I don’t like writing negative articles that don’t include a solution to the problem, but in this case, there is no solution. The state of in-app purchases has now reached a level where we have completely lost it. Not only has the gaming industry shot itself in the foot, hacked off their other foot, and lost both its arms … but it’s still engaging in a strategy that will only damage it further.
Why are these gaming studios so intent of killing themselves?
Because massive application stores created a race to the bottom – as well as a huge pile of crap to wade through. Ten to twenty years from now, we won’t look back favourably upon the App Store or Google Play.