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Who cares, only people who buy their crap are console kiddies and mindless sheep looking for typical brainless garbage.
They've already successfully destroyed every single franchise they have. They won't have anything left pretty soon
Rainbow Six...Garbage now
Ghost Recon....Garbage now
Prince of Persia....Garbage now
Assassin's Creed...well...that was typical garbage from the start
Silent Hunter....oh we had bugs? We'll make you guys vote for us to fix them, we wont' do it unless there's enough votes though
Splinter Cell.....Garbage now
Far Cry....Garbage now
Hawx...Are they even trying?
Heroes of Might and Magic....I give up
UBIsoft had some of the best franchises in gaming, ever, period. Then they destroyed Red Storm Entertainment. Then they bought Tom Clancy's name so they could throw the name on whatever crap they wanted and get away with it.
Actually, UBI can stay around all they want, just quite releasing your crap on PC's.

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I truly miss those games. Couldn't get enough of GR: Island Thunder on XBL back in the day. Also, Zeros to Heroes in Rainbow 6 and "tag" in Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow... so many awesome memories playing those games.
   
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I've never heard of a company so hell bent on continually reminding me to never give them my money. You're a funny one, ubisoft.
    
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So yeah, with this...we're now back into the negatives Ubi. You really should take note from Valve on how a gaming developer should operate. Portal 2 was $45 on day one, and they STILL get 100% free DLC, and they even opened the game up for community maps (SP and co op).
Sigh, when will Ubi learn that EA is not the company to mimick?

If optional paid DLC is a negative(in your opinion), then EA is definitely not the only company they're mimicking.
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I can see it now...

Cracks&hacks for in game item shops.
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Nice going Ubisoft.....you killed yourself in my eyes again. frown.gif
1) Ubisoft implements RIDICULOUS DRM schemes. -1
2) Ubisoft claims that all PC Gamers are pirates, no exceptions. -1
3) Then Ubisoft pulls a good move, and bashes on EA in their FC3 trailer. +1
4) They then go on to promise no more of their stupid DRM scheme. +1
So yeah, with this...we're now back into the negatives Ubi. You really should take note from Valve on how a gaming developer should operate. Portal 2 was $45 on day one, and they STILL get 100% free DLC, and they even opened the game up for community maps (SP and co op).
Sigh, when will Ubi learn that EA is not the company to mimick?

Why would they want to imitate valve? Valve makes nothing compared to Ubisoft and EA in selling games they made themselves, ubi and EA products frequently outsell them on a huge basis, where valve does make money is from the steam store and selling other people's games. Ironically enough when EA and Ubisoft try to mimick this aspect of valve they get universal hate from the pc community for competiting against steam.
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Why would they want to imitate valve? Valve makes nothing compared to Ubisoft and EA in selling games they made themselves, ubi and EA products frequently outsell them on a huge basis, where valve does make money is from the steam store and selling other people's games. Ironically enough when EA and Ubisoft try to mimick this aspect of valve they get universal hate from the pc community for competiting against steam.

For some reason, Valve/Steam worshipers just refuse to see this.
     
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Well isn't this the most silly thing I've heard all morning, Ubisoft is at it again. Forget about me considering to buy Ubisoft's games ever again if they start doing this.
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I dislike most big game developers and their decisions these days as much as anyone else with half a brain-cell.

But when I see a $15 map pack for 5 maps from a previous game shoot to the top seller spot, or the $0.99 gun pack; I have to start thinking that maybe if we, as the consumer, weren't so retarded... We wouldn't be getting mined for our money through bullsh!@# tactics from people who just want to add another wing the size of a hospital to their kids play house...

WAKE UP!
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But when I see a $15 map pack for 5 maps from a previous game shoot to the top seller spot, or the $0.99 gun pack; I have to start thinking that maybe if we, as the consumer, weren't so retarded...

Exactly what I said earlier. There is a reason why DLC continues to be so popular for big developers: WE KEEP BUYING IT.

It doesn't make sense that people buy Skyrim DLC or something, then turn around and complain about yet another dev implementing more DLC in their games. A lot of PC gamers are even paying for Battlefield 3 Premium, or DLC "Season Passes" that you pay for in advance, and get the content later - even though they already paid full price for the game.
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Nice going Ubisoft.....you killed yourself in my eyes again. frown.gif
1) Ubisoft implements RIDICULOUS DRM schemes. -1
2) Ubisoft claims that all PC Gamers are pirates, no exceptions. -1
3) Then Ubisoft pulls a good move, and bashes on EA in their FC3 trailer. +1
4) They then go on to promise no more of their stupid DRM scheme. +1
So yeah, with this...we're now back into the negatives Ubi. You really should take note from Valve on how a gaming developer should operate. Portal 2 was $45 on day one, and they STILL get 100% free DLC, and they even opened the game up for community maps (SP and co op).
Sigh, when will Ubi learn that EA is not the company to mimick?

Why would they want to imitate valve? Valve makes nothing compared to Ubisoft and EA in selling games they made themselves, ubi and EA products frequently outsell them on a huge basis, where valve does make money is from the steam store and selling other people's games. Ironically enough when EA and Ubisoft try to mimick this aspect of valve they get universal hate from the pc community for competiting against steam.
That's not only the reason...Microtransactions have been around for years. Wow, guildwars 2 and most if not all MMOs have microtransactions. Hell even Tribes:Ascent/age of empires online LoL have microtransactions service. I understand that games like tribes are free to play but guildwars 2 and wow aren't exactly "free" but people don't seem to have a problem forking 15 bucks a month for wow, so what's new about this? I don't like the idea of micro-transactions either but don't make it seem that ubisoft are the first people to implement the change.
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