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Op Ed

Game-Life - Why Buying Games at Launch Is a Fool’s Errand.
But why pay for all this content now? There will come a time, most likely during the holiday season, when the publisher releases a version of the game that will come with all this DLC included in the package, and that whole mess will be likely be sold for less than the base game cost at launch. Imagine that! All you need is a little patience and you can get a much larger game, with much more content, for much less money. The more content has been announced, the higher the chances of all that for-pay stuff being collected for one last retail release so the publisher can squeeze the last bit of money from its game.

The rule is simple: The more DLC released for a title, the better the chances you’ll save money by waiting and buying the game when the entire thing is collected for retail. You can opt out of every stupid nickel-and-dime scheme just by waiting a few short months.

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33. Re: Op Ed Nov 9, 2011, 08:00 Ant
PHJF wrote on Nov 8, 2011, 11:53:
You shouldn't buy games at release not because of DLC but because every fucking game is released as a beta now.

Am I the only one who still completely ignores DLC across the board?
Ditto! Same for everything else beside games like hardwares.
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