Sid Meier cautions games industry's focus on monetization business model

Originally published on GamesIndustry.biz by Jeffrey Rousseau

Civilization creator expresses that a lack of concern on gameplay may result in a loss of consumers

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Today during a new interview, Sid Meier said that the games industry should be cautious with the monetization business model and it should instead focus on gameplay.

Speaking with the BBC, the Civilization creator shared his thoughts during on the 30-year anniversary of the strategy franchise’s first release.

He went on to say that companies’ reliance on in-game content purchases may result in the loss of consumers.

“People can assume that a game is going to be fun and what it needs for success are

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