Is this game worth $110?

#1 Posted by Mezmero (2084 posts) -

I've been wanting to buy this game since launch but soon after saw the ad on the Xbox marketplace for the season pass. I would obviously want to indulge in as much multiplayer as possible so naturally I'll want access to future maps but damn it that's a lot of dough to throw at a single game! I didn't buy the previous 2 games but this will probably be the last CoD of this generation. I have gamefly so I'm okay to play other recent games while this sits on my queue. I imagine most people bought it as their be all end all game to play this year. So I just wanted to ask the opinion of people who bought it along with a season pass: is this game worth the hefty sum of $110?

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#2 Posted by mordukai (7185 posts) -

Is any game worth $110?

#3 Posted by NoobSauceG7 (1259 posts) -

Nope

#4 Posted by fox01313 (5089 posts) -

Just buy the normal disc, hard to tell if the DLC will be worth it to you or still wanted after playing it. So why put more money into it?

#5 Posted by laserbolts (5372 posts) -

You don't need the season pass to play multiplayer. If its anything like the other call of duty games there will still be a ton of people playing without DLC.

#6 Posted by Bell_End (1203 posts) -

ask yourself, am i going to buy all the BO2 DLC anyway.

if the answer to this question is a YES then the season pass is worth it and will save you money in the long run.

if the answer is no... then what you doing asking the question in the first place?

#7 Edited by _Chad (960 posts) -

You must be in Australia? $110 fuck that. I should probably learn to read. Either way, 110 dollars for a game is fucking ridiculous.

#8 Edited by AjayRaz (12477 posts) -

@ChadMasterFlash said:

You must be in Australia? $110 fuck that.

110$ = black ops ii + season pass

even at that, though.. you must really like COD multiplayer to drop an extra 50$ on it

#9 Posted by psylah (2187 posts) -

@mordukai said:

Is any game worth $110?

@ChadMasterFlash said:

You must be in Australia? $110 fuck that.

Yeah, in Australia a game by itself can run upwards of 120 Koaladollars.

#10 Posted by awesomeusername (4221 posts) -

@ChadMasterFlash: It's $110 because he's including the season pass which is $50. $60 game+$50 season pass=$110 :(

#11 Posted by believer258 (12216 posts) -

No game is worth that much.

#12 Posted by Fredddi43 (359 posts) -

No. Played it, bought previous CoDs and I can say with absolute certainty, it isn't. More like $30.

#13 Posted by Colourful_Hippie (4504 posts) -

Only if you really want to play that multiplayer cuz fuck that price.

#14 Posted by Turtlebird95 (2621 posts) -

Try the game to see if you like it. Buying a season pass for a game you don't really like wouldn't make a lot of sense.

#15 Posted by DoctorWelch (2765 posts) -

WHAT! Wow, that's an expensive season pass. No way it's worth that much. By the time they release their second piece of DLC you will have probably moved on. At least, that's what happens to me.

#16 Posted by spexeh (17 posts) -

Would you buy new maps individually even if they sucked, just for some variety? While Black Ops had some decent DLC, map packs can be pretty hit and miss, so you might benefit from skipping a crappy release. I would buy a season pass only for a series that you really enjoy. For example, I think Mortal Kombat is awesome and would have downloaded any new fighters regardless of quality, so a season pass was an obvious choice.

#17 Posted by AssInAss (2754 posts) -

Wow, that is insane. CoD fans are hardcore if they're spending that much for an annual game.

#18 Posted by Fredchuckdave (6173 posts) -

I'd say its worth 110 yen.

#19 Posted by DukesT3 (1945 posts) -

I'd probably buy one map pack to freshen things up with the multiplayer. I like playing it but I'm not that way into it.

So no, not worth $110 to me but to plenty it is.

#20 Posted by BlatantNinja23 (928 posts) -

If you're going to continue playing multiplayer all year, and you are going to buy the new maps anyways, than yes buy the season pass.

#21 Posted by Nadril (548 posts) -

Hard to say if the DLC will be worth it. The actual game it's self is worth it, IMO, but too early to say on the DLC. Like, if some of the DLC packs have zombies maps or something dumb than it's just a waste of money, but if it's all multiplayer maps (and they are good) than perhaps.

I might end up getting a DLC pack or two if I'm still playing, but not sure if I see myself playing it all year.

#22 Posted by Solh0und (1856 posts) -

It's treyarch so....maybe?

#23 Posted by L1GHTN1N (553 posts) -

Just buy/rent the game itself if you have interest in it. Unless it's different from every other season pass it doesn't go away after 90 days or something, if you are still playing it when the first DLC comes out and find yourself wanting more maps then consider getting it then.

#24 Posted by coakroach (2492 posts) -

Jesus fucking christ is that how much they're charging for maps?

