Minecraft overpriced again??

Discussion in 'Switch - Games & Content' started by Velanator, May 12, 2017.

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Are you buying Minecraft Switch?

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  1. Velanator
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    Really 4J?! Why are you guys always overpricing the Nintendo iterations of minecraft? All the other versions of the game is only 20 dollars.. I don't even wanna get the game anymore I already have it on Xbox One and iPhone. Why get the same thing right?
     
  2. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    over-priced AND over-hyped :P
     
  3. Scarlet

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    Works out at around $25 if you get it from the UK eShop if it's any consolation lol.
    I picked it up since it's a nice do nothing kinda game.
     
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  4. fatsquirrel

    fatsquirrel GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Minecraft...people actually still play this AND pay for it? Damn bois, its mid 2017
     
  5. dpad_5678

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    If you don't like it then don't buy it and quit your bitching. Simple.

    There's nothing wrong with paying for a game.
     
  6. fatsquirrel

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    There isnt, but when its about to release for refrigerator, and you have it on basically all devices you have, then yes.
     
  7. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    it is IF it's minecraft :lol:
     
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  8. H1B1Esquire

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    Earth, bro-dude.
    Justified itself for having all previous Wii U DLC plus some other DLC and only truly overpriced if you get the retail version, but I think the retail comes with a physical manual?

    Wouldn't be surprised if the cartridge turns into Meinhax. Then, the Pubic Ninja fiasco can start again--$5.00 game costs $80.00 because hax.
     
  9. sarkwalvein

    sarkwalvein More coffee, please!

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    I think the price is fine.
    I already bought it.
    I never had Minecraft before though, but this version looked quite nice for finally getting it.
     
  10. Bedel

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    I don't really understand this. I mean I do play the game, and it gets updated very frequently, and without needing to pay again for it.
    It's a good and funny game. I can understand you hate youtubers spamming it as hell, but that doesn't even mean it's a bad game.
     
  11. RemixDeluxe

    RemixDeluxe GBAtemp Psycho!

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    A shame the developer wanted to be a weirdo and not ever release the original game on Steam nor ever put sale discounts for it. I understand Valve takes a cut in sales if you host your game on there but is not having the coverage worth It?

    I've never been the creative type anyways so perhaps I dodged a bullet.
     
  12. zoogie

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    price parity with the upcoming cartridge
     
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    in a cardboard box
    What's the flavour of the cartridge? Maybe it's tastier this time. :rofl2:
     
  14. sarkwalvein

    sarkwalvein More coffee, please!

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    It tastes like American coffee /s/s/s/s
    (German coffee is even worse, ewww)
     
  15. Risingdawn

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    £19.99 seemed like a reasonable price to me, especially considering the price of Switch games are still high overall.

    It looks like Switch games are levelling out a bit price wise now thankfully.
     
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  16. Reecey

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    Yeah, agreed! Well over priced, they should of renamed it for the Nintendo Switch and called it "Mindshaft" I definitely wont be buying this version for the Switch I didn't really like it on the WiiU even with the Mario DLC package alongside! Yuck!!! it felt really dodgy to me and not enjoyable.
     
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    Nowt wrong with seeing a gap in the market and charging what people seem prepared to pay.
     
  18. Garblant

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    Looks like I should have made a UK account instead of a french one...
     
  19. dpad_5678

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    I think $29.99/£19.99 for a full Switch game that will literally last you forever is pretty good.
     
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  20. Saiyan Lusitano

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    Works around $25? Are you talking about the £24.99 price?

    £24.99 exchanges to $32.