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I'd prefer to be nickel and dimed through coersion with free to play games, rather than being completely robbed by DLCs (ahem EA, I'm looking at you).

I'm all for more free to play games, as long as they get a good balance of what the paying users and non-paying users get.
You haven't seen Blacklight Retribution, Tribes Ascend, or Planetside 2, have you?

Yea I have and I hated all 3
post #32 of 61
Free to Play games are for suckers.
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Free to Play games are for suckers.

I thought that was Call of Duty.


Free to play is a great model for multiplayer games and I hope everything goes in that direction.
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The F2P model is the worst thing that could happen to us, the customers.

Instead of paying $60 for full software, we'll end up paying hundreds for the same software in chunks and pieces.

There is no limit as to what the companies can break out of the game as payable content and you better believe they will exploit us to the max.

It will cost us dearly in the end to get the same value out of a game that we now get for $60.
Edited by whtchocla7e - 2/11/13 at 11:33am
post #35 of 61
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http://www.computerandvideogames.com/390230/crytek-to-focus-solely-on-free-to-play-games/
Not a bad decision. Team Fortress 2 and League Of Legends are the most popular games in the world right now. Showing just how great F2P can be.
Sounds like good business sense to me.

and surprising tf2 and LoL isnt exactly pay 2 win
 
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LoL, HoN, TF2

Some good games that are F2P and bring in plenty of revenue through other means. I would take F2P with buyable content over a $60 with over $100 in DLC any day. It is getting OLD!!!! Consoles kicked it off hardcore with all the little packs you can buy for Xbox 360 games. Have you ever added some of those up? Not to mention those points systems are a HUGE scam.
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LoL, HoN, TF2

Some good games that are F2P and bring in plenty of revenue through other means. I would take F2P with buyable content over a $60 with over $100 in DLC any day. It is getting OLD!!!! Consoles kicked it off hardcore with all the little packs you can buy for Xbox 360 games. Have you ever added some of those up? Not to mention those points systems are a HUGE scam.

Whatever you do, don't add up Train Simulator 2013 or Sims 3 DLC. Those put consoles to shame. wink.gif
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Whatever you do, don't add up Train Simulator 2013 or Sims 3 DLC. Those put consoles to shame. wink.gif

HAHAHA! I have heard stories of Train Sim and yeah Sims 3 is pretty bad.

Forza 4 DLC totals to more than the game costs. frown.gif
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The F2P model isn't that difficult to do right. It all comes down to one thing.

Make all the cash purchases purely cosmetic. Don't let people buy power/advantage.

That's literally all you have to do. It's simple as dimples.thumb.gif


And yet, hardly any company can seem to do it right without pissing someone off. So what does that tell you?
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