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...When It's DONE

This editorial discusses why complacency in regards to day 1 patches and the push to go 'digital-only' is harmful for video game preservation, and sets a dangerous precedent for the future of quality control.

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1199d ago
DCfan1199d ago

It'll get worse, and i doubt it will get any better. People can't hold themselves from pe-ordering or buying games on the day they comes out.

Ark_1199d ago

I think the trend is going to more polishing before release. In my opinion, that is why a lot of games get delayed lately.

We had this habit of early and broken releases now for a long while. I assume their statistics will show by now that they lost a lot of trust and therefor loosing more and more money from people, who got burned. I am often holding back my purchases, waiting for a better product and a better price. That's also what alot of fellow gamers, I know personally, do.

Only games I buy without hesitation and for full price are Nintendo games. Allways quality.

On the short run you may make more profit with a early, but broken release and lot of patching. But in the long run (5-10 years) you loose trust and money. (Looking at you EA.) You earn customer loyality only with quality imo.

I got very hesitant with my hype for certain games over the years.

Minute Man 7211199d ago

I've played the last 2 days and it's jut a lagfest

danny8181198d ago

I have it for both ps4 and xbox one. I found the ps4 multiplayer being more smoother than x1 for me reason