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ArenaNet softens Guild Wars 2 gem purchase alterations

Plans to alter the way in which Guild Wars 2 players purchase gems have been changed following a backlash from MMO fans. Until now players have been able to select a quantity of gems – the game’s currency system – and have their value converted into a sterling amount for …

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Steam adding 11 new currencies

Steam is in the process of adding support for 11 new currencies from around the world, Valve has announced. Local currency from Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, The Philippines and Singapore are now accepted via the PC games and software distributor. Support for Canada, Mexico, Norway, Turkey and Korea currencies will follow …

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Zenimax urges Elder Scrolls Online players to break the rules, name and shame gold spammers

Naming and shaming is normally prohibited on The Elder Scrolls Online’s boards. But rules are made to be broken. Bethesda owner Zenimax has taken the unusual step of urging users to actively name and shame anyone who they suspect of trying to proliferate the growing black market for the game’s …

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A dozen new currencies planned for Steam in 2014

Valve aims to bring currency options for 12 additional territories over the next year, including countries in Europe, North America, and Asia. The company announced the news this week during its Steam Dev Days conference in Seattle, Washington. The digital distributor plans to offer support in Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, …

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Gran Turismo 6 has microtransactions, is available to pre-order on PSN

Sony has confirmed that upcoming PS3 racer Gran Turismo 6 will be the first game in the series to offer microtransactions. Prices have not yet been revealed for the in-game credits” system although Sony says that the gamers can buy the credits both in-game and via retail gift cards. They …

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Grand Theft Auto Online players get $500k of free in-game currency

Rockstar is set to give each Grand Theft Auto Online player $500,000 of in-game currency as compensation for its server issues. The deposits will be made in two payments, each of $250,000, and only applies to GTA Online players who have played the game during October. The developer said it …

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Nvidia announces free-to-play currency giveaway

50 worth of in-game currency is to be given away with Nvidia graphics cards throughout the rest of the year. Those who buy a GeForce 700M series equipped notebook or a GTX 650 series desktop GPU will get free in-game cash spread across Warframe, Marvel Heroes and Neverwinter. The deal …

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Microsoft Points RIP – Xbox Live update kills off digital currency

As of today all purchases made on Xbox Live will be conducted in real currencies. An update rolled out over Xbox Live has killed off Microsoft’s Points digital currency, replacing all fees with proper sterling amounts for gamers in the UK. Any existing account balances will also be translated from …

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MICROSOFT: Xbox One Upload Studio expands console functionality; MS dropping MS Points

A new piece of software will give players a huge amount of control over how they share their games with viewers online. An in-built program called Upload Studio will at the touch of a button allow players to curate, edit and share their gameplay footage. And as the console is …

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Real-world money to buy in-game currency in Assassin’s Creed III

A listing on PSN and Xbox Live suggests players of Assassin’s Creed III multiplayer mode will be able to buy perks using real-world cash. Eurogamer reports that bundles of Erudito Credits will be available to purchase in bundle of 20, 50, 155, 380 and 925, with the biggest costing 1600 …

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