micropayment

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micropayment

An electronic commerce transaction of very low value. It may refer to charging just a few cents or even a fraction of a cent for a transaction such as an information lookup. It may also refer to aggregating several small-value purchases and charging a credit card at the end of the day or some other period for the total amount. See microcommerce.
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If you haven't earned enough in-game credits, you can buy them via a microtransaction - or purchase a 24-hour 'Party Pass',' which give you day-long access to all the game's paid-for content.
I think there's a lot of power in the microtransaction business model for Dust.
His current professional and personal goal is the successful introduction and adoption of the microtransaction business model in the US.
78% Percent of Developers Polled Believe eSports is a Sustainable Business; 50% of Devs see Majority of Profits from Digital Sales or Microtransactions vs.
Despite these fixes though, one issue remains rampant and this is the in-game microtransactions.
So we've dropped the microtransaction model completely to turn Dragons & Titans into a truly free-to-play game where in-game progression is based purely on skill and not on how much money people pay", said Scott Brown, President of Wyrmbyte.
But with some solid 3D visual effects and the welcomed absence of any paywalled microtransaction content, Assassin's Creed: Pirates is a worthy addition to your smartphone gaming treasure chest.
Nexon is a pioneer of graphic massively multiplayer online games and the free-to-play microtransaction business model.
By joining forces, we are combining 6waves Lolapps' experience in publishing and developing social games with our extensive knowledge of free-to-play games and the microtransaction business model.
With its free-to-play and microtransaction business model and low-cost monthly Membership options, Free Realms overcomes the high-cost of games that prevents many other developers from entering the territory successfully.
We also expect the microtransaction model to move beyond games, and for there to be practically unlimited applications for microtransactions on mobile platforms as well as the Web.
Through subscription billing and microtransactions, companies can take advantage of digital payment practices.