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Why no FFXIV in steam?

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2 years ago#1
Wouldve been nice is square got it added on steam...wouldve been better for them (and me) tbh.
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2 years ago#2
Profits and control. Can't see how firing up yet another program to launch a launcher is a particularly smart move either.

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2 years ago#3
Orestes417 posted...
Can't see how firing up yet another program to launch a launcher is a particularly smart move either.

its not a big deal. it would work just like FFXI which is on steam.
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2 years ago#4
It's not even out yet.
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2 years ago#5
Benjamin_Button posted...
Wouldve been nice is square got it added on steam...wouldve been better for them (and me) tbh.


Why? It doesn't require any extra service client. Just download the game and launch it from the icon on your desktop.
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2 years ago#6
ThePCElitist posted...
Why?


because exposure to the steam community can only benefit this game. could b someone browsing steamstore and sees it and is like "oh cool im bored i wana try this". BAM. Customer added.

also cards.
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2 years ago#7
For me, its no Steam = No buy, unfortunately...

I hope this game come to Steam, else I'll not be able to play it.
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2 years ago#8
Anyone able to launch the game from steam? I know most MMOs launch the launcher rather than a game.exe, which is annoying to no end. I practically can't play games without having my steam UI anymore.
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2 years ago#9
I haven't been on Steam much lately, but didn't they add the ability to add custom thumbnails for non-Steam games? Wouldn't it be basically the same thing if you just added the launcher to Steam?
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2 years ago#10
Benjamin_Button posted...
ThePCElitist posted...
Why?


because exposure to the steam community can only benefit this game. could b someone browsing steamstore and sees it and is like "oh cool im bored i wana try this". BAM. Customer added.

also cards.


That exposure is not free
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