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Archeage Unchained founder packs released

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  • DragnelusDragnelus Member EpicPosts: 3,043
    Dragnelus said:
    If its only a few months fun. I will buy it, I think I will take the risk. Few months fun for me, is my standard nowdays for mmorpgs I dont expect more.
    for a f2p yes, forcing you to open wallet before even playing AGAIN, not going to work this time on me
    Imo you would pay more for f2p. 25 is not much for a few months.

  • ChildoftheShadowsChildoftheShadows Member RarePosts: 1,108
    edited September 3
    I already bought a founders pack [mod edit]
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  • ArteriusArterius Member EpicPosts: 1,867
    So their is a cash shop because it says that you get credits? I thought this was AA without the cash shop and P2W? Eh, guess if I want a MMO I will stick with WoW classic
  • DragnelusDragnelus Member EpicPosts: 3,043
    Arterius said:
    So their is a cash shop because it says that you get credits? I thought this was AA without the cash shop and P2W? Eh, guess if I want a MMO I will stick with WoW classic

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  • BloodaxesBloodaxes Member RarePosts: 4,126
    edited August 30
    What is the ArchePass exactly?

    [Edit]

    Okay, found some info about it and I don't like it. It's essentially the fortnite equivalent of the monthly rewards with requirements to get them. There's a catch tough, there a free AND also a premium tier.

    They say it's only for cosmetics... but for how long?
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  • Viper482Viper482 Member EpicPosts: 2,711
    edited August 30
    Basically screw those who already paid you for founders packs with the original game. No, screw you gamigo. 

    This is a cash grab, period. Otherwise people who already bought founder packs would be given this for "free" in order to win them back as customers. No one in their right mind would get suckered by the original then come back and pay these chumps again. Not just no, but HELL NO.
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  • DaakkonDaakkon Member UncommonPosts: 595
    I will wait a few months and see how this turns out. As any sane person would do.
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  • KyleranKyleran Member LegendaryPosts: 33,941
    edited August 30
    Amathe said:
    Funny that people hate cash shops but have no problem with founder packs.......
    Agreed. But I have a problem with Founder's Packs that contain P2W items. 
    You mean P2W items such as "access to the game?"

    Don't laugh, access was a very real problem back at AAs first NA launch and I actually thought I did pay extra for a guarantee I would have access on launch day.


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  • TheDarkrayneTheDarkrayne Member EpicPosts: 5,233
    edited August 30
    Well, I said I'd get it if it's under $30. Looks like I'm getting it.

    I've never spent any money on FTP ArcheAge so I don't really care about the separate versions issue.

    Never really played it properly either.. just 'tried' it a couple times.
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  • SeelinnikoiSeelinnikoi Member RarePosts: 1,316
    People getting conned twice with Archeage packs!

    Theres no breed like gamers, eh ?
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  • AmatheAmathe Member LegendaryPosts: 5,733
    Kyleran said:

    You mean P2W items such as "access to the game?"


    Yeah that gets tedious too. All of it really. I am so tired of cash shops and founder's packs and loot boxes and paid access and all that other crap. I feel like I should just take out my wallet and play with it instead and not bother trying to play any games.
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  • alkarionlogalkarionlog Member RarePosts: 2,774
    Dragnelus said:
    Dragnelus said:
    If its only a few months fun. I will buy it, I think I will take the risk. Few months fun for me, is my standard nowdays for mmorpgs I dont expect more.
    for a f2p yes, forcing you to open wallet before even playing AGAIN, not going to work this time on me
    Imo you would pay more for f2p. 25 is not much for a few months.

    its not teh price, its the huge F letter in the forehead who you should worry

    People getting conned twice with Archeage packs!

    Theres no breed like gamers, eh ?
    I already had the founder so nope, I said not going to work on me this time, and only way I could check this game was IF I had free access since I already have founder. if not I won't bother

    plus I still remember how the login issue of headstart was
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  • Superman0XSuperman0X Member RarePosts: 2,185
    Gamigo is a better third party publisher than Trion was. They are able to operate and maintain games made by other people (which Trion had problems with). They are also much more conservative on their spending, and more realistic in their revenue projections.

