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I would actually think Blizzard makes MORE money this way.... Digital download costs them $0.01 (bandwidth), whereas the physical game pre-order does cost them a few bucks. As well, as someone else mentioned, they could go after GAME for the money as well... its a Win-Win for Blizzard and Fans.

Kudos to Blizzard, goes to show that if you put your money in a good companies hands, they will treat you well... *Cough* EA *Cough*
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I would actually think Blizzard makes MORE money this way.... Digital download costs them $0.01 (bandwidth), whereas the physical game pre-order does cost them a few bucks. As well, as someone else mentioned, they could go after GAME for the money as well... its a Win-Win for Blizzard and Fans.
Kudos to Blizzard, goes to show that if you put your money in a good companies hands, they will treat you well... *Cough* EA *Cough*
I disagree, I believe the people that pre-order at GAME will be very likely to buy Diablo 3 again, specially it was not Blizzard's fault it is GAME.

Also you have to include the development cost.

By the way, if what you said is true then Blizzard would offer free copy to everyone to make more money.
It really doesn't make any sense that they will make MORE money.
Edited by Erio - 5/15/12 at 11:30am
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Well imagine if you were one of those gamers. You spent your $60 on DIII and you thought all hope was lost with GAME going out of business. Then you read that Blizzard will be taking care of you; must be a pretty nice feeling for them.

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I would actually think Blizzard makes MORE money this way.... Digital download costs them $0.01 (bandwidth), whereas the physical game pre-order does cost them a few bucks. As well, as someone else mentioned, they could go after GAME for the money as well... its a Win-Win for Blizzard and Fans.

Kudos to Blizzard, goes to show that if you put your money in a good companies hands, they will treat you well... *Cough* EA *Cough*

Careful with that one, Blizzard still Merged with Activision, who hasn't been the most popular company ever. They're all about profits on the other side of the company... Hopefully Blizzard keeps their focus and stays away from that tongue.gif
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Careful with that one, Blizzard still Merged with Activision, who hasn't been the most popular company ever. They're all about profits on the other side of the company... Hopefully Blizzard keeps their focus and stays away from that tongue.gif

Very true frown.gif I try not to think of the A-word.... I still remember the awesome Blizzard that gave me Warcraft 2 B.chest when I was in elementary school.
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