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Bizzard wants the customers to pay for their product. I see no problem in that because they are not a ******* charity organization!

The good thing about the price tag is it will prevent hackers and mitigate the number of smurfs because this game will be played competitively as most FPSs and DotAs do, so those 2 things are a problem which blizzard chose to deal with by adding a price tag. Hackers will be reported easily and ultimately their account will be banned just like with all other blizzard paid games. Accounts become less expendable.

However there will be a problem with their future content. I am sadly disappointed that you can't buy all the future heroes like you can in Smite.The only worrying thing is will the future heroes be locked behind a paywall or will players be able to "earn" them. Either way that will be a hassle.

The way they deliver future content can literally kill this game.

Sorry about inform you ....but on the whole hacker theory you have....it wont stop some hackers at all....i know of a few people that pay subcriptions for hacks and they have a forums for support etc...one friend showed me their forums....even have threads on the cheapest place to buy the game when you get caught and banned.....and alot of them dont mind paying for a new cd key...Sad part on this is blizzard has a win-win on their hands....they have hackers paying for multiple keys while your average consumer, who only pays for one key, gets to deal with hackers ruining their play...so the public gets the shaft...as usual
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I would prefer a F2P model for this type of game. I'll wait it out based on principle. smile.gif
    
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Before we all give some kind of a judgment it is best to wait for the beta and either see ourselves or read some previews.

Maybe it will be worth the 40-60 bucks.
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There are very few games out there that are "Free To Play" that are not "Pay to Win".

Apparently this game isn't one of them.


Rift is one of the few that is.
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oh and rep for you sir!

Me too, Blizzard just delivers. I have 1200-1500 hours on Diablo 3, and I made $18,000 playing it the first 18 months


that's crazy to believe rolleyes.gif kudos to you though
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I need a modern competitive fps fix and this seems to hit the mark. Not initially liking the animation style, but it has grown on me. 60 bucks for the entire game is nice. I know i'll wanting those extra skins. I like what i see so far.


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This will probably end up free to play like TF2 and Dota 2 did.
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Currently in the beta, and really enjoying it.

 

After looking over reddit, it didn't seem like they were taking this pay2win...

 

All 21 heroes are available at launch, there isn't different loadouts and they've said nothing on map packs...

 

what am i missing?

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If anybody is interested in some Gameplay. Looks promising but nothing intriguing.
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If anybody is interested in some Gameplay. Looks promising but nothing intriguing.

 

Couple things:

 

1) Fix your sig, this is OCN we don't do things like that.  Nobody benefits from seeing a list of people you don't agree with.

 

2) The gameplay is in fact intriguing.

 

3) They need more game modes that aren't in TF2, that is the biggest concern.

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