It was only a matter of time before LEGO Universe offered a free-to-play component.
This is planned for August as a digital version of the MMO. Rather than go the micro-transactions route, access to content will be limited for free players. They'll be able to play through two adventure zones and a single player property area, which is where you get to build your own LEGO objects.
Full game access will still cost $10 per month, so don't think this is a total, freebie-centric overhaul. Still, letting people who merely want to dabble in LEGO Universe do exactly that is a good thing.
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The LEGO Universe ends January 31st
One of the more interesting MMO experiments is about to see its end. LEGO Universe, the family-friendly online free-to-play game featuring everybody's favorite Danish building block, will be shutting down its servers at the e...more
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Play part of LEGO Universe for free starting today
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Star Wars: The Old Republic customization update now live
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Survarium alpha offers an early look at gameplay
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The WWII dogfights of War Thunder are headed to PS4
Gaijin Entertainment is bringing its free-to-play massively-multiplayer online game War Thunder to PlayStation 4 this holiday season. There's nothing in the way of screenshots for the expanded release, though we do have a te...more