In the future, nothing will cost anything. Ever. Well, except when it costs something. Which will be sometimes, but not always. Or ever, unless you want it to. Those are the sorts of wonderful logicalfallacies somewhat ' shall we say ' misleading
phrases like 'free-to-play' conjure up, but there's no denying the business model's effectiveness. Even so, there are plenty of kinks to work out, which is why life's great big studio audience emitted a collective gasp when Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli announced that his company was closing up the non-F2P part of its shop
as soon as possible. During a recent interview with RPS, however, he clarified that stance and noted, among other things, that it's 'too early to say' whether or not Crysis 4 will be F2P.