This EQ business model do however ring warning bells in my ears. I understand both EQ and EQ2 started by being subfee only, and then EQ2 went f2p and original EQ followed? And at this point they are both very restrictive, but EQ2 is somewhat playable as f2p player while EQ isn't very much and you are also pretty much forced to buy over 9000 EQ expansions?
I find it hard to believe that the subfee model is going to stay on the market, and I also remember something about Sony going for f2p model only in their future games? Or was it bioware? Well, anyway, I hope it wont be a painfully restricted game, it would be a shame to see. They got a great model for planetside2 and I hope that game is setting the standard on their future games... but we got reason enough to doubt =/