Submitted by RayWillmott 982d ago | opinion piece

Is the future of in-game customisation stuck behind a paywall?

Nobody can deny the popularity of customization within games. The market is huge, whether people are camouflaging their favorite gun or a piece of clothing for their toon.

The more players get involved, especially with games which have strong character progress and customization, the more players become invested in that character and will want that character to reflect their personality. (3DS, Call of Duty, Guild Wars 2, iPad, iPhone, Next-Gen, PC, PS Vita, PS3, PS4, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

DigitalSmoke  +   982d ago
Thats a 100% accurate article, and SUCKS because creativity is the only human aspect expressed in video games, all the rest is on rails.

I will suport developers who do not go this route.
3-4-5  +   981d ago
The first Dev to give us Tons of customization without having to pay for it, all while being popular will make a ton of money.

I miss games that let me customize everything just because. Just for the fun of it.
AzaziL  +   980d ago
It just sucks that almost every must have title will eventually be bought out by EA, Activision, or UBI. Those companies know how to take a good thing and choke the life out of it for a buck.
CalvinKlein  +   981d ago
yup, in dead space 3 you can get things for you scavenger bots....if you buy the scavenger bot DLC. LOL what a bunch of crap. Im looking forward to selling my copy of DS 3 for more than I paid, it will even have the limited edition online pass and new game smell intact. I will be happy to take a sale away from them, and they have no right to get even 1 more cent from my copy of dead space 3 being sold used because its mine, just like a movie, book, shirt, car or used toothbrush.
oOMICHAELOo  +   981d ago
DLC has been abused for far too long. It's time we as gamers say NO MORE! I don't know about anybody else, but I'm tired of buying a game only to realize I have to spend another $20-40 just to enjoy it fully.

This is what they did with Virtua Fighter. You had to but customization features for each character. What kind of crap is that?

Add comment

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

Visual Novel Narcissu 10th Anniversary Greenlit

24m ago - Hardcore Gamer: Since then, the Kickstarter succeeded with nearly $100,000 in funding. Today, the... | PC

Seagate 2 TB Xbox One Game Drive and other compatible external hard drives discounted

24m ago - The Seagate 2 TB Game Drive for Xbox One has been discounted to $89.99. Other compatible external... | Xbox One

HotLiked - What the Internet is talking about right now

Now - Kill some time at HotLiked.com. You will regret it... | Promoted post

Manila HTC Vive Jam Set for Next Month

3h ago - VRFocus reports on the news that Manila will be hosting a virtual reality (VR) development jam ba... | PC

Into the Dead Released for Gear VR

3h ago - VRFocus reports on developer PikPok releasing virtual reality (VR) horror title Into the Dead for... | iPhone

All Nyko Products 20% Off Starting Black Friday

6h ago - EB: Nyko has announced that it will offer 20% off all of its products starting Black Friday and r... | Tech