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Steam Fanatics Review-bomb "Metro Exodus" on Metacritic

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The fact that Epic would literally give entire account bans because someone has a VPN client running in the background
Please understand.
Since Epic is Tencent, and Tencent is a company in People's Republic of China, they have to comply those local laws.
In PRC, Using VPN to access the global internet is illegal.
xD
 
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Please understand.
Since Epic is Tencent, and Tencent is a company in People's Republic of China, they have to comply those local laws.
In PRC, Using VPN to access the global internet is illegal.
xD
Welcome to North America, I can care less what THEY constitute as illegal or not. Banning people because they use a VPN is ludicrous and none of there BLOODY BUSINESS.
 

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Sigh, Tencent is not even a majority shareholder in Epic. So Epic is not Tencent.

And yes @Crackong I am a true gamer, because I don’t let the store a game comes from deny me to play a game I want to play. The only person that not buying the game on those priinciples it hurts is me.

Honestly, it must be great to be so young as you guys and still so full of black or white ideals that you get all righteously upset over what constitutes a minor thing in this world.

Life is too short to not enjoy it. :)
 
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Sigh, Tencent is not even a majority shareholder in Epic. So Epic is not Tencent.

And yes @Crackong I am a true gamer, because I don’t let the store a game comes from deny me to play a game I want to play. The only person that not buying the game on those priinciples it hurts is me.

Honestly, it must be great to be so young as you guys and still so full of black or white ideals that you get all righteously upset over what constitutes a minor thing in this world.

Life is too short to not enjoy it. :)
You mean, with >40% of total share, Tencent definitely had no influence on Epic, it must be Tim Sweeney's one man decision to ban VPN user account with ALL the games in it ?

Speaking of black and white, there is no black and white.
In this case consumer receives 0 benefits , only negative impacts on their user experience.
Why would a consumer support this?
 
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We are assuming that it was not Steam that initiated it. What if Steam said: 'We are removing your game from our store starting immediately if you don't comply with our demands.' Why are we assuming that Steam is the victim?
I think that it was all pretty much explained already by both sides.
4A clearly said that it was their publisher's decision and that they did not liked it also.
Steam stated that "Metro Exodus will be discontinued on Steam due to a publisher decision to make the game exclusive to another PC store.".

What is it not to undarstand here?

imo Epic pretty much used the "Pay2Win" method here. It's not competition, in case You're wondering...
 
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I wonder how much EPIC paid off OMNI. Hmmm

Here is why Epic Games Launcher is better than Steam by Omni equals complete nonsense.
Lets put this once again into perspective. Who's better Steam or Epic? This is an easy one.



And yes I am all for COMPETITION, so let people choose if they want to use STEAM or EPIC Game Launching Software. The very fact they are force feeding this Epic launcher and taking METRO Exodus Exclusive is anything but competition. It's anti-consumerism, anti-pc gaming, anti-choice etc., The worse part of all this nonsense drama is the fact the Developers will unnecessarily suffer the most due to poor sales. All while the Publishers will look like a bunch of Μαρόνες, Ίδιοι, ψεύτικες etc.,
you do realize that entite post was satire righto?
 
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The tense is more than it should be for something that is supposed to entertain the people (gaming is an entertainmnent after all, apart from the people that make money of it). That worries me. In the recent years people take gaming much more seriously than they should. And that shows that they don't care as much for real life matters. Because if they did, they wouldn't spend themselves into hating persons or companies related to gaming matters.
I think there is a healthy dose of politics involved. Tencent = China = the big threat to the West if you want to believe recent rhetoric. And the general idea with the internet now is that we have a few billion mouths that can all have their say on the matter. You put any group of random individuals together in a room with just this subject to talk about and things may fly off the handle quickly. Its just the internet, its mainstream now and it shows. When I enter the real world, things really aren't all that bad or hostile, because people can be held accountable for what they say.
 
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