PS2 Station Cash Unlocks Going Account-Wide

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I only wish CCP would be able to develop and patch stuff as fast as PS2 devs.
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Fantastic to hear, When I first heard they were not unlocked account-wide, I felt it was short of a scam, to pay 7 bucks for a single gun for a single class for a single character. Hopefully they can keep on whittling the game down to a lean and mean beast of income.
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You do realise Sony is a lot bigger company than CCP, with a hell of alot more cashflow for that kind of stuff, than CCP has.
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Yes, it helps when you have other games/projects to pull income from as well. CCP really only has EVE. Yes, yes, they do have World of Darkness and DUST514 but neither of those are released yet. CCP took a bunch of the EVE staff and had them work on DUST514 as well as took a bunch of the World of Darkness guys and had them work on EVE and DUST514.If both of those projects take off CCP should have more income to further polish EVE. Or, at least, one can only hope.
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I don't. I remember Star Wars: Galaxies and the Combat Update saga
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A much larger problem is the time-frame of addressing the concern. Only took them 10 years to fix bounty hunting, despite it being hilariously broken for all that time, and ultimately being a relatively quick fix. Other examples aren't hard to come by.CCP do a lot better at balance changes, where they tweak lightly and see what happens, then tweak again. SOE are swinging wildly with multiple balance changes at once, and I have no idea what data they are using to support them.

It has been less than two weeks since Planetside 2's rather successful release, but Sony's development team shows no sign of slowing down. Three days ago, Sony CEO John Smedley revealed some of Planetside 2's big gameplay aspirations with a screenshot of a giant flying aircraft carrier that seems likely to play a big role in Auraxian warfare in a distant future patch. Over the weekend, Creative Director Matt Higby had an exclusive sitdown with Massively to talk about what was likely to come in the more immediate future.

While there a number of topics addressed in Higby's interview, the most exciting announcement was that items purchased with Station Cash would be unlocked account-wide rather than restricted to the character you had originally bought them on. The details haven't been finalized and no date has been given, but empire-specific unlocks would almost certainly only be available on characters of the same faction and would not result in translated purchases (i.e. a Vanu Lasher purchase would not unlock a Mini-Chaingun on your Terran Republic alt). On the plus side, the account-wide unlocks will be retroactive, so anyone who has already shelled out a small fortune on giraffe camo, skull helmets, and golden mermaid hood ornaments can rest easy in the knowledge that they will be able to display their nouveau riche fashion sense account-wide.  

Also of note, the ability to rearrange the UI to your heart's content will be making a return in a future update. While Sony recently came down with a very firm 'no' in regards to player modifications to the UI, they appear to have heard their players' concerns and will be reintroducing this feature, which existed for a short while in the beta (before being pulled due to bugginess), to Planetside 2. In the immediate future, however, SOE seems content to build upon their success by polishing the game, fixing bugs, and increasing server stability.

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As a child, Hratli Smirks' village was attacked by Large Control Towers and his parents slain. On that day, Hratli swore an oath to seek out and kill POS towers throughout the galaxy.