Fans are showing their discontent with Driveclub's PS+ edition, claiming it falls short of expectations. Are they right?
Still more content than Ground Zeroes
better than nothing, was going to get project cars anyway over this for pc, but ill take the "demo" as well on my ps4
Some people are such entitled, ungrateful brats, honestly. We are getting part a next-gen racer as part of PS plus on the day of it's release, wtf is there to whine about? Would they rather have indies month after month? Not that there's anything wrong with indies, but we can't have only indies included with PS plus forever, lol.
More games should have demos, I'm glad we are getting a chance to give it a go before dropping the money on the full version. I don't mind :D
People are crazy, name even 1 demo that has this much of the full game unlocked. They don't exist! If anything it's closer to the amount of content in some Betas but far more than a "demo". I plan to buy the game but fully appreciate this version, you can even get a Platinum trophy in this edition.
people expect more than this because the developer said this months ago "An Evolution rep stated that the PS Plus edition lacks "a few assets, such as cars and tracks, that will be found in the full version."" http://www.primagames.com/g... and now you can't platinum this game with the ps+ edition because you don't get the full single player campaign "the single player campaign aka the Driveclub Tour, will not be able to be completed in the free edition of the game." http://attackofthefanboy.co...
This is funny, they complain, but run out to buy Gran Tourismo Prologue edition which is essentially the same thing as GT just a taster, and then turn around and buy the Full GT a year to 2 years later... It's the PS+ edition of Driveclub... What ever made you think you'll have everything unlocked if they're giving you the PS+ edition on Day one with the release of the Full game? It's not your typical PS+ release where the game has been out for 6 months to a year before it pops up on the PS+ for free. In anycase they are giving you the option to try it before you buy it, Something MGS5:Ground Zeros should have been but wasn't. Whiny entitle pricks
@Lukas "Some people are such entitled, ungrateful brats, honestly. We are getting part a next-gen racer as part of PS plus on the day of it's release, wtf is there to whine about?" If it were a different game with different circumstances, I would agree with you. But I cannot in this case. Driveclub was announced as a launch title. It was also announced that "the only difference between the PS Plus edition and the boxed retail is that there's a slightly scaled down version of content." http://www.videogamer.com/p... People preordered PS4's and bought PS+ for it. Then, merely one month before launch, it is indefinitely delayed. They went from launching within a month to not even knowing when the game would come out until last week (6 months afterwards). And now we're finding out that it will be releasing almost one YEAR after the original intended launch. I'm not saying that people deserve the full game for free or anything, but I would imagine that people who signed up for PS+ and/or bought a console to get the "slightly scaled down version" might be a little disappointed to find out that they're only getting 1 country (out of at least 5) and only 10 cars (out of an unknown number). That doesn't sound quite like the original promise of what the PS+ version would be - especially if they invested almost a year in PS+ and/or PS4 before they got it, which is a year after they expected it.
bullshit they promised it themselves it would be the full game with just a couple of tracks less then the full retail edition. Setting a good first impression and a year later you get way less. no one asked for it to be free they said it themselves. lol and they call xbox fans apologists.
Definitely. You get access to the entire features. The only difference is that you get just one location (with several tracks) and few cars. That's more than enough content to be entertained for a while until you decide if you want to upgrade to the full game. You can still get trophies and play online with friends. If it had the same content as Ground Zeroes, it would be one car and one track. That's it.
No its not!! a demo comes with 1 or 2 cars 1 or 2 tracks and doesn't allow u to post winnings online or play online.
I say this is like the Driveclub Prologue. Similar to what we saw with Gran Turismo. Its a lot more than a demo but yet not a full game. We should all be happy that it does not cost $29.99 for this version.
It's a decent amount of content for free, that and the fact that you can still get trophies i don't see how you can call it a demo.
And at the right price range...free.
well "free" if you have ps plus. So as all the sony fans say about xbox live, its not free becasue its "behind a pay wall". Is there a diffrence here?
@dread to me its free cause I already have my 50$ worth day one with the games u get.
@ Dread You don't know the difference because you don't pay attention, or think the logic through long enough. Microsoft takes FREE features available everywhere else, on all other devices, and puts them behind a paywall. Applications, F2P games, an INTERNET BROWSER, everything. How can you be so dense as to not understand how different both points are? What's worse is, you think you were actually making a good point. It's funny.
@DR, You are paying to play online with both consoles now. That alone is something legions of Playstation fans said they would never, ever do. Now the goal post has moved and they think there is a difference between where the non essential features sit. Your Netflix access is free with your paid subscription. My Netflix access is included with my paid subscription. Out of curiosity's sake, can your friends access you when in Netflix?
@Dread there is one slight difference, and that is what Ps+ has to offer for "free" behind the pay wall you speak of. No need to get all technical.
Ground Zeroes and Metal Gear > Any car simulation.
I don't see why it even matter, the damn thing is free, unlike GZ
And we aren't having to pay $30 for it either
Demos of the day had less content than this. Modern Demo's, the few that exist, are way smaller and shorter in content and time. I wish the industry would go back to something similar to what we had. It was really nice to be able to get free demos that had enough content and time to really get a demonstration of the game. Call it what you want, but they are being generous.
PS+ has had timed trials of different games. Basically however much content you can run through in the full game within 2 hours or so. Any progress you make will transfer to the full version when you buy it.
Right but share demos in old days were completely free. I'm old.
yea i remember the beginning of last gen i would check every week for new demos for games and had a blast now I'm lucky to find a demo every month or so
Maybe but in my opinion, it's more to show what the game is made of. To make people buy the full game. And it's free, unlike other "demo's"
Great point! It's FREE! So why does it matter if it is a demo? Still has more content!
