jacobvandy wrote on Feb 22, 2021, 02:50:
Satoru wrote on Feb 22, 2021, 02:09:
jacobvandy wrote on Feb 21, 2021, 20:14:
Way to miss the point on your way to flying off the handle again... It's like not wanting to buy the DVD when you know the Blu-ray is coming soon; it says nothing about the movie itself, just your choice of format. They still want the game.
No, its really like you not wanting to buy the Blu-ray because its at Target instead of Walmart.
The content is 100% identical. You just refuse to buy it because you don't want to go across the street to Target.
Its not even like a console exclusive which requires a several hundred dollar hardware wall to access content
All you literally have to do is
1) install Epic
2) install game
3) play game
Like that's it. Its literally zero difference to steam. You can even create a desktop shortcut if you're that invested in not seeing the epic client at all.
It's not zero difference if you value the added services one store offers along with the products they sell which the other store does not. Nevermind that I specifically avoided this comparison because my point had nothing to do with Steam vs. Epic, but hey, let's keep beating this pile of dust that used to be a dead horse! That is exactly how millions of people choose where to buy billions of identical products from every single day, and what was stated to be the reason why a particular person said they were waiting to buy Hitman 3. Whether or not YOU value those differences is irrelevant to their decision, and any other decision aside from your own. The fact that so many people seem to think that one opinion or the other on this matter is objectively "correct" is the reason why these same comments are posted and re-posted every time the subject comes up. It's boring.
It was a bad analogy plain and simple.the fact that there's a huge quality difference between Blu-ray and DVD and there's exactly no quality difference between the game on EGS or the game on Steam is exactly why I thought his "sub-standard" comment was so ridiculous. What? So your friends aren't on EGS, nor achievements and voice-chat (I had no idea anyone uses that tbh) and every game is suddenly sub-standard? Just gimme a break. That people have become so fucking anal about where they want to buy their games is ri-di-cu-lous period. And not just that. It's the boycotting of EGS that goes alongside it that really makes it so.
Give EGS a break. Their platform will improve. Steam was the same horrendous mess for a decade. Sure they were the first bla bla bla we get it, Steam4Life. I for one am very happy to see this attempt to end a monopoly. I have zero issues with EGS. 1.) Multi-player is cross-storefront, 2.) Achievements I miss but a little and will come to EGS eventually, 3.) Steam voice-chat? Wtf. I just use Discord all the time anyway.