Free to Play Cast: Russia Getting HALO Online Ep. 134


On this week’s show, Skyforge has some serious ups and downs this week, HALO Online is coming free to a PC near you (if you’re in Russia), and Nintendo’s President doesn’t like the term “free to play.” All that an more on this week’s Free to Play Cast!

Discussion Timestamps:

01:07 Skyforge’s Up and Down Week
27:53 HALO Online Free to Play PC
32:30 Nintendo and Free to Play
34:33 Weekly Bombs (DA-Bomb / A-Bomb)
42:40 Questions and Answers of the Week

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  1. Question of the week: I’m tired of companies making programs that are copying steam when they could save resources and time, by simply making deal with steam. Instead they release half baked often broken copies that cost peoples patience and time, when games their suppose to have on do not work because of the program malfunctioning.

  2. Halo’s going to Russia as F2P because Russia is really tolerant of lazy P2W models while still firmly being region that loves and is into Western games.

    China/Asia isn’t as big on Western franchises, so it would be harder to get traction for the IP.

    NA/EU isn’t as tolerant of P2W models, so they have fewer monetization options and less “pain points” to drive sales.

    It’s not at all surprising to see them release it in Russia only.

  3. great show as always, as for perfect world and arc I had it and uninstalled it basicly if it has anything to do with perfect world it is pay to win/enjoy at some point in there games, DA BOMB to marvel heroes 2015 tried the game because I love diablo type games and the more I played it the more I liked it, its my main game atm and im havn a blast. A BOMB lol Jason ya gota un pack those boxes at some point bud =)


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