Fidelity has a new CEO who wants to get rid of the CSGO trading fees.
Bob Chilton told analysts at a conference in London that the company has cut its trading fees to $0.25 per trade on Steam, where CSGO was released last month.
The move is a significant cut in the fee charged to players, who buy and sell game items for real money on the platform.
Fidelity is a big proponent of free-to-play games, which are often sold for large sums of money to players at a discount.
It has been vocal in its support for free-game sales, which it has seen as a way to boost revenue and create a more sustainable business model.
Firms like Amazon, Amazon Prime, and Microsoft are trying to take advantage of that model to attract more people into the subscription model.
Chilton said he wants Valve to take a more active role in CSGO’s future.
“Valve has been a huge partner to us in the past,” Chilton explained.
“They’ve been supportive of our plans to create a CSGO-friendly ecosystem.”
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