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It doesn't seem to matter whether you're a fan of subs, a fan of free-to-play, or just a fan of good games: Every time an MMO reveals its business model, chaos ensues. So it was this week when both The Elder Scrolls Online
announced subscription models. But don't get excited just yet, purists; ESO
has admitted to a cosmetics-and-services cash shop
, and WildStar
is adopting a currency-to-sub conversion scheme
akin to EVE Online's
PLEX. So maybe let's wait until both games release in and survive 2014 before we call F2P "dead," eh?
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