1. Curiosity: What’s Inside the Cube?
Diamond chisel, £47,000
The first release from renowned but controversial game designer Peter Molyneux has every player focused on the same objective – chipping away at a black cube to get to its unknown contents. as the box breaks up it releases a number of in-app purchases including the chisel, the owner of which is almost guaranteed to deliver the final blow and claim the mysterious prize.
Next Gun Bros
For many of us, spending a couple of quid on an app is a big step. But some apps want you to spend money in the app as well, and they aren't always 'micro-transactions'...
The era of free-to-play games and freemium apps is upon is, and though they're often cheap or free at the point of purchase, they still want your precious money. Many in-app purchases are inoffensive, and reasonable. But every now and again, you'll see something for sale that will have your jaw hitting the ground.
As young iPad gamer Danny Kitchen racked up £1,700 on his dad's credit card buying up add-ons on Zombies vs Ninjas we pick out some of the most expensive in-app purchases found elsewhere on the big ol' App Store.