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2 years ago#11
I think it's a good move. Some people will opt for the digital download and still want the extra stuff.
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2 years ago#12
Tireseas posted...
http://store.bethsoft.com/brands/wolfenstein/wolfenstein-the-new-order-panzerhund-edition.html

What precisely is unethical about bolded text clearly pointing out that you're not buying the game?


For starters, the fact that this product is called 'WOLFENSTEIN: THE NEW ORDER PANZERHUND EDITION', and it does not feature Wolfenstein: The New Order in it.

Also, the bolded text is in the last paragraph and you need to scroll down to read it. Anyone with understanding of how website design works knows that many users won't scroll down and read it.

This is a jerk move by Bethesda and there is no denying it.
2 years ago#13
Nothing wrong with what they are doing, they are not lying about what comes in the product.
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2 years ago#14
Tireseas posted...
Ch3wy posted...
Tireseas posted...
http://store.bethsoft.com/brands/wolfenstein/wolfenstein-the-new-order-panzerhund-edition.html

What precisely is unethical about bolded text clearly pointing out that you're not buying the game?


You're acting like people read descriptions of things that they buy.


Caveat emptor. The product is clearly presented, if the customer is too stupid to read then we as a society should point and go ha-ha, not blame the seller.


I disagree that it's clearly presented.

It says Wolfenstein: The New Order in the title of the product, but it does not contain Wolfenstein: The New Order.
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2 years ago#15
Didn't have to scroll anywhere to read it. You people browsing at 800x600 or something? Not that it matters, as you have to scroll even farther to hit the buy button.
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2 years ago#16
zerodefect posted...
I think it's a good move. Some people will opt for the digital download and still want the extra stuff.

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2 years ago#17
gastaman posted...
zerodefect posted...
I think it's a good move. Some people will opt for the digital download and still want the extra stuff.


Then include the digital download with the purchase.

At the very least don't call it an edition of the game when it's not an edition of the game.
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2 years ago#18
Tireseas posted...
Didn't have to scroll anywhere to read it. You people browsing at 800x600 or something? Not that it matters, as you have to scroll even farther to hit the buy button.


Calling a product [game name] 'something something' edition clearly induces people into thinking that product is a version of the game + special edition goodies.

The proper way to do it would have been to call it something else other than edition, as that word has an established meaning in this context.
2 years ago#19
samuraigaiden posted...
Tireseas posted...
Didn't have to scroll anywhere to read it. You people browsing at 800x600 or something? Not that it matters, as you have to scroll even farther to hit the buy button.


Calling a product [game name] 'something something' edition clearly induces people into thinking that product is a version of the game + special edition goodies.

The proper way to do it would have been to call it something else other than edition, as that word has an established meaning in this context.


Doesn't matter if they'd called it Steve, what you get is very clearly described. If you don't bother to read it's YOUR problem.
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2 years ago#20
Tireseas posted...
samuraigaiden posted...
Tireseas posted...
Didn't have to scroll anywhere to read it. You people browsing at 800x600 or something? Not that it matters, as you have to scroll even farther to hit the buy button.


Calling a product [game name] 'something something' edition clearly induces people into thinking that product is a version of the game + special edition goodies.

The proper way to do it would have been to call it something else other than edition, as that word has an established meaning in this context.


Doesn't matter if they'd called it Steve, what you get is very clearly described. If you don't bother to read it's YOUR problem.


It's not clearly described. There's a contradiction between the title of the product and its description.

If something like this was done on eBay for example, they would side with the buyer and they would be entitled a refund.
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