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Now you know: WAKFU will be available on a subscription-free game model. You may think we’d take some benefits away because of this change… Well, we have a surprise that will certainly make you think twice!



All players will have full access to all zones, they can fight all monsters, do PvP, level up without limit, and access to all the unique WAKFU features such as economy, ecosystem, craft and politics.
 
"This monster isn't giving me enough experience ..." complained the young Iop for the hundredth time after defeating the hundredth piwi, after reaching level 30. Probably he should fight against stronger creatures to evolve his skills, but you know what they all say about Iops...
 
Tired of Iop's complaints, the gods blessed him with an amazing bonus (of course our wise little friend continued facing Piwis, but that's another story...) and from this magical blessing, Booster Packs were born!
 
With these packs, you can increase the experience bonus in combat and quests, you'll also have better chances to get items and kamas after battles, as well as other benefits!
 
Check out the table below to see more details about our upcoming Booster Packs!

 


And because we know you’ll love this new WAKFU, you’ll be able to get up to 1 year of Booster, based on the 30 days benefits and with a price discount according to the duration.
 
Which leads us to one question you surely have: How much will cost you? Those Boosters Packs will be available in Ogrines, we’ll share the details for all packs very soon, but rest assured that prices will be really accessible.
 
Besides the packs, the shop will be also available. As of today, there will be cosmetic items, pets, consumables, companions and services. We’ll get back to you with more details soon.
 
And don’t worry about your remaining subscription days : they will be automatically converted into Booster days! Plus you might get some other surprises to reward your loyalty to WAKFU... more information, coming soon!

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Eccentric Moogrr
VoidSettler 27 June 2014 10:22
I might be one of the players least prone to complain on these forums, but even I will admit being absolutely disgusted as well if they try and promote these changes as if we will not loose anything in this transition to a new model. This is the second promotion in a row with sentences like:

"But what will be taken away from us to compensate for all this?", asks the young Iop.NOTHING! Somethings in Wakfu are far too awesome to be removed!"

and

"You may think we’d take some benefits away because of this change… Well, we have a surprise that will certainly make you think twice!"

I have no problem in paying what I have been paying to have exactly what I had before (What a sentence btw) - But these vague promising advertisements are 'lies' the moment they do pull even the slightest in gaming experience from us without purchasing these boosters. I do not tolerate lies.
Speechless Crobak
S48GSII 27 June 2014 10:38
+30%exp and +30%kamas
This all what change for wakfu.

Not bad.
Lazy Bow Meow
warlock69 27 June 2014 10:45
As long as they don't jack up the sub cost or tank drop rates, I don't mind. Sub players have always had an advantage over non-sub players. Now, non-sub will actually want to play the game. No one is really impressed by Astrub and low level play. It isn't until you travel abroad and get some levels under your belt that you really experience the many nuances of the game. I like the current sub prices so hopefully, boosters are comparably priced. Drop rates are abysmally low for higher level stuff, so if they revamp drop rates so premium booster doesn't even give a slight advantage over current values it will stink. I am not worried about politics. Non subs will still have to become citizens to participate in politics. The worry will be that with more people becoming citizens, elections and government will become more important. Candidates and officials will have be more proactive with more noobs running around their nations.

The only thing that really bothers me is paying with Ogrines. I like many people can subscribe, but have never been able to buy Ogrines. I always get the error message when I try to pay. Looking at the forums, this issue has been around for over a year now. I don't know why they have to complicate things with special time-sensitive game currency anyway. Why do I need to buy gift cards or Wakfu dollars? I don't see the incentive. Just take my money.
Lord Madgobb
MiniMikeh 27 June 2014 11:16

(S48GSII @ 27 June 2014 10:38) *
+30%exp and +30%kamas
This all what change for wakfu.

Not bad.
It's not gonna be +30% exp from the current rate. It's gonna be +30% from a new nerfed rate.
Featherless Piwi
--Thaardzik-- 27 June 2014 11:29
I was right Wakfu Asia subscribing system.
Scary Polter
LioVamp 27 June 2014 11:44

(MiniMikeh @ 27 June 2014 11:16) *

(S48GSII @ 27 June 2014 10:38) *
+30%exp and +30%kamas
This all what change for wakfu.

Not bad.
It's not gonna be +30% exp from the current rate. It's gonna be +30% from a new nerfed rate.
I thought they stated that no nerfs will be applied, so that might be +30% on top of what we have, thus being notorious "drop revamp"
Ugly Gobball
zich0k 27 June 2014 12:16
So it's confirmed that this model is going to be adapted? As far as I get it, WAPAC non-premium users actually face lowered exp rates instead of standard ones (I base my assumptions on the posts like this one)?

What actually surprises me is the postcount in that thread, especially considering estimated "much higher" population of the asian server. Were they just clueless of what was happening?
Squited Arachnee
FurmentalAlchemy 27 June 2014 12:49
I don't like the twisting of words either- just say outright there's a penalty to drop chances for non-subs, instead of spinning it as a bonus for subs. They do admit it in WAPAC, even if buried deep in the "subscriber benefits" page
Lord Madgobb
Rokugatsu 27 June 2014 13:27

(aquabeauty @ 27 June 2014 03:48) *
uughh... things are beginning to take a turn for the worse...

Here we go... 40$ pets, 80$ insignias... what is next... what could be next?

I pray you dont do F2P all wrong, but from the looks of it.. that is where it is headed.
What 40$ pets and 80$ insignias? Don't be ridiculous.
Narcissistic Larva
ClaudioVianna 27 June 2014 13:33
From what i've been watching the exp and drop rates are not going to be lowered. I've played on the Asia server and the exp rate and drop rates were normal.

Sabi, or any other mod, can you confirm the information to people just stop speculating?

Speculation can be a weapon to demotivation.