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News Comments > Billion Dollar Borderlands 3

79. Re: Billion Dollar Borderlands 3 Sep 24, 2019, 15:35 Kxmode
 
RedEye9 wrote on Sep 24, 2019, 14:53:
change,
change never changes

Your words. They make no sense.
 
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News Comments > Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Clue?

12. Re: Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Clue? Sep 24, 2019, 15:33 Kxmode
 
RedEye9 wrote on Sep 24, 2019, 10:01:
Conspiracy Theories come in all shapes and sizes.
I know, right. The ones about the different color store front are of epic proportions.

Troll much?
 
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News Comments > Billion Dollar Borderlands 3

72. Re: Billion Dollar Borderlands 3 Sep 24, 2019, 05:01 Kxmode
 
Steele Johnson wrote on Sep 24, 2019, 01:25:
I guess that blew the wind out of the anti-EGS brigade. And it only took one game lmao

Kind of like how the Star Citizen whales make a ton of noise about the game when new trailers debut, amirite?

Yes, I am comparing EGS defenders to die-hard Star Citizen backers. Almost verbatim the same cadence of ad hominem attacks because the store itself, much like Star Citizen, is indefensible against legitimate criticisms.
 
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News Comments > Billion Dollar Borderlands 3

71. Re: Billion Dollar Borderlands 3 Sep 24, 2019, 04:57 Kxmode
 
jdreyer wrote on Sep 24, 2019, 02:53:
Citizen P wrote on Sep 23, 2019, 16:54:
I think the EGS is a bonerparty for everyone that has a hateon for Steam. For gamers, it's annoying because BL3 is unable to benefit from well-aged and developed friend lists.

Best argument I've heard as to why BL3 suffers for not being on Steam.

People went to the Borderlands 2's Steam forums to discuss issues/report bugs with BL3.
 
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News Comments > Playing for the Planet

11. Re: Playing for the Planet Sep 24, 2019, 04:54 Kxmode
 
Fusey wrote on Sep 24, 2019, 04:51:
Kxmode wrote on Sep 24, 2019, 04:37:
El Pit wrote on Sep 24, 2019, 03:42:
Squirmer wrote on Sep 24, 2019, 02:45:
lol @ these two paragraphs. "The annihilation of countless species including billions of human beings is no big deal, we deserve it really, embrace your extinction. Also this girl who's trying to prevent it seems all messed up in the head!"
LOL all you want but dominant species came and went - and it will happen again and again.
You say that as if you know for a fact that's going to happen. I beg to differ. Quite the contrary and to the nth degree.
Yeah, you can't get rid of the planet's vermin that easily!

I wasn't referring to vermin.
 
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News Comments > Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Clue?

10. Re: Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Clue? Sep 24, 2019, 04:52 Kxmode
 
Conspiracy Theories come in all shapes and sizes.  
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14. Re: Playing for the Planet Sep 24, 2019, 04:51 Kxmode
 
jdreyer wrote on Sep 22, 2019, 03:10:
Pr()ZaC wrote on Sep 21, 2019, 23:03:
The Relentless wrote on Sep 21, 2019, 22:14:
English or African?
I don't know that!
GAAAAAAHHHHHHH!!!!

10 points lava!
 
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News Comments > Op Ed

24. Re: Op Ed Sep 24, 2019, 04:48 Kxmode
 
Sepharo wrote on Sep 22, 2019, 12:26:
Kxmode wrote on Sep 21, 2019, 18:23:
But it's not pronounced Jesus but "Hey Zuez."

Kanye gets closest to the original pronunciation with yeezus.

note the 'j' in "hallelujah"

I know what hallelujah means, and it doesn't mean Kanye, Jesus, or the "original pronunciation" as you're alluding.
 
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News Comments > Playing for the Planet

9. Re: Playing for the Planet Sep 24, 2019, 04:37 Kxmode
 
El Pit wrote on Sep 24, 2019, 03:42:
Squirmer wrote on Sep 24, 2019, 02:45:
El Pit wrote on Sep 24, 2019, 02:13:
So - Earth, this planet, has no problem. We are just a temporarily dominant species and will go the way of the Dodo one day with most likely one huge difference: we made ourselves extinct. But life and evolution will move on, we are not this important, really.

