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4. Re: Evening Consolidation Apr 9, 2012, 23:59 NKD
 
DLC is going to continue to be an issue for triple-A titles because the cost of development increases while the retail price of a game is decreasing (after inflation is taken into account.) Indie games can make their games more affordably with less money lost to the middle-men, so it's not a big deal there.

If the game you want requires a 75-man dev team and a 2-3 year dev cycle, odds are you're going to see the publisher pulling out all the stops to both cover their costs, and keep their profit margins high enough to not get themselves fired.

If people could be content with smaller 1-5 million dollar projects, they would never have to worry about DLC again. But John Q. Average Retard needs his graphical fluff and massive art teams taking years to churn out art assets.
 
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If you don't like where gaming is heading, stop giving your money to the people who are taking it in that direction.
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