• @ToriborA
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    357 months ago

    People keep telling me that PC gaming is expensive and yet I pay no subscription fees and have plenty of choice for which storefront to purchase from so game prices tend to stay low outside a few exceptions.

    • @PraiseTheSoup@lemm.ee
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      37 months ago

      I just recently locked in 3 more years of game pass ultimate for $180. That’s $5 a month to play 100+ games on console or PC. Granted, much of the catalog is games I already own or games I’m not interested in, but if I play just one full priced game a year from game pass it is paying for itself. Most recently that would be Starfield, and when I got bored after a couple hours there was no pressure to “get my money’s worth”. I simply uninstalled and moved on.

      I realize game pass prices are going up and this deal won’t be available forever, but this is my 2nd time around already so the last several years of console gaming have been cheap as shit.

      • @Resolved3874@lemdro.id
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        37 months ago

        That’s my outlook on gamepass. I hardly ever use a console, own 3 xbocs and only know where 1 is and that’s sitting in the corner of my living room unplugged for at least 2 years. I get gamepass ultimate a couple times a year for a game or 2 and play for a few weeks then cancel it and move on.

    • @FinalBoy1975@lemmy.world
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      -17 months ago

      I used to make comments like this and stopped a month ago because peeps hated me saying this or got argumentative with me. Look at you now! LMAO

      • @mayo@lemmy.today
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        37 months ago

        I made the argument that it’s expensive but it was more based on the idea that I can get a cheapo used console with a few games and that’ll do me for a whole generation. That and I think that PC gaming has a deeper void to get sucked into (mainly keyboards and monitors)

        But now a couple weeks later and I realize that I really enjoy my crappy business desktop PC and I could see building a PC in the future.

        They each have their advantages. When I go to a friends house we play console. At home I’d rather play PC, if I had the choice.