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User Info: Mynameispaul96

Mynameispaul96
4 years ago#1
Besides GF making more money.
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User Info: MBlaze1

MBlaze1
4 years ago#2
So that you have to make friends to catch 'em all

Power of friendship!

User Info: Teh_Tiltyu

Teh_Tiltyu
4 years ago#3
capitalism
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User Info: MasterSpectrobe

MasterSpectrobe
4 years ago#4
Makes the games seem more different beyond superficial, and aesthetic differences.

That was redundant -__-
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User Info: MM125

MM125
4 years ago#5
To make the multiplayer/social features worthwhile. It's how Pokémon has always worked. Why is this still a question people ask?

Or you can just buy both versions if you hate talking to people.
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User Info: CRK44

CRK44
4 years ago#6
Actual reason? Because by putting a little extra work to make two games with minute difference, they guarantee the chance that a statistically significant percentage of buyers will purchase both versions.
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User Info: CakeOfLies

CakeOfLies
4 years ago#7
MBlaze1 posted...
So that you have to make friends to catch 'em all

Power of friendship!


So that you can have to make friends buy the other game to catch 'em all.

Power of money!
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User Info: Muffinz0rz

Muffinz0rz
4 years ago#8
Mynameispaul96 posted...
Besides GF making more money.


Answered your own topic.
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User Info: zurcn

zurcn
4 years ago#9
better question: if you removed exclusive pokemon, what would be the point of 2 versions?
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User Info: LazHarshaw

LazHarshaw
4 years ago#10
Simple. To force the player to trade with others to complete the pokedex. And to make money off of multiple purchases if you have no friends.
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