Originally Posted by IlovetheChosenone
Why don't they allow for you to have independent servers so you don't have to pay 10-20 bucks a months or however much they want to rip you off for. If I want to play an MMO, i'd play with friends I know in rl with independent servers. So how come they don't give you that option? I've play games on independent servers and I didn't seem to lag at all. So lagging is a lie, its just another way for them to make more money.
Why don't grocery stores give you free food? Why don't mechanics give you a free tune up? Why does the government tax you? Why do you need to pay for your electric bill? Why do you need to pay for your water bill?
You pay for a service. Would you rather go out and spend $12 on a movie ticket for only an hour and a half of entertainment or cram as much entertainment you can into $15 for 30 days?
As other have mentioned, you pay $15 a month which pays for servers, bandwidth, employees, maintenance, utilities, and updates.