Biggest ripoff in the world?

#1 Posted by MC_Izawa (604 posts) -

I want to meet the man with enough disposable income to play this game. You know, so I can borrow 50 bucks.  If one was to purchase this game and all of its DLC from Steam, the total cost would be over $400. What do the DLC packs include? One. Train. $20. You can cry about 'on the disc dlc bullshit wahwahwah' all day long, but be thankful we don't pay these kinda prices.

#2 Posted by Downandout (290 posts) -

Holy effin balls your right!, I've just gone on steam and its around £250 total, this is some crazy shit, but i do know of the kind of person who would buy it though.

#3 Posted by Jack_Daniels (1417 posts) -

Hello I am the developer of this game... please pirate my game.

#4 Posted by Yukoei (1878 posts) -
@Jack_Daniels said:
" Hello I am the developer of this game... please pirate my game. "
M'kay.
#5 Posted by Von (328 posts) -

Well, one of the positive fact is that the game runs like on rails... 
 
...just no shooting. *grumble*

#6 Posted by Gamer_152 (14113 posts) -

Holy hell, how can you price a game like that?

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#7 Posted by Darkstar614 (1098 posts) -

BUT IT'S ON SALE! YOU SAVE 800 DOLLARS!!!!

#8 Posted by KarlPilkington (2779 posts) -
@Darkstar614: That's too much of a bargain to let up on. 
#9 Posted by niamahai (1394 posts) -

you do realize that this is the actual train simulator the Train Trainers use right? 
Hence the price is justified.

#10 Posted by zudthespud (3284 posts) -
@niamahai said:
" you do realize that this is the actual train simulator the Train Trainers use right? Hence the price is justified. "
This, if it's true. I've never heard this before.
 
 iracing has similar prices for it's tracks and cars, I believe 10 or 15 dollars is the norm. The target audience is professional race drivers, if consumers want to join in too then they are welcome. It's not just a game like any others though.
#11 Posted by eroticfishcake (7792 posts) -

Generally speaking, people who buy these type of simulators prefer to stick to one or two trains rather then using all them. Since each train is a detailed, simulated version of the real counterpart, it's worth it to those who really enjoy this kind of thing. It is expensive I'll admit but I've a few friends who are train/plane enthusiasts and they really enjoy using the same plane/train over and over again. For them, they prefer have fun by relaxing with simulators as opposed to the more "mainstream gamers" that derive enjoyment from challenges that games generally offer. 

#12 Posted by zyn (2591 posts) -
@Darkstar614 said:
" BUT IT'S ON SALE! YOU SAVE 800 DOLLARS!!!!

"
HOLY SHIT!  MUST BUY!

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