F2PMeter: Is Rage War Truly Free to Play?
In Rage War players find themselves travelling back in time to the Stone Age in an alternate universe, guided by famed inventor Leonardo Da Vinci. With an extensive PVE story focused campaign to recover components for his time machine, or strategic PVP battling for Empires, this free to play game has a lot to offer.
After going through our F2PMeter, we’ll see how truly free the game actually is!
Does the game require an initial purchase?
No purchases are required to play the game and it is available across multiple platforms.
Does the game require any continued paid subscription?
There are no subscriptions available.
Does the game require spending money on DLC packs or expansions?
The game has no DLC or expansion content.
Does the game support micro-transactions? Can anything be purchased in-game using real world money?
'Yes' takes away 5%
The premium purchased currency in the game is Gems, players can buy different gem bundles gaining a bigger discount by purchasing more gems. There are Special Offers that are attached to some larger gem bundles that also grant some free items in game.
Do any of the micro-transactions give players an advantages?
'Yes' takes away 15%
Every element in the game can be enhanced through premium Gem spending. Whether increasing the number of troops available in an army, instantly healing those injured units after an attack, purchasing resources that are missing, buying science points used to unlock new techs, and much more. Players are able to progress their empire far quicker than non-Gem spenders, and they gain a bigger advantage in combat.
Is the user interface customization restricted to paid options?
The UI cannot be customized.
Does the game give access to all available classes and/or races?
The game has no race/class options to choose from.
Does the game require have limitations to how the 'Auction House' /Market/Trade system is accessed?
There are no premium restrictions in place for trading between players.
Are personal inventory and/or bank slots limited at all?
'Yes' takes away 10%
The main “slot” limitation comes in the form of the barracks building; players can unlock slots that allow players to train and hold more units in a single building. Some slots are unlocked through spending standard currency, but others can only be unlocked by spending Gems, giving advantage to paying players. Similarly the buildable land can be expanded with various technologies, but players with Gems can expand it further allowing them to construct larger cities.
Are all dungeons and zones accessible without purchases?
Players can access all zones for free.
Does the game restrict high endgame content (PVE, Raids or PvP)?
The game does not restrict end game content to paying players.
Can the game be fully enjoyed without ever having to spend a ‘penny’?
'Yes' adds 10%
The game offers an extensive PVE campaign that has a strong story and lots of strategy focused levels to defeat. With PVP players can enjoy a successful expansion, especially when teaming up with other players. However, at higher level PVP where strategy is fairly even, the abilities and benefits granted by Gems provides far too much of an advantage to keep PVP balanced between paying and non-paying players.