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Highest price you'll comfortably pay for game

View Poll Results: What's the highest you'll COMFORTABLY pay for a game?
Free! No one's getting my money! 4 2.30%
$.99. Nothing like something off the app Value Menu 14 8.05%
$1.99. 9 5.17%
$2.99 20 11.49%
$3.99 7 4.02%
$4.99 20 11.49%
$5.99 and above. I'm a baller! 100 57.47%
Voters: 174. You may not vote on this poll
10-24-2009, 04:48 PM
#1
Senior Member [Original Poster]
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 106
Highest price you'll comfortably pay for game

Hi, I'm just curious what's the highest price you'll comfortably pay for a game. I used to have a hard time paying more than $1, but after buying a $50 iTunes card for $40, I've been more charitable. I think $2.99 is where it caps and I seriously consider whether the game is something I really really want.

Maybe some of you will pay $5 and not even think twice. Maybe some go for only the freebies. I'm just curious. Please vote.

I bought the Quest for full price and think it was worth it. Same thing for DDR. I will generally fork out 99 cents and be glad as long as the game interested me for at least 20 minutes.

Thanks for voting!
10-24-2009, 04:50 PM
#2
Joined: May 2009
Posts: 4,461
Depends on the game, but I'd be willing to go as high as a DS or PSP game. Even though it should be cheaper because of manufacturing costs as such, I'd still pay full price for say....The World Ends With You.

10-24-2009, 04:52 PM
#3
Senior Member [Original Poster]
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 106
Hey, you replied before my poll even got up! Nice.
10-24-2009, 04:54 PM
#4
Joined: Feb 1983
Location: Barcelona
Posts: 1,268,691
I don't really think you need to be a "baller" to afford a $6 video game.
10-24-2009, 04:55 PM
#5
Joined: May 2009
Posts: 4,461
Voted

But yeah I'd comfortably pay full price for TWEWY. Wouldn't even think about it. Of course that's one of my favorite games of all time.

Now for your everyday, but still quality game, similar to Soosiz or Meteor Blitz I'd comfortably pay 4.99, or even 5.99.
10-24-2009, 05:01 PM
#6
Senior Member [Original Poster]
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 106
Oh man, I must be a cheapo. I should've gone up to $15-$20 on the poll range! I mean, I'm waiting for Dungeon Hunter to go below $5.99 so I can buy it.

Then again, I'm a student working almost full-time and having to afford rent and school and food and all. And a cat.
10-24-2009, 05:03 PM
#7
Joined: May 2009
Posts: 4,461
I'm working full time supporting my family. So if TWEWY ever came out that would probably be my only purchase for that month(or two) lol.
10-24-2009, 05:05 PM
#8
Joined: Aug 2009
Location: Australia
Posts: 704
I usually only buy .99 games. Its not that more expensive games arent worth the $$ its just there are so many brilliant .99 games on the app store which provide just as much entertainment as the higher-priced games.
10-24-2009, 05:09 PM
#9
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 10,505
Depends completely on the game. Wont pay even 99cents for those crap load of games. Never thought twice before buying games like Doom Resurrection, Rolando 2, Real Racing, NFSU, Modern Combat, Blades of Fury and lots more at their full price of 6.99 - 9.99
10-24-2009, 05:15 PM
#10
I'd pay 50 bucks or more for a quality game. I'd have to be damn sure it was a quality game, though. It would need a lot of content, incredible production values, loaded with features.

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