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Digital or Physical: How do you prefer your Video Games?

#31triple sPosted 2/10/2013 1:28:44 PM
shawnmck posted...
KtuluheroII posted...
Digital. Steam prices just can't be beat.


PC=/= Consoles

Steam is PC only.
PC games have no royalty fees, which results in a much lower cost.
All console games have to pay royalty fees to get their game on a particular console....which drives up the cost.

So the comparison is flawed.



It's still a platform to buy games and it's an option if you happen to have a 360 and PC. Even if we exclude all other PC benefits, buying the new DmC for $37.50 on PC instead of $60 for the 360 is an option I'd rather take. Royalty fees don't account for how Microsoft completely overcharges for some games.
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#32Mumble_Posted 2/10/2013 1:38:23 PM
SoincMetal posted...
physical, just how i like my women.


The only people who want digital are the ones with waifus and husbandos. >_>
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#33The DevourerPosted 2/10/2013 1:39:52 PM
Physical.

If games went digital on XBL or anything you wouldn't see the sales or anything you do on Steam or for PC games in general so you can't even compare the two.
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#34phxDansukePosted 2/10/2013 1:44:17 PM
SoincMetal posted...
physical, just how i like my women.


That was epic...

Well I kinda prefer digital because you only buy it once and don't need to buy it again (DVDs will stop working for some time), besides loading times are much better.

But yeah, having a physical copy means you actually OWN the game, but I'm afraid some generations later, that console won't play my physical copy (for example: Wii U and its lack of GameCube compatibility).

I think I would rather have it physical, and if it stops working, go digital. :)
#35ultimatedorkboyPosted 2/10/2013 1:45:19 PM
Samman123 posted...
Physical since, well...you actually own it.

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#36C810Posted 2/10/2013 1:49:04 PM
Physical. I like the feeling that I will always be able to pick up and play a game. I'm not against digital, but I just prefer having a hard copy that nothing will happen to
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#37triple sPosted 2/10/2013 1:49:08 PM
The big benefit to physical is resale value though. If I buy a game and beat it with no intent to replay it, I can still get a decent amount back if I sell in a timely manner.
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#38produnerPosted 2/10/2013 2:21:38 PM
Where's both? I'd like to have access to the digital version if i bought the disk version.
#39lolamericansPosted 2/10/2013 2:24:05 PM
digital, just how i like my women
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#40triple sPosted 2/10/2013 2:24:15 PM
You'll probably never see that as most people would just download the game and sale the physical copy hurting developers even more with used games sales.
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