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I think you're being unreasonable too, Ash. Being as there's no monthly fee, it's a fair price to pay. I have no idea what they're developmental budget is, but it's fair for them to be able to recover that expense and make a profit, isn't it? We aren't talking about an indie developer here.

Personally, I'd rather pay $60 to $70 for the game and NO monthly fee, knowing that I am going to log 2000+ hours on it rather than pay $20 to $30 and a $10 - $15 monthly fee. Cost up front is a LOT better than recurring charges. I also know that I will probably spend $100 or more in the cash shop, based on my spending in the Guild Wars Store, for extra slots etc...

If you don't want to buy it at what they're asking, don't. But I think you're missing the bigger picture. If they don't make money, they won't develop any more content and won't be able to support the multitude of servers they need for a good user experience.
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worth every penny. cash shop isnt needed unlike other non subscription based games.
got to play to understand thumb.gif
 
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worth every penny. cash shop isnt needed unlike other non subscription based games.
got to play to understand thumb.gif

Isnt needed but still used..
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well take into consideration the fact that guild wars 2 an MMO is buy to play with no monthly sub, much like guild wars they need those initial box sales to recoup the money they spent on development, i for one think it makes perfect sense for the price to be what it is and if people refuse to buy it because of this then its their problem and they'll be missing out when the game is released
Non of the games I mention except tera have a monthly sub and are all still under £30 while this is sitting at £40.
Diablo 3 has a bigger fan base and is more anticipated and still £10 cheaper than this.
Just cause they can overprice it doesn't mean they should.
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Easy price solution right here: Don't want to pay the asking price, don't.

Vote with your wallet and simply do not buy the game until you decide it's at an acceptable price, those who fell for their moneymaking scheme will play the game accordingly. Personally, I've already bought mine and paid just under 70CAN and I'm not annoyed or anything. I was going to pay 180 for CE but they decided to only make like 30 for outside the US.mad.gif
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Easy price solution right here: Don't want to pay the asking price, don't.

Vote with your wallet and simply do not buy the game until you decide it's at an acceptable price, those who fell for their moneymaking scheme will play the game accordingly. Personally, I've already bought mine and paid just under 70CAN and I'm not annoyed or anything. I was going to pay 180 for CE but they decided to only make like 30 for outside the US.mad.gif

no thanks, i like blowing things out of proportion.
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Easy price solution right here: Don't want to pay the asking price, don't.
Vote with your wallet and simply do not buy the game until you decide it's at an acceptable price, those who fell for their moneymaking scheme will play the game accordingly. Personally, I've already bought mine and paid just under 70CAN and I'm not annoyed or anything. I was going to pay 180 for CE but they decided to only make like 30 for outside the US.mad.gif

Thats exactly what i will be doing, im happy for others who think its a nice price and everything, Yp to them at the end of the day, doesnt mean im going to crap and moan at them or anything, i will just wait for it to be around £30-35 not a huge problem for me.
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no thanks, i like blowing things out of proportion.

Then may I suggest guildwars2guru.com jerry.gif

Seriously though, Martin Kerstein has had to slow everyone down like 8 times since they revealed the trait system.

It seems that ever since then, any announcement by ANet has lead to massive hysteria and confusion. Everyone seems ready to judge the entire game based on one or two concepts that haven't even been fully demonstrated or experienced yet.

Frankly I don't see why people won't simply wait until after this weekend to see how things are looking and what works and doesn't.
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not much discussion going on. it's a steal compared to tera.
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But the price isn't a "true fault" bro. Now if they wanted >$50 for the game and a $15/month fee, that would be a fault.
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