Why is the Xbox games store shunned in favor of Steam, Sony and Nintendo ?

#1kyncaniPosted 5/25/2014 4:59:19 AM
What's wrong with Xbox games store ? - Results (69 votes)
5.8% (4 votes)
56.52% (39 votes)
4.35% (3 votes)
Small community
5.8% (4 votes)
Xbox Live
8.7% (6 votes)
7.25% (5 votes)
8.7% (6 votes)
0% (0 votes)
Watching TV
0% (0 votes)
2.9% (2 votes)
This poll is now closed.
I thought Microsoft was about as good as other online stores but apparently not.

Which digital game store have you spent the most money on over the last year?

35.22% - Steam
25.91% - PlayStation Store
11.67% - Nintendo eShop
10.84% - None of them - I haven't bought a digital game in the past year
9.06% - Xbox Games Store

#2aheroafakePosted 5/25/2014 5:00:12 AM
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#3ExempliGratiaPosted 5/25/2014 5:03:32 AM
Gamefaqs poll must mean it's true. Thanks TC
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#4BilliePilgrimPosted 5/25/2014 5:03:43 AM
Prices. I've yet to see a sale that wasn't a joke.
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#5dnmtPosted 5/25/2014 5:20:20 AM(edited)
Definitely price. They've started having some decent sales only recently.
#6LooksLikeRainPosted 5/25/2014 5:05:49 AM
Prices mostly. I look forward to seeing what they have to offer with Deals with Gold.
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#7kyncani(Topic Creator)Posted 5/25/2014 5:09:27 AM
LooksLikeRain posted...
Prices mostly. I look forward to seeing what they have to offer with Deals with Gold.

Well as long as they do provide good video games (at some point) with the subscription I'm fine.
#8Keeko_caPosted 5/25/2014 6:05:49 AM(edited)
For me, it's the outrageous amount of money I had to spend on an immensely overpriced Microsoft proprietary hard drive, vs. buying any old hard drive on any of the other options.

The hard drive real estate is just too damn expensive on Xbox.
#9hyjinx17Posted 5/25/2014 6:39:31 AM
Well steam is obvious.

PS+ Sales have been really good the past year, so I guess there's that. The PS3 has also completely beat out the 360 in terms of exclusives last year, so digital purchases at $60 each would bump that up. Not to mention a lot of Vita owners are digital only.

Nintendo is Nintendo. You can't get any of the really good games out for the Wii U or 3DS anywhere else. Also same as Vita, a lot of people are digital only on 3DS

The 360 is just the 360. No handhelds bumping up the revenue. Barely any exclusives until the Xbone launched and their big exclusive was also out on PC.
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#10CharadeSmithPosted 5/25/2014 6:41:33 AM
Lacks games.
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