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CD Projekt VP on competition between Cyberpunk 2077 and Half-Life: Alyx: “VR remains an extremely nichey niche”
The management of CD Projekt told investors that it was not afraid of the competition with Half-Life: Alyx. The Cyberpunk 2077 makers also expressed doubt regarding business viability of VR games as mass-market entertainment.
Valve adds X-ray scanner for loot boxes in French CS: GO
The French version of CS: GO now has an X-ray feature that allows users to scan loot boxes and see their contents before making a purchase. You would think Valve is making the lootbox mechanic less exploitative, but not it’s not quite as straightforward.
Artifact developers discuss its revenue model
Artifact, a digital collectible card game, developed and published by Valve, lost 95% of players within 2 months since its release in November 2018. This happened despite the praise from the critics. One of the reasons for the game’s failure is the monetization model that many labelled “pay-to-win.”