Media slams Microsoft's Xbox One Policy

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 06-08-2013, 08:49 PM         #361
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I bet Xbox Ones new game prices are going to be so much lower that what we'd expect.
My guess $29.99-$39.99.
There is no way that you have to have all of these mandatory investments and the games still are going to be $60 dollars.


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 5 years ago '12        #362
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 HDBeatz said:
I bet Xbox Ones new game prices are going to be so much lower that what we'd expect.
My guess $29.99-$39.99.
There is not way that you have to have all of these mandatory investments and the games still are going to be $60 dollars.
I can get jiggy with this. Steam might be Microsoft's only competitor at this point.
 06-08-2013, 08:55 PM         #363
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 Austin Foyt said:
I can get jiggy with this. Steam might be Microsoft's only competitor at this point.
First thought that came to my mind when I watch the first video on this page. If thats the case M$ gonna murk PS4 if they have their games @$60 with no online checks.
Oh sh*t, is that it?!!!
Online checks = Cheaper new games?

M$ might be winning with that kind of strategy.
 5 years ago '04        #364
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 Austin Foyt said:

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Just pulled this up on Steam. Where do you see good games at for $10-20?

And if you have Steam, i'm a.ssuming you also have an internet connection. I'm certain that 95% of people with steam accounts play games online.

Bioshock is still $59.99
Sales, Sites like greenmangaming/humblebundle. You see absolute crazy sales on the PC front, something that consoles hardly ever do.(not bashing consoles) I'll refer you to this thread.



And also when you look for specials on Steam you look in the specials tab not on the main page. This is just a quick shot from my client.


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 5 years ago '12        #365
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 HDBeatz said:
First thought that came to my mind when I watch the first video on this page. If thats the case M$ gonna murk PS4 if they have their games @$60 with no online checks.
Oh sh*t, is that it?!!!
Online checks = Cheaper new games?

M$ might be winning with that kind of strategy.

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there won't be a need for games to be 59.99 if it's a digital copy.
 5 years ago '12        #366
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 Willbeatz said:
Sales, Sites like greenmangaming/humblebundle. You see absolute crazy sales on the PC front, something that consoles hardly ever do.(not bashing consoles) I'll refer you to this thread.



And also when you look for specials on Steam you look in the specials tab not on the main page. This is just a quick shot from my client.


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Games that are that cheap are trash, and that Saints Row was not that price when it first came out.
 06-08-2013, 09:04 PM         #367
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this my thoughts about the xbox 540 just conveyed differently
 5 years ago '07        #368
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 Austin Foyt said:
Games that are that cheap are trash, and that Saints Row was not that price when it first came out.
that civilization game is dope
 5 years ago '10        #369
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 HDBeatz said:
I bet Xbox Ones new game prices are going to be so much lower that what we'd expect.
My guess $29.99-$39.99.
There is no way that you have to have all of these mandatory investments and the games still are going to be $60 dollars.
I thought that too, but Microsoft got everyone in their pockets man.

The "participating" retailers, publishers going MS exclusive? sh*t's ugly.
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 Ham Rove said:
that civilization game is dope
yes, for $7 it is dope.
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 Hovi Bryant said:
I thought that too, but Microsoft got everyone in their pockets man.

The "participating" retailers, publishers going MS exclusive? sh*t's ugly.
NO! sh*t is beautiful. All of these Gamers about to feel the wrath of that AK on BF4.
 5 years ago '04        #372
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 Austin Foyt said:
Games that are that cheap are trash, and that Saints Row was not that price when it first came out.
You right it was $60 across the board. And now it's $40 normally, on sale for $10. That's not what you should see tho, it's that 5/8 on a single list are 75% off. Just wait until the end of June, that's when the summer camp sale is going to start. You'll see some real crazy prices there.

If any of you think buying digitally on Xbox is going to be lower prices, you probably never saw this.


Speaking in an interview with MCV, Xbox Live UK product manager Pav Bhardwaj explained that as the model currently works well, Microsoft sees no reason to follow Sony's lead of offering a simultaneous digital release on launch day.

"It comes down to choice," said Bhardwaj.

"The customer has the choice of going to retail on day one if they really want to buy a particular title, or to wait a couple of months and buy it full price from the Xbox Live marketplace.

"It's a successful part of our business, we're very pleased with the growth and it continues to do really well. Clearly there's an audience out there who are happy to purchase a product at full ERP six or so months after [its retail release].

"We don't do Games on Demand on day one, we focus on boxed retail for day one. That's where our focus has always been and will remain that way for the foreseeable future," he continued.

"It's a successful model, so why change something you don't need to?"

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Be it Europe or not, it's still an Xbox employee.
 5 years ago '07        #373
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Yall n*ggas really spent this entire sunny sat. in here arguing about this??
 5 years ago '12        #374
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 Willbeatz said:
You right it was $60 across the board. And now it's $40 normally, on sale for $10. That's not what you should see tho, it's that 5/8 on a single list are 75% off. Just wait until the end of June, that's when the summer camp sale is going to start. You'll see some real crazy prices there.

If any of you think buying digitally on Xbox is going to be lower prices, you probably never saw this.


Speaking in an interview with MCV, Xbox Live UK product manager Pav Bhardwaj explained that as the model currently works well, Microsoft sees no reason to follow Sony's lead of offering a simultaneous digital release on launch day.

"It comes down to choice," said Bhardwaj.

"The customer has the choice of going to retail on day one if they really want to buy a particular title, or to wait a couple of months and buy it full price from the Xbox Live marketplace.

"It's a successful part of our business, we're very pleased with the growth and it continues to do really well. Clearly there's an audience out there who are happy to purchase a product at full ERP six or so months after [its retail release].

"We don't do Games on Demand on day one, we focus on boxed retail for day one. That's where our focus has always been and will remain that way for the foreseeable future," he continued.

"It's a successful model, so why change something you don't need to?"

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Be it Europe or not, it's still an Xbox employee.
This was over a year ago, they already said that games are getting that first day digital release.
 5 years ago '04        #375
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 Austin Foyt said:
This was over a year ago, they already said that games are getting that first day digital release.
Doesn't mean anything. PS3 does presales on their games...at full price. The $60 tag is going to stay or go up.
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 moe4484 said:
Yall n*ggas really spent this entire sunny sat. in here arguing about this??
Thread bump.
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 Hovi Bryant said:
Thread bump.
You're stupid and an idiot and lack reading comprehension etc... or whatever the fu*k you usually respond with
 5 years ago '10        #378
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Don't get upset with me. No point.
 5 years ago '10        #379
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 Hovi Bryant said:
This video pretty much nails it.

Microsoft made restrictions sound like new features we asked for.

It's amazing how many people have taken the bait.

Nobody wanted an always online console.
Nobody wanted to lose what we've taken for granted for 30+ years.

Yet, here we are.
 5 years ago '12        #380
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 Hovi Bryant said:
This video pretty much nails it.

Microsoft made restrictions sound like new features we asked for.

It's amazing how many people have taken the bait.

Nobody wanted an always online console.
Nobody wanted to lose what we've taken for granted for 30+ years.

Yet, here we are.
So what are you going to do? Your boycott will be futile, millions are going to buy the Xbox.
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