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post #21 of 171
Uh..... No.

Not even remotely a good bundle deal.
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Originally Posted by akbisw View Post

I really want to upgrade to 670 but with 7950 you get Crysis 3 and BIOSHOCK!!!!!! WAT do i do?? damn u amd..

Get the 7970!! The bundle of games is easily worth 90-120, and the 7970 is the best single card out now.
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One of the reasons people play F2P games in the first place is they don't have a lot of money to front out all at once. What makes Nvidia think that they can get these people who won't even pay $50 for a brand new game to pay $300 for a new graphics card?

Because your view of F2P is somewhat old fashioned here. Top notch F2P titles are as good as normal AAA games, people actually buy the in game stuff because the model works and is very lucrative, F2P titles are easy to play with a group of friends, F2P games give you the choice and so on.

Obviously some of the people who play them don't wish to spend money but there's no proof of them not having the money to spend. You even need a decent computer for planetside 2, many people might be upgrading.

Even in my circle of friends most people upgrade every 3 years or so and they play F2P games mostly these days.
 
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post #24 of 171
Considering I refuse to play free to play games...
I can't say I care.
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post #25 of 171
Alatar will defend Nvidia no matter what. While some people will spend this kind of money in Free to play games. Those same people dont care about GPUs and dont upgrade GPU like us.

If it was something like Dota 2 where you can use the money for many things i would consider it a good deal.
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post #26 of 171
Oh Nvidia, this would be how NOT to do a gaming bundle.
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This was mighty misleading. The thread title was so long, I initially thought people would be allowed to pick and and choose which comp game they wanted from a selection up to $150 worth, and then I saw the f2p restriction. I thought it would be a wide selection of f2p games or some type of widely used f2p currency, but no, an extremely limited choice of f2p games. Is this really all Nvidia can come up with to combat AMD extremely enticing game bundles?!
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I get Hawken, since Nvidia has been "hawking" (get it????) all the Physix enhancements for it.

Google it, looks good to me.
    
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post #29 of 171
Gotta side with AMD on this one. AMD hands out crysis 3 and other AAA titles and you give me this junk?

For shame, if i wasn't so fond of my 660's i would throw them through your office window.
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Perfectly fine with this. The only game I will be playing for the forseeable future is probably Planetside 2, everyone I know who was playing BF3 or Tribes Ascend has migrated to that.

For those of you who haven't played it, it's graphics are comparable to AAA titles (but it can be buggy like some B titles, heh).

While this won't make me go out and purchase a new GTX card, $50 of in-game credit is nothing to scoff at. Essentially free money for a game that you are investing your time in already. I'd prefer this over AMDs bundles since those games don't appeal to me.

TL;DR: Alatar nailed it.
Edited by mingqi53 - 2/11/13 at 2:32pm
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