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That's well and good but don't you see the flawed logic? The majority of PC copies are via digital distribution, 14% overall sales are just retail.
Yeah, but I wasn't trying to be accurate, but they would have to sell close to a million copies to be near the number you have in mind. Just saying that would be impressive.

Lets' say they sold 2 million copies total. 20% is 400,000 copies. That's pretty strong for a controversial PC game.

I don't know the number you have in mind, so let's say 35%. That would be 700,000 copies. Impressive.

What if they sold 3 million? At 35%, Crysis 2 would have sold 1,050,000 copies on PC.
That's why I said they would have sold near a million for it to be significantly more than 20%.

You think Crysis 2 sold near 1M copies on PC?
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Guys stop, its one of those bogus articles that doesn't include Steam figures because valve doesn't want the government to find out how much $$ their making because they will tax the crap out of them.

Obviously retail sales would be dominated by crapsole still living in stone age while pc has long moved towards digital distribution.

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Guys stop, its one of those bogus articles that doesn't include Steam figures because valve doesn't want the government to find out how much $$ their making because they will tax the crap out of them.
The government knows how much Valve makes, it's a private entity so they don't release sales figures to the public.
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And obviously the PC Gamers are outraged by Cryfail selling out their original loyal fanbase. I wouldn't be surprised if people pirated this fail of a game, just out of spite.
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And obviously the PC Gamers are outraged by Cryfail selling out their original loyal fanbase. I wouldn't be surprised if people pirated this fail of a game, just out of spite.
What fail? I haven't seen any constructive criticism towards it at all other than some QQing about it other than the lack of DX11 support (which is arbitrarily important for some reason, even though including that renderpath wouldn't change the important stuff such as character meshes, textures and the actual GAME portion of it), and the fact that it has fairly lax DRM, which is an odd choice on something to ***** about because we're usually going on about how there should be LESS DRM... I'm a devoted PC gamer but the lack of support for ANYTHING that isn't purely PC here is astounding. Soon, all we'll be left with is WoW and hanging in limbo while Valve takes their sweet Valve time releasing HL2:EP3.
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The government knows how much Valve makes, it's a private entity so they don't release sales figures to the public.
this is correct
steam is a private company
they are not obliged to release their earnings to the public
only companies with public/third party shareholders are required to
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I rarely buy PC games at launch. Why bother when I can get the game for half off in six months? If Crysis 2 suddenly picked up a tremendous rep for online multiplayer I'd consider it, but no chance if it's only going to be a single player experience.
    
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What fail? I haven't seen any constructive criticism towards it at all other than some QQing about it other than the lack of DX11 support (which is arbitrarily important for some reason, even though including that renderpath wouldn't change the important stuff such as character meshes, textures and the actual GAME portion of it), and the fact that it has fairly lax DRM, which is an odd choice on something to ***** about because we're usually going on about how there should be LESS DRM... I'm a devoted PC gamer but the lack of support for ANYTHING that isn't purely PC here is astounding. Soon, all we'll be left with is WoW and hanging in limbo while Valve takes their sweet Valve time releasing HL2:EP3.
This. It seems to me that a lot of people are hating on the game for no good reason. What do you expect them to do, keep making high budget PC only games till they go out of business? The only reason we're getting a Crysis 2 at all is because it's on consoles this time.
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I'm not surprised. From the MP gameplay video it looks like a modified version of COD. 360 players will love that.
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