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Submitted by gamebynight 580d ago | podcast

MMO Radio: Episode 5 - The Fall of F2P?

Guest starring: Sister Julie and Sister Fran from the No Prisoners, No Mercy podcast!

Is a 5th episode an anniversary? Not quite, but it’s certainly a special one. This week we’re pleased to be joined by Sister Fran and Sister Julie of the No Prisoners, No Mercy podcast. It was an absolute pleasure to have them on, especially since Adam and I have been longtime fans of their show. Considering the recent news about (F2P) Allod’s Online offering a subscription option and Julie’s enthusiasm for the model, we decided to look at exactly where the MMO business model might be headed. It’s certainly on people’s minds. Is F2P still the saving grace for the industry or is it unsustainable in its current incarnation? More importantly, if that’s the case, what will come up to replace it: Buy-to-Play, the revivification of subscriptions, or some refined version of the cash shop model?

We would once again like to thank Julie and Fran for joining us. It was a wonderful time and the resulting... (Allods Online, Dev, EA, Industry, PC, Rift, Star Wars:The Old Republic, The Secret World, World of Warcraft, World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria)

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