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The majority of AAA gaming is dead, and has been for some time. The recent full priced games + microtransactions trend has been the nail in the coffin for me. I won't be upgrading my computer anymore.. what's the point? Indie games are where it's at, and they run on potatoes half the time.

On the bright side, I am down 20 pounds, hit the gym 4-5 times a week, and went out and got a GF because real life has become more fun than gaming. I'd rather spend my money hanging out with her/my friends, than spending it on the mindless cash cow that gaming has become. Highly recommended.

I perhaps understand that you feel this way, but that doesnt mean that there hasnt been some very good AAA titles released this year or soon to be released. The reality of it is, is that the AAA titles push the industry as a whole. If the majority of gamers completely move away from AAA titles then the face of gaming completely changes.
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That is stupid. Games like this would need to be able to unlock everything ~ 500 hours for average gamer or ~ 250 hours for experienced player.
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Companies make games for 1 reason and 1 reason only...to make money.

I disagree. Some companies make games for 1 reason and 1 reason only, to make money. Some of them do it for love of their craft and love of video games. And of course they need money in order to continue to exist. But if the passionate ones had all the money they'd ever need, they'd still be making good games. There is no excuse or justification for what EA does. Its bad business to deliver an inferior product that is overpriced. And to become one of the most hated companies on the planet.
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1. making a product
2. selling for an already high price
3. coding it to disable some of that content unless/until you play for thousands of hours or spend thousands of dollars

...this doesn't seem problematic in any way, and you don't know what issue people are taking?

I think that post was in Jest.. you know a /s
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Remember that game Evolve, the one that was built from the ground-up as a platform to sell DLC? Remember how it completely tanked? Surprised developers like EA didn't take notice of this and realise that most consumers can tell when they're being milked, and aren't OK with it.
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Companies like EA will always test, push and prod, to see what they can get paid with. Thank the horde of micro transactions introduced with Mobile phone gaming that proved this business model was insanely profitable. I would not expect ANY EA game going forward to exclude itself from this.

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That is stupid. Games like this would need to be able to unlock everything ~ 500 hours for average gamer or ~ 250 hours for experienced player.

 

MMORPG in FFXIV I barely hit 200hrs...

 

GW2 I have 2000 hours over 2-3 years span.

 

Is EA out of it's mind? We have a life here lol

 

30% of those hours are my AFK (Away From Keyboard) time lOL


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MMORPG in FFXIV I barely hit 200hrs...

 

GW2 I have 32000 hours over 2-3 years span.

 

Is EA out of it's mind? We have a life here lol

 

30% of those hours are my AFK (Away From Keyboard) time lOL

 

Assuming the generous extents of those limits, you played 18 hours solid per day, every day, for the past three years? Or did you get a little tap happy on the zero key?

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MMORPG in FFXIV I barely hit 200hrs...

 

GW2 I have 32000 hours over 2-3 years span.

 

Is EA out of it's mind? We have a life here lol

 

30% of those hours are my AFK (Away From Keyboard) time lOL

 

Assuming the generous extents of those limits, you played 18 hours solid per day, every day, for the past three years? Or did you get a little tap happy on the zero key?

 

lol typo on the number there. 2000 hrs

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I won't be upgrading my computer anymore.. what's the point? Indie games are where it's at, and they run on potatoes half the time.
If your computer is mainly used for gaming why did you get a Titan xp instead of a 1080 ti?
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