV will reportedly not include loot boxes, however there will be a battle pass for keen players.

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Overwatch will no longer offer loot boxes from August 30

It's the end of an era as Blizzard announces the removal of loot boxes in Overwatch.

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Blizzard asks Overwatch 2 players if they'd pay for US $45 skins

Overwatch 2 is free-to-play – and that may come with dire consequences for the game's microtransactions.

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Diablo Immortal reportedly earns Blizzard US $1 million per day

Diablo Immortal is reportedly a huge money earner for Blizzard, which could explain why it persists.

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Diablo Immortal has reportedly made US $24 million in two weeks

Microtransactions and a phenomenal player count have led to major success for Blizzard's Diablo Immortal.

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Sid Meier speaks out against monetisation in games

Sid Meier, creator of Civilization, has spoken out against game monetisation, saying it alienates fans.

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Marvel's Avengers drops paid XP boosts following fan backlash

The XP boost microtransactions lasted just over three weeks.

Monetisation in games is the subject of the Four Corners report

Four Corners report to focus on predatory videogame monetisation

Videogame monetisation schemes such as loot boxes and microtransactions to be the focus on the ABC current affairs program.