Shadow of War devs announce the removal of microtransactions

Shadow of War will soon have its micro-transaction features removed from the game.

Published Tue, Apr 3 2018 1:00 AM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Warner Bros. deciding to add micro-transactions to Shadow of War would of had to be one of the most controversial decisions a publisher has made, now the company had decided to back-peddle and remove the feature.

Shadow of War devs announce the removal of microtransactions |

Community Manager 'MonolithMark' took to their official website to announce that after 6 months of "listening" to the community they have decided to "restore the core promise of the Nemesis System" by "permanently removing Gold, War Chests and the Market from Shadow of War."

The announcement continued on and explained that "This means the option to purchase Gold with real-world money and the ability to gain Orc Followers from War Chests will be removed. There will be a specific amount of time given for players to utilize their unused Gold. If players have unused Gold by the end of the time allotted to spend it, any remaining Gold will be converted to in-game items."

To read the full announcement visit the official Shadow of War website post here.


Jak's love for technology, and, more specifically, PC gaming, began at 10 years old. It was the day his dad showed him how to play Age of Empires on an old Compaq PC. Ever since that day, Jak fell in love with games and the progression of the technology industry in all its forms. Instead of typical FPS, Jak holds a very special spot in his heart for RTS games.

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