From Battle Pass To Battle Ass (The Jimquisition)

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The Battle Pass is the new hotness in monetization thanks to Fortnite.

Before “AAA” publishers can sink their fangs into the latest scheme, games like PUBG and Paladins have shown them how to do it.

La Chica Incognita
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La Chica Incognita

After watching this I still don’t completely understand what the fuck battle passes are. They sound like a ludicrous mess and why the fuck would I want to spend money on what seems like an absolute mess.

Oliver Mendes
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I finally got around to watching The Raccoons, it’s got some great music.

R.M.Renfield
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R.M.Renfield

1.) As I always and tediously say, all this is nothing, nothing compared to the monetization in Star Citizen. As an example they just made a mining feature but you have to buy a ship that costs $150 (and that is dirt cheap for Star Citizen) to even try it out in the alpha.

2.) What’s happened to Shakey McMullen? I liked that dude. When does his story continue?

Hunterking87
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Hunterking87

Did this video get taken down or something. I ask because this isn’t the first vid to be taken down in the last week. I just hope its not Youtube being youtube again.

Anton
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Anton

Microtransaction incentives are getting more and more surreal. First, you had people paying to skip content because video games are mandatory hard work, and the considerate publishers just wanted to grace us with a convenience option ( you know, so we wouldn’t have to play the thing we bought) . Now, instead of just getting on the F2P hamster wheel and grinding out impossibly slow progress, you have to put a quarter into the machine to make the hamster wheel start, and THEN you will be bombarded with the pressure to spend more money. Great. I believe that PUBG now… Read more »

MysterySolver
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MysterySolver

Please consider uploading your content somewhere aside from Youtube.