Killer Instinct isn’t a free-to-play game, it’s just the world’s most generous demo according to Microsoft’s Ken Lobb.
Drive Club Ps Version is essentially the same thing, so they're both going to be very generous demos, I can see Drive Club giving you a little bit more though.
And I think the full version of drive club also has more than 6 cars.
Its a driving game. Killer Instinct is a fighting game. The world has more then 1000 different car manufacturers. What do you expect?
6 cars and 7 of the 52 tracks thats like 1/8 of the game lol.
What is wrong with you people ... ? On topic: I plan on getting the full version anyway, will cost cheaper and s more convenient than buying one character left and right. Im no big fan of fighting games but KI got me completely hyped. The last time I bought a fighting game was Soul Calibur 2 on the Gamecube
They are all completely mind-F*#ked. That's whats wrong. I'm with yah, KI looks sick. Though, I'll probably just grab the 6 character pack for 20 bucks. Not a huge fighter fan, so this seems like the ideal option. If I want a particular character after that I'll drop 5 bucks.
I was just hoping for a few more characters, I'm still holding out for Cinder. And Double Helix had me worried.
You'll have more than one car and one track in the PS+ edition of DriveClub. And it's free. In KI you get ONE fighter for free. This is essentially not the same thing. At all.
Essentially does not mean completely the same, which is exactly why I said. Please take all of it in the context it is written from. They both put in the same practises, full game, less content, you can buy the content if you want but you don't have to to complete the game.
@HolyDuck Well, it's completely different. The free edition of DriveClub stands on its own. Less content indeed but enough to have some fun. What are you going to do with one fighter in KI ? Where's the fun in that ? I mean, on the long term the free versions of those two games have not that much in commun. They really don't.
"What are you going to do with one fighter in KI ?" Play the single player mode and compete online with other players? this pissing contest is pathetic. Both games will be fine... one is a fighter and the other is a racing game. Why are you standing there shaking your dicks at each other? Just be happy for christ sake.
ok...at least they admitted that it's not a true F2P! bottom line is, you can't claim you're something that you are NOT! ...a very generous demo? lol, so other true F2P are what? GOD of all demo?
F2P games are F2P games. They usually have way more content than what KI is offering. It's F2P in the sense that it makes it's money through microtrnsactions. It's a digital game with a limited number of character that will increase over time. Even if you buy the bundle to access all the content at its launch you'll eventually end up spending more than $60 when they release the next wave of characters. Driveclub PS+ Edition is NOT a free to play game and has never claimed to be. It's the full version of DriveClub with a lower number of cars and tracks. It's not built to sell you on tons of microtransactions like a free to play title is. It has a full retail version that can be bought in stores. Not something with content held simply to sell it to you in pieces. It's meant to be a gift to usher in the launch of PS+ on PS4 with a PS4 game. With it being a brand new game they couldn't simply just give the whole game away for free.
It's still F2P. Just uses various models taken from this gen and mashes them all together in this abomination of Micro-Transactions. Come to think of it, Maybe this can be the first game funded by Macro-Transactions, given how little content you get for a relatively high price.
So how much does the full game cost?
$40 with less than 8 rosters lol.
Its $20 for 8 characters.
@MizTv it's 20 bucks for 8 characters (6 at launch, 2 soon after). It's only 40 if you want extra skins and a port of the original arcade game. Edit: to whatever fanboy/moron disagreed with me, learn to read... http://www.digitaltrends.co...
Damn I fell like its alot of money for only 8 characters
20 fucking usd and the ps chaps still cry about something that they are not gonna play.
Finaly people will realise there is no free to play on xbox.
You say that like it is a bad thing. When a game is free to play it is not a sign of generosity. It is just a sign that a greedy publisher somewhere believes they will make more money with this alternative payment model. That isn't much to brag about. I'm not weighing in on which console is better or what value there is to be had from any particular game, just pointing out that a free to play game is not a gift.
Finally someone sees the truth. Nothing is life is free, ultimately it all comes down to profit.
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Can you get those games without Gold sub...i didnt think so...
Wait, I’m pretty sure Injustice had 4 characters in its demo so… How is this 1 character “demo” so generous?
The distinction is that in Injustice, you can 4 characters but you can only play against each other. You get no story mode, and I believe you don't get to play online -I could be wrong on this aspect. Nonetheless, with Killer Instinct, you can play Jago online and the single player story mode with him only. On topic: I really don't see how this isn't free-to-play. I think it just is. I don't know why he's trying to go around it. I wouldn't characterize this as the "world's most generous demo."
I think he's trying to get around the "free-to-play" label, because free-to-play usually means pay-to-win, and when you only have 1 out of the 8 characters, there is a very good chance the other 7 are stronger than the one you get, making it a pay-to-win, because you have to pay $40 to get all the good characters.
Because you can play with all your friends and random strangers online. If that one character is the only one you intend on using, there is no point in buying the game.
All i know is that I'm looking forward to playing killer instinct.
40 BUCKS for 8 characters and a few clothing piecea,really aint worth it,rather just wait for mortal kombat....
Then buy the $20 dollar version...
20$ for 8 characters and their story and stages ie. the full game. 40$ just gets you the old killer instinct port/remake as well and alternate skins- only for the hardcore fans. Season 2 next year comes with another 8 characters and story for 20$ bringing the roster to 16. I will get KI when season 2 comes out. Its a fair price. the game will be barebones at launch with 6 but 2 characters come in january and february as well as story mode- but story mode is not available at launch.
Have we really gotten to the point where we need to argue about what label to give a game? Demo... F2P... Who cares what you call it? You get a character for free. You get full story, training, and online modes for free. You can buy or not buy anything additional as you wish. Why does classifying what it is even matter?
Good definition, and if you don't want, just don't download it We'll probably see more of these "super-demos" during the first year of both consoles. PS+ and Gold just can't give full new titles every month. So I guess we will have lots of indies and some "generous-demos"
Most generous demo? I call bullshit. You want generous, go look at Spiderweb Software's demos. -_-
This game isnt even a free to play game, it's just a demo, if you want real free to play games, try war thunder, black light retributation, planet side 2 etc.
Is there going to be a retail version of this game or is it just digital? I don't see it listed at any retail.
Plus Jago looks the weakest out of all of them so far.
M$ just did another 180 0_o :P
"It’s The World’s Most Generous Demo Says Dev" Bullsh*t says any demo of any fighting game ever released . A tutorial doesnt make up for other demos having from 2 to 4 or even 6 characters playable .
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