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skupples 05-21-2019 03:29 PM

valid point.

you're correct, this is their first time touching on the series.

still wouldn't surprise me though :P

OC'ing Noob 05-22-2019 07:13 AM

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Originally Posted by Ceadderman (Post 27974294)
I can't remember but didn't Epic introduce microtransactions in BL2? Not sure how that went with everyone else but I simply avoid them knowing they don't make the game better. :thinking:

The exclusivity however, I won't be purchasing any time soon. :jealoussm

~Ceadder :drink:

Say what now? You didn't purchase Golden Keys. Gearbox would tweet out Shift codes that you enter and that gave you things like golden keys and skins. There were micro-transactions for extra characters and skins, but nothing that affected the actual in-game progress.

skupples 05-22-2019 06:31 PM

correct, they were social media give away items, and this is epic's first time dealing with the series.

Ceadderman 05-22-2019 09:51 PM

I guess what I was meaning to say is that you won't find many developers these days that do not have some form of microtrans in their games.

I hadn't meant that Epic put BL2 out but apparently my autocorrect shorted that sentence. I have since forgotten what I was trying to say there but my point was pretty much all AAA titles have the same formula. UbiSoft does it. EA does it. R* does it. 2K does it.

The microtrans argument falls into the Gaming Media political narrative for me. I can take it or I can leave it. If I don't want to purchase skins, I will simply leave them be. Just like games pushing a Liberally biased agenda.

Sorry for the confusion. :blushsmil

~Ceadder :drink:


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