Gears of War 2 Flashback Map Pack Now For Sale
"I would guess at this. I would imagine this was always the plan.Or maybe the split between the haves and the have-nots is causing some of the issues related to matchmaking, and Epic/Microsoft is hoping to unify everyone by allowing them all the ability to get every available map. Either way, if you bought a used copy of Gears 2, there are now five more maps for you to buy."
Why are people complaining about this? If you want the maps for free, you can still get them by buying a new copy of Gears 2. Microsoft and Epic are doing this to try and get some money out of the people that didn't give a fuck and bought it used, which seems completely sensible to me.
"So you pay $55 for a used copy and then spend an extra $5 on these maps that are free with a new copy. You end up spending the same amount you would if you bought it new. So what is the point?"
You pay $55 for a used game? What the hell?
I don't think you totally understand the concept of saving money by buying used games...
"Maybe they're using this to get some money from the used buyers? Not entirely sure."Exactly. I don't see how anyone can complain about this, if you want a game when it comes out, you buy it new. I doubt anyone would not have bought Gears 2 if it didn't come with the free maps. They were just a bonus. This way, they can make money from people buying the game used as well as help decrease matchmaking times.
If you downloaded using your code, then this item is marked as "purchased already" in your xbox account, so you can't "trick" people.
This is good for anyone who bought the game used, but then realised they shouldn't have, because of the map pack. Its good of Epic and MSFT to do this.
if it's a matchmaking problem then surely thats still gonna be abundant for those who chose NOT to buy the recent release of those 3 Gears 2 multiplayer maps for 800 points?
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