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Anthem Physical Sales Unsurprisingly Worse Than Mass Effect Andromeda

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Sounds like a press release to draw attention to the company and game, nothing to see here folks.
The majority of games are digital now, move along.
Somebody gets it.

This is clickbait material boys. New AAA release tops the weekly sales chart. My oh my, call the news. Other reports today: water is wet.
 
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And who buys physical copies of PC games from EA that you still have to load through Origin?



There won't be a season pass. They aren't EA or Activision.
Huh? Even witcher 3 had a season pass for the expansions... watcha smokin willis?
 
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Huh? Even witcher 3 had a season pass for the expansions... watcha smokin willis?
I'll give you half credit. With Witcher 3, you were getting all expansions to ever release. Season Pass insinuates there will be a running ploy to grab money buy releasing 3 hours of content every three months that you have to keep renewing.

There already is and its called Aurora Edition.
Errmmmm, CPDR does not make Metro?
 
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Errmmmm, CPDR does not make Metro?
Correct, and they also aren't EA or Activision.... but they do introduce a game at launch where you can already buy all upcoming DLC content by spending bigger on the base game, which, in spite of what you say it 'insinuates' is exactly what season passes generally are.

There is a distinction between season passes for 'year x' for an online-only game and a season pass for a single player game like Metro. The latter is not likely to be a yearly installment, while the former, almost logically has to be as the game keeps evolving. If you're done with that evolution, don't buy another pass, its that simple. I think this is a great way to serve players content they like.
 
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I think this is a great way to serve players content they like.
Great post. It seems season passes give you much less content then single player 'season passes' but I suppose that is the nature of game/genre more than the studio. Thank you for slapping me and telling me to sit down.
 
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It's weird how much hate Mass Effect Andromeda gets. I played ME Andromeda about 8 months after release and thought it was a pretty good game.
 
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It's weird how much hate Mass Effect Andromeda gets. I played ME Andromeda about 8 months after release and thought it was a pretty good game.
Its not bad is it, but is it really good? Does it have a memorable story like the first parts? Memorable characters? I've missed them entirely, all I got was a few oneliners from the crew and pretty limited 'open' world maps with little soul. Oh yeah, and they recycled the races from the Mass Effect universe... for all I cared it could have been Star Trek. Completely interchangable. Dialogue options: meaningless. The dialogue itself: mind numbingly boring. All of these things is everything part 1-3 were not...

But that's not all. They also removed the classes with their limitations so one playthrough rules them all, you can respec freely so that gets old fast too. The combat itself then also becomes stupidly broken and easy.

But I guess the map locations look nice. The vaults are cool to explore. Yep. But I hardly feel that carried the game.
 
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