Also I got to say that I think Greta Thunburg has psychological problems.

lol @ these two paragraphs. "The annihilation of countless species including billions of human beings is no big deal, we deserve it really, embrace your extinction. Also this girl who's trying to prevent it seems all messed up in the head!"

LOL all you want but dominant species came and went - and it will happen again and again.

You say that as if you know for a fact that's going to happen. I beg to differ. Quite the contrary and to the nth degree.
 
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News Comments > Playing for the Planet

8. Re: Playing for the Planet Sep 24, 2019, 04:34 Kxmode
 
Ozmodan wrote on Sep 24, 2019, 00:58:
I kind of have mixed emotions about this. I am very conscious of the environment and realize we are heating up the planet, but the methods some are using to push their agenda is disgusting. Almost as bad as the people resisting the problem. Really sad when both sides are screaming the other one is ignoring science when they both are.

So for my part I joined a group that plants trees. The sad thing is there are a lot of people who don't want them, especially the farmers.

BTW doesn't electricity to power entertainment have a carbon cost? Isn't that like flying to each country many times over to remind people about climate change?
 
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News Comments > Playing for the Planet

2. Re: Playing for the Planet Sep 23, 2019, 23:24 Kxmode
 
PFTP is a lofty and admirable effort, but ultimately fruitless as long as the planet is in the hands of a powerful few who do not have the earth's interest at heart.  
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News Comments > Billion Dollar Borderlands 3

65. Re: Billion Dollar Borderlands 3 Sep 23, 2019, 22:20 Kxmode
 
RedEye9 wrote on Sep 23, 2019, 22:16:
CJ_Parker wrote on Sep 23, 2019, 22:07:
P.S.: You should also know by now that I consider the EGS hate silly as fuck because it is misdirected. The publishers are the ones deciding when, where, how, if a game gets published.
It's an epic case of krusading and hate brigading that causes some to not understand the real deal.
No matter how many times it is pointed out.
sad

Both of you are two sides of the same coin. Delusional, incredulous, and ad hominems en masse. I don't engage with individuals exhibiting stupidity.
 
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News Comments > Billion Dollar Borderlands 3

63. Re: Billion Dollar Borderlands 3 Sep 23, 2019, 22:14 Kxmode
 
CJ_Parker wrote on Sep 23, 2019, 22:07:
Kxmode wrote on Sep 23, 2019, 20:21:
CJ_Parker wrote on Sep 23, 2019, 16:58:
Kxmode wrote on Sep 23, 2019, 15:31:
CJ_Parker wrote on Sep 23, 2019, 14:11:
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Learn to read. How is "my data" (LOL) wrong? I wrote exactly what you said. I wrote that Steam gets traffic from 90 million peeps/month which is the definition of active users.
I am very well aware of the numbers and your previous drivel to which I replied effecively stated "but... but... but... they would have sold more on Steam!!!!111" is just that. Drivel.

Because it is Captain Obvious material that a game sells more on a platform (Steam) with traffic from 90 million peeps/month because the game will also reach impulse and drive-by buyers instead of just the core audience.
That's one of the reasons why they took the advance from Epic. To make up for the difference. We didn't really need you smarty pants genius to tell us that.

Also, if you would pay more attention than just blindly hating then you'd know that I am not anti-Steam. I'm just not a Steam elitist clown like y'all. I'm pro-Epic because I think it's funny as hell how they are pissing off some of you boneheaded grognards.
I have 600 games or something like that on Steam and except for the freebies I have one game on EGS (Rebel Galaxy Outlaw).
It might be two games when I get home from work later because I think I'll just buy a copy of BL3... not to play it but just to contribute pissing off the Steam elitists even more!

P.S.: You should also know by now that I consider the EGS hate silly as fuck because it is misdirected. The publishers are the ones deciding when, where, how, if a game gets published. Epic makes an offer. Publisher can take it or leave it. Those who take it should be the ones getting the ire of gamers because they are greedy cunts who will fuck over their customers with regard to choice of platform. But, no, to most of y'all Epic is the devil and you're gonna reward Gearbox with a nice, fat Steam purchase regardless. Great idea! That will reeeeally show Gearbox how mad you were! They are going to cry themselves to sleep when the second huge wave of sales from Steam hits. Or maybe not...

