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 7 days ago '14        #1
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 6 days ago '18        #2
Lsulakersaints 
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Just like going to the record store
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 6 days ago '05        #3
projectd06 
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All I know is fu*k digital games, not sure if it's an xbox thing or just PS4 but man apex (or any game) will have a download that takes 2 minutes and then copies for 30, the fu*k kinda sh*t is that, but only with games I dont have a hard copy.
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 6 days ago '08        #4
Gmo BlaZe 
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I was just saying this sh*t yesterday. Just had a baby and she wakes up every 2 hours lol.

Hopped on COD and see a 51GB update. Turned it right back off
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 6 days ago '15        #5
ninjacopy1 
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That is why I buy physical only, base game and all. At least the actual game whether it is buggy or not at least it is there.

The updates are mostly the online multiplayer features and adding their stupid microtransaction codes most of the time.

I do agree those updates ruin a lot of the experience especially when playing online with people.
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 6 days ago '18        #6
BlackjesuS 
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 projectd06 said
All I know is fu*k digital games, not sure if it's an xbox thing or just PS4 but man apex (or any game) will have a download that takes 2 minutes and then copies for 30, the fu*k kinda sh*t is that, but only with games I dont have a hard copy.
That would be because its installing and or that initial download wasn't everything that was needed ...like a launcher then the remaining 10gb in a sep file...none the less physical games don't have as much value as they used to with regards to newer games so other than not being about to get the same discounts...sometimes...physical dead
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 6 days ago '05        #7
projectd06 
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 BlackjesuS said
That would be because its installing and or that initial download wasn't everything that was needed ...like a launcher then the remaining 10gb in a sep file...none the less physical games don't have as much value as they used to with regards to newer games so other than not being about to get the same discounts...sometimes...physical dead
What's the benefit of a digital game tho? Its same price as the hard copy, and I have to deal with the copying sh*t on digital and not hard copy. I get why their are dead but it's far more convenient outside of having to go to the store. If they make digital cheaper at launch I'd think about it, but man that copying sh*t goes slow as fu*k no matter how fast the internet.
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 6 days ago '05        #8
Daddy Black 
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 Gmo BlaZe said
I was just saying this sh*t yesterday. Just had a baby and she wakes up every 2 hours lol.

Hopped on COD and see a 51GB update. Turned it right back off
Bro it bugs me out every time. Finish smokin on something and turn on the PS4, 6 of the games got 10-50 Gb updates. I go FOH and put that bi*ch on standby.
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 6 days ago '07        #9
Wilder GOAT 
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it was also the worst gen for gaming history. they milkin yall.
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 6 days ago '18        #10
Dehone 
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Remember being excited reading the instruction manual? It was like a mini magazine in itself

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 6 days ago '19        #11
KingBroly 
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GameCube and ps2 had the greatest game titles ever. Then comes Xbox with fable, doom, and Halo.
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 6 days ago '18        #12
BlackjesuS 
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 projectd06 said
What's the benefit of a digital game tho? Its same price as the hard copy, and I have to deal with the copying sh*t on digital and not hard copy. I get why their are dead but it's far more convenient outside of having to go to the store. If they make digital cheaper at launch I'd think about it, but man that copying sh*t goes slow as fu*k no matter how fast the internet.

Well I can get into a PC Master race thing here with regards to price and the fact that I was digital only in like 02...my new pc doesn't even have a CD drive /rant...but it's paying for convenience where as you can preload nowadays....with a disk copy some games don't even have the game on the disk as is and both versions are subject to day 1 patches and sh*t what's the last game you played like at midnight ...only real discount that exists is gcu from Best buy and you can't get it anymore as they ended it last year for new signups but that was 20% off new
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 6 days ago '19        #13
1mcchicken2go 
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No tax on digital copies
Digital is available to dl before day 1 launch
No visit to store and no line. Never out of stock
PS/xbox/pc store sales beat store sales


