LendEDU just ran and published a new poll that questioned video gamers about in-game microtransactions and their impact on their finances. We wanted to gauge their overall feelings about pay-to-play downloadable content.
Interestingly, most video gamers support paid downloadable content and microtransactions, thinking they add value to a video game. Many are willing to spend an additional $100 - $200 on extra content a year.
- 56.6% of video gamers think the current paid downloadable content system is beneficial to gaming
- 80.4% of video gamers will not stop buying video games that come with microtransactions
- 40.4% of video gamers think all paid downloadable content should be allowed in online play
Here is the full report: https://lendedu.com/blog/video-games-and-finance/