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User Info: XBoner

10 months ago#1
I mean, have you ever heard any gamers say that they will glady pay the full 60 dollars because they're supporting a game that is not like a huge yearly cod release..... - Results (107 votes)
Yes this is a factor to me sometimes and i sometimes do this when buying pc games
49.53% (53 votes)
no not really
50.47% (54 votes)
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......and they'll glady pay the full 60 to fully show their full financial support to this publisher and to hopefully get this pc game publisher to make more games like this when there is no guarantee that another game or sequel will get made.
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User Info: PhilOnDez

10 months ago#2
The only thing that will get me to drop $60 is if I want to play a game right then and there in which case I have no problem doing it. If I want to support a studio (I can't think of a single publisher I'd want to support) I like that made/ported a game I'm not especially interested in I might buy it on sale at some point. It's usually only when a company that generally sticks to consoles dips their toes into PC ports with a game I've already played, though these kinds of ports are rarely $60 to begin with.
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User Info: MarceloSampaio

10 months ago#3
I do that sometimes.

I bought Resident Evil 7 at full price just to support Capcom (believe it or not! :p), but only played it 8 or so months later.

I also bought Tales of Zestiria and Tales of Berseria at full price to support Bamco (well, more like supporting PC released of their games), even though I had a huge backlog at the time. |
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User Info: arleas

10 months ago#4
I've bought a few games from developers and publishers that I know are good. I rarely buy at launch but in the case of VR I have to make sure that they keep supporting VR. Latest example was buying the serious Sam vr games and the Talos principle vr.

User Info: drbretto

10 months ago#5
Not really. And it's not because I don't want to support them. It's because I don't think things like this mean a damn to anyone but the person doing it unless there's a larger scale campaign behind it. If it's just one person doing what they personally feel is right for them, that's the only reason to do it. It won't affect the machine one bit.

User Info: Freelance_Wolf

10 months ago#6
I do it, but I hardly play AAA games. I do it to any publisher I want to support, like SCS.

User Info: sonicteam2k1

10 months ago#7

User Info: RyanEsau

10 months ago#8

Only factor is interest in the game. I'm more of a wait for sales guy though, so regardless of the publisher/developer, I usually won't be paying full price. (I'd only pay full price if I just really want to play at release.)
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User Info: AsucaHayashi

10 months ago#9
never really a factor but i already know i'm supporting a publisher to the best of my ability by buying their games on PC regardless if it's $5 or $60 since they receive the largest cut of a sale after fees compared to consoles.

there was some article from pcgamer i think it was that broke down how some publisher could launch a game for $20 on PC and would be forced to launch at a higher price on console in order to earn the same amount per unit sold.

User Info: LaManoNeraII

10 months ago#10
I don't mind paying $60. When I wanna play a game, I wanna play a game. I don't want to wait for who knows how long for it to go on sale. And I think buying a game because its a "good deal" rather than because you want to play it is not a healthy mindset
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