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Akuma
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PostPosted: Thu May 16, 2013 6:58 am    Post subject: Free 2 play Reply with quote

I was surprised to hear this morning that Rift is going F2P next month. I thought it was doing quite well.
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PostPosted: Thu May 16, 2013 7:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I kind of miss that game. I enjoyed it very much and may now go back and pick it back up again.
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PostPosted: Thu May 16, 2013 9:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Going F2P doesn't necessarily mean that a game is doing badly. For example, SWTOR is actually making more money since it went F2P. Done correctly, it seems to be a very profitably strategy for many MMOs
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PostPosted: Sun May 19, 2013 9:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Is anyone playing this? I've thought about dabbling in it again. I liked the crafting system pretty well and I enjoyed my Justicar.
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PostPosted: Mon May 20, 2013 2:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bard was fun.

I just wonder if there are any funky limitations if you start playing again. And what about the people that bought the ultra edition of the game that let you play without paying already. Are they going to get any benefit of paying all that money out up front? F2P currency every month or something forever?
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