A Threefold Surprise for PS4 Owners

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  1. GameWinner
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    "Yes, yes, try it for free... and pay forever!"

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    I'm on to you, Sony.
     
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    Versus...

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    Nobody chortles at Microsoft's Xboner.
     
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    Games for Gamers
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    BORTZ "Another stunning Van Gogh"

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    If you own a current PS console and dont have PS+ there is a good chance you have brain damage.
     
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    very true
     
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    Why? it's $50 to rent games for a year, then again every year until you stop then you lose all those games. Not interested in a rental service sorry, but then again now you need PS+ for online multiplayer so there's not much of a choice. The discounts on digital exclusive games (only digital games i buy) are nice but not nice enough.
     
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    Ok, thats fine, i'll keep all of my games.
     
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    yes who in their right mind would pay $50 for all this
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    I guess i'm insane, I wouldn't pay $50/yr to rent those games. The mass amount of those games are old as shit and can be found used for $10. First and foremost i prefer to actually own my software call me bat shit crazy. Anyway it's a moot argument because PS+ is required for multiplayer on the PS4 so i'll be getting it anyway.
     
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    >Implying you "own" the software
    >Year Of Our Lord 2014

    Considering the list stretches back to 2012... duh?

    And, for the sake of argument, let's use your number. Buying each of those games separately at $10/game would cost $640. 1 year of PS+ costs $50. I think you can do the math here.
     
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    I own a 2600 with a bunch of games i play occasionally do i not own that? i have the physical cart and the physical console. I can play when i want, where i want, i own it. All you're semantics don't mean shit.

    I wouldn't purchase 1/4 of those games even at $5 or $10 dollars, in any form let alone rent them. Any other arguments as to why my opinion of PS+ is wrong?
     
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    :(
     
  17. Gahars

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    You own the physical cartridges and the console, sure, but the software? Nope, not even back in the days of Atari.

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    Math time!

    If you only purchase 3/4 of the 64 games (since you said you wouldn't buy 1/4 of them), at $10/game you'd still be paying $480. Even at $5/game, you're still paying $240. $240>$50.

    Let's turn it around. Let's say you only purchase 1/4 of those games, at $10/game, you're paying $160/game. At $5/game, you're paying $80. $80>$50.

    Either way, PS+ is the better value.

    I mean, if you want to scoff at a great service, be my guest, but don't get offended when people tell you that's silly.
     
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    I could be wrong, but my impression was that he'd purchase fewer than one quarter of the games.
     
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    And so his post demonstrates the importance of semantics. It's sorta like rain on your wedding day, or a free ride when you've already paid... I'm sure there's a word for that.

    It's also worth noting that the hypothetical numbers are major lowballs. Take February's games. Outlast is $20, Metro: Last Light is $20 on Amazon, Payday 2 is $30 or so on Amazon, Remember Me is $18 or so, Modnation Racers is $16 on Amazon right now, and Street Fighter x Tekken is $22 on Amazon. All together, PS+ users are saving $76 or so for just one month. All of the games might not appeal to everyone, of course, but that's certainly nothing to sneeze at.
     
  20. Nah3DS

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    let me spell it out for you...
    "I wouldn't purchase 1/4 of those games even at $5 or $10 dollars, in any form let alone rent them" means: I don't give a fuck about those games
    it's simple ;)