Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora
Microtransactions in Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora are summarized as...
The game is largely singleplayer, but can be played co-op. Despite it being a largely story based game it is filled with microtransactions. This includes both cosmetics as well as items that give you an advantage.
To purchase any content in the game you need to purchase a premium currency, they can not be earned in-game. Most of these are cosmetics, such as weapon and character skins. The game also allows you to purchase certain items that give small advantages. These can also be found in-game in different forms. The majority of these only come in bundles, meaning if you want a particular piece of equipment, but not all, you will still need to purchase the entire bundle.
The premium currency comes in quantities that do not match the price of store items in all cases. You will always have something left over. Pricing is similar to that of free-to-play games.
Despite featuring a premium shop all future content will also need to be purchased. The game has several planned DLC which can be purchased via a season pass or standalone once they are released. The details of the DLC are not yet known, but you are able to purchase them.
The game has several special editions for purchase. The base version is priced higher than comparable games on PC, at roughly 70 USD. The deluxe is an additional 40 USD and only includes the season pass, which includes 2 DLCs as well as an already available extra mission and a cosmetic bundle. An addition 20 USD (130 USD in total) includes more cosmetic content.
Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora takes advantage of higher base prices, season passes, expensive cosmetic content, and items that grant you advantages, all in a largely singleplayer game.