This time around servers seem stable, and the free to play formula is a little more balanced. Using your wallet will still grant you bonuses, but at least the gameplay is true to the core saga.
The soaring bird that has long served as the metaphor for the Ace Combat pilot becomes a vulture fighting over highway carrion, looping away incautiously when the odd car passes a little too close, before returning again for a final few scraps of flesh.
Playstation Official Magazine UK
In a game build around multiplayer, it's baffling that the developer would undermine any gains made through Infinity being freely available by making it so difficult to play once you have it. [Aug 2014, p.91]
More will follow, but despite what its name might suggest, Infinity is extremely limited, both in terms of what little content it offers and your ability to access it.
Games Master UK
The rotting corpse floating in this flight sim's pool is its free-to-play mechanic. [Sept 2014, p.80]