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Why do people say PC gaming is too expensive?

#1dontcallmealPosted 9/22/2013 9:38:40 AM
I tell myself I can only spend 100$ a month on games. But with Steam deals that goes a LONG way.

I only make one major PC upgrade a year. And that's more than enougn to run the latest games on max with no hiccups.

I don't get it. I spent a lot more money back when I exclusively used consoles.
#2steveboblarryPosted 9/22/2013 9:40:15 AM
The start up cost can be expensive, compared to consoles
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#3ATARIJAWAPosted 9/22/2013 9:40:58 AM
Just write it off your taxes. That's what I do.
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#4LordSeiferPosted 9/22/2013 9:42:18 AM
you spend 100 bucks a month on games?
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#5Mega_TyrantPosted 9/22/2013 9:47:00 AM
LordSeifer posted...
you spend 100 bucks a month on games?


I used to during the PS2 days, I amassed a fairly large collection of games of which most ended getting lost/borrowed/stolen.
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#6ZeraphLordSPosted 9/22/2013 9:50:02 AM
expensive is relative
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#7AsucaHayashiPosted 9/22/2013 10:04:44 AM
i used to believe it was because people couldn't do math when price of software was involved.

now i realize it's just part of the peasant defense since it's one of the last few arguments they have without coming off as incredibly ignorant or dumb... the only other argument that's left is more games with local mp.

they can't even use the amount of exclusives as an argument any more since they're pretending in peasant land that they'll somehow get mario, uncharted and halo for a cheaper price than a quality gaming PC upon their initial release.
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PC hardware doesn't need to match console hardware in price when PC gamers save literal thousands from the software they buy. http://www.steamgamesales.com/
#8urtvPosted 9/22/2013 10:05:14 AM
ATARIJAWA posted...
Just write it off your taxes. That's what I do.
#9snesmaster40Posted 9/22/2013 10:22:45 AM
PC gaming is getting more cheaper thanks to all the different websites holding sales like GMG, GOG, Amazon, and so on. There's also tons of F2P games out there so you'll end up having a much larger game collection compared to what you'd have on a console.
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#10Mr kittyPosted 9/22/2013 10:25:05 AM
PC is expensive. Mine is a good example/
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