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Are spectacular sales and insane discounts a problem for the industry?

Good Old Games says that crazy sales and discounts hurt the industry and gamers alike. Are Steam sales really "training" you to devalue games?

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Community2043d ago
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NYC_Gamer2043d ago

Publishers/Studios collect profit from the sales or they wouldn't many of us gamers empty our wallets and buy bulks of bundles....hell,we even buy games and gift them to our friends/family..

acronkyoung2043d ago

I don't think you understand the article. It's not saying that the publishers/developers aren't making money from the deep discount sales, it's saying that the sales might be devaluing the worth of games in gamer's minds. It's much the same argument of iPhone/Android games for $1 devaluing PSP/DS games for $30. I'm not entirely sure if I agree with it, but it does make a lot of sense.

Saryk2043d ago (Edited 2043d ago )

I do not agree. I will spend top dollar for a game series I love. But if it is a game that I can do without, I will wait on the sales. However if the game I bought on sale is top notch and a new favorite, i'll pay top dollar next time.