Capcom is hoping that opting for digital releases of both Resident Evil 4 and Code Veronica X will lower the entry point for consumers.
What....so we have to download it. Urgh, I hate downloading things, especialy a big looking file like RE4/CVX. I think your going to see Capcom that it's not going to "reach" more people because... 1) People don't like to waste space on their 360/PS3 2) People don't like downloading big files 3) People don't like downloading all together 4) People don't have enough free space for it I think there only doing it because their going to beneift doing it as a digital release some way. I was going to get to this but thanks Capcom you've made my mind up for me.
They're doing it to lower the price.
how much could it really cost? i'd prefer physical media and pay a little more.
They're doing it for other reasons. Where the hell they thought they could charge £35 ($50) for these two old games on disc i'll never know. I paid a maximum of £20 ($40) for the other HD collections that i own. Now they're digital only, they'll be lucky to get £7.99 per game out of me. Once again Capcom prove how out of touch they are! *Edit* Also, how do they work out that by having digital releases they'll reach more people? Not everyone has their consoles signed up to Live and PSN.
In other words, they are ripping of Japanese consumers. Well, it is a free market! ...sort of. I used to frown upon digital, because it kills almost any real competition on the same game i.e. retailer discounts or even clearance, but I have gotten so used to it that I almost prefer it. No disc to loose or scratch, but I can't lend it to a friend either. @MARIOFTW: I believe the price points give them a wider reach. Also, the game will stand on the "digital" shelf longer and be more accessible to immediate purchase.
Wow is Capcom out of touch this generation. First, NOBODY would pay 50 dollars for two older updated releases. 39.99 is about the max the market will support. Consider that people can pickup Res Evil4 for Wii for around 10 bux. Granted it is not in HD, but that is not the point. I would have bought this in disc...as a download I am not interested. ESPECIALLY with what I know will be an inflated asking price. Capcom F's up another release. Great going guys.
I bet there will be an inflated price plus DRM attached where you will be only able to play them when signed into a PSN or Live account. Unless they are really cheap then i'll stick to my Wii copy of Resi 4. Perhaps it'll look better on WiiU too.
So no retail release? ah well sure what can ye do
Import the Japanese version and not buy the western version to send a message.
the hell with this, I'll import the asian version if it has english on the other hand I have no interest in Code Veronica, so if I can buy RE4 only for less then it might be OK, also the file should be around 4 gb, not that big
I'm right there with you...I hate not having an actual box for my games...
Does this version only have one save, too?
Should've been HD versions of Outbreak 1 and 2 instead of these piles of crap.
Outbreak is so amazing...Would be a perfect Xbox Live/PSN titles.
$50!? Ha! I'm willing to pay $30 tops. Especially if its a download only. I don't like not having the physical game and strongly believe prices should be very low for digital games. Digital games cost nothing to distribute and could sell way better at lower price points.
If they don't add Playstation Move compatibility to Resi4 on PS3, then that's just lazy. But I much prefer the digital download for these games.
I agreed with your first sentence but disagreed with your second sentence. So it didn't make sense for me to press agree or disagree. Then i realized your second sentence was only a personal opinion that didn't reflect on my own. This realization resulted in the neutralization of my agree/disagree morality for that sentence, so in the end the agree button prevailed. Winner: Agree button
So the people that dont have the PS3 and the 360 connected online will suck of is fingers?! Fuck you Crapcom!How can this be an advantage,by losing sales!?Its more about lazyness!
Wow, they are going to lower the price....calm down! Although I do agree with the fact that people without an internet conncection are basically screwed......not the right route capcom
I hope that they still have Platinum trophies/1000G to collect. They're coming out under "Games on Demand" rather than "Live Arcade" on 360 so I can hope.
They lost me, no way am I downloading this. Was hoping for a case and everything, would still like to see how much it is though to see if it was worth not doing a retail copy.
I want a disc I have no room on my hard drive at all.
Settle down people, they are making it a download only release so that in a couple years when the next consoles are out and PSN and Xbox Live are taken down, your one save only, DRM activated game won't work and you will have to buy it again when they re-re-release it on the next-gen console. They ate trying to save you $10 so they can make another $50 it's all for you! /end scarcasm Dev's that do this don't get my money that's for sure, I don't mind indie game downloads or demos, or even small indie type games from big dev's being download only. But full blown retail games, even re-released ones, deserve retail discs. I don't like the idea of having so many games that I will either have to continuously back up in future or risk losing when said formats download service eventually gets turned off or replaced with a newer one and the game you payed for becomes unavailable. Plus like others have said, not everyone has their units on the net, and some countries have real shitty small Internet download caps which don't help.
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