    Having said this, most of you are going to complain about them, even if you play their games. It also does not mean that they will not close games that stop making money. So, a lot will depend on the contract with XL, but I believe that Gamigo is reasonably competent, and will be able to keep the game running for a reasonable period.

    P.S. Just a disclosure, they are still  publishing games which we originally launched (and then exited the market). This says a bit about their staying power during a tough period.
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  • Asm0deusAsm0deus Member EpicPosts: 2,946
    ah lol  and people will buy these...mwahahaha

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  • TorvalTorval Member LegendaryPosts: 19,662
    edited August 30
    sgel said:
    Looks fine to me. I'll be going for Silver and see how it pans out.
    If they stick away from P2W it'll be a brilliant MMO.
    BIG IF. Considering the parent company is still a Korean one.
    Who always go "Our Western version will be different. No P2W. Trust us :) "

    Then the moment revenue drops slightly, they pull the old bait and switch and double down on P2W anyway.

    I suspect the game will be great the first few months, and after that they'll turn to shady practices like every other KR MMO out there.
    Gamigo is European, and specifically German, don't pin this on the Koreans. Gamigo uses predatory monetization and P2W in all their games. Some of the worst publishers on the globe are Euros and they always seem to get a pass.
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  • blueturtle13blueturtle13 Member LegendaryPosts: 11,825
    Torval said:
    sgel said:
    Looks fine to me. I'll be going for Silver and see how it pans out.
    If they stick away from P2W it'll be a brilliant MMO.
    BIG IF. Considering the parent company is still a Korean one.
    Who always go "Our Western version will be different. No P2W. Trust us :) "

    Then the moment revenue drops slightly, they pull the old bait and switch and double down on P2W anyway.

    I suspect the game will be great the first few months, and after that they'll turn to shady practices like every other KR MMO out there.
    Gamigo is European, and specifically German, don't pin this on the Koreans. Gamigo uses predatory monetization and P2W in all their games. Some of the worst publishers on the globe are Euros and they always seem to get a pass.
    It is funny to me that the European and NA publishers get a pass on here while the Asian ones get crucified.
    As a big Madden football fan, EA has far worse predatory practices than any Korean or even Chinese publisher I have seen. 
     
    Some people need to get their heads out of the early 2000's and realize that game publishing as a general is full of gamepay extortion all around the world. This ceased being a 'country' thing years ago. It is an industry issue not a cultural one. 
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  • alkarionlogalkarionlog Member RarePosts: 2,774
    Torval said:
    sgel said:
    Looks fine to me. I'll be going for Silver and see how it pans out.
    If they stick away from P2W it'll be a brilliant MMO.
    BIG IF. Considering the parent company is still a Korean one.
    Who always go "Our Western version will be different. No P2W. Trust us :) "

    Then the moment revenue drops slightly, they pull the old bait and switch and double down on P2W anyway.

    I suspect the game will be great the first few months, and after that they'll turn to shady practices like every other KR MMO out there.
    Gamigo is European, and specifically German, don't pin this on the Koreans. Gamigo uses predatory monetization and P2W in all their games. Some of the worst publishers on the globe are Euros and they always seem to get a pass.
    It is funny to me that the European and NA publishers get a pass on here while the Asian ones get crucified.
    As a big Madden football fan, EA has far worse predatory practices than any Korean or even Chinese publisher I have seen. 
     
    Some people need to get their heads out of the early 2000's and realize that game publishing as a general is full of gamepay extortion all around the world. This ceased being a 'country' thing years ago. It is an industry issue not a cultural one. 
    so stop buying EA games?

