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SWG would have been closed down anyway, it was bleeding subs.Scot said:Well the old SW was killed of to make way for this one, so I would not be surprised if that happened again.
If you cannot see how posting about ME:SoW on Steam is off topic in a thread about EA and Battlefront 2, nobody on this Earth can help you.Xxxusernametakenxxx said:How is posting about sales not impacted by the hysteria surrounding a forums controversy on a thread about a forum controversy off topic?Iselin said:I'll see your off topic link and raise you one about EA shares dropping:Xxxusernametakenxxx said:Sorry $$$ > forum tears. There is no sign that complaints on forums are impacting the sales of these 'predatory' games.Iselin said:No it isn't over because when people actually stop to think why they play games there is no other way to do it than that even playing field. The idea that sells the current loot-box and cash shop heavy model is a decidedly non-gaming idea that is more about status symbols and how people socialize online.Anthur said:
TL;DR Computer games are not different than other products. The times where every Jack and Joe had the same game for the same price are over. It was a slow and long process but inevitable.
It is something that is being progressively over-emphasized in games and the backlash against it is growing and gaining steam as the companies get more aggressive with it.
It's not like there aren't plenty of games that continue to do it in a fair way. It's really only the AAA studios releasing installments of franchises that are getting more and more predatory... and it's starting to and will continue to bite them in the ass.
The backlash is real and it's building momentum.
Look at the last Loot boxes tears.