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Originally Posted by bullethose View Post

just because there is alot of us doesn't mean we're profitable cough piracy cough

This has been proven wrong about piracy damaging the economy. In the opposite they are helping the industry. Just look it up on the news.
     
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post #12 of 21
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PC sales are in steep, steep decline. With next-gen consoles due soon, we can expect this headline to quickly change.
Not gaming PCs
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post #13 of 21
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Not gaming PCs

Exactly

http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2013/05/10/nvidia-profits/1
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post #14 of 21
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Originally Posted by Gigatel View Post

PC sales are in steep, steep decline. With next-gen consoles due soon, we can expect this headline to quickly change.

I'm curious if those figures just include premade PC's (Dell HP *shudder* Gateway) or if they include laptops and DIY hardware. I personally haven't bought a PC off the shelf since the mid 90's lol thumb.gif
post #15 of 21
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Originally Posted by Tsumi View Post

And they said PC was dying rolleyes.gif

PCS FTW!!! Now give us that GTA V port already!
just because there is alot of us doesn't mean we're profitable cough piracy cough

 

 

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Originally Posted by Tehrawk View Post

http://www.cinemablend.com/games/GTA-5-Xbox-360-Has-Been-Leaked-Torrents-59065.html

Cough, cough... hack, splutter... ahem, sry.
I know that I also know it is most likely more prevelant on pc across the board

Used sales hurt just as much if not more than pirating. With pirating, there are people that still purchase the game after pirating it. With buying a used game, you have absolutely no reason to buy a new copy.

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Wasn't aware that you could buy used PC games, well through a retailer anyway.
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Shouldn't PC games be more profitable considering they don't have to pay console manufactures royalties? I don't suppose they have to pay Microsoft royalties for using windows do they?
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post #18 of 21
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just because there is alot of us doesn't mean we're profitable cough piracy cough

Charging top dollar for subpar products cough cough.
    
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post #19 of 21
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Shouldn't PC games be more profitable considering they don't have to pay console manufactures royalties? I don't suppose they have to pay Microsoft royalties for using windows do they?
nope valve takes 30% of the sales like the consoles do
    
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and I'd like to clarify regarding my statement which got me 5 replies I was looking at the small picture not the big picture just the fact pc is affected by piracy not used games and console piracy
    
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