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Free-to-play games are now part of our lives, on PCs, Android and iPhones. Are they a fad? Are they really free? And if not, what's the catch?

8th December, 2013

Free-to-play games are now part of our lives, on PCs, Android and iPhones. Are they a fad? Are they really free? And if not, what's the catch?

To the uninitiated, a free-to-play (FTP) game seems like a great deal. In theory, you download a game for free.

Then a small percentage of hardcore fans will pay for premium content (additional levels, for instance), which subsidises the vast majority who play free of charge. The beauty...

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