Would you be cool with coughing up seventy bucks to buy new releases in the next console generation? Gamers Association contributor Ridge Dermody would, and even believes you shouldn't complain if this price increase takes place.
You can damn well bet I'll complain about $69.99 games especially when here in the UK we already pay £49.99 for most games. We are already getting screwed over with game pricing when compared the the US, If the price goes up for you guys you can bet Europe will follow suit.
Different countries different currency the Euro is worth more than the dollar so dont complain . WHo ever wrote this article is an idiot so because games $69.00 and with inflation a 100 now doesnt mean we should be glad they are 70
For your information the vast majority of people here in the UK don't use the Euro. Honestly your asking me to shut up and stop complaining about the fact that we here in the UK are getting screwed over by comparison to the US? Just look at the conversion rate. A brand new game in the UK is typically £49.99, that equates to around about $74.50 where as $50.00 equates to around £33.50, tell me again how I have no reason to complain.
Come on man, at least do a quick Wikipedia search before commenting. The second part of your comment I agree with though. If I'm not making more money then inflation excuses don't work for me. Americans have seen the value of the dollar fall and our wages stagnant. Economist can throw around inflation arguments all day, but 60 buck to me means the same as it did in 2006. I have to draw a line and the line is at 60 bucks. 70 is a no go, I'll just have to wait for a price drop.
As a consumer you have the freedom to either agree or disagree with ANY price, and vote with your wallet, voice your concerns to the powers that be, that's capitalism. You don't have to pay 70 bucks a game if you don't want to, thing is if a lot of people share your views then the market will force prices down, that's economics 101 people. Got it? Good.
dont complain,pirate,buy used,or wait, $60 is already absurd for a game.
Only the ABSOLUTE best games, defined by length and overall quality in gameplay and storytelling get that kinda money from me. Example: Ni No Kuni.
I've seen console games go that high, rarely have i seen PC games go over £30 though. So i'm good as long as cost is kept low for PC. Why console games are nearly always at least £10 more than the PC version though i'm not sure. if the game is good and it has fun online modes like Co-op i don't mind paying for it.
Nah! There is never a reason why I CAN'T complain. You may think I shouldn't, but I always can and will if I deem it appropriate to do so. So when you say "A Few Reasons Why We Can’t Complain About The Possibility Of $69.99 Games", I how that WE covers just you and your sister. You sure aren't speaking for me.
I'm a little worried to think what Australians are going to have to pay next generation. :/
I'll give you few reasons why I should complain. Games should never go that high. 59.99 is already enough. If it does go up, i will be buying one new game every year, and the rest as soon as the price goes way down. I also think it might hurt the business. Trenton already said that games will not be more than 59.99 anyway.
Considering DLC and now microtransactions? No. Just no.
I think it was Bobby Kotick (or some important Game exec or developer) who said development for next-gen isn't really that much more expensive than the current one. A price increase would be all the more reason to buy used or to wait for a price drop (which you really should be doing anyway)
they could charge whatever they like IMO as i always wait, until the price drops to 29.99 or 39.99 before i buy, the last 2 titles i bought @ full price are skyrim(on release day, the 1 before that was GTA:SA(ps2 on release day). i have no problem waiting for the prices to come down
games could cost 100 bucks , i wont buy them till there under 45 dollars
don't cry about it, you as gamers have been allowing developers and publishers to get away with astounding things against the gamers of all console platforms, now you will pay through the nose next gen for all things gaming related.. congrats
Cause I used to pay that and higher for some snes/n64 games back in the day. But as long it's a game that's worth paying that for, not buying call of duty for 70 for 3 hour campaign and have to buy dlc just to make the game feel complete .
I am more than happy to buy my games only during steam sales. If you think a game with 6hr long sp and mediocre mp is worth $70 good for you.
$70? Next gen will be the last
Really doesn't make much sense if you ask me. PC pricing has been lower for years now. There is no reason at all that we are paying 59.99 now. If anything with next gen consoles the prices should levelize to PC game prices. Both systems will be running PC like so we should get PC prices on our games as well. I will not pay 69.99 for a none special/collectors edition of a game on either system. I will wait for that 10 dollar price drop or bargin bin them as time goes by. We are not all made of money....
You're forgetting the licencing fees that consoles charge. PC games don't have that. Console games will probably always cost more due to that reason...well, that and because more people play on consoles so game creators will be able to get more money from console players.
$70 + $30 DLC Season Pass= Noo Wayyy Im Paying That SUm.
1. because there's no possibility of that since sony confirmed that games will remain $60 on the PS4. the end.
But that's just Sony. Other publishers might charge that $69.99 price.
I already posted a comment earlier this year regarding the price of entry to next gen. Games £70* Controller £70 PS4 £399 But many did not believe, (as per usual we have a blanket society) wake up and smell the coffee people! *Third party prices. I expect Sony's own titles will be around £49.99 - £59.99 at least in the 1st year.
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