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Decline meh Ubisoft (Ubi fuckery general thread)

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Gerrard, Oct 8, 2016.

  1. Gerrard Arcane

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    We have one for EA so why not?

    >make a closed "alpha" (less than 2 months before release) test for a game
    >say you want feedback from players
    >fail to give them permissions to access the closed test forums where they are supposed to post said feedback (vBulletin is teh hard)

    :vivelafrance:


    E: also I will leave this here for ease of access

    http://archive.is/4iod7 Ubisoft CEO claims PC has 93-95% piracy rate

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  3. evdk comrade troglodyte :M Patron

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    No worries, Vivendi gonna straighten them out.
     
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  5. pippin Guest

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    Ubisoft do all the bd things every major AAA dev does. Capitalism fuckery general thread when?
     
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  6. Gerrard Arcane

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    Did Kotick ever lie about piracy statistics (which they had no way of accurately measuring anyway)?

    Also let me remind you of the time they declared their DRM a success because it "reduced piracy", but without mentioning it also reduced PC sales by 90%.
     
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  7. DosBuster Arcane Patron The Real Fanboy

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    The quality of their pc ports has improved quite a bit in the past few recent few years so maybe he changed his stance?
     
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  8. sullynathan Cipher

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    meh, Ubisoft currently has the best fps this gen.
     
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  9. Carrion Arcane Patron

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    "Best" doesn't mean much if "good" doesn't even exist.
     
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  10. FeelTheRads Arcane Patron

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    Those 90% were the pirates, right? Then his calculations makes sense.

    Also, to quote myself: http://www.rpgcodex.net/forums/inde...ver-legit-customers-again.96746/#post-3718495
     
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  11. Somberlain Arcane Zionist Agent

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    I have some Ubisoft games on Steam that require Uplay even when I try to launch them through Steam. I don't remember what my Uplay account is so I contacted Ubisoft support, sent my keys and asked what Uplay account they are tied to, like their FAQs instructed. All I got was some copypasted responses that didn't answer my question at all so I decided that I'd rather use cracks than deal with their worthless customer support.

    Fuck Ubishit.
     
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  12. Gerrard Arcane

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    Yeah, their support is literally "Have you tried turning it off and on again?", i once was going back and forth with them for a month (waiting like 5 days for a reply every time).

    But then PC accounted for 23% of their sales at the beginning of 2015. Imagine what would happen if the piracy was only 80%.

    If only.
     
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  13. Unkillable Cat Prestigious Gentleman Professional Doorstop Patron

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    I'm willing to be money that the "90% of PC gamers are pirates anyway" is based on the numbers taken from the sales figures for World of Goo, a small indie game whose developers were not afraid to disclose that 90% of the copies of the game being played were pirated copies.

    Yes, let's judge a whole consumer market on the stats and figures of the sales of ONE game, one SMALL game, released MANY years ago.
     
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  14. DraQ Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Quick question:
    Assume you're calling all the shots. There is a thing you can do that will increase the number of copies sold by about 10% but also increase piracy of your game severalfold.
    Do you do it?
     
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  15. FeelTheRads Arcane Patron

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    What the fuck, are you dumb or what? That means you're losing even more money.

    Jeez, what a retard!
     
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  16. Beowulf Arbiter

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    Recalibrate your sarcasm meter DraQ.
     
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  17. DraQ Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Note that I didn't use "[​IMG] ".
     
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  18. sullynathan Cipher

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    lets stop hating ubisoft for a second and realize they made a good game.
     
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  19. anus_pounder Arcane

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    :salute: to ubisoft.
     
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  20. sullynathan Cipher

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    stop disparaging my posts man, I'm not Ubisoft.
     
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  21. Gerrard Arcane

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    It's funny because I'm sure Guillemot thinks every pirated copy=lost sale.
     
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  22. Metro Arcane Beg Auditor

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    http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20161107006174/en/Vivendi-owns-24-Ubisoft
     
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  23. toro Arcane

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    La merde has hit the fan.
     
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  24. sullynathan Cipher

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    fuck, Ubisoft. I already own Blood dragon, why give it for free?
     
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