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I understand where many are coming from saying the game doesn't have what it claims to have on Steam's page, but I can also understand that it takes time to get your game approved to be offered on Steam. Perhaps Valve approved and opened the game up for sale sooner than the developers expected? There could be a lot of factors where I'd give the developers the benefit of the doubt. They could have a patch with vehicles and a 2nd map in the works that could release by year's end. They might have intended to release on Steam as a pre-order and it was Valve's error. Who knows? I just hate that people are so quick to jump and say "omg War Z developers are such scammers they're falsely advertising all this stuff that's not even in the game yet," as if the middle man (Valve) making an error isn't possible. I see the most ridiculous comments on War Z's Facebook page on every post they make.

Highly unlikely! Plus seriously... out of the 1000s of games that come out a year on steam... this one already had a bad rep, from what I've been reading from past posts here and other sites. Then this JUST happens to happen to them?
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From time to time a mistake can be made and one was made by prematurely issuing a copy of War Z for sale via Steam. We apologize for this and have temporary removed the sale offering of the title until we have time to work with the developer and have confidence in a new build. Those who purchase the game and wish to continue playing it via Steam may do so. Those who purchased the title via Steam and are unhappy with what they received may seek a refund by creating a ticket at our support site here.

http://kotaku.com/5969836/the-war-z-removed-from-steam
Edited by Stealth Pyros - 12/19/12 at 11:39am
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http://kotaku.com/5969836/the-war-z-removed-from-steam

lol that means it was a mistake to release it because of the state it's in. Not because of what you said. Did you ignore all of the interviews the devs had defending the game being on steam... or my post on the previous page quoting the dev saying that it's as is on steam or comprehend what you yourself just posted?

Well it was bound to happen and yes you're still wrong. wink.gif
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http://kotaku.com/5969836/the-war-z-removed-from-steam

You know, i know its bad that it came out on steam, but those who bought it from steam is (lets just call them not so smart). They knew what the game was and how it's not fully developed, but they still bought it anyways. So you can't be blaming the devs for putting it on steam already. If you see so many people complaining on the forum and everywhere else, why are you gonna go buy it and b!tch that it's not complete when YOU know it isn't a complete game. They can blame themselves for being dumb.

Okay i know most of you are gonna read my post above and say what you guys said earlier, but still. At this day and age, everyone goes online and read reviews and such now before buying anything. So if you b7tch and complain, it' your own fault because you already know what to expect. PLEASE don't compare this to buying a car, because it's 2 different things.

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http://kotaku.com/5969836/the-war-z-removed-from-steam

lol that means it was a mistake to release it because of the state it's in. Not because of what you said. Did you ignore all of the interviews the devs had defending the game being on steam... or my post on the previous page quoting the dev saying that it's as is on steam or comprehend what you yourself just posted?

Well it was bound to happen and yes you're still wrong. wink.gif

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a mistake can be made and one was made by prematurely issuing a copy of War Z for sale via Steam.

How is that any different at all from what I said?
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Perhaps Valve approved and opened the game up for sale sooner than the developers expected? They might have intended to release on Steam as a pre-order and it was Valve's error

It's coming from Valve's own mouth, not mine.
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They changed the steam key features. Now it's more accurate.
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How is that any different at all from what I said?
It's coming from Valve's own mouth, not mine.

Yes. It's different. It was prematurely released because of the crap state the game was in. Not because the Dev's didn't want the game to be released and Steam went ahead and did it without their consent.

HUGE difference.

Don't care anyways so whatever.

Hopefully the game does get released in a better state in the future though. For the time being, I'll be awaiting DayZ... since I don't want to have to buy Arma to play the mod.
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How is that any different at all from what I said?
It's coming from Valve's own mouth, not mine.

Yes. It's different. It was prematurely released because of the crap state the game was in. Not because the Dev's didn't want the game to be released and Steam went ahead and did it without their consent.

HUGE difference.

Don't care anyways so whatever.

Hopefully the game does get released in a better state in the future though. For the time being, I'll be awaiting DayZ... since I don't want to have to buy Arma to play the mod.

My point from the get go (when I first made that comment) was that the game was probably not supposed to be opened up for sale on Steam yet; insinuating it was an error on Valve's part. They've admitted to such mistake, so I don't really see where I'm wrong. The state of the game had nothing to do with whether Valve accidentally released it early or not. The game could have been 100% completed and Valve would have still released it earlier than they were internally supposed to.
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Yes. It's different. It was prematurely released because of the crap state the game was in. Not because the Dev's didn't want the game to be released and Steam went ahead and did it without their consent.
HUGE difference.
Don't care anyways so whatever.
Hopefully the game does get released in a better state in the future though. For the time being, I'll be awaiting DayZ... since I don't want to have to buy Arma to play the mod.

Have you played dayz and warz?
 
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My point from the get go (when I first made that comment) was that the game was probably not supposed to be opened up for sale on Steam yet; insinuating it was an error on Valve's part. They've admitted to such mistake, so I don't really see where I'm wrong. The state of the game had nothing to do with whether Valve accidentally released it early or not. The game could have been 100% completed and Valve would have still released it earlier than they were internally supposed to.

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Have you played dayz and warz?

Ok... I know you're gonna call me out on my statement "crap state"... but lets face it. The game should have simply not been released without more polish being done. I've been wanting to play DayZ for a while... have watched a ton of lets plays and did not take the plunge, because I know that a stand alone will be released. I also did not want to pay into WarZ because it just didn't have as many features as DayZ.

So I take back that statement... and will simply say that the game was missing many features and seems like it should have not been released. tongue.gif
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