Lego Universe goes free-to-play

The Lego Group confirms that its MMOG will be available as a free-to-play title this August, though players will be restricted to just two of the game’s 15 adventure zones. Vice president Jesper Vilstrup said: “We see Lego Universe as a key element for our digital play division, and are adjusting the business model to make the game more accessible to players, without the immediate obligation to purchase or subscribe.” The firm also made clear it does not intend to introduce microtransactions.