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Mar 20 2014
By: ShadowDV Sackboy 510 posts
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Games at $70.00 in Canada! Not for me.

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Sorry developers but my limit on a game was and still is $59.99. I see games coming out now at $69.99 and I absolutely will not support this. I have had no problem supporting developers and pre-ordering games I felt made the grade for a full price day one purchase at $59.99 however this will not happen at $69.99. I will wait for the price to drop or buy it used. The only people this price increase is going to hurt are the companies. When I go pick up my pre-ordered, pre-paid copy of Second Son tomorrow, if they want an additional $10.00 I will immediately cancel my order.

 

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Mar 20, 2014

When games start to be $69.99 i wont buy there 1 game ill pay that price for. but all others will have to wait just because game are looking better and better every Gen dont mean they need to go up . Or DVDS would still be $50

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Mar 20, 2014
What games are priced at $70. I have yet to see any so far?
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Mar 20, 2014

It has to be a great game before I spend that much. I always wait for the  price to come down. 

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Mar 20, 2014

That's right, the cost of materials and production of these games is getting cheaper and cheaper. Especially with digital downloads nowadays. The process has not changed in years and has not changed for this next gen. If anything the price should either stay the same or be reduced. The only way to show your disdain is to not purchase there product at that price. When they see sales go down that is the only way to make them see the light. I do not care what the game is, I refuse to pay. I will not succumb to corporate greed.

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Mar 20, 2014
I'm actually surprised that games are still as cheap as they are. I mean I was paying $70 for games on the N64. I remember my dad buying me games on the Atari 2600 for the same price. Keep in mind that wages were a lot smaller back then too. Most will disagree but I think it's nice that we still pay reletively the same price for games that cost tens of millions of dollars to develop as we were with games that used to only cost 10's of thousands while we made much smaller incomes.
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Mar 20, 2014

As of right now I see Second Son listed at $69.99 at Wal-Mart for its release tomorrow.

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Mar 20, 2014

I haven't seen any games at $69 unless it had something included with it. Are you talking outside the US?


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Mar 20, 2014

For those that argue they are surprised to see them still as cheap as they are....here is a quick and simple equation....sell 1 million copies at $60 = 60 million dollars. And with digital downloads available now they eliminate the costs of materials and packaging.

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Mar 20, 2014

Sorry, yes I am in Canada. They are trying to give us the shaft up here.

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