The Secret World Subscription Requirement Required and Trailer

Pay once, play forever
Releasing a new video, Funcom today announced that subscription is no longer required to play The Secret World, a modern-day massively multiplayer online game developed for PC. The Secret World is now available online and in retail and starting today no subscription fee is required to enjoy any of the game's content, features or storylines.
Even though the subscription requirement for the game has been removed, there is still a Membership option available which provide various bonuses such as 10 USD/EUR per month which can be spent in the in-game store, the 'Time Accelerator' item that grants double experience gain for one hour each day, a fixed 10% discount to everything in the in-game store, and more.