Just Cause 3 Won’t Feature Micro-Transactions, Leaked Screenshots Were From an “Ancient” Build

November 11, 2014Written by Jason Dunning


Following the official announcement that Just Cause 3 is coming in 2015 and won’t be free-to-play, Avalanche Studios Founder Christofer Sundberg tackled the question about micro-transactions head-on, confirming that “it does not feature in-game micro-transactions.”

This answer came as part of a blog post where he addressed the leaked screenshots by saying they were taken from “an ancient version of Just Cause 3.”

He continued:

Like most games, this one went through an exploratory phase where we looked at different control schemes, different technologies, different business models. Those leaked screenshots show aspects of that process, and in no way reflect the game we are making today.

Avalanche will, however, “likely to look into DLC packs and items as part of our ambition to support Just Cause 3 and its players for many years to come.” For now, Sundberg says Just Cause 3 will be a “huge, fully packed, and extremely rewarding experience right out of the gate.”

To sum up: Just Cause will be released in 2015 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC through retail stores and as a digital download. It won’t be free-to-play and there won’t be in-game micro-transactions, but there is probably going to be post-launch DLC.

[Source: Avalanche Studios]