Game you bought turns free next day!

11-30-2012, 07:11 PM
#1
Game you bought turns free next day!

Has that ever happen? And how do you feel?
12-01-2012, 05:59 PM
#2
For me, it depends on the worth of the game. Some games, or just apps in general, I didn't feel too bothered when the prices dropped. As for others, I just throw them into AppShopper and wait for sales to take place.

Besides, now that we're approaching the end of 2012, it's going to be sales galore.

12-01-2012, 06:24 PM
#3
It's ok for me but don't lie to me, I hate capcom!
capcom fooled me again and again, for IOS ,it's twice.
first, they discount street fighter, after I bought it, they realeased volt.
second time is street fighter x tekken, they said they will raise the price, but after I bought they discount it to 0.99.
yes you have right to discount it but you can't lie like that.

gameloft ID:zhclarensi. Common play nova 2 or MC 3.
12-01-2012, 07:18 PM
#4
12-02-2012, 07:57 PM
#5
Joined: May 2012
Location: USA
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Originally Posted by ninjackid View Post
LOL exactly!
12-03-2012, 07:07 AM
#6
Joined: Dec 2011
Location: Somewhere in the spiritual realm
Posts: 598
If its an indie dev I don't mind at all. If anything I feel happier that I paid something.. Especially if I really enjoyed the game. Often I feel guilty by paying just a dollar for so many hours of entertainment and wish I could pay more.
So it doesn't really bother me in the slightest if its indie and was a good game.
However, if its a big company like gameloft or chillingo, i may feel slightly irritated, especially if I didn't really like the game, and it was 3$+
I'm a big fan of puzzle games, so many puzzle games are indie devs, and so many indie devs don't get noticed, so have no choice but to make their game free...so I see it quite alot. When I first came to the AppStore it did bother me, but after years I am more appreciative at all the brilliant games I have experienced for a mere dollar or two and am more appreciative and eager to risk a buck or two on a game by an indie dev, even if I am not sure of the gameplay, it's worth a few dollars just to check It out, and it's nice to leave 5 star feedback especially when there are no other reviews.. It's good to show our appreciation to the indies working hard to compete with the big guys.
I must have had at least $50 worth of games go free, I bought sonic racing at full price, (around $6 I think) and it went free, plus I've spent about $4 on all kairosoft games that eventually went down to 99c each, plus other games like sonic games and such. It annoys me s little when it's games from a big rich company, they don't need the money, nor the feedback, and I didn't even enjoy the sonic games much on iOS either. But shit happens basically.
12-01-2012, 10:49 PM
#7
Why would I get mad over $0.99? The developer probably needs it more than I do

i'm a pretty kitty cat
12-01-2012, 11:19 PM
#8
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: London, UK
Posts: 3,766
Quote:
Originally Posted by SkyMuffin View Post
Why would I get mad over $0.99? The developer probably needs it more than I do
Hey, leave the greedy, selfish kids alone. It's not their fault they have no understanding of the inner econimical workings of game development and their views on product worth and fair trade have been hideously skewed.
12-01-2012, 11:51 PM
#9
Dead Trigger, Death Rally, Flight Control Rockets

tons of other stuff, basically I learned my lesson not to buy games that clearly shout "IM GOING TO BE A F2P SOON"
12-01-2012, 11:56 PM
#10
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posts: 5,249
Next day? Not sure. I DID buy Sky Gamblers at $4.99, TWO whole hours before it went on sale for .99. It's possible I could have bothered Apple for store credit, but...eh.

Oh...still have yet to install it. I can haz microSD slot pleaz?