Please stop responding to me. You lost your credibility a couple of trains back.
 
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News Comments > Billion Dollar Borderlands 3

62. Re: Playing for the Planet Sep 23, 2019, 22:11 Kxmode
 
Rilcon wrote on Sep 23, 2019, 21:47:
Creston wrote on Sep 23, 2019, 21:29:
Rilcon wrote on Sep 23, 2019, 20:39:
Or just pay their employees better salaries, which indirectly helps them make more and/or better games.

That whole "They'll pay their developers better salaries!" thing sounds really familiar... Where have we heard that before? Trickle-Down something something?

Please stop with this argument. It's a dumb argument. The big corporate tax cut was going to give everyone big fat raises too. Everyone who actually got a big fat raise, rather than absolutely jack shit or a one-time miserly bonus (which got taxed extra), please raise your hands.

Publishers aren't going to give the extra 18% to their developers. Trickle Down economics don't work, no matter how many times we try them, because the people who are supposed to be trickling down are greedy fucking bastards.

(I totally get why publishers prefer EGS over Steam, 18% is 18% and it's a BIG chunk of cash. I just wish people would stop with this trickle down argument.)


By that logic, Steam's profits all go to GabeN's wallet and none of it towards Valve game development, right?

Yup. 30% goes to the infrastructure perks, plus the developer salaries to continue developing things via the Lab, plus all the staff to keep the gears running relatively smoothly. When you consider what Epic offers, it's worth about 12%. For a 12% cut the publisher only has the ability to sell a game on EGS; that's it. The publisher better hope interested customers will get around to the buying their game because, you know, no shopping cart. I don't know about you but I'm done after my second go-around purchase on Steam or GOG.

I guess one benefit exclusivity brings to Steam users is EGS customers basically beta test the product for 6 months to a year for a better Steam release.

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News Comments > Billion Dollar Borderlands 3

60. Re: Billion Dollar Borderlands 3 Sep 23, 2019, 21:59 Kxmode
 
saluk wrote on Sep 23, 2019, 19:29:
Kxmode wrote on Sep 23, 2019, 16:51:
Rilcon wrote on Sep 23, 2019, 15:34:
A high percentage want nothing to do with EGS and would have bought BL3 on Steam
Got a source on that, mate?

Here are the facts.

EGS = 90-100 million total registered accounts
Steam = 90-100 million ACTIVE monthly accounts (one billion total registered accounts). It's important to note the distinction between total registered and active monthly. They are not the same.

Based on that, probability math can help establish reasonably accurate conclusions.

If an equal percentage of Steam and EGS consumers remained excited about BL3 before release (which is plausible given both games released on Steam and grew its fanbase there), then the numbers are higher for Steam than EGS given its user base. In other words, that many could buy but chose not to because as noted in my previous comment, 1. No other choice but EGS and 2. won't buy games from EGS. Despite the "success" Take 2 is touting, the fact remains the lack of Steam sales crippled that success.

It's not complicated.

Here are the facts:

People who don't buy the game ever because of the exclusive deal is very low. The main group of BL3 fans they market to don't care enough to not buy it, giving more money per sale to the publisher. Most of those who wouldn't pick it up now will pick it up later on steam. Publisher makes less money there, but the biggest value of having a game on steam is actually the long tale so the initial sales don't matter as much over time.

For a very minimal loss on # of sold copies, the publisher makes a significantly higher income from putting the sales on the exclusive store that gives a higher cut.

If those sales had been through steam, the publisher would lose money overall. They might sell more now, but will ultimately make more money over time through the deal.

Because of the Epic $$$ advance that is given up front as part of the deal, that offsets the initial loss of sales.

Devs and publishers don't hate steam. They take the deal because it's a good deal (even if its bad for consumers).


40% of the EGS customer don't have Steam installed. At a bare minimum, up to 20-30 million of the 90-100 million active monthly Steam users didn't buy BL3 on release (40% of EGS doesn't exactly equal 40% of Steam's number). That's a known.

