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04-21-2017, 12:35 PM
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 307
Pretty much sums up why I will no longer be investing in the appstore.

Tired of seeing games just disappear from my Purchased list, especially ones I've paid for and not got round to playing. Also apps will be removed if the developer decides not to bother paying for the Dev programme anymore.

You won't see this madness on PC.


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04-21-2017, 12:56 PM
Joined: Nov 2013
Posts: 1,129
Quote:
Originally Posted by neonbible View Post
Pretty much sums up why I will no longer be investing in the appstore.

Tired of seeing games just disappear from my Purchased list, especially ones I've paid for and not got round to playing. Also apps will be removed if the developer decides not to bother paying for the Dev programme anymore.

You won't see this madness on PC.


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I fully agree with you,this is the end pretty much but I'll still buy what I can cause i won't be updating since my device is not compatible with iOS 11,suggesting other people to do the same.

04-21-2017, 01:07 PM
Joined: Dec 2015
Location: UK
Posts: 985
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Originally Posted by cakewalker View Post
Glad I recently finished this game.

This is a much Apples problem as it is the publisher.

*Apple for consistently releasing updates which force devs to upgrade their apps.
*The big publishers, like 2K, who knowingly release these premium titles without the intention of providing support or updates.

I guess also, us the consumer as we also knew we bought into Apple's release ecosystem.
Considering a switch to another platform if this device ever stops working.

For now, no more games from 2K or the other big offenders.
Wow, 2K really do suck when it comes to iOS, don't they?

Apple don't make it easy for developers, I agree, but I guess we should see the 64-bit requirement as a new generation, like Sony abandoning the PS3 for PS4. Ultimately, it might end up ensuring we get better games. Might.

That said, I don't update my OS unless I get a compelling reason. Still on iOS 9 on my iPhone 6 (and iPad Mini), and would probably rather get a new battery rather than a new phone in the next year or two.

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06-30-2017, 02:00 PM
Joined: May 2015
Posts: 546
Price drop.....hmmmm...the optimist in me thinks that maybe this is a sign that 2K are about to update it to 64bit......unfortunately the much louder, shouting cynic in me thinks this is a last minute cash grab before the inevitable demise of 32bit apps.

Either way, I'm on iOS 10.2 with the tvOS profile installed on my iPad and iPhone so no forced updates for me - I'm sticking where I am until my next phone upgrade in a year or two. 😁👍
06-30-2017, 02:12 PM
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: USA
Posts: 1,614
I doubt it gets updated. 2K closed down their mobile developer studio years ago.
06-30-2017, 02:24 PM
Joined: Apr 2013
Posts: 104
The price drop on this and Civ Rev kills me. I sincerely hope I'm wrong, but this seems SO slimy. Trying to get as much cash as possible from people who won't be able to play the games soon...they should be ashamed.
06-30-2017, 02:26 PM
Joined: Nov 2014
Location: Eos
Posts: 3,050
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Originally Posted by Pheebers View Post
The price drop on this and Civ Rev kills me. I sincerely hope I'm wrong, but this seems SO slimy. Trying to get as much cash as possible from people who won't be able to play the games soon...they should be ashamed.
It's crazy how many 32 bits have went on sale in last few weeks it's a crime and a sham since most have shown no sign of an update coming
Bad biz
06-30-2017, 02:32 PM
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: USA
Posts: 1,614
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Originally Posted by Dailon80 View Post
It's crazy how many 32 bits have went on sale in last few weeks it's a crime and a sham since most have shown no sign of an update coming
Bad biz
I think Apple needs to step in here. It's there store and they have some responsibility to make sure their customers aren't getting screwed over.
06-30-2017, 04:05 PM
Joined: Jul 2016
Posts: 202
I think this is a good oppoetunity for people to get these apps cheap even if you only get some limited mileage.
By now everyone who buys those games (so NOT casual gamers) knows about the ios 11 problems.
Dont think it is such a scam as you guys say it.
What would be the other option?keep them high priced?who does that benefit?
06-30-2017, 06:24 PM
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: Europe, CET
Posts: 3,259
Manners please, and a return to good order.
In other words: If you want to discuss the merits of discounts, open another thread. Not here.

UPDATE: Forgot that one in the middle of the night: Avaniar, thanks for being a voice of reason.

Last edited by Nullzone; 07-01-2017 at 12:23 AM.