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Would you sub $29.99 a month to a MMORPG if the game was just that incredible?

mikecacklemikecackle City, ILMember Posts: 151

Imagine your most favorite MMORPG game ever in your head and say it exists and you play it full time every day.. And it has so much content you couldnt shake your snake at it all...Would you sub $29.99 a month to this type of game? What's the most you would pay for a monthly subscription?

Or do you think no matter how good a game is, its only worth a minimal fee?





  • FoomerangFoomerang Portland, ORMember Posts: 5,606 Uncommon

    Id pay 40-50 bucks a month for my dream mmorpg.

  • ThomasN7ThomasN7 1, NJMember Posts: 6,690
    You are joking right , because I just had a good laugh.  Thanks! :)
  • Crazy_StickCrazy_Stick Privacy Preferred, NCMember Posts: 1,059
    Only if I quit smoking to free up the extra throw away money from my budget.  I just don't think it will happen.
  • KazuhiroKazuhiro Hampshire, AZMember Posts: 578 Uncommon
    $30 a month for a game that I consider perfect? Absolutely, I mean thats impossible, but in some alternate reality where something like that is possible, absolutely.

    To find an intelligent person in a PUG is not that rare, but to find a PUG made up of "all" intelligent people is one of the rarest phenomenons in the known universe.

  • BlazeyerBlazeyer Pittsburgh, PAMember Posts: 544 Uncommon

    considering i save $60 playing mmo's instead of buying new titles that last 5-10 hours and then reselling them to gamestop for $15 (assuming they're not even pc games, which are a full loss), mmo's are well worth a sub.


    personally, i'd pay $50-60 a month if the game ran flawless, content being streamed non stop, 24 hour support.


    (not even getting into what my dream mmo would be)

  • AzothAzoth montreal, QCMember Posts: 806 Uncommon
    50-60$ a month for a perfect game no problem, already paying more for games that dont last a week.
  • fenistilfenistil GliwiceMember Posts: 3,005

    If it would be perfect? Yes.  That's impossible though.


    Realistically for game that would not be perfect but would be kind of mmorpg I like and would be good solid game. 22-23$ would be what I could pay.  Absolutely no microtransactions though.

  • TokkenTokken Portland, ORMember Posts: 1,353 Uncommon
    hell no. $15 bucks is plenty
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  • OgreRaperOgreRaper Detroit, MIMember Posts: 376
    Yes, but it would have to be a truly mind-blowing game. Like something I couldn't stop myself from playing all the time.
  • FusionFusion VaasaMember Posts: 1,370 Uncommon


    15€ (~19$)/mo is more than enough we EU-folks have to pay currently.

  • moguy2moguy2 Saint Peters, MOMember Posts: 337
    Any game that would keep me from posting on this site?!?!? Yes I would pay the 29 bucks for that !
  • WhiteLanternWhiteLantern Nevada, MOMember Posts: 2,732 Uncommon
    No. Current box + sub fee is pushing the boundries of what I'll put up with. It kept me out of the genre for many years in the beginning. Just because I can pay it, and the dev wants me to pay, doesn't mean I should pay it.

    I want a mmorpg where people have gone through misery, have gone through school stuff and actually have had sex even. -sagil

  • LukainLukain WestmeadMember Posts: 591 Uncommon
    Easy answer  NO!!!
  • Cephus404Cephus404 Redlands, CAMember Posts: 3,675 Common

    Sure, if I thought the game was worth $30 a month, I'd pay it in a heartbeat.  Same with $50.  Same with $100.  Money isn't an object, the game just has to be worth it.

    Unfortunately, most games today aren't worth $15. a month.  Or $10.  Or $5.  Or free, honestly.

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  • TheJodaTheJoda Nerak, awaiting a good MMOMember Posts: 536 Uncommon

    ....Being Banned from MMORPG's forums since 2010, for Trolling the Trolls!!!

  • CatbertCatbert giogMember Posts: 27 Uncommon

    Id pay that for vanilla WoW or a decent version of RYL...

  • HycooHycoo OsloMember Posts: 217
    For my dream mmorpg, yes.

  • DraxonflyDraxonfly Wagga WaggaMember Posts: 126 Uncommon
    No, never ... 
  • IchmenIchmen Winnipeg, MBMember Posts: 1,228 Uncommon

    honestly 30 bucks is a tad rich for me on a game. i have to rationalize droping 30-60 bucks on a game as it is. even if its preorder (which is rare now...thankyou fking devs for the garbage you sold)

    but honestly if we are thinking about this.. in a magical dream world.. then maybe. 

    if money isnt an issue and the game fullfills 110% of what it promises, launches without a single bug. no cheats no problems just perfection. then i could see my self paying that. 

    though i get gamer ADD so its very rare for me to p2p mmos anymore. most dont hold my attention for more then a month  30bucks would require almost 24/7 playtime to make the price worth it at times. even if it was perfect, price would still have to be met with value of time.


    and catbert if you are talking about "risk your life" as a perfect mmo... while i would love to see that game come back.. what it offered is so lacking to standards today :(  shame its gone

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  • ShakyMoShakyMo BradfordMember Posts: 7,207 Common
    Is that about £20 if so yes, but..

    Needs to be hybrid mmo, taking list of influence from the best themepark - daoc and the best sandbox - eve

    Original setting, like say late 19th early 20th century steampunk / horror / mystery, with a political / doomsday element regarding 1914.

    Or something equally cool and bloody new, rather than a substandard wow rehash.

  • TorvalTorval Oregon CountryMember Posts: 10,744 Epic
    Hell fecking no!  I might pay $15 or a bit more if it was my dream game, but then it could have no micro-transactions what so ever including xpacs, cash shops, paid renames, and the rest of that sort of bunk.
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  • DAS1337DAS1337 Member Posts: 2,482 Uncommon

    This should have been a poll question.


    Yes.  If everything was the way that I want it.  

  • chaintmchaintm Chicago, ILMember Posts: 972 Common
    Originally posted by moguy2
    Any game that would keep me from posting on this site?!?!? Yes I would pay the 29 bucks for that !

    haha nice one, thought the same when I read the title. :)

    "The monster created isn't by the company that makes the game, it's by the fans that make it something it never was"

  • DAS1337DAS1337 Member Posts: 2,482 Uncommon
    Originally posted by Torvaldr
    Hell fecking no!  I might pay $15 or a bit more if it was my dream game, but then it could have no micro-transactions what so ever including xpacs, cash shops, paid renames, and the rest of that sort of bunk.


    I'm pretty sure that would apply to your 'dream scenario'...


    I personally don't see the fault in paying $30 a month for the perfect game.  


    We pay $60 for games that we beat in a matter of days.  It seems like the most logical way to spend your gaming money.

  • Dahkot72Dahkot72 Pelham, ALMember Posts: 261


    Something along the lines of original EQ up to Velious with modern graphics , with tons of added GM active support actively banning the trolls spamming chat with obvious racist/overly vulgar etc unnecessary chat.



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