So when you buy games do you normally buy the standard or limited\deluxe release?
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Posted Fri Sep 18, 2015 7:03 PM
Posted Sat Sep 19, 2015 10:52 AM
Standard releases for me, limited editions sometimes..
I only have one 'deluxe' or special release but that's for CV though.
Posted Sat Sep 19, 2015 2:51 PM
I always buy complete in box, but special edition depends on the price. Great thread, tough call!
Posted Sat Sep 19, 2015 9:11 PM
I suppose it depends on the series. Gears of War was so enjoyable to me that I purchased all the special editions as soon as I could find them. I'd say most of the time though it's game only - but it has to be a complete game.
Posted Sun Sep 20, 2015 1:55 AM
If I'm buying a physical version of the game, usually deluxe. But that's only because my game buying is now overwhelmingly non-physical editions.
There are so many patches and updates to games these days that I don't really see the worth in physical copies. After all, the buggy day one mess on that disc is definitely not the game you've actually been playing.
Posted Thu Sep 24, 2015 3:23 AM
standard release mostly, though I splurge once in a while.
Posted Thu Sep 24, 2015 6:50 PM
I buy games less frequently these days. So when I do it's not a bank-breaker and I get the full deluxe whatever.
Posted Thu Sep 24, 2015 9:05 PM
On the rare occasions I buy a new game on release, it's pretty much always the deluxe version. Unless deluxe just means digital stuff- I normally could care less about codes for some silly outfits or a gun I'll quit using a few levels in.
Buying secondhand, I rarely bother- the effort of finding a reputable seller with a good condition and complete LE (because let's face it, there's no point in going LE otherwise) who isn't charging an arm and a leg compared to the standard edition isn't worth it. I'd consider it for a favorite game that came with something really cool- but if that's the case, I probably bought it new anyway!
Posted Fri Sep 25, 2015 11:41 AM
I put a stop to that deluxe nonsense after a couple years and ending up with drawers full of "bonuses" that I never really take out or look at. I am a sucker for soundtracks however and still buy more expensive sets if those are included.
Edited by Algus, Fri Sep 25, 2015 11:42 AM.
Posted Sat Sep 26, 2015 1:24 PM
usually just standard unless the limited is a good value and I really want it-depends on the title
Posted Sun Sep 27, 2015 7:30 AM
Occasionally a GOTA edition if I missed the initial release.
Posted Sun Sep 27, 2015 10:23 AM
The only deluxe I have is MW3 on Xbox but that was only because the store threw it in with the console.
Other than that, I never buy deluxe. The only time I have been tempted was with Forza 4 (I think) - the one where you had a narration by Jeremy Clarkson.
Posted Sun Sep 27, 2015 4:44 PM
I always go for Standard, because I don't see the point in having an extra 'toy' with the game or an extra game mode, etc.
Posted Wed Sep 30, 2015 8:52 PM
Posted Thu Oct 1, 2015 11:45 AM
It depends upon whether or not the GAME has extra levels or bonus GAME content. If so, I'm interested.
If it's just a fancy box and juvenille toys, nope.
Posted Thu Oct 1, 2015 3:43 PM
Generally, I go for the standard edition. Occasionally I will splurge for a RPG I have been waiting for, but a sound track is a must.
Sometimes hard to gauge if the deluxe version will be worth anything later, so if I do splurge, I don't go with the mindset that it will ever be rare. The extras have to be something I want. Also, sometimes the deluxe version of major AAA tiles will go on sale later as interest in the game has waned, and stores want to get rid of bulky things (the various editions of Halo Reach come to mind).
Posted Fri Oct 2, 2015 9:49 AM
There would have to be some really really cool extras for me to buy a deluxe version of anything.
Posted Sat Oct 3, 2015 5:00 AM
Need a third choice: bargain bin.
Posted Sat Oct 3, 2015 6:00 AM
This really depends.
Limited Edition games nowadays are usually not very limited and sometimes come with awkward metal tins or whatnot that make it harder to organize on a shelf. So I generally stay away unless packaged normally or I find it for super cheap. I care more for the game inside than packaging. I generally don't care about DLC stuff either unless it's more than the character skin variety.
I'd always pick a Special Edition over the Standard if the choice is available, but I won't pay any more than I would for the Standard.
Basically, I'll take what I can get. I don't seek out LE or SE copies.
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