P2W is a broad term. P2W gives significant advantage over poor joe, and ruins games. BDOs model encourages players to invest 100s of euros over time to compete in the gearrace and ruins the game. Any whale with a brain in this game has significant advantage. Buying costumes for crons and pen push is super rng and expensive, but the fact that such a wallet-method exist ruins the overall game experience. Gone are the times one could say that each player's progress depended on the individual hours put down and luck. The only reason the cow keeps getting milked is because the core game is good and no other cow on the market offers same combat/farmville experience.