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Free online games a new fad - Today's Technology News - San Francisco Luxury News: Free online games a new fad

Free online games a new fad - Today's Technology News - San Francisco Luxury News: Free online games a new fad

FRANKFURT: Video-game makers that once steered clear of emerging markets to avoid getting ripped off by copycats are returning with free online offers to make money from customers willing to pay for add-on features. Electronic Arts, whose ‘Command & Conquer’ is ranked by researcher NPD among the top-five best-selling PC franchises of all time with more than 30 million copies sold since 1995, will make the game free online next year. Ubisoft Entertainment, known for its ‘Assassin’s Creed’ and ‘Tom Clancy’, introduced seven browser-based free-to-play titles at the Gamescon event in Germany this month. Free games with extras that cost often less than $ 1, a model pioneered by Zynga, are poised to push sales in countries where disposable income is low and piracy has hurt revenue. Latin America, Africa and the Middle East made up 6 per cent of the industry’s almost $ 67 billion...

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