Fable 3 to Feature In-Game Store

During his BAFTA lecture yesterday, Lionhead Studios boss Peter Molyneux announced plans to add an in-game store to the sequel of one of their most known series, Fable III. The store, he said, would be used for purchasing items like weapons, armor, FAQs, and anything else that might just require some Fable related downloading.

As a fan of the series, I am more than curious to see how this system will turn out. Personally, I find it a bit awkward being that the Xbox Live Marketplace already does this, and has done this since its inception. Why Molyneux needs another “system” embedded in the game to perform the same functions that their current console of choice supports is more perplexing than anything I can fathom. However, I’m not going to belittle the man’s vision – I welcome the new “in-game store” with open arms. I’m just a bit curious to see how this thing will pan out.

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Yaris Gutierrez

Born and raised in New York City, Yaris is one of three co-founders at DualShockers. Gaming since the inception of Nintendo in the 80's, he has grown to avidly appreciate games of every genre, maturing his preference specifically now to third-person action games, first-person shooters and JRPGs. He's a software engineer, father and husband during the day, and mildly attempts to hold onto his "hardcore gamer" title during the evenings. An attempt that he tends to fail miserably at.

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