Is there a way to buy permanent weapons?

#1 Posted by BionicMonster (1032 posts) -

So far all I've seen is being able to rent weapons with the in-game currency.

#2 Posted by toolus (119 posts) -

When you go to purchase the weapon there is an option to pick the duration. 1 day,7 days, or permanent. Permanent is way more expensive tho.

#3 Posted by BionicMonster (1032 posts) -

oh, ok thank you

#4 Posted by MeierTheRed (4941 posts) -

@toolus said:

When you go to purchase the weapon there is an option to pick the duration. 1 day,7 days, or permanent. Permanent is way more expensive tho.

I have no issue with F2P games, but i think that pricing your weapons this high is a bit insane. The in game currency is set very high in my opinion for the guns. I guess the Zen pricing is ok if you have the money to throw at it. But for the amount of cash you could potentially get a very good game of Steam or multiple ones from GOG for the price of a single weapon/custom weapon.

#5 Posted by redefaulted (2829 posts) -

@pornstorestiffi: I've made it pretty well renting the guns in the game - I don't even understand the need to buy it permanently, tbh. I guess maybe if you're the type of player who jumps into a game every single day for hours on end, maybe the Zen purchases are for you, but if that's your play style - there are plenty of games out there with just a quick one-time purchase.

#6 Posted by MeierTheRed (4941 posts) -

@ck1nd said:

@pornstorestiffi: I've made it pretty well renting the guns in the game - I don't even understand the need to buy it permanently, tbh. I guess maybe if you're the type of player who jumps into a game every single day for hours on end, maybe the Zen purchases are for you, but if that's your play style - there are plenty of games out there with just a quick one-time purchase.

Maybe its just the concept of renting a gun in a game, thats a bit odd to me. I'm still new to the game, so i haven't felt the need to purchase anything yet. And i might never reach that point.

#7 Edited by Death_Burnout (3800 posts) -

@pornstorestiffi said:

@toolus said:

When you go to purchase the weapon there is an option to pick the duration. 1 day,7 days, or permanent. Permanent is way more expensive tho.

I have no issue with F2P games, but i think that pricing your weapons this high is a bit insane. The in game currency is set very high in my opinion for the guns. I guess the Zen pricing is ok if you have the money to throw at it. But for the amount of cash you could potentially get a very good game of Steam or multiple ones from GOG for the price of a single weapon/custom weapon.

Which is EXACTLY why I hate most if not potentially all F2P models. It's ridiculous. On the flipside I have been enjoying this game for some reason. To me it's like purchasing weapons and equipment in CS with a persistent currency instead of a round based one, so it doesn't annoy me as much as it first did, once you get a lot of GP, having a barrel for the day for only 125 GP is totally fine. The next time I play it that will be gone and I'll spend the GP I earned with those parts and equipment on something totally different.

Now if only those awesome camo's wouldn't cost only Zen...

#8 Posted by MeierTheRed (4941 posts) -

Good Counterstrike comparison, didn't think of it that way. That might help me get past the rental guns business in the game.

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