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so $60 for your game, $156 for your sub for a year, then $60 for the sequel, and another $156 for another sub. Yeah, thats alot of wasted money.

They will probably charge extra for DLC, Say $25 unless you have the Sub and then you get it for free, if your sub ends, so does your DLC. So they can not only milk the people who subbed, they also rape the people who just want the DLC.

The terrible thing is the sheeple are going to fall for it.

Oh well, just gives me people to laugh at while i play battlefield 3.


PS I know that EA would do the same thing if they had the chance, but so far they havent. Lesser evil here folks.
No. You can thank DICE for putting some sense into EA, I bet EA would have tried the "pay per month" route as well.
    
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No. You can thank DICE for putting some sense into EA, I bet EA would have tried the "pay per month" route as well.
No, We can thank dice for making a great game because EA let them. EA knows the only way to beat COD is to create a bigger and better game. As soon as EA is on top, they will start milking it. you dont truly think that dice held hands around their building and said no to their bosses do you?


Just look at RPGs for evidence to support this, they are currently in charge of the RPG market with bioware, and they cut content and charge for all kinds of weak DLC and the last few bioware games have been their worst, EA is broadening the appeal of their games, such that they have lost what made RPGs good.
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I had the urge to buy both of MW3 and BF3. This is pretty much the breaking point, No more MW3 for me.
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more info here
"The Modern Warfare 3 Files: Team Perks, No Nukes, New Killstreaks"
http://kotaku.com/5805959/the-modern...ew-killstreaks

just saw a tweet by one of the devs saying some of the details were untrue
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No dedicated servers. Should have figured that one. It's about the only way to get PC players to possibly pay. DIAF IW. LOL, okay too late. wink.gif
    
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People will pay it, but I can expect less kiddies on it. However it could go either way...

A) Parents will spend X amount of dollars to get their kids to shut up and be stimulated

or

B) Parents will rage at the fact that they have to drop 60 bucks every time the new COD comes out and their 5th grader is telling them they have to pay the Xbox Live fee PLUS the COD fee.


Soon the fees will be so high for online gaming you'd be able to make small car payments.
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People will pay it, but I can expect less kiddies on it. However it could go either way...

A) Parents will spend X amount of dollars to get their kids to shut up and be stimulated

or

B) Parents will rage at the fact that they have to drop 60 bucks every time the new COD comes out and their 5th grader is telling them they have to pay the Xbox Live fee PLUS the COD fee.


Soon the fees will be so high for online gaming you'd be able to make small car payments.
At that point you go outside get a stick and a leaf then tell the kid to use his imagination.
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At that point you go outside get a stick and a leaf then tell the kid to use his imagination.
hahah ....back in my day....
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Where is the link to the Online being free this weekend?
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More reason to get battlefield 3.


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