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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Interactive Entertainment's Middle Earth: Shadow of War will have microtransactions.
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.
He notes Electronic Arts' (EA) Star Wars Battlefront II ranked third among top titles for December, but was down significantly versus the prior iteration due to a controversy around the microtransaction mechanic which was temporarily removed.
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.
Since Bright Engrams are also available for sale in the game's Eververse microtransaction store, players speculate that Bungie's not-so-favorable XP system is encouraging fans to spend money on Bright Engrams.
com/articles/rainbow-six-siege-microtransaction-model-and-post-/1100-6432021/) amount of microtransactions it had on top of being a fully priced $60 game was divisive at the time.
If the player purchased a particular weapon, the microtransaction engine may match the player in a gameplay session in which the particular weapon is highly effective, giving the player an impression that the particular weapon was a good purchase.
com/injustice-2-dev-netherrealm-explains-microtransaction-system-2509405) Injustice 2 Microtransactions Explained By NetherRealm
In-game Crates can be earned by playing the game, but can also be bought with real money through microtransactions.