|The Secret World now free-to-play once bought, carries optional subscriptions|
|Posted: 12.12.2012 13:24 by Simon Priest||Comments: 1|
Funcom has announced that The Secret World is now a free-to-play MMO once you've covered the entry fee of buying the game. This means free content access to all of the four major updates.
If you buy and signup before December 31st then the next major update - Issue #5 - will be covered too, otherwise it's $5. Continuing subscribers receive perks over the non-paying flock.
You'll also get the Initiate Pack which arms users with stronger weapons at the start, a Blood Raven pet and more social clothing - if you buy before December's end.
Funcom has outlined the exclusive bonuses for subscribers:
● Time Accelerator (Clickable item which increases experience gain for defeating monsters by 100% for 1 hour, 16 hour cool-down – only usable by Members and Grand Masters)
● $10 worth of Bonus Points (given out every month) which can be used to purchase expansion content if desired
● Item-of-the-month gift (given out every month)
● 10% discount to everything in the in-game store
Those who rank among the Lifetime Grandmaster elite will receive the above benefits as well as an additional 10% off everything via the in-game store. Funcom have published a .