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22. Re: Christmas Metaverse Dec 26, 2012, 08:28 Cutter
 
Beamer wrote on Dec 25, 2012, 20:22:
Why would this hurt sales? The article mentions straight-out that store services weren't affected. They could sell just fine.

And LittleMe is right - building to peak usage is idiotic. You hit it for a few hours a year. You'd have to be a moron to build out to peak.
And if it was as easy as just leasing more space you'd think Valve, one of the most well run businesses in games, would have thought of it, right?

I swear, some of you armchair CEO to an unbelievable extent. Like, speculating is fine, but sometimes it's "they're such morons for not doing XYZ" as if they didn't consider it and, with significantly more evidence in front of them, choose not to.

Most companies can and do scale up for peak times of year whether its online or brick and motar, extra staff, servers, bandwith, etc. And no it doesn't mean Valve has considered it because they probably don't care. It's more than obvious to anyone who knows anything about the company that they don't do things like everyone else. In some ways it's great, and others it's bad. This is one of the bad. Don't you ever tire of being wrong so often? Stop playing pretend CEO you're not very good at it.
 
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