Players were concerned when the Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Beta launched and seemed to have a heavy tie between micro-transactions and the progression in the game. Players seemed to be able to spend a load of cash from the start and have the best weapons in the game without even…
Rocket League, the incredibly popular car-focused football game, is to receive microtransactions in the form of unlockable crates in a forthcoming update. This announcement comes around after a Redditor delved into the files of the game and found the assets; Psyonix were originally planning to make the announcement closer to…
Ahead of the first DLC release for Ubisoft's tactical shooter, leaked screenshots on imgur have surfaced which reveal vital information about the first two new Operators for Rainbow Six Siege. These two new Operators, supposedly called Frost and Buck are part of the Canadian Task Force and bring two new…
So, the Twittersphere has blown up over the past few days in both praise and despair at the launch of Mortal Kombat X. People have lauded its Story Mode, Variation system and the surfeit of content that kombatants can dig their teeth into. Others have lamented at its dodgy netcode,…
Having trouble earning credits in Forza 5? Want to avoid those pesky microtransactions you’ve been hearing so much about? Don’t worry, VGU has you covered. Forza rewards First things first, head over to the Forza rewards website and sign in with your Xbox Live account. Once you’re all linked up…
 Today the price of microtransactions within Gran Turismo 6 has been placed online, with players able to spent up to $150 for the most expensive car within the game the Jaguar XJ13. This reveal has sparked strong debate within the community, but SCE Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida commented on the issue through…
 Forza Motorsport 5 have in their latest title, implemented microtransactions for players to use if they so wish. This Token system will allow gamers to acquire cars in the game in order to advance their career more rapidly or to get additional XP boosts per race. For 2,334 Tokens you can…
By now it is no secret that GTA Online has been experiencing problems since it first went live 36 hours ago. Rockstar have been working around the clock to get the Online component of GTA V to a stable and playable point. As a result of this, the company have…
Reports from gamer website Eurogamer suggest that Rockstar will be offering four currency cards in GTA Online which will be purchasable with real-world currency. This information backs up the rumours that were seen yesterday on Reddit. The four currency cards will be priced from £1.99 upto £13.49. The £1.99 card…
It has been revealed today that  Ryse: Son of Rome will use microtransactions so that players can increase the pace with which they unlock items and features in the multiplayer section of the game.  At Gamescom the Ryse: Son of Rome multiplayer demo was explained by a Microsoft producer to…
 As of tomorrow, Activision are introducing micro-transactions into Black Ops 2 for Xbox360. The items for purchase will be available at a later date on all other platforms.  These micro-transaction purchasables are said to not effect gameplay but be little luxuries for players such as weapon skins or other none-combat…
Crafty players have managed to find an exploit in Dead Space 3 that can be used to farm unlimited resources. This means that you can completely avoid the micro-transactions. The micro-transaction system allows you to exchange real world money for in-game resources, which are in turn used to craft bigger…