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are you really surprised?

I made a company on game dev tycoon called Ubi(expletive) and when I had a crap game I blamed it on Ubisoft.
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The game had such a massive playerbase drop off because Ubisoft kept screwing the game up more and more with every patch after launch.
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On pc people do move faster, but battlefield I would say is an exception with bf4 still having a huge player base 2 years later. A lot still play the older ones as well

I beg to differ, maybe for a portion of the community, but I'd say PC is where games live for a darn long time.
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It's almost as if games designed to be disposable have very mobile playerbases. The companies you mentioned design games that are meant to be played for a very long time, and they spend a lot of time updating/tweaking the game after release instead of releasing a new one 11 months later.

You mean they don't treat their products as commodities
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I had fun in it for a couple weeks, but like most games these days, I rapidly lost interest.
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I enjoyed the game when I first got it around launch. I enjoyed the game and then went into the DZ. That fun lasted for a couple days and then I was basically done with the game. The PVP is not what I expected, dried up quickly, and provides almost no incentive to continue to play. I am not surprised that the user base dried up so quickly.
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30K peaks is not huge by any means.
I remember buying halo 3 years after release, and finding the servers only had 20k people online. never had issues filling any game type.

Just reinstalled battlefield 3 today. Played a few games, had no issues finding servers to play on, despite the games age and only having 7-8k average players. .

Player numbers are not everything. 10k people is a lot when you only have 14-16 maps to play on. 30k peaks are more than enough to ensure that there are plenty of populated servers to play on.
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Even though I play the game regularly and enjoy it, they do deserve a 90% drop in player base.

These devs are some of the most incompetent I've seen. If you've been playing the game and following the development closely as I have (and watching the weekly "state of the game" stream), you'll see how their "vision" and "attitude" for the game is. And it is pretty ridiculous.

Things that players have been asking for since the beginning of the game, such as loadouts and buyback option, they still haven't implemented yet, even those things are almost a given for any RPG nowadays. Instead of working on things that players are clamoring for, they waste their time doing things, such as rope cutting, that literally not a single player has ever asked for. Major bugs that have existed since the beginning of the game still haven't been fixed.

And it feels to me that each time they try to patch something, they make it even worse. It seems like for every 2 things they try to fix, they manage to fix one, fail to fix one, and break something else.

What needs to be done, imo, is what was done in Final Fantasy XIV a few years ago. Admit that the game is a Massive fail (pun obviously intended), fire the lead game designer, hire a fresh team, and rehaul the entire game for a relaunch. The current team is just beyond help. Well...except for the team that is responsible for creating the city itself. They did a phenomenal job with NYC.
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That is true the people they have working on it seem borderline re**rded, they dont know what they are doing, neither do they care about providing a fair playground for the players, this game is dead move on.
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are you really surprised?

But...but.. THEY SAID THEY CARED ABOUT PC GAMING!


So did Microsoft, and look where that gets us.

...hearing some company stating how much they care about PC gamers should immediately instill worry in PC gamers by now.
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It amazing what something like dayz achieved, yet AAA devs struggle to create anything similar.

People had to buy a game they had no interest in just to play a free janky held together by glue mod. Look how successful that was compared to this.
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