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That feeling when you're old enough to remember this. Its getting more and more difficult to defend this company.
It's too bad there aren't many 1.6 servers that are plain jane anymore.
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Was thinking of trying out CS:GO but I guess I'll stick with Source after all
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I don't get it. They sold keys to crates for ever. They're selling "music kits". They sold sticker capsules. And now selling spray logos is somehow what tips it over for some of you? Why would you even care? This will not alter your gameplay experience in the slightest.

If you really hate cosmetic in-game purchases that much you should've had your outrage a few years ago...

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I don't get it. They sold keys to crates for ever. They're selling "music kits". They sold sticker capsules. And now selling spray logos is somehow what tips it over for some of you? Why would you even care? This will not alter your gameplay experience in the slightest.

If you really hate cosmetic in-game purchases that much you should've had your outrage a few years ago...

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You're missing the entire point.
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You're missing the entire point.

Yep, exactly what I said: "I don't get it."

What is the point? If you care to elaborate?
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I don't get it. They sold keys to crates for ever. They're selling "music kits". They sold sticker capsules. And now selling spray logos is somehow what tips it over for some of you? Why would you even care? This will not alter your gameplay experience in the slightest.

If you really hate cosmetic in-game purchases that much you should've had your outrage a few years ago...

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well said
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Valve is following Eidos Montreal and Square Enix's example of the latest Deus Ex game where there is consumable DLC? Awesome. Truth be told though, at least Valve needs to pay for the servers whereas the Deus Ex game is single player.

I can't say that I'm surprised. How many hats microtransactions has Valve processed since the start? If sprays were free before and now aren't, now that is some seriously lazy money grab. Tweak the concept a little and charge for it. They could at least have come up with something new. Where have I seen monetization of old stuff before? Solitaire in Windows 8 / 8.1 / 10, for starters.

The overall feeling that I get though is, isn't it about time Valve releases a new game? I can understand everything they have made until now to expand their horizons and get a group of games people come back to play, but that's it? No Half-Life 3? No Portal 3? No new franchise?

CS:GO is from 2012 and Dota 2 from 2013, these are both their latest and most popular games, but do they think that they can just stop here and collect money?
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I would be okay with this if they were unlimited
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I think the fact that they're trying to take something from CS source that was free and trying to monetize it is disgusting.

I really don't care about the weapon skins, music and stickers because all of that is new and with regards to the weapon skins can be obtained by just playing the game. If you want certain skins in certain conditions or music that plays when you're the MVP then by all means spend your money.
 
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I think the fact that they're trying to take something from CS source that was free and trying to monetize it is disgusting.

I really don't care about the weapon skins, music and stickers because all of that is new and with regards to the weapon skins can be obtained by just playing the game. If you want certain skins in certain conditions or music that plays when you're the MVP then by all means spend your money.

Skins are not new. 1.6 and Source had a huge community making custom skins available for free on FPSbanana. True, it was only visible client-side but there was a massive community surrounding it and people came up with brand new weapon models and animations that easily surpassed even AAA quality, but in CS:GO it's been superseded by CS:GO's marketplace which just has thousands of crappy retextures of the vanilla models and animations.
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