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Middle-Earth: Shadow of War to get rid of microtransactions via upcoming update

Months after the game's release microtransactions will be removed

Raymond Bakker
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Raymond Bakker
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | 13:26 GMT
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Middle-Earth: Shadow of War to get rid of microtransactions via upcoming update

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | 13:26 GMT
Raymond Bakker
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Raymond Bakker


The action adventure role-playing game Middle-Earth: Shadow of War will be getting rid of its microtransaction system via an upcoming update, development studio Monolith confirmed earlier this week.

According to a recent announcement, the studio claims it has realized that the game's microtransaction system "undermining the heart of the game". Players of the game could buy Orcs to build up their army to progress through the game faster.

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The announcement further states that the system compromised stories featured in the game's Nemesis System because even knowing about purchasable options reduced the immersion in the world.

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