    I sure did a long time
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  • blueturtle13blueturtle13 Member LegendaryPosts: 11,825
    edited August 30
    Torval said:
    sgel said:
    Looks fine to me. I'll be going for Silver and see how it pans out.
    If they stick away from P2W it'll be a brilliant MMO.
    BIG IF. Considering the parent company is still a Korean one.
    Who always go "Our Western version will be different. No P2W. Trust us :) "

    Then the moment revenue drops slightly, they pull the old bait and switch and double down on P2W anyway.

    I suspect the game will be great the first few months, and after that they'll turn to shady practices like every other KR MMO out there.
    Gamigo is European, and specifically German, don't pin this on the Koreans. Gamigo uses predatory monetization and P2W in all their games. Some of the worst publishers on the globe are Euros and they always seem to get a pass.
    It is funny to me that the European and NA publishers get a pass on here while the Asian ones get crucified.
    As a big Madden football fan, EA has far worse predatory practices than any Korean or even Chinese publisher I have seen. 
     
    Some people need to get their heads out of the early 2000's and realize that game publishing as a general is full of gamepay extortion all around the world. This ceased being a 'country' thing years ago. It is an industry issue not a cultural one. 
    so stop buying EA games?

    I sure did a long time
    That was kind of the whole point. Did you not see his signature?  ;)
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  • GinazGinaz Member RarePosts: 2,197
    edited August 30




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  • TEKK3NTEKK3N Member RarePosts: 723
    sgel said:
    Looks fine to me. I'll be going for Silver and see how it pans out.
    If they stick away from P2W it'll be a brilliant MMO.
    BIG IF. Considering the parent company is still a Korean one.
    Who always go "Our Western version will be different. No P2W. Trust us :) "

    Then the moment revenue drops slightly, they pull the old bait and switch and double down on P2W anyway.

    This.

    Whoever buys into this BS, is wasting their time and money.
    Archeage is unfortunately beyond redemption, it was built around a cash shop.
    As soon as revenues die, they will boost the Cash Shop.
  • TEKK3NTEKK3N Member RarePosts: 723
    Funny that people hate cash shops but have no problem with founder packs.......
    Apple and Oranges.

    I am not big fan of Founders Packs, but they are only a one off bonus, mainly cosmetic, which hardly affect the gameplay and the game economy as Cash Shops usually do.
  • DragnelusDragnelus Member EpicPosts: 3,043
    https://www.reddit.com/r/archeage/comments/cxk5ls/archeage_unchained_livestream_notes_830

    • 2 to 4 servers per region


    • September 30th release


    • 64-BIT CLIENT INCLUDED IN 6.0


    • Trade system is not changing, but they are looking at feedback. They may revert to old trade systems.


    • Steam release confirmed


    • No progression server (i.e previous Fresh starts phase 1, phase 2 etc) Meaning, Unchained will have full content of 6.0 Update.


    • No autoloot pets, no powerstone pets?


    • Strictly cosmetics in premium ArchePass and cash shop


    • Cosmetics will be BOUND


    • Free ArchePass grants Diligence coins, similar to Loyalty: allows purchase of mounts/gliders/consumables etc from a Diligence shop


    • Could maybe earn Diligence coins from doing events?


    • Free ArchePass grants old marketplace items: could be mounts/pets/manastorm crystals


    • Premium ArchePass is $10


    Note that these listed rewards are just placeholders.

    • Costumes are bind on pickup


    • Alts allowed, no multi-client allowed: ONLY 3


    • KR labor system (bonus labor regeneration for participation) not confirmed but up for discussion with XL


    • No instanced housing. No tax certs sold. Only craftable or bought with DILIGENCE COINS.


    • More housing areas added with 6.0


    • There is a land lock on release. FIRST SATURDAY AFTER RELEASE -> October 5th


    • ArcheAge Unchained will be separate NA and EU, similar to how you switch from NA, EU, and PTS in the Glyph client.


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  • kenguru23kenguru23 Member UncommonPosts: 49
    I guess I'm in. At least few months of fun for pretty cheap.
  • fcweddfcwedd Member UncommonPosts: 166
    Call me crazy, but I'm a bit excited. I'm glad they are treating this is a completely new game / entity.
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