Game Features

Business Model

Step 01

Purchase your copy of WildStar, which includes 30 days of game time, from a physical or digital retailer.

Step 02

At the end of the month we offer 2 options to continue your game time without interruption.
Box
Subscription
C.R.E.D.D.

C.R.E.D.D.

So What Is C.R.E.D.D.?

C.R.E.D.D. is an in-game account item that, when consumed, extends an account’s subscription by 30 days. C.R.E.D.D. can be bought from other players in-game via the C.R.E.D.D. Exchange for earned in-game gold, or you can purchase C.R.E.D.D. online from the WildStar Shop. If you go for C.R.E.D.D. you can use your first month of gameplay to earn gold while playing WildStar.

Next month, instead of paying the monthly subscription fee, you can use gold earned in-game to purchase C.R.E.D.D. from other players through our in-game C.R.E.D.D. Exchange. You can then redeem your C.R.E.D.D. for another month of WildStar game time. You can continue this cycle over and over again, enabling you to "play to pay" for WildStar.

Consume

C.R.E.D.D. for subscription time

Sell

C.R.E.D.D. to other players

Purchase

C.R.E.D.D. with real money

C.R.E.D.D. Example

Here's How It Could Play Out...

Player A
JPHIGGINBOTTOM:

He doesn't mind paying a monthly subscription, as long as the game is top notch. He just wants a big, rich game he can bite into.

JP loves the game... but he just wishes he had more time to play.

Higgs is ready for his mount... but he hasn't had the time to earn enough gold to pay for it.

Higginbottom buys C.R.E.D.D. online and puts it up for sale on the C.R.E.D.D. Exchange.

JPHigginbottom now has a pile of gold... and can buy the mount he had his heart set on.

Player B
BROFESSIONAL:

He doesn't have the cash, or he just doesn't want to pay a subscription. What Bro does have... is time.

Bro loves the game too and he's been plowin' through content, so he's got some gold to spend.

The Bro is about to hit Elder game... but his free 30 days are almost up.

Bro buys C.R.E.D.D. from the C.R.E.D.D. Exchange with his huge pile of extra gold.

Brofessional consumes his C.R.E.D.D. and now he gets to raid with his guild... for free!

C.R.E.D.D.
C.R.E.D.D.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

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Do I have to buy the game?

Yes, WildStar must be purchased in order for you to play the game.

Where can I buy WildStar?

You will be able to purchase WildStar both digitally and physically at all major retailers.

How much does it cost?

Edition Price
Standard Edition $59.99
Digital Deluxe Edition $74.99

What do I get for purchasing?

Items Standard Digital Deluxe
30 days of included playtime
3 guest passes with 7 days of playtime
Housing décor item
Eldan themed hoverboard
Eldan augmentation costume
Special Eldan title
Eldan colored dye for your armor

Will I need a form of payment when setting up my WildStar account?

You are asked for payment information so you can continue playing WildStar without interruption when your initial 30 days of game time is up. Redemption of payment can be done by all major debit/credit cards, PayPal or Game Time Cards.

How do I subscribe?

Once you have bought the game, you will be able to activate your free 30 days of playtime by entering a valid credit card number or Game Time Card during registration. You may be billed up to three days prior to your play time expiry date. If you wish to cancel your subscription prior to your play time expiring you will need to do so before your next billing date. Game Time Cards will be consumed upon use and will extend your playtime beyond the first 30 days.

What payment options do you accept for subscriptions?

We accept:
  • Major debit/credit cards
  • PayPal
  • Game Time Cards

How much does a subscription cost?

We offer a number of subscription options, with discounts for multiple months:

Subscription $ Per Month $ Total
1 Month $14.99 $14.99
3 Months $13.99 $41.97
6 Months $12.99 $77.94
12 Months [Best Deal] 10.99 131.88

How do I unsubscribe?

You will be able to unsubscribe by editing your profile in the account management system. The subscription will be cancelled at the end of your current billing cycle, so you will be able to continue playing on your account through the end of that time period.

Can I pay for my subscription with Game Time Cards?

Yes, we will offer 15, 30, and 60 day Game Time Cards.

Where can I buy Game Time Cards?

Game Time Cards are available for purchase online or in store from major retailers.

What is C.R.E.D.D.?

C.R.E.D.D. is an in-game account item that, when consumed, extends an account's subscription by 30 days. It stands for Certificate of Research, Exploration, Destruction and Development.

How do I get C.R.E.D.D.?

C.R.E.D.D. can be bought from other players in-game via the C.R.E.D.D. Exchange for earned in-game gold. Alternately, you can purchase C.R.E.D.D. online at https://shop.wildstar-online.com/.

What is the C.R.E.D.D. Exchange?

The C.R.E.D.D. Exchange is unique in that when a player wants to buy C.R.E.D.D., they will only be able to buy it at the lowest currently offered price, with no awareness of who's actually selling it. Once the stock of that commodity at that price is gone, players will then be able to buy from the available stock at the next lowest price.

How much does C.R.E.D.D. cost?

In Game:
  • The cost of C.R.E.D.D will fluctuate based on the current player to player trade rate on your realm's C.R.E.D.D. Exchange.

Real Money:

Item Price
C.R.E.D.D. $19.99

How do I redeem C.R.E.D.D. for subscription time?

Any character on your account can access your Account Inventory, from which you can redeem C.R.E.D.D. and your subscription is auto-magically extended from the day your current sub runs out.

Does my game experience differ if I am a paying subscriber or if I am using C.R.E.D.D.?

No.

Can I give / gift C.R.E.D.D. to my friends?

Yes! C.R.E.D.D. can be gifted to other players, but only by the original real money purchaser, and only if the C.R.E.D.D. has not yet been bound to the account. Unfortunately, players who have already bound C.R.E.D.D. to their account or have purchased it with in-game gold from the C.R.E.D.D. Exchange are unable to gift C.R.E.D.D. to other players.

Can I stockpile C.R.E.D.D. stored on my account?

Yes, you can build up a bank of up to twelve C.R.E.D.D. so you can use it at a later time. However, stockpiled C.R.E.D.D. on inactive accounts may expire after three months have passed since the original subscription expiration date.

Why does C.R.E.D.D. cost more than a monthly subscription?

This allows us to protect our users and provide secure player to player transactions with in-game money.

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