The freemium business model has become prolific in the gaming industry, and it's not necessarily a bad thing. Freemium could be a great way for gamers to try a variety of games they may otherwise not be able to afford. Unfortunately, many companies use the pricing model to take advantage of customers with paywalls, infuriating interruptions, and tempting impulse buys.
The Italian Antitrust and Competition Commission has taken notice. Here's a breakdown of some of the good and bad of freemium gaming.