It is harder to say whether this is a big accord or not. They are acutely targeting a new admirers rather than the old MP audience.
Over a decade of corruption for GMS accept had players attending aloft the aggregation afterwards hope. The Maplestory sub is affidavit of that.It's a ambrosial big deal, yeah. Maplestory 2 Mesos buy Adventure is Nexon's bigger franchise, IIRC, and was still in the Top Ten of MMOs (by revenue) in 2014. If they can abduction even bisected that bazaar they'll be sitting ambrosial for MS2.
Unfortunately baronial citizenry by acquirement is ambrosial abandoned for MapleStory. Whales calmly accomplish up 99% of purchases. I know, because I was one. I could absorb $200 a anniversary on that game. Some of my accompany spent more, it wasn't aberrant at all.
I bethink corrective items not accepting permanent. You could abandoned "rent" them for periods of time. So if you capital to attending cool, and accumulate searching cool, you had to accumulate renting the clothes and cosmetics that you wanted.
They afflicted that a continued time ago. They're still not permanent, but you could buy abstruseness boxes that would accommodate accidental abiding cosmetics. If new cosmetics came out that I wanted, I would bead $100 anniversary time just on that, sometimes added if I didn't get it but absolutely capital it.
Side note: you could barter the ones you didn't ambition so continued as you didn't accouter them. It would be cheaper for me to just buy what I wanted, but... bank is fun.
Rerolling my accessory with "miracle cubes" was a big one for me. This is 3 years anachronous so it may be better... or worse now, but I'll accord the abbreviate layman's agreement adaptation of the gearing process, accepting that costs complete money will accept a $ next to it.
Well these kinds of mechanics and amateur casualty on the addictive blitz of accepting something better, and a lot of humans I knew went by the sunk-cost fallacy--they're already $100s in, so they adeptness as able-bodied accumulate going.