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There's no excuse for such an exploitative business practice. Basically they make you pay for what should have been free cheat codes.

In my opinion there's really no place for microtransactions in the single player part of a game.
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Originally Posted by jcde7ago View Post

From the comments:
I lol'd.

that would be TRU.
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They'll still have a sale from me. It doesn't look like they're taking away any original game content. Most of this stuff looks like stuff that will really only benefit you online, or stuff that just speeds up the process of obtaining certain items. People can't just not buy something without crying (ignorantly) in these threads.

same, mainly because I have enjoyed the DS story from playing the games and the movie. I just want to see what happens next.

I do hope that there will be some sort of bundle package to incorporate all of them dlcs at a lower price.
But it does suck to see so many dlcs compared to the previous game.
Edited by Raiden911 - 1/30/13 at 3:08pm
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There's no excuse for such an exploitative business practice. Basically they make you pay for what should have been free cheat codes.

In my opinion there's really no place for microtransactions in the single player part of a game.

You know a lot of cheats weren't actually free? Game Genie, Action Replay, and Gameshark all cost money. Sometimes you had to buy a magazine or a code book to get cheats as well. This was before the internet was popular, obviously, but still..

IMO, as long as it doesn't affect the game, microtransactions are fine. They're there for convenience and that's about it.

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Well you know, i actually dont care about DLCs. I bought BF3 just for MP and then i realize BF3 is actually P2W game so bought Premium as well. Buying BF3 from first place was a mistake so i paid the price, that's it.

But the thing with Dead Space 3 is, THE ONLY THING YOU HEAR ABOUT GAME IS DLC and ALLOWING FOR KB + MOUSE.

This is the problem. Every game can have DLCs, but the problem with DS3 i'm hearing DLC and some stupid comment of developer instead of game's story elements or gameplay or how it's gonna be scary.

Instead of artworks of the game, they're giving more news about DLC and DLC..

This is stupidity.

Wut? BF3 was pay to win? O__o Since when? Premium gave no advantage, unless you feel gun camos and a reskinned knife provide an advantage..

What's stupid is how most of these issues are hardly issues at all and are blown way out of proportion. I don't even know what the problem with the DLC is and the whole M&KB thing was just a news site pulling something that someone said way out of context in order to stir up some controversy and get a ton of views from people like the ones who frequent OCN's news section, complaining about every little thing that EA does.
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What's stupid is how most of these issues are hardly issues at all and are blown way out of proportion. I don't even know what the problem with the DLC is and the whole M&KB thing was just a news site pulling something that someone said way out of context in order to stir up some controversy and get a ton of views from people like the ones who frequent OCN's news section, complaining about every little thing that EA does.

Despite me starting the thread with the rolleyes.gif face, I actually agree for the most part.

As long as the PC version gets proper M/KB (no acceleration, geeze), proper resolutions, no arbitrary FPS cap, and preferably some extra sliders/quality levels for things such as shadows, SSAO, textures, etc... it's more than met the criteria for a competent if not necessarily excellent port. Things like Dark Souls where it was a total cluster are obviously the ones we should be more concerned about.

And as far as the "macro" transactions go, as long as they don't prevent items being acquired through in-game means or turn the game into a never ending grind just to force you to buy currency, then it's not an issue. I am definitely concerned that even if implemented "right", they are a slippery slope and will lead other devs/pubs to do the same thing, but in all the wrong ways.

As I posted earlier in the thread my main beef is when DLC is released only on console and PC is treated like a leper colony. I get that there is little profit motive in releasing DLC for PC, but it still stings a bit. Especially something like Dead Space which barely broke 2 million on consoles, you gotta figure PC sales were probably 10-15% of that, so maybe 200,000 to 300,000 and figure DLC sell though would be well south of 50% of that. And yes I'm just throwing out numbers here regarding PC and DLC sell through but I'd be shocked if I weren't in the ballpark. Even assuming every PC player bought a $5 story DLC that's only $1.4 to $2.1 million. Which makes it obvious why they don't bother when they they could get probably 5 times that on the consoles and they only have to do QA for two fixed platforms.
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EA taking DLC to a whole new level.
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i will not support any 60 dollar game with micro-transactions.
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i will not support any 60 dollar game with micro-transactions.

Just think of it as a build your own $80 Digital Deluxe Edition. biggrin.gif This way you get $20 of exactly which bonuses you want.
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I know I'm not obligated to take part in microtransactions. However, it does cast a bit of a pall over the product imo. In the very least, I'll need to be convinced the game is utterly fantastic before considering, whereas DS2 had me anticipating it.
    
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lol no way.
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truth that publishers are a bunch of evil EVIL people
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