A microtransaction is a business model where users can purchase virtual items for small amounts of money. They have become popular in video gaming, especially in free-to-play games. In this video, you'll learn a simple way to understand this concept through an easy and brief explanation. Fortnite relies upon in-game purchases for skins (how a person or thing in the game looks) and power-ups. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is another example of a game with microtransactions. This modern feature allows for greater flexibility for gamers and spectators to enjoy and interact with video games.