'Godus Wars' developer kills microtransactions after outcry
Final week Peter Molyneux needed to cope with a hacked Twitter account, however this week he is coping with disgruntled players. His 22cans studio simply launched a Steam Early Entry model of Godus Wars, the a lot-anticipated, extra fighty sequel to Godus. Nevertheless, consumers weren’t glad to find that the title, which is free to consumers of the unique Godus and $14.ninety nine for everybody else, included a $5 microtransaction package deal. As Steam consumer Mucker_2202 stated, “to launch this into early entry and ask for any sort of cost must be a criminal offense.”
Comparable feedback resulted in a “principally unfavorable” score for the nonetheless-unfinished recreation, so 22cans determined to incorporate the locked content material at no cost. “It has been delivered to our consideration that the additional content material being a premium add-on actually is not a well-liked selection,” stated 22cans CEO Simon Phillips on Steam. “Subsequently, based mostly in your suggestions, the additional content material shall be obtainable to all free-of-cost.” That ought to quell the early entry complaints, however based mostly on different feedback, there are nonetheless fairly a number of bugs to work out. Meaning even he needed to, Molyneux should keep unretired.