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Old 08-06-2014, 03:16 AM   #129
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Re: Why Is Madden Still Not Available On PC At This Point?

Piracy was and is a weak excuse, as most who engage in it probably weren't intending to buy it in the first place. If the choices are download it or skip it, then it isn't a lost sale.

On the other hand, if a lot of people are skeptical about paying for it and choose to download it (as a try before buy, or just a try before buy that never winds up resulting in a buy), then perhaps you have an image and reputation problem you need to work on as a company to instill a bit more confidence in your customers. If as a large corporation you are worried that people who will wind up disappointed with your product didn't have to shell out cash before being disappointed, then it's a pretty sad state of affairs.

The more sensible reason is the market just isn't there for the effort required. Blaming piracy is a cop out. Piracy never stopped a good game selling well in the history of gaming, as far as I'm aware.
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Old 08-06-2014, 10:09 AM   #130
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I have a reason. Because otherwise SOME PEOPLE won't purchase the game at all.

I will never purchase another Madden game until one of the following occurs:

1) Madden becomes something that can actually rival the overall game-play/franchise/etc. of NFL 2K5

OR

2) Madden becomes available on the PC so people like me can MOD the hell out of it.


Until one of these two happens, EA will NEVER get a dime from me. I would even be willing to pay upwards of $100 for a PC game or a great Madden on the console. How about THAT for a reason?

It's up to EA to prove to me that they deserve my money, but as of right now, they don't deserve a single cent.
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Old 08-06-2014, 10:23 AM   #131
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lets lock this one up...every opinion on this issue has been stated.
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