The only reason BL3 was a success in Take 2's eyes is Epic subsidized the game's sales targets likely based on exponentially better performance using Steam data. In other words, the game on its own did not do well on actual customer purchases. I suspect most of the success came from console sales and probably not as good as hoped given the ending lifecycle of current-gen systems.
 
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News Comments > Billion Dollar Borderlands 3

57. Re: Billion Dollar Borderlands 3 Sep 23, 2019, 21:25 Kxmode
 
RedEye9 wrote on Sep 23, 2019, 18:29:
Rilcon wrote on Sep 23, 2019, 15:34:
A high percentage want nothing to do with EGS and would have bought BL3 on Steam
Got a source on that, mate?
EGS = 90-100 million
Steam = 90-100 million
edited for less waaahhhh
Here are the facts.
People who have both EGS+steam accounts = 90-100 million total accounts. Not even complicated
/thread

Are you serious? Let's break down your strange numbers. (Worth noting 1% on Steam is not the same as 1% on EGS for the sake of a 1:1 comparison, let's say that it is.)

Epic stated 40% of their users don't have Steam installed likely because they checked their drives for Steam files after launching EGS for the first time. So we can subtract 40% from 90-100 million.

60 million. So let's figure approximately 25 million want nothing to do with EGS for a variety of reasons (e.g., Chinese conspiracy with Tencent [I think this is ridiculous but whatever], forced exclusivity, lack of features, broken cloud saves, not trusting Epic, hating Fortnite, and so forth). So we can subtract that from 60 million.

35 million. Let's give EGS a healthy 50% is active monthly. That means roughly 17.5 million people are active on EGS every month. Want to bet how many of those purchased Borderlands 3? How many are playing? https://www.twitch.tv/directory shows 14K viewers. To put that in perspective, Path of Exile, an indie title has around half the viewers at 7K. For a AAA title with a big marketing budget, BL3 is a failure on Twitch.

So no, it's not even remotely the same.

P.S. These are the facts despite Redeye's attempt to whitewash the data with "edited for less waaahhhh":

"EGS = 90-100 million total registered accounts
Steam = 90-100 million ACTIVE monthly accounts (one billion total registered accounts). It's important to note the distinction between total registered and active monthly. They are not the same."

Steam's numbers are the 800-pound gorilla in the room. You can't cover them up or get around them. The fact is those numbers show a day and night difference and by extension equates to the total number of units sold, or in the case of Steam the potential that Take 2 could have made had they sold on Steam.

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News Comments > Billion Dollar Borderlands 3

56. Re: Billion Dollar Borderlands 3 Sep 23, 2019, 20:56 Kxmode
 
Borderlands 3 claimed the top position on Twitch for Most-Watched Game on its launch day

There's only one game that can claim the record for Most-Watched Game on its launch day. WOW Classic. Yes, it had a legit launch that counts for total viewership. It set the record less than a month ago on 8/26 with over a million views on launch day. Google it. No where is BL3 mentioned. Also, "Twitch viewers have watched WoW Classic for over 55 million hours." And a archive.org capture of Twitch's Browse page on 9/13 (BL3's release day) shows, via the top Recommended Channels, BL3 with sub-standard numbers behind WOW, Gear 5, Overwatch, LOL, and Fortnite.

Calling BS on Take 2's boost.
 
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News Comments > Billion Dollar Borderlands 3

54. Re: Billion Dollar Borderlands 3 Sep 23, 2019, 20:34 Kxmode
 
Chipp0r wrote on Sep 23, 2019, 17:01:
I don't get all the silly hate about which store you buy the game from, especially when developers get more from it.

I have a lot of stores, EA's origin, Uplay, Blizz launcher, Epic and Steam and I don't mind. Yes it'd be great for a unified launcher, but guess what, I have desktop shortcuts!

Platform exclusives, now I can see that being annoying as you need to buy different hardware to play the game but simply installing another launcher for free to buy/play on the same hardware is hardly worthy of the whinging I see here.

PC gamers are supposed to be gritter than console players as we've gone through the challenges of setting up a gaming system. Perhaps we've had it too easy and a return to the dos days would make people appreciate what they have.

Back on topic, I'm glad it's sold well.

