Video games for the home computer can be costly, especially for avid players. So many players turn to the Internet to take part in games offered online, particularly those that are made available for free. Some market analysts project online gaming to become a billion dollar business by 2005. But will people pay to play online games that were once offered for free? Market analysts are working to determine what online gamers will pay, if anything.
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