Why does the Wii U limit how many times you can play a demo?

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User Info: Smoking_Hamster

4 years ago#1
Its competitors don't limit you in this manner.

User Info: wackyteen

4 years ago#2
Cause that's what the eShop does.

It's not the Wii U. It's the eShop. The 3DS limits your demo uses, as well.
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User Info: Drakul_bites

4 years ago#3
I thought maybe it was a trade off for demo content. You get three levels and five characters in Rayman but you can only play so often. If there was no limit, maybe they'd only give one level and two characters.

User Info: TKUKG

4 years ago#4
To make you BUY the game.

User Info: sumweeaboo

4 years ago#5
I will admit that it is a pretty stupid move. Not much I can do to fix it, though.

User Info: digiblaster

4 years ago#6
Some games have demos that are very good, and the game itself doesn't offer much more. I played the demo of Skate 2 for about 10-15 hours, didn't play the game that much when I bought it.

Limiting plays means that you have to go out and get it. If Sony/MS did this nobody would be complaining when Nintendo did it - people don't like change.

User Info: Fooforaw

4 years ago#7
That's a good question, but here's a better one:

Are you really going to play a demo more than 30 times?
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User Info: Steve__Burnside

4 years ago#8
The "No more than 30 plays" rule is just stupid. I don't actually why anyone would play a demo more than 30 times anyway though.
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User Info: Shadowbird_RH

4 years ago#9
It kinda makes sense in a way. If you're actually going to enjoy playing just a demo that many times, that's already enough to indicate that the game is worth buying. Also, if you play the demo too many times, it may burn you out before you get the actual game, and and reduce your incentive to buy.
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User Info: rockymin

4 years ago#10
TKUKG posted...
To make you BUY the game.

Ok, tell me where I can buy Rayman Legends right now?
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