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The reason they are going this route because they wanted you to be able to buy all DLC ingame without having to type in anything nor confirm anything. To do this they had to use a "madeup" currency ala Bioware points.

So, instead of them charging your card (which they would have to give you a whole bunch of legal jargon in game and would ruin your immersion in the game. With Bioware points, they don't have to ask any of this. That's why they did it.
They also want you to forget that that re-skinned pair of boots or gun that you are getting for your character does in fact cost cash...and they want you to forget how much you're paying for how little. 200 Bioware points sounds reasonable-until you realize that you could have bought dinner at McDonalds for what that re-skin costs.

Then again, I'm accused of being a cynic.
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Originally Posted by T1nk3rb311 View Post
The reason they are going this route because they wanted you to be able to buy all DLC ingame without having to type in anything nor confirm anything. To do this they had to use a "madeup" currency ala Bioware points.

So, instead of them charging your card (which they would have to give you a whole bunch of legal jargon in game and would ruin your immersion in the game. With Bioware points, they don't have to ask any of this. That's why they did it.
I know that's why they are doing this, but I would rather be able to purchase everything in 1 place instead of going over 500 sites to get add-ons for my hundreds of games. But I mean I don't really care, if it's not on steam I just don't buy it and it ends there.
    
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I know that's why they are doing this, but I would rather be able to purchase everything in 1 place instead of going over 500 sites to get add-ons for my hundreds of games. But I mean I don't really care, if it's not on steam I just don't buy it and it ends there.
Exactly that's what im saying. They are just hurting their own sales. By your comments I am not the only one who just won't buy DLC unless it is available on Steam. Their loss I guess, and mine, but more theirs in my opinion. I want to give you my money you just don't make it easy enough to do. Business 101
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