Top 10 Most Insulting MicroTransactions in Games



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00:26 #10. Episodes on a Monthly Basis “DC Universe Online” (2011)
01:12 #9. Five Diamond Gear “Assassin’s Creed Unity” (2014)
02:06 #8. Too Much, and Too Expensive, Extra Content “Evolve” (2015)
02:57 #7. Paying for Restarts “Angry Birds 2” (2015)
03:43 #6. One Time Use Items “Deus Ex Mankind Divided” (2016)
04:24 #5. Pay to Win Lawnmowers “Plants vs. Zombies It’s About Time” (2013)
05:13 #4. Resources “Dead Space 3” (2013)
05:58 #3, #2 & #1: ????

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41 COMMENTS

  1. 0:24 that's uh… that's not PvZ 2. That's not even micro-transactions. It's a mini-game in the console version, that comes with the game…

  2. Devil's Advocate: Angry Birds 2. It was a casual game meant to play casually. At least, for me. I played it on the bus and on lunch breaks at work. I never really got into a situation where I was out of lives and still had time to play, so it didn't really bother me. But it really depends on how you enjoy your game. Not as big of an offender as others on this list.

  3. Devil's Advocate: Dead Space 3. You didn't need to purchase anything, since there is a robot in the game that you can use to mine resources for you. It has a 10 minute timer and you can relaunch it. There are areas that are considered rich in resources that can be mined multiple times. So with some skill and timing, you can be saturated in resources in not time without dropping a dime. Not as big of a violation as other games.

  4. What about Mobile Strike? When you get to the midgame you literally have to wait, and I am not kidding, 2.000 days to research ONE item. And there are over 10 levels of EACH thing, in EACH tree.

    This is SO ridicoulous, they SELL (get this) 100.000 days of fast forwarding in the shop. 100.000 days!! Do you KNOW how long that is? That's 274 years. 274!

    Are you supposed to pass the game on to your kids when you die? And them too? For like.. Five generations? Worst part is, the packs ingame cost 120 dollars. For 1 pack. It's fucking SHAMEFUL

    Tl;dr Mobile Strike deserves to be on that list.

  5. Candy Crush is pretty bad at it too.
    On some levels you can't really beat it without some of the helper things, which you have to buy. You only have a certain amount of tries per day, which are replenished one by one per hour, so if you want to play it you have to give up that dough. Then once you beat a episode/level theme thing, I had to wait 70 something hours for the next to be open or invite and successfully gain 3 friends on the app, paying was probably available but I wasn't going to do that. I had already spent like 4 or 6 dollars on that game for the stupid boosters and lives to pass a level I've been trying on all day. Uninstalled it when I had enough, having to wait over 70 hours to play it again, just to waste my money. I got pocket Mortys instead. Much better game, I can play it offline and doesn't beg for money if I want to play in the Morty games or go to multiple levels a day or die and want to keep leveling up my Mortys.
    It only has options to spend your money for more in-game money or Blips and Chitz tickets. Which those tickets are only used for, essentially, a prise machine which gives you random items and to change your Mortys moves.
    Money(Shmeckles or something) and Blips and Chitz tickets are fairly won in-game.

  6. what about rainbow six siege starter edition, its impossible to get operators with renown because they are so expensive so instead you need too buy r6 credits.

  7. Any game with anything you spend real money on can suck unless you do it PERFECTLY so gamedevs are better off not doing it at all TO GET MORE HELP SPEND $99.99

  8. I am a huge fan of Windows, Microsoft, Windows 10, and all that stuff, but I can't disagree with number one; that's stupid as f***.

  9. With #1, I haven't seen too many ads. Most of the time, they're to the side after I win or lose a round or the game will ask if I want a Wild Card by watching an ad. I always tap "No thanks."

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