The Annual E3 Pre Hype, 2019 Edition

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  1. Silent_Buddha

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    In general it's more profitable to sell things ala carte. There are people that spend hundreds and thousands of dollars a year on LoL and DOTA. Hence, those games would never agree to be on a subscription service unless their user base was in sharp decline.

    MS, however, is attempting to push a subscription service. If they can make something similarly addictive to people that is F2P, then it would make the subscription service more attractive if you didn't have to pay for all the cosmetics, etc. while subscribed.

    You potentially lose out on revenue from ala carte purchases, but you potentially gain a much larger subscriber base. Especially if many of those people were people that wanted those cosmetics and other items, but couldn't afford to buy many of them.

    DOTA, LoL, and Fortnite are just really good examples of something along those lines.

    And thus I noted, that it's extremely difficult to come up with something that grabs and retains a significantly large number of gamers for a significantly long period of time. IE - it's not likely to happen, but if it did...

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    Agreed on your last sentence. Sorry I thought you meant that there were no more announcements being made that we could consider megaton class.

    There certainly are, just not being made lol.
     
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    Shigeru Miyamoto will be at the Microsoft briefing.

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    Interesting. Maybe game-pass related or a sharing of 1st party game catalogues between both parties. If not, do we have another Kojima situation on our hands (but a more friendlier exit from Nintendo).
     
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    In the audience or on stage?
     
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    it's a rumour, it'd be nice if it was a joint game or something. Were it something institutional, Miyamoto wouldn't be there but someone representing him, so I guess it's some kind of game.

    We shall see if it's just smoke and mirrors or if it's real. If it's real, it could be a epic megaton, if not, it could be something stupid. Let's see.
     
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    how do you know?
     
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    FF VII?

     
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    Microsoft XBox Thread is now open, with a little under 2:30 to go.
     
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