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ummm.... almost all new games cost 60 bucks. i havent seen a new game by a major developer coe out for less than that in years. where you been?

im suprised noone has mentioned that these developers of these games dont work for free. they spend hundreds if not thousands of hours building these games and there are quite a few developers.

if you worked for 1 year on your job to reach a goal and then your boss tells you you have to keep working on the same goal but work for free, what would you say? i definitely wouldnt work for free as i know you wouldnt.

so how can you expect them to design and work and then give it away? with that mind set we woul still be playing games that look like the original frogger or pong(love these games, not hatin em).

every body works to make money. dont get pissed when someone wants to get paid to entertain you.

hookers dont work for free so why should Dice's employees? when was the last tme you heard a hooker say here's a freebie?(doesnt count if your girlfriends a hooker)
Dead space was 50 crysis was 50 it might have been a while but it hasn't been too long. The thing is sure they put money in the game, I'm not arguing that, but they will more than triple thousands of dollars they put into developing it. Just the way I see it.


If kotick had his way video games would cost 100$ being that hes greedy as he'll.
Edited by Blackops_2 - 10/31/11 at 7:47am
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Seriously, $15 for the added, say, 20 hours of additional gameplay (insanely low in my estimation for BF3)? That's a great deal. If they put out quality maps, I think I'd be totally happy with that.

The 'monthly MMO' change is a good comparison. If they came out with an AWESOME map every month, and you had a choice to pay or not, that'd be so nice.
    
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well for instance i bought BC2 and payed $50/60 and i plyed it for over 600 hours and im sure some people have played way more than that. thats 0.10 an hour. i can live with that.

lets say you go and see a movie. $10 bucks for just yourself. movie lasts 2 hours. you would have to pay $3000 for the same amount of entertainment. so even if you were to spend $100 on a game taht would be well worth it.
Edited by Tipless - 10/31/11 at 7:48am
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only time will tell if there going to be free or a pay dlc
    
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The 'monthly MMO' change is a good comparison. If they came out with an AWESOME map every month, and you had a choice to pay or not, that'd be so nice.

you bring up a good point...

people are complaining about paying for DLCs yet there are people paying $15 a month to play WOW and other games similar to that. if you buy yearly its like 80ish. with the DLC on BF3 there is no obligation to buy. so your still at $60 for plaing as long as you want.
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you bring up a good point...

people are complaining about paying for DLCs yet there are people paying $15 a month to play WOW and other games similar to that. if you buy yearly its like 80ish. with the DLC on BF3 there is no obligation to buy. so your still at $60 for plaing as long as you want.
I consider those people insane. I can't stomach paying for a product the paying to use that product.
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I consider those people insane. I can't stomach paying for a product the paying to use that product.
You're paying for the upkeep of the servers that the product runs on. Expansions still cost money most of the time.

Again, it's laughable that WoW diehards are willing to pay $15 a month to play game that consumes most of their life, but if DICE gives you the option to buy some $15 DLC, which is usually just as if not more robust than any $20 expansion from an MMO, people start calling DICE scammers. They're not scammers. They want a return on their investment. If it's a good product, then I'm happy to contribute to that return. That's how a company operates.
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Really, $20? That's like £12... the cost of 3 beers in London. That's small change. If you can afford the PC to run BF3, then you can afford $20 (if it did cost that).



I actually don't D:
I remember someone already telling you the differences between you over there and us over here, especially towards College students. $20 isn't considered small change, but I could accept $5-10 being so (Which is weird, I know.) In reality, change would be change unless it were to change and change didn't have money value.
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I remember someone already telling you the differences between you over there and us over here, especially towards College students. $20 isn't considered small change, but I could accept $5-10 being so (Which is weird, I know.) In reality, change would be change unless it were to change and change didn't have money value.
I'm 22 and only just graduated. I was a student too for the last 10 years I've only started earning a proper wage in the city recently.
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read the quote, it is the "expansion packs" that we are going to be getting a lot of.

They got their share of the £30.58 i paid for it, they are not getting a penny more.
damn straight!
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