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Poll Results: Would you pay $20-25 for steam

Poll expired: Feb 26, 2011  
  • 23% (36)
    yes
  • 76% (120)
    no
156 Total Votes  
post #11 of 72
Good deal if you play all the new games.
Bad deal if you only really play CS:S.

Some sort of option to choose between the two would be ideal.
No chance dev's would pick that up though, revenue cut by A LOT.
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post #12 of 72
Something to talk about in terms of game marketability?
    
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post #13 of 72
noo way I prefer to actually have the ones I want, I only play a handful anyhow
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post #14 of 72
Didn't one company try something like this? Onlive I think it was called...
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post #15 of 72
Persoanally I wouldnt. And the reason being is that pc gamers have been shunned by devs forever now theres only so many games worth playing on pc these days
post #16 of 72
No thanks. Been playing CS since 2002, with your payment structure I would have paid thousands of dollars by now instead of the $30 for a Half-Life key. This whole subscription service only works when there's value added for your money. The reason people pay $15/month for WOW is because they release multiple content patches bigger than most games' expansion packs throughout a single expansion's life. That, to me, is worth a subscription.
post #17 of 72
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i would personally do it for the shear fact of supporting valve and the games they make for pc gamers. I would also assume it would push the game development market into better support for pc games.
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post #18 of 72
Quote:
Originally Posted by Morizuno View Post
not me

I don't buy games every month
same here.
post #19 of 72
It sounds nice and all but you know what? I am sick of monthly fees, everyone wants a monthly chunk of what I earn. These days if I have a chance to get out of a monthly fee I do it. There are some months I don't want to pay for stuff I don't use.
Let's say you wanted to play an MMO now you're paying $40 a month just for one game, yeah you can play other games but why you like the MMO.
1 year 12x25 = $300 a year just to steam, I'm pretty sure that I have bought over a dozen games this year from steam and I'm no where near $300.
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post #20 of 72
Definitely not, I rather buy the game I want and actually be able to play them without paying $20-25 month. In the end that'd cost way more than buying the games.
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