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Republique - $4.99 > Free

06-05-2014, 12:33 AM
#1
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 4,703
Republique - $4.99 > Free


06-05-2014, 12:35 AM
#2
Joined: Jul 2013
Posts: 1,611
This is quite a surprise.

06-05-2014, 12:47 AM
#3
Joined: Nov 2012
Posts: 491
Why is this free?
06-05-2014, 01:11 AM
#4
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 111
Quote:
Originally Posted by Best75 View Post
Why is this free?
It's episodic. Similarly Telltale often offers the 1st episode of their games free, since if you play it and like it there is a better chance you'll buy the next episode.

This game is pretty great once you get into it. It's not really like anything else, so this is probably a good way to promote the game. I'll be buying the rest of the episodes, I'm just on the fence on whether to purchase the next one individually or just pay for the season pass, essentially getting 4 episodes for the price of three.
06-05-2014, 01:32 AM
#5
Joined: Jun 2013
Posts: 988
Quote:
Originally Posted by vii-Lucky View Post
This is quite a surprise.
Not really. After all, they have 4 more episodes to sell. And I hope they do get increased IAP sales from this freebie. Or should I say, DLC sales.
06-05-2014, 01:44 AM
#6
Joined: Jun 2013
Posts: 2,257
Shouldn't have really been free when it was originally a kickstarter campaign. It's kind of a kick in the teeth for the people who pledged.... Even IF they recently reduced the episodes to $0.99 (season pass)
06-05-2014, 02:01 AM
#7
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Originally Posted by Gov View Post
Shouldn't have really been free when it was originally a kickstarter campaign. It's kind of a kick in the teeth for the people who pledged.... Even IF they recently reduced the episodes to $0.99 (season pass)
As bhornburg said above, it's an episodic game and it's common sense for developers to make initial episode(s) free, so that people get a taste and then decide to proceed further with the game.

For example, I hadn't bothered playing this game, but now that it's free, I'll try it out and may end up buying a season pass potentially.

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06-05-2014, 02:14 AM
#8
Joined: Dec 2013
Posts: 109
Quite a few of the iaps are also free.
06-05-2014, 02:26 AM
#9
Good game with nice graphics, should be try this.
06-05-2014, 02:59 AM
#10
Joined: Jun 2013
Posts: 2,257
Quote:
Originally Posted by Red1 View Post
As bhornburg said above, it's an episodic game and it's common sense for developers to make initial episode(s) free, so that people get a taste and then decide to proceed further with the game.

For example, I hadn't bothered playing this game, but now that it's free, I'll try it out and may end up buying a season pass potentially.
But you probably won't buy the season pass, because you're not a fan.