Why People Buy In-Game Items With Real Money?

Vitor Dal Pra
7 min readJun 22, 2020
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This is the question that led to my graduation thesis. Recently, I saw someone tweeting this very same question. It was the trigger I needed to revisit my dissertation in a digestible format, something I have wanted to do for a while.

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Vitor Dal Pra

I’m passionate about the gaming culture, design and good stories.