[UPDATE] Konami clarifies Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain's online multiplayer will be "fully accessible at launch," microtransactions are an "accelerator."
Yeah, an accelerator. Like in mobile games. That's what the industry needs right there, true innovations!
Damn, I don't think I can buy this game. I really wanted to, but I just won't stand for these types of microtransactions. I really hope gamers can stop this type of movement. I mean, how could it be considered "okay" to sell a game, and lock off part of its content unless you pay more to unlock it?
These Microtransactions are just an accelerator, you can choose to unlock all of them if you don't want to pay for them.
If this is what stops you from buying a great game, even though this is like 5th they have publicly said microtransactions are for people who don't have time to sink into this game, then i don't think you ever were really planning on buying this at all.
Yeah dude.. don't be discouraged by these totally "optional" microtransactions.. I mean they are there for the people that don't want to earn the MB coins the slow way.. all the currency you can earn in game so you don't have to spend real money.
I guess I should have been more clear, I am surprised by how many disagrees I got. I fully understand they are optional and just accelerators, But the trend I've seen lately is that the developers nerf all normal progress, making the vanilla game way more "grindy " so that people are more tempted to buy the accelerator. And that is what I disagree with. Yes I want this game, but if all the reviews Show that the game is impossible to grind out, so people have to buy accelerators, I will pass on it. Edit: are you all really okay with the developer finding more and more ways in to your pocket, even if it means nerfing the game?
Wow, what greed! Very much looking forward to FOB so hoping this is just a misunderstanding and horribly explained.
The budget for this game surpassed 80mil. How do you expect them to make a profitable return on investment. Companies like ea or Activision I will not support, because they put little to no effort in their product. MGS 5 took years to make and over 80mil.
Yeah, the Developers that work for EA and Activision don't put effort into Battlefield, CoD, Madden, Mirrors Edge, Battlefront, Dragon Age or NHL. Totally. Yeah.
so people with money will have an advantage over people who cant, sigh..
well since its kojima last game and also an amazing one i wouldnt mind spending a bit more. But wont be feeding konami any moore ! unlike EA those are greedy bastardd
Gamers should all agree on not giving Konami a single extra penny!!
Just unlock it by earning $$ through the campaign.
Let's just hope they've made that option reasonable. If it's a senseless grind in an effort to make people give up and part with more money I'd rather boycott.
I really hope people are not dumb enough to support Konami through those shitty micro-transactions...
Looking at people defend this is insane. Mind = blown. "Don't buy them. They don't matter. Konami spent 80 million dollars to make this game so it's okay. It's optional." fite me irl Seriously, this is how it starts. Street Fighter 6 will have Hadouken Tokens (Hatoukens) which limit your projectiles and regenerate once a day or you can buy them 10x for $5! And Madden 19 will have a stamina meter which requires replenishing through in-game Gatorades you buy (simultaneously forcing commercials down our throats), 1 for $1 or 7 for $5, wow great! And you guys can look back at moments like this sprinkled throughout history as tests to prod us and gauge our stupidity and cry for help. Then I'll look down and you and whisper "You don't have to buy them."
Does that mean mgo is available at launch to???.
Same thing happened in Forza and Ryse omg micro transactions run to the hills but they were only accelerators quick accelerate to the hills faster. Mgs does micro transactions and its all cool and dandy lmao.
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