Project Spark has announced it will be completely free ditching it’s free-to-play micro-transaction module. This move will automatically unlocked all previously paid content as it transitions to the new creation engine called Incubation.
“Project Spark’s goal has always been to empower creativity. We’ve been an incubation engine for ideas from epic to artistic and we plan to continue doing so,” said Rahul Sandil, Head of Project Spark Acquisition/Engagement. “Project Spark inspires and empowers over 200,000 creators who have shared tens of millions of custom objects, behaviors and experiences. Every day we see anywhere between 300 and 400 new games being uploaded on our platform. Our support of these creators and our communications with them will continue in an open, free and collaborative environment.”
If you have purchased Project Spark digital content on or after July 28,2015 – you’ll be entitled to Microsoft Store credit equivalent to the money spent on the title.
The team has also announced a bunch of new content and features coming to Project Spark on October 5th. You can check out the list here.