A new trailer for the much anticipated Need for Speed Undercover reveals the option to purchase car upgrades using Microsoft Points instead of in game cash.
"purchase car upgrades using Microsoft Points instead of in game cash." thanks but id rather use in game cash XD.
What's really annoying is that they're advertising this as if it's a good thing.
Doesn't that ruin the game?
Pay to complete a game, i thought i would never see it :| :)
Hehe i buyed swim suits in Dead or Alive Extreme 2 for real money biggest mistake ever! Becuse i figured out i could just trade them to the other girls :P
What's next? Having to negotiate with EA customer service to get a good deal on new cars?
Quote from the Daily Newspapers after release of Need For Speed Undercover: Timmy Incognito (21 Years Old) "And then.. he touched me there... *cries* But i wanted that Motor-Engine so bad!!"
MONEY GRABBING BASTARDS!!!! How can they get away with this!?!?!?!?
Lol good one bubbles for you!
EA is getting dumber and dumber it seems. First they try to make you buy guns in Battlefield: Bad Company, and now its cars in NFS:Undercover. Next year with Star Wars: The Old Republic we will have to pay $5 for a lightsaber and $10 for a Jedi robe. EA is getting worse and worse with their idea of micro transactions.
its not EA. Its the idiots who buy it. if there is a market for it, then why it. if the market (idiots) wasnt there EA wouldnt try such a bold thing.
bombo, thats not the point. Game companies are reducing the amount of content that should have been included in the retail version. Imagine paying for a car that was once free or unlockable in the previous game. Imagine paying for the Celtics team just to use them in NBA Live. That would suck huh? That's what these companies are doing right now. Well not as dramatic as that but you get the point. Yes, we all know theres a market for DLC but they're taking advantage of it. I don't want to see purchasable DLC ready in the first week of the games release. That tells me they already made that crap and they still didn't want to include it? If its free then that's ok with me but paying for DLC when the game is still at its launch period is ridiculous.
Bombo is right on. EA has always sucked. The true test will be how many idiot gamers out there support this model. Big companies tank all the time. With the decisions and announcements made by EA and Activision lately--gamers can only hope those companies are on their way down. As one of the gaming sites mentioned, the only thing that will kill WoW will be Activision/Blizzard--anyone want to take a stab at how long until WoW implodes from corporate greed/mis-steps?
I mean they already have expansions coming very soon. It used to be a company makes a FULL game and then they make another FULL game as an expansion. Now its "Oh you want those extra parts we didnt feel like throwing in? $20 please."
i agree with all ur views. all valid points. but my point is valid too..people should boycott buying EA's DLC plan. just like they did Bad Company.
Awesome stuff! Fock you EA =)
I have better idea. Lets not buy the game at all. WE know how much their last attempt sucked. Buy it once it hit bargain bin.
Trust me I won't. I'll buy an NFS game once EA actually release it as a finished product and not something that never should have left beta testing.
I have even better idea. Lets not buy the game at all. It go to bargain bin before long and we can than buy it at 20$. Will teach those ba$tard$ a lesson.
you think ama spend real money for a virtual car i have enough spending with my own car im about to not buy this at all unless i see 9 ratings
EA have done this before.. You are able to do this in Need For Speed Carbon aswell as Prostreet. I'm actually surprised that you guys haven't gotten used to it yet!
YEAH........SO WHAT i see nothing new here. so what are you complaining about They did this already with MOST WANTED, CARBON and PRO STREET ......and there are still 13 year old boys out there who dont have the patience ( because they need to play ALL the games that are coming out....and then sell them........and buy a new one..and brag in the school about it "did you played that new game......i have ALL Tuning parts"...yeah.....WHATEVE R!!! ) when youre 13 you dont have much money ;-) i´ve said it once and i will say it twice....or everytime when such a article comes up: JUST DONT BUY IT!!!....and then they will see that this doesnt work that way......and you didnt waste your money "OF COURSE" ( the most important thing :D ) EDIT: @enkeiexpress Bubbles for you my friend..........for thinking and writing ALMOST the exact same thing :D (YEAH!!!....someone who understands me)
dude its not real money! its the money you get in the game for winning races and things like that!
these guys are out of control theres no way I will pay for cars or guns or anything like that. Maybe maps but that's it. They are selling half assed games now.
Hmmmm, I still say the most evil one with microtransaction is Namco Bandai. The contents are all in the disc, you need to pay a ridiculous amount just to use it. Yoda/Darth Vader for $5???? that's already in the disc.
I just played the Mirrors Edge demo couple days ago and it was incredible, I felt as though EA is finally back on track. EA don't ruin this for me, if I find out that there will be "Faith's special edition rainbow colored shoe laces for $1.99 or robotic legs required to pass the second stage for a fee of $4.99". I will boycott all EA products and I will also tell everyone on my PSN to do the same. P.S. Come on EA, are you guys not making enough money? $60 a game should be profitable enough!? To all the retards who are buying into this crap, STOP IT.
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