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Rise of the Hutt Cartel Free to Subscribers Starting September 12th!

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Rise of the Hutt Cartel Free to Subscribers Starting September 12th!
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RandyL
09.10.2013 , 05:27 PM | #381
ALL those who purchased the expansion should get the cartel coin bonus. The people that purchased it earlier are those that have been supporting this game longer and given BW more of their money. How about rewarding loyalty? Who makes silly decisions like this Aug. 11th nonsense? It's just rude.

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Anysao
09.10.2013 , 05:46 PM | #382
Sounds like a great idea! But I do think everyone who bought the expansion early should get the Cartel Coins too.
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Artanisia
09.10.2013 , 05:53 PM | #383
I pre-ordered the expansion despite knowing very little except its title. Why? Because I wanted to show my loyalty and give a little extra financial support to the company who made a game that I enjoyed a lot - while a felt 90% of the gaming community was pointing and laughing at Bioware and SWTOR.

And now you reward the Johnny-come-latelys with a Cartel Coin bonus on top of the title that everybody else who paid for the expansion gets.

Wow, thanks, guys. That makes me feel sooooo appreciated! Except that it doesn't.
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Eillack
09.10.2013 , 05:59 PM | #384
Quote: Originally Posted by DarthVengeant View Post
There is a big difference. The people who bought your processor and IPhone don't get something NOW (Cartel Coins) because they bought it recently.. Sure, the price dropped which happens to everything, but they don't get a reward for buying it late. That's what this is. Subscribers who were loyal and paid early get essentially nothing, yet the ones who bought late get about 10 bucks worth of Cartel Coins. Do you not see the flawed logic in that? So, this is a big slap in the face to loyal subscribers on all fronts.

As of now, when the next expansion does ever come out, I am going to stop playing the game for 5 months afterwards, I am pretty much done now anyway. Everything Bioware does just puts me off. Bioware does NOT appreciate loyalty and their subscriber base. All they care about now is cash grabs and a lack of quality. Everything they have done in this game proves that, this is just one more nail in the coffin for me.
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Shukan
09.10.2013 , 06:06 PM | #385
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Beginning September 12, 2013, active Subscribers will receive the first Digital Expansion: Rise of the Hutt Cartel free of charge as a newly added benefit to the Subscriber Rewards Program! Rise of the Hutt Cartel offers the breathtaking planet of Makeb, five new levels of story-driven missions increasing the level cap to 55, and exciting technology devices which unlock valuable rewards.

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Soooo the subscribers who pre-purchased ROtHC when it was first announced and have been playing it since release only gets a Title?? BW Give US a break. You are going to give late purchasers Cartel Coins and us only a Title, that really shows how much you appreciate loyal subscribers. At this point I am ready to unsub. BW if you know what is good for you, reward your loyal subscribers with more than a stupid title please.

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Devrius
09.10.2013 , 06:07 PM | #386
Quote: Originally Posted by DarthVengeant View Post
There is a big difference. The people who bought your processor and IPhone don't get something NOW (Cartel Coins) because they bought it recently.. Sure, the price dropped which happens to everything, but they don't get a reward for buying it late. That's what this is. Subscribers who were loyal and paid early get essentially nothing, yet the ones who bought late get about 10 bucks worth of Cartel Coins. Do you not see the flawed logic in that? So, this is a big slap in the face to loyal subscribers on all fronts.

As of now, when the next expansion does ever come out, I am going to stop playing the game for 5 months afterwards, I am pretty much done now anyway. Everything Bioware does just puts me off. Bioware does NOT appreciate loyalty and their subscriber base. All they care about now is cash grabs and a lack of quality. Everything they have done in this game proves that, this is just one more nail in the coffin for me.
Pretty much everything said above is true, basically they created the represented that if they ever release an expansion again you'll be rewarded for buying it later rather then sooner.

That is dumb on so many levels...

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nimwit
09.10.2013 , 06:18 PM | #387
Quote: Originally Posted by DarthVengeant View Post
There is a big difference. The people who bought your processor and IPhone don't get something NOW (Cartel Coins) because they bought it recently.. Sure, the price dropped which happens to everything, but they don't get a reward for buying it late. That's what this is. Subscribers who were loyal and paid early get essentially nothing, yet the ones who bought late get about 10 bucks worth of Cartel Coins. Do you not see the flawed logic in that? So, this is a big slap in the face to loyal subscribers on all fronts.

As of now, when the next expansion does ever come out, I am going to stop playing the game for 5 months afterwards, I am pretty much done now anyway. Everything Bioware does just puts me off. Bioware does NOT appreciate loyalty and their subscriber base. All they care about now is cash grabs and a lack of quality. Everything they have done in this game proves that, this is just one more nail in the coffin for me.
no i really dont see the flaw i still got 5 months and many many hours of playtime for 10 dollars what i cant understand is why people like you throw such tantrums over 10 dollars hell going to taco bell costs almost ten dollars for one meal its hardly anything. my question is why do you feel you deserve something what if they gave you 10 dollars cartel coins wouldnt that be unfair to others? you basically would get to play the expansion 5 months before anyone else for free get off your high horse you got 5 months of playtime and a few free ingame items bioware hasnt screwed you over in anyway. where else can you spend 10 dollars and get that much time out of it.

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Trollokdamus
09.10.2013 , 06:22 PM | #388
For me, as a person who never bought RotHC till this day, it's good news. However, i feel sorry a bit for all those people who payed for it and don't get a compensation in CC's.

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aeterno
09.10.2013 , 06:26 PM | #389
Lots of people here don't seem to grasp how capitalism works. As a product ages the price drops, whistles and bells get added to it and at the end the remaining stock gets thrown out. What's next, people that buy a new car model at launch get to moan cos the same model is later being sold with huge comparative benefits cos the next model is right around the corner?

Not to mention the fact this CC "perk" is no perk. It's a bandage they hope will keep the people that bought the expansion in the last few weeks from exploding cos it's about to be free.

Christ do you lot have ZERO empathy? Put yourself in the shoes of someone that dinged 50 and bought rothc last week reading these news and then tell me again how wronged you got as a preorder guy that got half a year and preorder items for your 10$ compared to this newbie and his 10$. I'm all ears to hear the grave injustice and under appreciation bestowed upon thee.

It's not appreciation it's a "we're sorry we took your money for something we're giving away for free tomorrow". Something BW had to do if they had a shred of decency in them. And you're throwing a fit cos you're not getting the same. Seriously? SERIOUSLY?

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jedip_enguin
09.10.2013 , 06:36 PM | #390
Quote: Originally Posted by aeterno View Post
Lots of people here don't seem to grasp how capitalism works. As a product ages the price drops, whistles and bells get added to it and at the end the remaining stock gets thrown out. What's next, people that buy a new car model at launch get to moan cos the same model is later being sold with huge comparative benefits cos the next model is right around the corner?

Not to mention the fact this CC "perk" is no perk. It's a bandage they hope will keep the people that bought the expansion in the last few weeks from exploding cos it's about to be free.

Christ do you lot have ZERO empathy? Put yourself in the shoes of someone that dinged 50 and bought rothc last week reading these news and then tell me again how wronged you got as a preorder guy that got half a year and preorder items for your 10$ compared to this newbie and his 10$. I'm all ears to hear the grave injustice and under appreciation bestowed upon thee.

It's not appreciation it's a "we're sorry we took your money for something we're giving away for free tomorrow". Something BW had to do if they had a shred of decency in them. And you're throwing a fit cos you're not getting the same. Seriously? SERIOUSLY?
Somebody who understands the difference between a reward and a refund, kudos to you sir.

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