Earlier today we gave you a video tour of the new Xbox 360 dashboard update (aka the love-child of Home and Miis). Now have a look at the prices for all Avatar clothing and toys...
I might have to give in and spend a maximum of ten dollars for pimping out my avatar. All the other little gadgets can suck my... thumb!
Microsoft loves you.
You're the same one that kept telling others that it's stupid to pay for virtual items in PS3's HOME but as soon as MS makes 2D avatar clothing payable you're all interested. Any PS3 fan that listens to 360 fans or the NA gaming media about their gaming experiences and a damned fool cause these 360 guys don't give a rat's ass. As long as it's PS3 product they'll dog it to hell no matter how insanely high in quality it is but as soon as they get something similar with obviously way less quality on the 360 they'll pay whatever to support it. A la Killzone 2 - 1080i and the very best graphics seen this gen so far all at the beginning of year 3: 360base:- "LOL! not even 1080p! iz teh generic and teh flopz!" Halo3.5 - below 720p and average graphics at the end of yr4: 360base:- "HALO IZ TEH GAWD!!!! GRAPHICS DON MATTA IZ TEH GAMEPLAYZ NOOB!" This is the 360 fanbase in a nut shell. Supporting mediocrity no matter what but dogg and hate on obvious high quality products.
you're just a Fvcking hypocrite. I bet if it was SONY, you would be screaming bloody murder. Retard.
Too much. They should have put them in achievements instead. Would be a much smarter thing to do. Add to the "collector" gene of gamers. This will only make them look greedy and probably won't work as well as they think.
Ohhhhh, they will work fine, trust me. I can 100% guarantee you that there will be people actually paying for a ring that is barely even visible. MS knows people are going to bite, that`s why they do it.
You're probably right. I still think they would get better feedback and sell more games if they put them in achievements though.
They did, there is something in your avatar now called rewards, these are clothing items gained from achievements. totally free.
Awesome stuff! I'm getting Splosion Man and I've read that it has something like that.
I`ll tell you right now that splosion man is one of the best games I`ve played all year.
In order for Ms to truly make money off of this .... MS would have to change the way the points are displayed . Add 80 ms points which equal a buck . Also add 100 Ms points .
Why is a cotton swab 2 bucks? A shirt 1 dollar? Kidding me?
lol I cant believe that cotton swab is 2 bucks. It`s from monkey island too.
People said, that microsoft said that they would never charge for clothing for your avatars. Don't ask me for a quote since I've never read that anywhere but it might have been said at last years E3 press conference. Don't buy this crap people, don't think "oh, it's only a dollar" "oh, it's only two dollars". Common thoughts like that, shared by thousands or millions are how they're making millions off of you with little to no effort. Ignore micro-transactions. Buy games and add-ons instead. This is an entertainment device, pay for entertainment enhancements not visual aesthetics.
Won`t be buying any of it, sorry. I`ll be putting my points towards Map packs, expansions and XBLA games. Not this crap.
Not to start a flame war but don't get me started on clothing prices for Home...I boycotted $5 Diesel jeans a long time ago. :-p The bottom line is don't buy DLC for your avatar as it should be free. If you have a name brand shirt, jeans, shoes, etc you are a walking advertisement...they should pay you.
The only thing I wear in Home is my Killzone 2 outfit I got from a preorder on Amazon. I love walking up slowly saying things such as, "Hello, Citizen..." And they just run away really scared. Home's so retarded, it's fun.
Didn't they say that they would never charge for avatar items? Granted, this was probably PR speak, but still. @KionicWarlord222: Yeah, pretty sure that someone from MS said it in response to home and paying for XBL when they first started doing avatars. If not, how long have they been charging for them? And like I said; it was probably PR BS that got reverberated on forums.
Ms never said that.
Noooo...they never said that. From the get go I believe they said there will be more avatar content updated free and for a charge, this comes as or at least shouldnt come as a surprise to anyone. Not that it should really matter to anyone though about being "unfair". Just when avatars were announced everyone cried on how lame and gay it was now people want to whine about them charging for clothes. Please
WAIT! Are the bots starting to realize that M$ is greedy? LOL. Edit: Holy crap that was the fastest disagree I've ever seen. Three seconds? The bots must hate having to beg their mommies for more money.
Imagine if you had the brain capacity to criticize Sony on some of the things they do =) That blind obedience s/m thing you droids seem to enjoy so much isn't for me.
You sit there and refresh your comments every 3 seconds? Hmm, that`s considerably pathetic.
go dress uo your little dolls, they look lame, of course we didn't expect to look a bit like home avatars, it's on 360, what else did they expected.
I didn't expect you to be able to spell properly.
wow, i thought this was a gaming news page , not about learn to spell, lack of 360 games give you that much free time? sad, keep looking how i spell.
A gaming site, yes. Not a trolling site. And no, proper education and not having a brain the size of a peanut tought me how to write properly.
I thought the word was spelled taught...
i would go to mcdonlds for their dollar menu.
And MS fanboys were crying about chargeable Home items ROFL In Home you have at least some use of it, but this is just ridiculous
What use do you have for clothes in Home?
The same one you'd have on XBL: to show to people. Still doesn't change the fact that both MS and the 360 fanbase at one time criticized, and now embracing a competitor's idea.
You can dress up as Akuma, Chun Li, Helghast, Cole, Heihachi, etc in Home. I don't know if you can do that with your Avatars anytime soon. Anyways, although I think Home is great... Sony REALLY needs to streamline Home. Make it a smooth experience like an MMORPG. I don't like how much waiting you have to do in Home. Wait to load up Home. Wait to load a map space. Wait for other characters to load up on your screen. Wait in virtual lines to play games. Etc. -_-" Its a great service, but there's just TOO MUCH waiting!
"You can dress up as Akuma, Chun Li, Helghast, Cole, Heihachi, etc in Home... I don't know if you can do that with your Avatars anytime soon." No, but you can get paid to be Bumblebee and the Trix Rabbit. For what that's worth. Honestly, think about it: for what will probably be for MS points, you can be on XBL "advertising" to other people on XBL who are also going to be doing the same.
Well unlike Live avatars you can run with Home avatrs in a 3D world and interact with others. What can you do with Live avatars? Nothing, just look at them like at a picture. To charge for simple 2D clothing for such simple 2D avatrs that can't do a sh1t is simply ridiculous.
When i heard about avatar wearables, i imagined a halo spartan suit, not a crappy halo t-shirt. I want a mini spartan
I'm sure they're working on it.
Welcome on board "DVD CAPABLE 360°C MINI-FURNACE" Home Clone. Seriously... Home Clothes and items cost... BUT it's the only profitable service for Sony, since all other things are FREE... But this is really a SHAME for Microsoft... 60$ EVERY YEAR PLUS other dollars for avatar clothes / items... LOL Seriously... "DVD CAPABLE 360°C MINI-FURNACE" owner should sell the console. ALso, avatar can't be used in a 3D World... WHAT'S THE SENSE OF THIS?????????!!!
The customers. Does Microsoft have a Shotgun right on your forehead forcing you to buy their products and other stuffs? ----------------------------- ----- @ AuRoN89 Up there in #8 Question: If Sony end up charging you $50 a year for the online gaming and other stuff in the PSN Service... Will you pay for it? Take your time dont worry. You can send me a Private Message if you want.
Can you drive the Halo RC Warthog thats 320p?
And 360 fan boys talked sh*t about 40cent clothing from playstation home. Let's see you talk sh*t about 1 to 2 dollar clothing.
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