Offhand: brand loyalty*, the need to consolidate things**, no choice***. These are behavioral patterns. Perhaps not so much in your case, because you don't care or don't have any behavioral patterns. But for many, those are big things.

*brand loyalty = Apple vs. Android, 49ers vs. Raiders, Marvel vs. DC films, Porsche vs. Ferrari, etc.
**the need to consolidate things = Tupperware, containers, boxes, binders, putting as many items in one place as possible, so things aren't fragmented or cluttered.
***no choice = your ability to make a choice is removed, the choice is made for you, forced to do something because there's no other option
 
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News Comments > Billion Dollar Borderlands 3

52. Re: Billion Dollar Borderlands 3 Sep 23, 2019, 20:21 Kxmode
 
CJ_Parker wrote on Sep 23, 2019, 16:58:
Kxmode wrote on Sep 23, 2019, 15:31:
CJ_Parker wrote on Sep 23, 2019, 14:11:
Hahahahahaha MEGALOL @ all the EGS hater parrots

Gotta face the truth, you whiny babies, you are maybe a 3% minority. The vast majority of gamers doesn't give a shit and just plays the games they want, no matter where they are released.

Suck it up and weep silently, please. It's embarrassing to see grown men in tears like this.

Classic tribal mentality: "My team is better than yours."

Worth considering:

1. A high percentage want nothing to do with EGS and would have bought BL3 on Steam.
2. If given a choice between Steam or Epic a high number would have purchased on Steam (that includes EGS customers)

The probability is the game would have been more successful on both EGS and Steam (representing a complete picture of the PC platform) and less successful on EGS (by itself is not the entire PC platform).

I don't see the boosting of PC sales as a success. I only see it as a validation that the Epic Game Store did well despite its myriad of issues and missing features. As noted above, it doesn't represent success on PC because Steam is missing from the equation. You can say, "it doesn't matter." It very much matters since Steam IS the most significant player on the block.

TL;DR - Take 2's data is missing a vital consumer base effectively crippling their stats. Epic was only "successful" because they held PC gamers hostage to only buy from their platform. That's not success.


No shit, Sherlock. Ya figured all of that out by yourself or did Watson have to help ya with that whole Captain Obvious non-news story?

It goes w/o saying that BL3 would have sold more on a platform that gets traffic from 90 million peeps/month. Wow. What an amazing insight!

It's cute how you crybabies try to downplay the huge success of BL3 on EGS. The Metro publisher THQ was also very happy with Metro's performance on EGS. Aaaaawww. Such a pity for y'all...

Whatever. The FACT is that contrary to your imaginary wet dreams of a complete commercial failure on the EGS, BL3 did very, very, very exceptionally well because the vast majority of gamers are not a crybaby toddler like you and the rest of the hater brigade here! Deal widdit.

Re: It goes w/o saying that BL3 would have sold more on a platform that gets traffic from 90 million peeps/month. Wow. What an amazing insight!

"EGS = 90-100 million total registered accounts
Steam = 90-100 million ACTIVE monthly accounts (one billion total registered accounts). It's important to note the distinction between total registered and active monthly. They are not the same."

Your data is wrong. Steam is the platform that gets 90+ million visitors a month, not EGS. It is also where most of the growth for the BL franchise grew on PC.

To the rest of your screed, all I can say is "Confirmation bias much?" Here you live in a hive-mind. The hive, in this case, is the die-hard anti-Steam crowd. It's so evident in your case that you didn't even bother to dig into the details reported. You were purely content with "throwing it into people's face" (and still do in your reply) as a measure of success. Only when I defused the potency of the data with reasonable probabilities did you reply with "No XXXX, Sherlock" and "Captain Obvious."

Also, attacking me and not addressing the data I presented is classic ad hominems. On this topic you've lost a lot of credibility.

 
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33. Re: Billion Dollar Borderlands 3 Sep 23, 2019, 16:52 Kxmode
 
RedEye9 wrote on Sep 23, 2019, 16:02:
Rilcon wrote on Sep 23, 2019, 15:34:
A high percentage want nothing to do with EGS and would have bought BL3 on Steam
Got a source on that, mate?
crickets

Because I was doing something else bruv. I'm not here constantly refreshing pages to look for something to troll about.
 
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