The hidden cost of microtransactions: Buying in-game advantages in online games decreases a player’s status

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Evers, Ellen; van de Ven, N.; Weeda, D.;
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With the advent of the internet, computer games have undergone substantial changes. Many games now contain some form of social interaction with other players. Furthermore, many games offer players the opportunity to buy upgrades using microtransactions. Based on social ... View more
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