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I am one of those people that very, very, very rarely buys off steam. If a game goes publisher only, its basically dead to me. I don't need the game as much as they need me to buy it. And part of selling a product is to deliver it the way the customer wants it. As far as games go, I prefer doing it all via Steam. And i know i am not the only one like that. I have seen more than a few make similar statements here. Also pretty much my whole clan that i game with only buys off Steam.

Yeah Steam has become the default but why should it be that way? Windows Store sucks, Uplay really not that much better but GoG and Origin are fantastic. I persoanlly have game in all and will only buy base on the price. For example Ubisoft games are much cheaper in Uplay.
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I would think that publishers would want games in front of as many people as possible. So, selling on as many platforms as possible. I dont get why the market has been fragmenting so much. Maybe this will be the start of. Bucking that trend.
Because the stores you don't own yourself take a part of your profit.
post #13 of 26
I'm not a big steam fan. Even less of Valve or his holiest, "the Gaben." They're not game devs anymore, just retailers.

Having said that, it is what it is and I'm heavily invested in steam with a huge library. So put em on there MS.
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post #14 of 26
I couldn't care less if Windows games don't come to Steam. I have Forza Apex and I don't experience anything obtrusive with its release it through the Windows store. Play Anywhere sweetens the pot.
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Can I get my gears key transferred plz?
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Because the stores you don't own yourself take a part of your profit.

But if I don't buy it, they get nothing at all from me. The point is people like me wont even bother. So, revenue is lost. The more ways people have to buy, the more you will make in the end. Even if someone else is taking a cut. Something is better than nothing.
 
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Yeah Steam has become the default but why should it be that way? Windows Store sucks, Uplay really not that much better but GoG and Origin are fantastic. I persoanlly have game in all and will only buy base on the price. For example Ubisoft games are much cheaper in Uplay.

I am not saying only steam. But instead put games in as many places as possible. So everyone can buy from the places they choose.
 
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It'll probably end up like the ubisoft games, as in you'll buy from steam but you still have to go through the M$ store and probably use UWP.
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It'll probably end up like the ubisoft games, as in you'll buy from steam but you still have to go through the M$ store and probably use UWP.

It will use same Microsoft DRM. It's impossible to hack right now. Also the thing with Windows Store is that all Windows 10 systems have it so you are not installing a third party app.
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It will use same Microsoft DRM. It's impossible to hack right now. Also the thing with Windows Store is that all Windows 10 systems have it so you are not installing a third party app.

I know im just hoping third party devs would get to release a non dx12 version for the rest of us.
Edited by Death Saved - 6/18/16 at 7:57pm
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