Not a conspiracy theory genius. Anytime a company decides to go free to play, said company will nickel and dime you anyway they can. It's a slippery slope. Learn business.
No, it is a conspiracy theory, they may try to nickle and dime you to death, but that doesn't mean that they create and fix imaginary bugs to suit their needs.
Unless you have intimate knowledge of their coding, and know for a fact that this was intentional, you cannot say that was what they actually did, you just end up spewing fictitious nonsense