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Why do people think Valve isn't greedy?
Lvthn posted...Because nobody minds if they make ridiculous money if they're also giving us awesome deals and publishers are making a great margin?
answer is simple. dont buy the useless dlc and hats and shiny knifes. I dont.
I actually have despised the way they handle their games and their business models since TF2 moved from a normal game to its current F2P garbage.
TF2 is great, ya goofus.
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I....I just don't know what you expect, TC. You bought a good game for cheap. They have to make money somewhere...isn't it better it be on things that wouldn't really effect you if you didn't (like aesthetic knives)?
I'd absolutely get the hate if this were a full priced game and there were micro transactions that were practically necessary, or if the micro transactions were more along the lines of locked guns, but they have to make money and this is one of the least intrusive ways to do so while still having the base game sell for cheap.
I....I just don't know what you expect, TC
pretty sure he expects lots of skins or knives he can sell from $50 to $400... i mean he's pretty much entitled to them since he paid 6 whole $.
PC hardware doesn't need to match console hardware in price when PC gamers save literal thousands from the software they buy.
So essentially you are angry because you don't get knife drops. They are rare, cry more
So you think valve are greedy because people are willing to throw money at them for pointless gimmicky game items.
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When it's too quiet*" - Umbongo
I think it's more likely TC thinks Valve is greedy because they put so much of their dev work into those pointless gimmicky game items.
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They took a game I loved dearly (Quake Team Fortress) and effectively ruined it in my eyes but I never even questioned them. The last refuge of a scorned gamer I suppose.
think it's more likely TC thinks Valve is greedy because they put so much of their dev work into those pointless gimmicky game items.
Except most of those items are player made... >_>
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Because nobody minds if they make ridiculous money if they're also giving us awesome deals and publishers are making a great margin?
Outside of sales, their prices are atrocious and generally, aside from EA's content of course, sets the MSRP of all PC games.
You can get a new copy of MW3 with the first DLC pack for $30 standard in store for consoles? Regular copy of PC version is still $40 because that's what it is on Steam.
Black Ops 2's MSRP for consoles dropped to $50? Still $60 on PC because Steam.
Skyrim is $30 on console? $40 on PC because Steam.
See a trend forming?