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To be honest it's about time we didn't purchase games via CD or DVD anyway, since optical drives are now the slowest component. All games should be purchased online and be download only imho.

There's simply no need for backup media like CD/DVD's anymore, all development can be stored on the companies local fileservers. Then such things as stealing software is far more unlikely to happen.
Totally wrong, retail copies have its place and they will never go away. For collectors like me, DVD is the only option of fulfilling my passion. Can you imagine collecting Digitally downloaded games ? Yea ? Really ?

And Collectors edition of Course. I like Discs more.

PS : We are getting 120Mb/s connection. No limits. 45 bucks for it. Doesnt change anything. I am still going to buy disc. Just for the sake of putting them on my shelf and my passion for it.
Edited by Shadowness - 10/29/11 at 9:23am
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I think online downloads of a pc game release is great, unless you are capped on your internet and need to ratio out what you download against media streaming of television, as well as a adolescent child spending more and more time online....

cd/dvd releases of games and software are needed now, much more than ever with ISP's instituting fair use practices and internet bandwidth caps on their service...

I say, Keep those disks coming!
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Ontopic: If it's only disc 2 it shouldn't really be a problem except for being able to make leaked information about the game, it still should not be playable without disc 1. And also i'm not surprised since im sure some would like to make sure this recycled/slightly updated game is worth it.

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To be honest it's about time we didn't purchase games via CD or DVD anyway, since optical drives are now the slowest component. All games should be purchased online and be download only imho.

There's simply no need for backup media like CD/DVD's anymore, all development can be stored on the companies local fileservers. Then such things as stealing software is far more unlikely to happen.
I disagree, there are many people who do not have decent internet connections simply because there isn't any good internet providers nearby, that with the fact that there are caps with some providers. With the size that games are today, it's more efficient to still have physical copies, regardless of wether optical drives are the slowest components or not.

I myself have a fairly fast Cable modem internet connection with decent download speeds and it took me 2 hours to download Borderlands game of the year edition off of steam last night. Imagine for the majority that can't even achieve those speeds. With a physical copy one could simply install it in a matter of under 20 minutes and get right to playing.

Optical drives are still very much an important tool for computers.

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I myself prefer owning physical copies of games, this is just personal preference. i'm not a fan of downloading games.
Also this. Regardless of how much I love Steam, it will never beat how much I enjoy actually having a copy of the game physically.
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Hey hopefully Activi$ion will blame PC users and we will never get a CoD game on PC again YAY
I hate selfishness like that.
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Honestly believe that devs do this on purpose most of the time
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Hey hopefully Activi$ion will blame PC users and we will never get a CoD game on PC again YAY
This.
     
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To be honest it's about time we didn't purchase games via CD or DVD anyway, since optical drives are now the slowest component. All games should be purchased online and be download only imho.

There's simply no need for backup media like CD/DVD's anymore, all development can be stored on the companies local fileservers. Then such things as stealing software is far more unlikely to happen.
I don't how fast your internet is, but I installed BF3 at 4.9 mb/sec, a lot faster than the 1.2 mb/sec download speed I get. I would way rather install at 5 megabytes a second from a disc, than try downloading 10+ GB. Sure the optical drive is the slowest component on a computer, but it sure is faster than the internet. Unless you're getting over 5 mb/sec download speeds.... In that case, I'd want to move to your neighborhood lol
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I would like to see these expensive games ship on a flash drive. Smaller, faster, easier to market. I see 8GB thumb drives going for $3 at Walmart. It's not like it would cost that much more.
Same here.
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I can believe it. Crappy internal controls.
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To be honest it's about time we didn't purchase games via CD or DVD anyway, since optical drives are now the slowest component. All games should be purchased online and be download only imho.

There's simply no need for backup media like CD/DVD's anymore, all development can be stored on the companies local fileservers. Then such things as stealing software is far more unlikely to happen.
Reality Check.
Alot of people want something to show for their money. Some people even prefer a retail experience. Some of us even want to sell our games after we're finished playing them. That's why I won't buy anything that doesn't come with physical media. My 50X DVD ROM is still way faster than my internet connection, in fact, it's faster than any connection around where I live. Some of us have to pay out the arse for barely tollerable speeds. For instance, 6Mb down/512K up runs me $50, and the price gets way higher from there. For folks living in an urban area where they're practically giving away T1 lines, I can understand why they might prefer purchasing online, as running to a store might be more of a pita, but don't try to punish everyone by suggesting games should only be available by download. You think pc game sales are slow now, try that stunt and see what happens.


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PS : We are getting 120Mb/s connection. No limits. 45 bucks for it. Doesnt change anything. I am still going to buy disc. Just for the sake of putting them on my shelf and my passion for it.
Good grief. I think I have connection envy!
Edited by Jayce1971 - 10/29/11 at 9:55am
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