DV Hardware bringing you the hottest news about processors, graphics cards, Intel, AMD, NVIDIA, hardware and technology!

   Home | News submit | News Archives | Reviews | Articles | Howto's | Advertise
 
DarkVision Hardware - Daily tech news
December 5, 2016 
Main Menu
Home
Info
News archives
Articles
Howto
Reviews
 

Who's Online
There are currently 74 people online.

 

Latest Reviews
Zowie P-TF Rough mousepad
Zowie FK mouse
BitFenix Ronin case
Ozone Rage ST headset
Lamptron FC-10 SE fan controller
ZOWIE G-TF Rough mousepad
ROCCAT Isku FX gaming keyboard
Prolimatech Magnetic Pin
 

Follow us
RSS
 

EA executive: $60 games are exploitative

Posted on Sunday, March 27 2011 @ 14:30:20 CEST by


EA's Ben Cousins said in an interview that he feels that $60 games are exploitative. Cousins says it makes more sense to offer players access to a game for free before asking them to pay, and that's exactly what he's currently working on with the new BattlefieldPlay4Free game.
Chatting to Rock Paper Shotgun, Cousins said that the future of gaming will be both 'platform agnostic' and 'free...with deep multiplayer experiences'.

'I can't think of anything more exploitative than gating all of your content behind having to pay someone $60. That's a really harsh business model if you think about it objectively,' he said.

'What we do is enable everyone to play the game, and figure out if they like it. If they don't like it they can walk away and they don't lose anything.'



 



 

DV Hardware - Privacy statement
All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2002-2016 DM Media Group bvba