Microtransactions

Microtransactions becoming a key aspect in all games
By Josh Spano ’18 THE ROUNDUP One common thread in the world of gaming is the increase of microtransactions. Microtransactions are in game purchases with real life currency in order to get a cosmetic item or other virtual good in the game. According to the publication PC Gamer microtransactions will generate about $22 billion, while base games without microtransactions will only generate about $8 billion. When someone buys a new…