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Take-Two are wholeheartedly embracing the games-as-services model, and plan to only release games with “some ability to engage on an ongoing basis” and “recurrent consumer spending” options - that is, microtransactions - from now on.

“We aim to have recurrent consumer spending options for every title that we put out at this company. It may not always be an online model. It probably won't always be a virtual currency model, but there'll be some ability to engage on an ongoing basis with our titles after release across the board.

“That's a sea change in our business. Recurrent consumer spending is 42% of our net bookings in the quarter. It's been transformative for us, and the only reason it's transformative for us is because it's transformative to our consumers. The business that once upon a time was a big, chunky opportunity to engage for tens of hours, or perhaps 100 hours, has turned into ongoing engagement, day-after-day, week-after-week. You fall in love with these titles and they become part of your daily life.”

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Crash and burn Take Two. You won't see a dime from me again thumb.gif
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Be honest.

Knowing this, will you still buy Red Dead Redemption 2?
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Be honest.

Knowing this, will you still buy Red Dead Redemption 2?
Seeing as the first game failed to catch me, nope smile.gif
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I'm glad I didn't embark on the GTA V train. Didn't buy it and didn't play it.
 
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Punish the people that actually pay for their games and don't pirate it. Great idea. /s
 
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Given that the quality of their games still hold up, microtransactions will continue to provide a large revenue stream.

Once the content begins to suffer, or be stripped apart and resold, consumers will realize whats going on.

If people had an issue with this model already, then GTA V would of been boycotted. However, it was met with open arms. Even on PC where modding was killed.

Yes, there is a core community, that I am apart of, that believes this is ruining their games. I haven't touched GTA V online and I never will. I know MANY others who feel the same. Yet, it's the best selling game of all time.

It will take many many years of malpractice for the developer and publisher to understand that this is wrong.

However, the majority of consumers are saying we want this. This is why the industry is the way it is today.

It's reactive design, not proactive.
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I'm glad I didn't embark on the GTA V train. Didn't buy it and didn't play it.
You missed out on a great game.
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Destiny 2 has micro transactions and they haven't bothered me in the slightest. As long as it only relates to cosmetics (Like CS:GO, D2, etc), who cares.
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