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It's official: you can pay to unlock Driveclub content instead of earning it

Driveclub developer Evolution Studios has confirmed that the PS4 racer will have microtransaction options for those who want to unlock content early, instead of earning it through play.

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It follows my big Driveclub interview with Evolution, during which we spoke about why it was delayed and what will happen between now and its October launch.

Speaking with IGN, Driveclub director Paul Rustchynsky said, “It’s been a hot topic of late inside gaming, and we’ve been very keen to take on board the feedback from gamers and make sure we don’t upset anyone.

"What we’ve done is make sure that the progression system is really straightforward, really simple and gives you access to a lot of content really quickly.

"If you want to unlock a car immediately, you can pay to unlock that car straight away but it’s not a consumable microtransaction. We don’t let people buy Fame, for example and spend lots and lots. The idea is if you want to shortcut things you can do – it’s identical to what we did in Motorstorm RC. So if you played that, you know what we’re doing here."

Will you be tempted to buy for the best cars and content, rather than earning them through play? Let us know below.

Via MCV.

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