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Why do people say PC gaming is too expensive?

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User Info: dontcallmeal

dontcallmeal
3 years ago#1
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.

User Info: steveboblarry

steveboblarry
3 years ago#2
The start up cost can be expensive, compared to consoles
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User Info: ATARIJAWA

ATARIJAWA
3 years ago#3
Just write it off your taxes. That's what I do.
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User Info: LordSeifer

LordSeifer
3 years ago#4
you spend 100 bucks a month on games?
^ this

User Info: Mega_Tyrant

Mega_Tyrant
3 years ago#5
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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User Info: ZeraphLordS

ZeraphLordS
3 years ago#6
expensive is relative
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User Info: AsucaHayashi

AsucaHayashi
3 years ago#7
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.
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/

User Info: urtv

urtv
3 years ago#8
ATARIJAWA posted...
Just write it off your taxes. That's what I do.

User Info: snesmaster40

snesmaster40
3 years ago#9
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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User Info: Mr kitty

Mr kitty
3 years ago#10
PC is expensive. Mine is a good example/
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