I was waiting for someone to mention that.
Like I said, I don’t support pay to win. You shouldn’t have to pay for an advantage you can’t reasonably get otherwise. What makes things even worse is when it is just a solution to a manufactured problem.
They designed the problem, then try to sell you the solution to that problem (no free encumbrance cold-resistance armor). When people don’t bite, they make the problem worse (changing the way temperature damage works, nerfing bearer thralls, etc) hoping people will finally give in to the tactic,
I don’t consider that real worth.