The vast majority of modern video games use microtransactions solely to purchase various customization items – character appearances, weapons, various visual effects, and the like. In Halo The Master Chief Collection, all optional cosmetics can be obtained for free – simply by spending time on gameplay and receiving in-game “coins” for completing various quests.
However, in 343 Industries. came to the quite logical conclusion that today the amount of cosmetic content in the collection is so great that many players will not want to spend time to get it in the standard way. At the same time, according to the developers, players will be quite willing to pay money to get a certain amount of in-game currency, for which, in turn, will buy everything they need.
No gameplay advantage such action will not provide the player. More about the studio’s plans on this topic in 343 Industries are going to tell later.