Don’t expect random microtransactions.
Don't worry Microsoft will force you. It's in their nature. Just a matter of time
There is no big publisher that wouldn't. Also the multiplayer is free to play so it's already expected to have cosmetic purchases.
What MS games have lootboxes?
The last Halo did, though MS have seemed to change their stance on them since.
@speeddemon They didn't change their stance. They'd likely continue if not for the bad rep that loot boxes have gotten because of EA
@SpeedDemon Yep, I was not a fan of those "card pack" loot boxes. I never really got into that multiplayer as a result. Which is a shame because I was big into all the previous games going back to Halo: CE LAN parties.
So 1 game? man thats a lot lol I guess it's in their nature after all/s (I almost forgot the/s lol thanks razzer) @Perty the packs had little to no influence on MP. In fact it was exclusive to War zone and given away for free like candy So that excuse is BS. Req packs did nothing for 4v4, free for all, 8v8 doubles aka classic playlist
Better question what Microsoft game doesn't have in game RMT? (or won't in the future).
Loot boxes have been taking too much heat lately. They're not good for business. M$ wouldn't put them in Halo in this current climate. Also Fortnite and League of Legends are the most successful F2P games right now, and neither feature loot boxes.
Saying no loot boxes has become a meaningless marketting term. Sure no lootboxes, we'll just have loot bags and other randomized RMT items to keep people spending. As long as the item isn't boxed shape t's not a "loot box" surprise mechanics!
thank the lord!
How about no mtx period. Lootboxes is only a form of mtx. Mtx's are the problem.
In a free to play game, how does one make money.
Didn't realize halo infinite was free to play. Yes for free to play, obviously mtx are necessary but not at all for a paid game.
Mtx are fine when done properly. I'm a big fan of the season pass method myself.
You mean they wont be called that. I mean, aren't they monetizing customization? That just suggest loot boxes without the randomization.
Loot boxes are, by definition, random. A loot box without the randomization is no longer a loot box.
In other words you have no issue, see no problem, with them further monetizing a subscription service? Buying DLC and all the rest, so long as its not random loot boxes, for games you wont actually own.
After the showing of the game and how it left a rough impression last thing you want to do is litter it with loot boxes that is a great way to make people bypass your game. I still think loot boxes should be banned from gaming I pay for your game then I have to pay an online subscription to play multiplayer if I am on console. Last thing I want is to pay for a loot box or see a game that is littered with loot boxes that probably have a fairly common skin for a character or a gun.
No loot boxes doesn't mean no microtransactions though.
Yeah. Instead they are going to sell thousands of armor coatings to us and take away our ability to choose our own colors.
I’m glad this is the case, but sad we live in time when this has to be announced and is actually a selling point.
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