New WoW pet makes Blizzard $2M in 4 hours

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  1. Guild McCommunist
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    $25 for in-game content that's this stupid is, well, stupid. I mean for $25 I could buy a new game instead. Or at least like a bunch of map packs and other DLC for other games.

    Kids these days...
     


  2. omgpwn666

    omgpwn666 Guy gamer and proud!

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    Yeah, I don't know what people are thinking when doing this, but I know what Blizzard is thinking.

    $$$
     
  3. prowler

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    Oh man, $25 could of got them a date.
     
  4. Thoob

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    $2M in 4 hours! And the thing is, since it's only a small piece of digital content, that's gotta be close to pure profit.
     
  5. injected11

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    MMORPGs = nerd crack. This just further proves it.
     
  6. omgpwn666

    omgpwn666 Guy gamer and proud!

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    Exactly what I was thinking! All they have to do for another quick million is make a weapon and some armor people can buy (Or another horse), it amazes me how much money they can get.
     
  7. Raiser

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    Fixed.
     
  8. Thoob

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    Re-fixed.
     
  9. Hadrian

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    That's it!

    "I Don't Want Anyone To Jizz On Me" will be a MMORPG, unfortunately that means a further delay.

    Expect it to hit in 2016.
     
  10. IgiveUgas

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    Yup. WoW sucks you in, then drains you of anything you have left that you call a life. Then you are brain washed and spend your money on worthless shit like this. (I played for two years so I know how "addicting" it can be.)
     
  11. Anakir

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    At least Blizzard deserves it. They make good games.
     
  12. DeMoN

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    They charge for the game and expansions, they charge a monthly fee just to play, and now they're charging for microtransactions? I'm surprised the players don't realize that they're being bled dry.
     
  13. .Darky

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    Silly WoW players...
     
  14. Raven Darkheart

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    thats why they are sheep
     
  15. prowler

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    From their point of view:
    Buying a game gets you more Internet friends
    Buying expansions gets you more Internet friends
    Monthly fee game members gets more Internet friends
    Game content that you don't need but you get it anyway gets you more Internet friends.


    Internet fame at it's low.
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    Picture related, it's their face when realise it was all for nothing.
     
  16. Conor

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    MMO's suck ass don't get how anyone can like them.
     
  17. omgpwn666

    omgpwn666 Guy gamer and proud!

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    Funny picture, I liked it. lol
    Bottom line is, don't play a MMO if you have an addictive personality, or if you're a loser.
     
  18. Hero-Link

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    i don't get it.

    It's the users money, THEY spend in whatever they want. If they want a Mount ingame, let them have it.

    IT'S NOT MANDATORY, and you all seem like hypocrits, saying stuff like it.

    I actually stopped playing wow almost one year ago. and i don't feel bad or anything like that for spending almost 4 years paying to play a good game. It was enjoyable.

    World of Warcraft IS a good game, no matter what anyone says, it IS the best MMORPG so far, no other game offers you so much stuff to do nor as many people for you to play it.

    not all people playing the game are nerds.
     
  19. optimo

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    ^this.

    definitely not all ppl who play are weird, no social life, nerds. but it does suck you in quickly. if you have no life already, never ever play this game. if you have a life with responsiblities, you'll be alright. the game is great and blizzard is genius. i played a yr and a half and loved it, but would never pay any money for in game content crap like this.
     
  20. ~De arimasu

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    Here I was hoping it was gonna be the unicorn from that Adultswim game [​IMG]