Try our new beta!Click here
130°
Submitted by Wormwood 1099d ago | news

TERA Starting F2P Without a Cash Shop

TERA Rising goes Free-to-Play tomorrow, but today we learned that the Valkyon Outfitters, TERA's in game cash shop, won't be ready at this time. What does this mean for the financial stability of this MMO? Is TERA making a grave mistake? (En Masse, PC, Tera Online, TERA: Rising)

washednblood  +   1099d ago
Might have to try this now that its F2P. I'm sure they will be working around the clock to get that shop up!
Wormwood  +   1099d ago
I really HOPE that they are. If they are approaching this with anything less than panic, I'd be disappointed.
xseven  +   1099d ago
I know there team is considerably smaller now than this past summer, but you'd think that they would have started development or kept key people to put a system in place if that was to be their new model.

Good thing they're under new leadership.

I'm still going to give them a chance.
kefkah  +   1099d ago
No cash shop in place on a F2P launch? Odd. Someone must know something the rest of the industry doesn't...
Wormwood  +   1099d ago
"Odd" was exactly what my first thought was...
Kamikaze135  +   1099d ago
They're adding a cash shop. They just didn't meet their deadline to implement it so they can't launch it.
xseven  +   1099d ago
You'd think that if they're wanting to make the most of the "relaunch" under the F2P model that they'd really have made the changes around when the store would be done.

Also, they must have seen the writing on the wall for this model, you'd think it would be ready by now.
Wormwood  +   1099d ago
Agree 100%. That's the point. If they want to succeed, this NEEDS to be in at day one.
sintrino  +   1099d ago
They're probably under pressure to release this as soon as possible. It'd be crazy not to have a source of income from your new product. The cash shop is not ready. That is the logical conclusion. Either that or they turned into saints.
What should we do: Wait and see.
Chrono  +   1099d ago
I wonder about the European server, I played Aion F2P and the starter option was unplayable at level 20 onwards, you can't even buy things from the other people. Hope their TERA F2P is better.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
40°

Blackwell Podcast Episode 13 -- Alejandro Arque

1h ago - In this episode we interview the awesome Alejandro Arque, game designer at Square Enix who worked... | Culture
40°

The PSP's Lumines will come to iOS and Android this summer, as Lumines 2016

1h ago - They’re making new Lumines! Remember Lumines? One of the best PSP titles is coming to iOS and And... | iPhone
Ad

Gran Turismo SPORT Beta Testing Begins early 2016

Now - Start tracking GTS with Releases.com's release date alert service and be notified when the GTS beta launches. | Promoted post
40°

Review: This War is Mine – The Little Ones - Connected Digital World

1h ago - Connected Digital World writes : War has been an integral part of video games since the very earl... | PS4
40°

In Assassin's Creed Chronicles' Russia, Telephone Call Ends You

1h ago - OX: It seems like only a few weeks ago that we were playing the last Assassin's Creed Chronicles... | iPhone
40°

Unravel Is Now Available For Xbox One

1h ago - Unravel introduces Yarny, a new, lovable and endearing character made from a single thread of yar... | Xbox One