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Last week, Electronic Arts CFO Blake Jorgensen raised some Internet ire by suggesting that all future EA-published games will have microtransactions. The executive has now clarified his comments, saying he wasn't claiming each game will have them but rather that each game can have them...

http://www.shacknews.com/article/78093/ea-clarifies-microtransactions-comments

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EA has a LOOOOONG history of saying one thing and yet doing another. rolleyes.gif *Serious salt being thrown over shoulder*
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I don't see what's the big deal about microtransactions. I mean, for example, I only use like 4 diferent weapons in BF3. If they had sold me onyl those 4 weapons for $10 ea (Which is a FREAKING lot) I would have saved a few buxx. As for most of the micro transaction games, they don't have DLCs, only items.... So its not that big of a deal. I think.
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No difference really. Instead of 100% its somewhere between 0% and 100% (which does not mean an avg of 50%).

They could release all or none really. Does this change anything, not really. Micro-transactions are good IMO, but it all depends on how they do it. If they sell the game for $30 and offer a ton of extra stuff trough the transactions cool. If they charge me $60 and want me to pay more money for something that's already on the disk... bad.

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