Right its not like Sony is releasing this as a $30 retail product now and then in October is just going to release and charge full price for the full game later. Anyone belly-aching about Metal Gear GZ shouldn't be complaining at all about this. Edit @ DCfan below: Your height of stupidity is making my nose bleed.
You now what do people expect. For them just to give everyone a free copy of the game. How are they going to make money as a company. I really would like to see some of you complainers run and video game company. It wouldn't last 5 minutes. You have the wrong hobby if not not willing to spend some money. I can go on and on but what's the point!! Your opinion is shared. Sometimes its a sad day to call myself a gamer reading some of these comments.
DriveClub: Ground Zeroes
'Is the PS+ Version of Driveclub Just a Glorified Demo'? Urgh ;/ If it is, which I doubt... it will be a 'FREE' PS+ Version of Driveclub!
Be cool if they did it like Killer Instinct where it rotates the free track every month. That way you get to experience the full game. Even if it will take some time : )
the game had better be good or very few will buy the game without already trying the ps+ edition
I have preordered based on the launch day trailer! Cannot wait to play the full game.
They had said all along it was going to be a trimmed version of the real game. Why are people seeming surprised?
Honest question, is this an over glorified Ridge Racer Type 4? Because I loved that game and if this is more like Ridge Racer than say GT or other simulators I'm in no matter if it's full or "demo" version of the game.
Do you mean the driving style? I really doubt it's gone that far arcade.
Oh ok. Really hoping it was like RR.
I think PS4 fans should like this... I thought the game was interesting but was a little turned off when I heard it was Free to play. I thought it would end up with a ton of microtransactions. This seems more like a rather large demo that wants to convince you to get the real game. Would you prefer a little more content that they then nickle and dime you on? Its more like a regular retail release than I originally thought. Hope yall enjoy the game
It IS a regular retail release. Go into stores on October 8th and you can pick up your feature-complete disc version for $60. Or you can play the limited version that comes with PS+ and then upgrade to the full version if you want more, which is probably what I'll be doing.
I know. Thats why all of this is a good thing. When they first announced that it was free to play I thought the worst like most people. I can't believe people are complaining about the fact that the PS+ is similar to a massive demo... its free and it means they won't nickle and dime you... its a good thing
If i remember correctly sony said we would be getting Driveclub for being PS+ members and now its not the entire game. Wow if Microsoft did this this site would have exploded
if my memory is correct they said driveclub ps+ edition never really said how much of the game was included in the ps+ edition
They said from day one it would be a cut down version, not once did they say the full fat version of the game was being given, you get 10 cars and one country with 10 or 11 variations of track, and its free, if micro did this for the x1 version of forza or pgr or something then it would be seen as a good thing.
They said a ps+ version. A stripped down version. I probably think that if it did get released at launch we would have got more content. But at this moment in time it's stupid for Sony to give away so much content. I think it's the minimal Sony can giveaway and keep ps+ subscribers happy that they didn't break their promise. I do hope that's not the only igc we getting that month though.
We all knew this game would have been a starter pack. People who thought Sony would give away a game days for free 1 year after ps4 being released is crazy. I mean if it was at launch, maybe we get a less stripped down version to push ps4 sales and ps+. But Ps4 is successful enough atm and they don't need to throw away money
more content than any demo is fully playable albeit with less tracks cars and has trophy support and it's free with plus so at least you can play the g same straight away
Yes it probably is akin to a demo...but its free so can't really complain and it does have more meat to it than most demos.
I think so but what do u expect??? hopefully a fair ps discount will be added for full game
If someone bought ps+ specifically for the free addition of Drive Club, there may be a legitimate reason to be mad since the devs didn't clarify the difference in versions until now. However, I don't believe those who have ps+ at this time bought it specifically for that game, because that's impossible. The game is not even out yet. If you have ps+ now, then you've also bought it for other benefits. So there is no reason to complain about a free alternative version.
We've certainly come along way since we were publicly promised live on stage that we would get a "true full fledged game with all the cars & tracks" I'm happy with a demo, I'm not so happy being told I'f I buy something i'll get "this" & it turns out that after you've already bought it you get the opposite.
It's free! STFU!!!!
No because a Demo is just that a DEMO. Its completely separated from the main game. this was announced as being part of the full game that interacts with the full game. You basically own part of the full game and uses the same feature that the full game has. Not all the feature/cars but some.
Last time I checked over 1 million people purchased ground zero for 30 dollars after Kojima himself stated that the game was made to give people a taste of the phantom pain. With that being said I dont understand how people are complaining about driveclubs ps plus edition when ps plus is 20 dollars more than MGSGZ and you get a hell of alot more content across 3 systems......... :-/
well all i want is to test the racing sim properties of the game. if i like it i will buy the full game. wont complain about a glorified demo though
So people are complaining about free stuff?... 2 games each across 3 platforms... Part of a next gen racer on the day of release?
probably consider this a similar sort of thing as what microsoft did with Killer Instinct. i have no issue with it at all.
except microsoft didn't delay the crap of out killer instinct. sony should just make it free man after all the wait
Karma is strong in the news today first with the 30 fps and next with the gemo = half a game I said it before you guys shouldn't be ragging on other gamers cause it can easily turn back on you now your in here trying to bring up ground zeroes and yelling "Free" like slaves lol just ignoring the ps+ fee lmao And I was following the annoucements of drive club closely at no time did they market it as just a demo lmao p.s. anytime you have to jump off subject or point fingers to validate your reasoning it usually won't hold up
It has 10 cars and 5 tracks with 11 distinct variants in the PS+ version to start with. Why all the complaining? if it had 1 or 2 cars and 1 or 2 tracks, then yes! i'll be complaining to, but i'm not! can somebody explain why this is a bad thing? *glorified demo* really? that sounds a bit sarcastic to me. IMO
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