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Should Steam introduce an OPTIONAL ps+ style feature?

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User Info: Callmege

Callmege
3 years ago#1
I.e. Where you pay, say, 9.99 a month and get access to a bunch of free games each month?

Obviously this should be an entirely optional feature like ps+ was on ps3. Forcing a sub on Steam users would likely kill the service.
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User Info: ChromaticAngel

ChromaticAngel
3 years ago#2
Callmege posted...
I.e. Where you pay, say, 9.99 a month and get access to a bunch of free games each month?

Obviously this should be an entirely optional feature like ps+ was on ps3. Forcing a sub on Steam users would likely kill the service.


They're already giving away games for practically nothing, what more do you want?
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User Info: TheSmilingLord

TheSmilingLord
3 years ago#3
You mean instead of buying and crafting cards, we could just give them money?
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User Info: Gjain

Gjain
3 years ago#4
Callmege posted...
I.e. Where you pay, say, 9.99 a month and get access to a bunch of free games each month?

Obviously this should be an entirely optional feature like ps+ was on ps3. Forcing a sub on Steam users would likely kill the service.


Nothing but a bad idea right there.

User Info: sonicteam2k1

sonicteam2k1
3 years ago#5
people kill me. how is adding options a bad idea. Valve didn't get where they are by not trying out things. not saying they should or shouldn't try this but its an idea nonetheless. Im glad people on this bored are not publishers. we'll have even more ideas thrown out the window.
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User Info: Daz_man123

Daz_man123
3 years ago#6
Valve just gave away l4d2

User Info: SpazH3d

SpazH3d
3 years ago#7
Don't give them any good ideas, damn it.
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User Info: aak57

aak57
3 years ago#8
I dunno, unless these games would be new releases I don't see many people signing up to pay $10 for a couple random games.
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User Info: Orestes417

Orestes417
3 years ago#9
They'd be better off emulating netflix
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User Info: MaxCHEATER64

MaxCHEATER64
3 years ago#10
The problem is they already give away stuff for free, so having a paywall will just make the already free stuff not-free.
It's a bad idea. It was a bad idea when Sony tried it, and it'd be a bad idea if Valve tries it.
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