With as many games releasing in broken, or sometimes unplayable states, does it make sense to continue pre-ordering, or buying games on Day 1? Is this pre-ordering culture healthy for gaming?
It never made any sense to me to pre-order a digital game because you can always get it one day or week before in case you want to gain some extra pre-order bonus. But it would make sense if the game would be a retail limited edition. Sometimes those editions sell out fast.
Totally agree. Limited editions are as they say, limited. Makes total sense to preorder those :3
No. It's an anti-consumer practice. So much risk for very little reward. besides in this day and age there are some many avenues for buying games that you never have to worry about games being sold out.
Disc, sure cause you can just say no to it and get you money back Digital, no cause you can't get your money back or it's harder
Games like Persona Q, Bayonetta 2, and Shin Megami Tensei IV? Yes Games like Call of Duty and Assassin's Creed? No
If you want to preorder games.....yes If you don't....no
If you trust the quality of the franchise you're buying into, then absolutely yes. Me, I've never turned down a Zelda game, and I've yet to find one that I couldn't enjoy.
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