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3 years ago#11
Broken poll. I gotta believe most people buy them at various times. Some I want day 1, some I don't wind up getting until years after they're released, and everything in between.
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3 years ago#12
I usually buy my games at or close to release. I have pre-ordered a few.

My wife has gotten a few free but that was 15 years ago and before two kids lol don't tell her I said that :P
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3 years ago#13
Generally, I'll wait a month to get it for $40 instead of $60, but I won't wait another five months to save another $10. That is diminishing returns, especially if the game has MP.
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3 years ago#14
JascoD posted...


Buying at Gamestop is a very bad ide(a)... The price on new games in store are ridicules high.


$59.99 as opposed to $59.99 everywhere else?
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3 years ago#15
pakathecat posted...
pothocket posted...
other / various


This. Depends on the game.


^ this
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3 years ago#16
Depends, usually AAA titles are pre-ordered and pick up on launch day.

Everything else is random.
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3 years ago#17
Pretty dumb poll. I'm pretty sure not one single person always buys their games at the same time.
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3 years ago#18
Other - Whenever I feel like getting a new game
3 years ago#19
There are barely any games that come out now that are worth $60. Been that way for years now so I just wait until a price drop. With the decline in quality in games I'm not surprised more companies are eying the digital approach. It's funny and sad as I don't want to see them do it but they are the ones responsible for their poor sales since everyone and their mother are being cheap with production and releasing these half-assed games not worth the retail they ask for.
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3 years ago#20
Navex posted...
There are barely any games that come out now that are worth $60. Been that way for years now so I just wait until a price drop. With the decline in quality in games I'm not surprised more companies are eying the digital approach. It's funny and sad as I don't want to see them do it but they are the ones responsible for their poor sales since everyone and their mother are being cheap with production and releasing these half-assed games not worth the retail they ask for.

The reason for poor sales is people like you with unrealistic expectations of quality and value.
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