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I hate to pay more than £10 for a game.
Ajazb4 m ago

I hate to pay more than £10 for a game.


Dae ye aye?
Ajazb9 m ago

I hate to pay more than £10 for a game.


I hate to pay for games full stop but alas, capitalism
Edited by: "GameTripper" 15th Dec 2017
And still we find games with no cost for making a disc, box or artwork or distribution costs are still more expensive than buying a physical disc.
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I hate to pay more than £10 for a game.
Ajazb4 m ago

I hate to pay more than £10 for a game.


Dae ye aye?
Ajazb9 m ago

I hate to pay more than £10 for a game.


I hate to pay for games full stop but alas, capitalism
Edited by: "GameTripper" 15th Dec 2017
And still we find games with no cost for making a disc, box or artwork or distribution costs are still more expensive than buying a physical disc.
Ajazb1 h, 37 m ago

I hate to pay more than £10 for a game.


I hate to buy the standard version of CoD Infinate Warfare at about £8 then not play it before the Legacy version appears in ASDA for £5!
pitbullmern23 m ago

And still we find games with no cost for making a disc, box or artwork or …And still we find games with no cost for making a disc, box or artwork or distribution costs are still more expensive than buying a physical disc.


Once that happens though, there will never be any physical releases again, bar super expensive collectors editions. Digital prices are kept high to keep physical sales selling. If both digital and physical versions released at same price then most likely majority of sales would be digital, eventually leading to end of physical sales and no second hand market either, due to physical production and distribution costs not getting covered.
Futureshark5 m ago

Once that happens though, there will never be any physical releases again, …Once that happens though, there will never be any physical releases again, bar super expensive collectors editions. Digital prices are kept high to keep physical sales selling. If both digital and physical versions released at same price then most likely majority of sales would be digital, eventually leading to end of physical sales and no second hand market either, due to physical production and distribution costs not getting covered.


A big part of it is keeping the retailers happy, they are still needed to sell hardware. If digital undercut them so they made less on software they would be less inclined to sell hardware as the margins on consoles is much smaller.
SVRich23 m ago

A big part of it is keeping the retailers happy, they are still needed to … A big part of it is keeping the retailers happy, they are still needed to sell hardware. If digital undercut them so they made less on software they would be less inclined to sell hardware as the margins on consoles is much smaller.


Yeah only got to look at what GameStop and others thought of Microsofts plans to make the Xbox one fully digital way back in 2012. It would of made the publishers and the Devs and Microsoft lots more than they make now but I can't see shops like GAME surviving on selling hardware and digital codes, probably most of their money is made from the second hand market.
SVRich1 h, 4 m ago

A big part of it is keeping the retailers happy, they are still needed to …A big part of it is keeping the retailers happy, they are still needed to sell hardware. If digital undercut them so they made less on software they would be less inclined to sell hardware as the margins on consoles is much smaller.


I wonder how long keeping retailers happy so they continue to sell hardware will be a priority though. With online retailers and with manufacturers being able to sell hardware directly, it seems less important for them to keep propping up game and their overpriced ilk. Supermarkets and department stores would likely still sell consoles and hardware in store even if physical games vanished, so it's not as if there would be a lack of options for people to pick up hardware. Specialised game retailers seem to be on limited time. Considering for us that means Game, I'm all for competitive digital pricing.

I'm not someone who is 100% pro digital, I still buy physical games at launch as 99% of the time it's cheaper than the platform holder's respective stores, but it seems ridiculous that Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo have to hamstring their own online storefronts to please an archaic company. If Game can't adapt to the current gaming business, then they should be left to die.
Edited by: "teddy1590" 15th Dec 2017
I remember when we made our own fun...
I’d rather have a hard copy of a game I have a few digital titles, but much prefer buying a disc, so when I’m done playing it i could go cex and exchange it for another game
Futureshark7 h, 53 m ago

Once that happens though, there will never be any physical releases again, …Once that happens though, there will never be any physical releases again, bar super expensive collectors editions. Digital prices are kept high to keep physical sales selling. If both digital and physical versions released at same price then most likely majority of sales would be digital, eventually leading to end of physical sales and no second hand market either, due to physical production and distribution costs not getting covered.



That’s a good point. I would still buy physical though
Cheaper if you use the CD Keys to buy top up and use the 5% Facebook discount code
ThunderBolt15th Dec

I remember when we made our own fun...


10 INPUT "What is your name ",A$
20 PRINT "Hello ";A$

Endless fun!
BubaMan16th Dec

10 INPUT "What is your name ",A$ 20 PRINT "Hello ";A$Endless fun!


You forgot
30 GOTO 10
For endless fun....
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