Thats crazy, dont pay that much.

#25 Posted by PeasantAbuse (5138 posts) -

I love Call of Duty multiplayer and I would never buy the season pass. It's just too much money.

#26 Posted by jdh5153 (1034 posts) -

It's worth $250. $110 is a deal. If you're like me you'll put more hours into Black Ops than ALL other video games combined for the year...So...yeah.

#27 Posted by jdh5153 (1034 posts) -

@coakroach said:

Jesus fucking christ is that how much they're charging for maps?

Thats crazy, dont pay that much.

$15 per map pack, that's pretty standard. Same for Halo and Battlefield, so I don't see why you'd expect it to be cheaper. Well worth it. You usually got 3-4 multiplayer maps and then a handful of spec ops / zombie maps (and some new achievements)

#28 Posted by LiquidPrince (16186 posts) -

@mordukai said:

Is any game worth $110?

Persona 4? Countless others?

#29 Posted by JasonR86 (9729 posts) -

No.

#30 Posted by Mezmero (2084 posts) -

Thanks for the input everybody. I feel justified in refraining from making such a huge investment for a single game. I haven't paid more than $60 for any other game this year so might as well not start now. I'm happy to just play it if it arrives from my gamefly queue and not take the dive on the season pass. Looking forward to playing the single player portion and maybe dabbling in the multiplayer.

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#31 Posted by SharkEthic (1064 posts) -

@mordukai said:

Is any game worth $110?

This. And no.

#32 Posted by Zomgfruitbunnies (889 posts) -

No game is worth more than how much I spend on food in a week unless that game will generate the amount I spend on food in a week.

#33 Posted by Superfriend (1587 posts) -

Never ever pay up front for a season pass. You don´t know what they are going to release. Maybe after the first map pack is out and you have some perspective on the quality of their maps (and I usually feel like treyarch maps suck for the most part)

Remember the Saints Row Season Pass? Or the Darksiders one? Yeah, that was THQ, but those people got SCREWED for paying up front.

#34 Posted by coakroach (2492 posts) -

@jdh5153 said:

@coakroach said:

Jesus fucking christ is that how much they're charging for maps?

Thats crazy, dont pay that much.

$15 per map pack, that's pretty standard. Same for Halo and Battlefield, so I don't see why you'd expect it to be cheaper. Well worth it. You usually got 3-4 multiplayer maps and then a handful of spec ops / zombie maps (and some new achievements)

Not really a console shooter guy, guess I forgot that's the standard.

Last time I got additional maps for an FPS I was actively playing was for TF2, needless to say I didn't spend a dime on them.

Or on any of the new game modes or weapons.

But hey, to each his own.

#35 Posted by Pablo_biffy (9 posts) -

Suppose it depends how much you want it. I'm not a die hard fan of call of duty; but even if I was, I'd find it hard to part with that much money.

#36 Posted by jillsandwich (760 posts) -

You should buy the game. If you're way into multiplayer and zombies, drop the fifty dollars on the season pass.

#37 Posted by Bourbon_Warrior (4523 posts) -

@ChadMasterFlash said:

You must be in Australia? $110 fuck that. I should probably learn to read. Either way, 110 dollars for a game is fucking ridiculous.

Learn to understand economies, currency and minimum wage before you see 100AUS and say fuck that, Australia have some of the highest wages in the world.

#38 Posted by Mr_Skeleton (5156 posts) -

If you plan on getting all the maps and play that long then yes, if not then no.

#39 Posted by MonkeyKing1969 (3052 posts) -

I play CoD about five times as much as any single other games, so I guess $110 is cheap by that measure. Like an aboriginal gamer use all of the video game...just as the Sioux would use all of the buffalo.  

#40 Edited by MikkaQ (10344 posts) -

No, it's worth 60 though. Don't get the season pass until all the DLC is out, you can take delivery on it and make sure they don't suck.

#41 Posted by Damodar (1507 posts) -

@Bourbon_Warrior said:

@ChadMasterFlash said:

You must be in Australia? $110 fuck that. I should probably learn to read. Either way, 110 dollars for a game is fucking ridiculous.

Learn to understand economies, currency and minimum wage before you see 100AUS and say fuck that, Australia have some of the highest wages in the world.

Plus if you're living in Australia and paying $100 or more for a game, I think it really just means you need to stop shopping at EB.

#42 Posted by Deusx (1910 posts) -

No. Never. Just buy the normal $50 game (which is already expensive).

#43 Posted by ZeroKarizma (14 posts) -

Do you love Call of Duty and play the multiplayer all year long? Then yes. If not, it's not really for you anyway.

#44 Posted by LikeaSsur (1593 posts) -
@mordukai

Is any game worth $110?

Apparently so, seeing as all consoles are well over that price, and you need them to play the games.

/semantics

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