CEO Scott Hartsman
is preaching the gospel of free-to-play far and wide these days, saying that it makes sense to have games as accessible as possible to players.
"If there's one thing we're learned through all of our own prior development, it's that the barrier of having to purchase a thing before getting into a game is proving to be a bigger and bigger barrier as time goes on," Hartsman told MCV
But will F2P backfire by giving away the store for nothing to penny-pinching players? Hartsman doesn't think so: "What we're discovering is that if you take great content and great gameplay and reduce the barriers and take that leap of faith, customers will be there for you and will be there to support you."
All of Trion Worlds' game library is free-to-play at this point.