Technically, it isn't Pay to Play. That would be a subscription model. This is Buy to Play. A one time purchase that gives you complete access and all of the freelancers that exist now and all of them that will be released into this living game. The Free Mode is permanent access with limited features. A demo generally limits the time you can play it, or only lets you play to a certain level. We allow progression. Free mode is definitely just as unique as Atlas Reactor is