Dragon Ball FighterZ is eight days away from release, but evidently some already have the games in their hands and one person who does has revealed something many may not be happy about.
Do they cost over 9000?
It would be more surprising if you said there weren’t any lootboxes. It’s probably safe to assume there will be lootboxes in majority of games from now on. People can whine all they want but it doesn’t change the spreadsheets. Whine when the lootboxes are done badly, don’t knee jerk to the word because that’s just useless and dumbs down real cases of crappy loot boxes. As long as they are available in game without purchasing with real dollars then I don’t care.
Its up to the customers stop buying games with them to send a message or buy them & send the wrong message
As long as it is just cosmetics, I could care less, if the game is great and I feel like giving more to the devs, it isn't a bad avenue to buy some cosmetics. Simultaneously, I really don't care much about them so can also just play the game and ignore then altogether.
But it’s the gamers who buy them. And they buy enough of them for every company to start looking into it. Even rockstar said they were looking into the model. I get what you’re saying and I don’t disagree but there aren’t enough boycotters to stop the practice. That’s why it’s better to just accept it instead of missing out on good games. And save your battles for when loot boxes truly are abused. If you have a knee jerk reaction every time you hear those words then nobody will take you seriously. “Oh it’s just them again”.
Hopefully it's just cosmetic.
My hype boner just went flaccid -_- Ffs
Its just cosmetic and lobby avatars... calm yourself.
For now.. too many games I've defended for their microtransactions in the past have gradually got worse.It's worrying because there really is absolutely no need for them in a fighting game not to mention it's going to likely sell really well anyway.
As long as they keep it at that I'm fine with it. The chance of winning a cosmetic item after a win adds to the game imo
The problem is that one word, 'lootbox'. It's enough to kill anything for me these days. It might be cosmetics, but down the line a new patch update will arrive, with 'new and improved' items, that will sell better. See where I'm goin'? I'm not saying they'll do it, I'm just saying that as soon as there's lootboxes in games nowadays, the possibility of it happening is like 70/30 or somethin' -_- I hate it bruv, it's annoying, especially with otherwise great games
"but down the line a new patch update will arrive, with 'new and improved' items," Can you cite examples of boxed retail games, not a free to play title that added items in loot boxes that were in some ways pay to win? AFTER release? The "give an inch they'll take a mile" argument just sounds and looks like paranoia.
He probably can't, but he can state that 70% of all games with lootboxes will do it.. smh
Aww bummer...a renob? Sorry to hear
If you read the article it even states that it appears to just be lobby avatars.. that doesn't bother me in the slightest but still clutching at straws really to shoehorn the loot boxes in. Seeing how minor (currently) they are, hopefully they won't be microtransactions and simply an ingame reward. Still it's a worrying trend to start off small then gradually get worse (looking at you Bungie) and still, even EA would struggle shoehorning them into a fighting game.
Oh come on!
xbox dragon ball z has loot boxes, what, o I hate them, Microsoft sucks it's all there fault lol
it's 2018, whether we like it or not every game will have lootboxes.
No thanks, I’m not buying then
No, no they won't. Not every game needs gimmicks to make a quick buck. Saying something doesn't mean it's automatically true.
Exactly. Like saying “we don’t want loot boxes” when billions are spent on loot boxes every year.
Nowadays it pisses me off that people like getting rammed in the butthole and accept stuff like this....this is why this topic of loot boxes keep recurring....
Your regular person just playing some CoD accepts it because it's video games and WHO CARES! Some of you are so melodramatic it's ridiculous, to posit that loot boxes are even a point of contention amongst regular Joe game buyers is hilarious. They're just video games, it's not like you can only buy retail boxed copies of games there are hundreds released every month.
Man, I already preordered. They're lucky it's a fighting game. That's doable. Jeez ASW... what's happening to you?
Loot boxes in a 2D fighter... *sigh* what will it take to bankrupt Bandai Namco...?
That’s fine, loot boxes are not the damn devil.