micropayment

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micropayment

(ˈmaɪkrəʊˌpeɪmənt)
n
(Telecommunications) a system whereby a user pays a small fee to access a specific area of a website
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the game relies on the dreaded microtransaction (thanks Candy Crush).
Instead, the game relies on the dreaded microtransaction (thanks Candy Crush).
We're taking further steps into the microtransaction world.
Until there's a good microtransaction solution for the Internet, we expect most usage pricing will be based on a sustained relationship with the customer--an open corporate billing account, an annual subscription, or perhaps a "membership club.
It's a question of whether social elements and microtransaction can give rise to new ways of collaborating around storytelling.
IENT expects to release a FREE MicroTransaction version of WarBirds 2013 early in 2013.
The deckbuilder should extend Magic 2015's lifespan by a huge margin, with over 300 unique cards to choose from and microtransaction booster packs expanding your library further.
Moreover, the game industry has been taken by storm with Nexon's microtransaction business model.
Notable trends shown in the poll results include console development on the rise, digital and microtransaction sales dominating profits, and other trends that offer a glimpse into the future landscape of the games industry.
New and established developers can publish their games, get rapid user feedback, and enjoy attractive advertising and microtransaction revenue shares.
The problem is that a lot of the game's single-player campaign aspects are lacking as compared to past NBA titles, especially on the online modes, particularly "MyCareer" and "MyGM" that both provide more microtransaction opportunities.
In an attempt to lure older players back and to get more new people playing and competing in the game, Wyrmbyte also launched a value pack of all current in-game content called the Titan Pass, the value of which is over $650 worth of goods (if purchased in the old microtransaction model) for just $19.