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They didn't sell at least 3 of their copies on PC because it was a trashy game. If it were a proper sequel to Crysis 1 me and my friends wouldn't have canceled our pre-orders. We were offended by the garbage they put out so we said screw it.
 
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post #132 of 188
I know its probably been said already but I wonder how many 100s of thousands of copies were sold on Steam? Because you know there were...
    
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post #133 of 188
I'm buying it for the Nvidia Surround (2D) experience. smile.gif
    
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post #134 of 188
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Originally Posted by Telimektar;12906329 
So not having enough money entitles you to pirate that third game somehow ? I spent most of my chilhood in extreme poverty (by French standard at least) and never pirated a game because of that, just because you don't have enough money for a THIRD game in the month (oh POOR you) doesn't mean it gives you the right to give the fingers to the developers of that game (you know they have to feed themselves just like you). Such reasonning really disgust me.

Its actually closer to 2-3 games/year for me right now. I generally only buy games during sales. There are games that I will try out, maybe get 1/3 of the way through before losing interest. There's no way I'm paying $60 for that. If it were a console game I'd buy it used or rent it, but those options aren't available for the PC.


Piracy is not a problem on the PC. The gaming industry has much bigger problems, like how it takes a team of a hundred over a year and millions of dollars to produce ~8 hours of entertainment.

And its not even good entertainment. The product is usually full of bugs, which may or may not get patched, the story is usually cookie-cutter, linear, and there is very little innovation at all. For the past decade all of the focus has been on graphics, and as a result the gameplay has suffered.

The games industry is no different than any other industry. If you want to get paid you have to actually do some work. If you just rehash the same old formula over and over why the hell should you get paid for it?

Does Valve have trouble selling games? Do you hear Blizzard moaning about how nobody buys their games? Do you hear Firaxis moaning about how everyone is pirating Civilization?

No. You get companies like Activision moaning about how nobody wants to pay $60 for this years Call of Duty, when its just a short new story on the same engine with the same gameplay. Or you get companies like Ubisoft complaining that nobody wants to pay $60 for a cheap console port of an already mediocre game like EndWar or Splinter Cell:Conviction.

And then you have all of the people who have to crack their own purchased copies of the game just to get around the idiotic DRM.


Crysis 2 isn't selling badly on the PC. You won't here Crytek moaning about pirates anytime soon, because they have access to the Steam sales. Just because a game isn't selling well at Gamestop or Best Buy, who barely even sell PC games anymore, it doesn't mean that everyone is pirating it. There are thousands pirating it on the 360 and PS3 too.
    
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post #135 of 188
My humble answer. I believe another reason is because Crysis was always on PC and I know there are fans dying for Crysis and its like a dream to many people who didn't expect it would be on a console so its another boost in sale.
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yeah im not surprised at all, a lot of my friends canceled their orderes on PC, so im sure that hurt them a lot, as a lot of people here already stated, i wish Crytek didnt go after the console market so much, that way we could of had a better experience, i just ordered a 3rd monitor so i can play this game in 2d Surround also, that should be cool, but other then that im upset, although the game is very fun, Crytek was knows for groud breaking graphics and they did that but on a 5 year old tech,

a lot of people said that crysis one had bad story so they went after the story and gameplay in crysis 2 i just wish they would not of completly forget about the graphics aspect of the game,

im sure they knew that PC enthusiast were expecting to see a ground breaking game and instead we saw an unfinished product, which is a huge slap in the face,

i myself is a person that tends to stick to my feelings and i did buy the game at launch and i deply regret it, although the game was fun to play i wish i didnt give them my money to be part of the people to stand up against this messed up way we were all treated
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post #137 of 188
Just more proof that console players have low standards when it comes to gaming. tongue.gif But seriously, it's only crytek's fault that their PC sales are so low. They will use these sales statistics to justify making every future game a console port although they were the once that screwed up in the first place. This doesn't really have anything to do with piracy so I'm not sure why people are getting all bend out of shape about it.
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This just in: Crysis 3 will be for Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii. Several gameplay changes are being made to the game to accommodate for the release on Wii. You will need Playstation Move or Kinect on Xbox.
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post #139 of 188
I'm quite sure that digital sales would definitely even the sales figures between them, but I still wouldn't be surprised if the 360 came out on top in sales. Console players seem to be alright spending $60 for a game, probably because majority of those purchasing these games are parents for their younger kids.
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and who says PS3 pirating is not an issue?
http://thepiratebay.org/search/crysis%202%20ps3/0/99/0
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