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3 years ago#1
What is the reason why xbox live is now giving out 2 free games for the year?

Does anyone know what other games will be given next month?
3 years ago#2
1. MS has said it's a thank you to those who have XBL Gold.

2. It's more than "2 free games for the year". It's actually 2 free games each month till the end of the year.

3. The free games are usually announced via Major Nelson's blog.
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3 years ago#3
the game is free and they lure people in with that then hook them with the DLC. its a smart move actually.

that and getting people used to GoD I guess?

or it could be an apology in advance because they sold out with the one and know they are into greedy f***s.
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3 years ago#4
Brucebee posted...
the game is free and they lure people in with that then hook them with the DLC. its a smart move actually.

that and getting people used to GoD I guess?

or it could be an apology in advance because they sold out with the one and know they are into greedy f***s.


DLC = OPTIONAL

The games are still playable without any DLC at all.
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3 years ago#5
of course its optional.

But I'm sure some have bought into it already, even if everyone doesn't it's still extra $$ for them where there would otherwise be none.
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3 years ago#6
Brucebee posted...
of course its optional.

But I'm sure some have bought into it already, even if everyone doesn't it's still extra $$ for them where there would otherwise be none.


Would people be "satisfied" if they gave them everything that ever involved the game? Hand delivered commemorative poster and all!
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3 years ago#7
Playatation Plus

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3 years ago#8
SunDevil77 posted...
Brucebee posted...
of course its optional.

But I'm sure some have bought into it already, even if everyone doesn't it's still extra $$ for them where there would otherwise be none.


Would people be "satisfied" if they gave them everything that ever involved the game? Hand delivered commemorative poster and all!


I believe I speak for everyone when I say "YES!!!!!!!!!". LOL!!!!!!!!!
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3 years ago#9
sonicteam2k1 posted...
Playatation Plus

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^This.

It seems more like a poor attempt to compete with PS+ than anything else.
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3 years ago#10
PS+, and a show of good will toward customers before the next generation (while not losing much of anything, being a nearly dead platform and all)
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