Most games I dl overnight and i kno my games update schedules (new season, patches etc) so i go play other games/console

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 6 days ago '18        #14
Dehone 
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 1mcchicken2go said
No tax on digital copies
Digital is available to dl before day 1 launch
No visit to store and no line. Never out of stock
PS/xbox/pc store sales beat store sales


Most games I dl overnight and i kno my games update schedules (new season, patches etc) so i go play other games/console

There are taxes on digital copies on ps4
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 6 days ago '19        #15
1mcchicken2go 
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 Dehone said
There are taxes on digital copies on ps4
I never get taxed. I get that 1 cent back for 59.99 game day 1 and i only put 60$ in the wallet
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 6 days ago '05        #16
projectd06 
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 BlackjesuS said
Well I can get into a PC Master race thing here with regards to price and the fact that I was digital only in like 02...my new pc doesn't even have a CD drive /rant...but it's paying for convenience where as you can preload nowadays....with a disk copy some games don't even have the game on the disk as is and both versions are subject to day 1 patches and sh*t what's the last game you played like at midnight ...only real discount that exists is gcu from Best buy and you can't get it anymore as they ended it last year for new signups but that was 20% off new
See so in reality there is no benefit getting a digital game on a console besides convenience, and in all honesty I like picking the gaming nerds minds at game stop.
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 6 days ago '06        #17
Skateboard T 
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Might get slapped for this but....wired is the way to go.

Download 30gb files in like 20mins. I think the newest Wolfenstein took like half an hour off PSNow
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 6 days ago '04        #18
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 6 days ago '05        #19
Krazie 
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 projectd06 said
What's the benefit of a digital game tho? Its same price as the hard copy, and I have to deal with the copying sh*t on digital and not hard copy. I get why their are dead but it's far more convenient outside of having to go to the store. If they make digital cheaper at launch I'd think about it, but man that copying sh*t goes slow as fu*k no matter how fast the internet.
Get a solid game share partner and you'll never look at physical again.
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 6 days ago '05        #20
Daddy Black 
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 Skateboard T said
Might get slapped for this but....wired is the way to go.

Download 30gb files in like 20mins. I think the newest Wolfenstein took like half an hour off PSNow
Oh yea most def. I only realized that once I saw how sh*t the PS4 WiFi is. It’s wired by Ethernet and sh*t does dl relatively quick and I get smoother multiplayer every time. Thing is most people swear by wireless but it isn’t always good.

 6 days ago '18        #21
BlackjesuS 
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 projectd06 said
See so in reality there is no benefit getting a digital game on a console besides convenience, and in all honesty I like picking the gaming nerds minds at game stop.
Well convenience is what most people pay for with most things heh and Gamestops have been closing this year...don't f*ght it brother man ;)

 6 days ago '06        #22
Be Easy 
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you don’t have to get up and change games

boys leaving out the best aspect of digital

there’s no such thing as physical anymore

all discs are now is keys to play

you download the game regardless
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 6 days ago '05        #23
projectd06 
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 BlackjesuS said
Well convenience is what most people pay for with most things heh and Gamestops have been closing this year...don't f*ght it brother man ;)
Lol man just need them to speed up the copying, that's my ONLY issue. If that's fixed, next gen, I'll probably go full digital. Got a buddy who tells me I'm not with the times all the time, hes right lmao.

 6 days ago '05        #24
projectd06 
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 Be Easy said
you don’t have to get up and change games

boys leaving out the best aspect of digital

there’s no such thing as physical anymore

all discs are now is keys to play

you download the game regardless
But with a physical you dont have to wait for the updates/patches to copy.



Clearly I'm the only one who cant deal with it tho.

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 6 days ago '06        #25
Be Easy 
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 projectd06 said
But with a physical you dont have to wait for the updates/patches to copy.



Clearly I'm the only one who cant deal with it tho.

there are no physicals

unless you buy a switch



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