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I picked it up for PS4 shortly after launch mainly because I got it for like $40. My main gripe is that most items are completely useless. It takes a while to get real good high end gear. The other issue is that the gear is just too bland. I like games where you can customize your character with armor sets and cool weapons. What the heck am I gonna do with 5 grey jackets and a handful of beanies?

The other issue were the bugs that came with the patches broke the game in many places. That just made me quit and pop in overwatch or something else. The fact that you cannot go inside any building is pretty stupid too. I hate sandbox games that literally shoehorn you into specific areas.
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I had a blast playing through the campaign portion for a week or so after launch.

Then I spent a few hours in the DZ getting obliterated by hackers, glitchers, and max-gear griefers. Haven't gone back since.
Edited by Blze001 - 6/23/16 at 5:14am
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I fail to see how overwatch could keep me interested im only level 40 and its boring already, same repetative stuff over and over again.

Games like OW arent necessarily meant to be played hours or weeks on end. Its supposed to be a fun competitive game designed around social play. It relies on the same concepts that have kept mobas and other similar titles relevant for years, essentially you play a few matches every once in a while for enjoyment. Its a quick pick up and play game with enough depth to allow for competitive play.
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I fail to see how overwatch could keep me interested im only level 40 and its boring already, same repetative stuff over and over again.

Games like OW arent necessarily meant to be played hours or weeks on end. Its supposed to be a fun competitive game designed around social play. It relies on the same concepts that have kept mobas and other similar titles relevant for years, essentially you play a few matches every once in a while for enjoyment. Its a quick pick up and play game with enough depth to allow for competitive play.

Part of what makes OW fun is the group of friends you play it with. The teamwork and how every game is similar yet completely different makes it fresh.
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meh im not into the overwatch hype. Its just like storm of the heroes hype hype hype
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Amazon has The Division Gold edition for $40. Not worth it now?
    
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I fail to see how overwatch could keep me interested im only level 40 and its boring already, same repetative stuff over and over again.

Games like OW arent necessarily meant to be played hours or weeks on end. Its supposed to be a fun competitive game designed around social play. It relies on the same concepts that have kept mobas and other similar titles relevant for years, essentially you play a few matches every once in a while for enjoyment. Its a quick pick up and play game with enough depth to allow for competitive
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Amazon has The Division Gold edition for $40. Not worth it now?

I wouldnt buy it given the player base of the game currently. Unfortunately for the game to be worthwhile you need a relevant online community.
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In my opinion it wasn't the death of Tom Clancy, bad decisions by Ubisoft or anything else like that that caused The Division to fail shortly after launch. The real reason that The Division failed miserably, is because it simply wasn't fun anymore after you finished the main campaign and then played around in the DZ a little bit. After you hit max level (30 at the time) in The Division, there was literally nothing left to do except spend days grinding and rolling for the "perfect" gear that wouldn't even be relevant once the first DLC hit. Not to mention that by this time everyone had figured out that the risk / reward for actually killing another player in the DZ was so outrageous that all PVP in the DZ stopped and people only used it for grinding. Since the DZ was handled so poorly, the PVP wasn't even fun or engaging, and the PVP was the only thing awaiting maxed out players once they finished the game. So without that, there was no drive to continue playing the game. I pre-ordered the "Gold Edition" of the game that came with the season pass, and honestly I never even went back to try out any of the DLCs. That game was ruined for me after being such a massive letdown following the ridiculously cliff-hanger ending of the main story.

Tl;dr: The Division failed due to poor game design and a lack of truly engaging "end-game" content. Nothing more, and nothing less.

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I bet my left ball that Overwatch will instead grow or at the very least remain the same after 3 months.

Been playing since the beta, I've been having a blast.

 

lol^

Because you don't play Team Fortress, or Battlefield heroes right..? So... OMG Overwatch is so great because blizzard marketing and cartoons characters... (plox).

 

Overwatch is for those people who over the last 30 years, have been afraid to play multiplayer shooters. (100% fisherprice)

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lol^
So... OMG Overwatch is so great because blizzard marketing and cartoons characters... (plox).
kinda agree. If the game was made by a no name developer, even if it had a lot of marketing, no one would care about it
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