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Ludens
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(02-17-2016, 10:38 AM)
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so1337
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(02-17-2016, 10:39 AM)
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What is a "Konami"?
Lanrutcon
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(02-17-2016, 10:41 AM)
Konami just keeps going.
Spotty Ren
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(02-17-2016, 10:41 AM)
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Originally Posted by so1337

What is a "Konami"?

A mistake. It's nothing but trash.
SoulUnison
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(02-17-2016, 10:42 AM)
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Squeeze every last drop of Yen out of your previous goodwill, Konami.

I'm honestly glad you're essentially dead, at this point.
YianGaruga
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(02-17-2016, 10:44 AM)
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No one will be playing it in 6 months anyway
and they'll shut down servers soon after
GinoFelino
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BocoDragon
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(02-17-2016, 10:44 AM)
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Originally Posted by so1337

What is a "Konami"?

A miserable pile of secrets.
the_batman
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(02-17-2016, 10:45 AM)

Originally Posted by YianGaruga

No one will be playing it in 6 months anyway
and they'll shut down servers soon after

is anyone even playing it now? that FOB nonsense is a pain in the ass.
Hektor
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(02-17-2016, 10:47 AM)
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AHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHHA

I'm speechless.
mclem
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(02-17-2016, 10:50 AM)
But... why only Japan, why only Steam? How bizarre.
giancarlo123x
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(02-17-2016, 10:52 AM)
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That's weird, why the hell a specific region and platform?
Visualante2
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(02-17-2016, 10:52 AM)
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Originally Posted by JoeTheBlow

Try this shit in EU, they'll be dragged to court.

Microsoft managed to make Allards expire in Europe.
Chairmanchuck
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(02-17-2016, 10:53 AM)
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Originally Posted by JoeTheBlow

Try this shit in EU, they'll be dragged to court.

They wont if no one sues them. Thats the thing.
Dragon Puncher
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(02-17-2016, 10:53 AM)
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Why..? What's the point, except just to piss people off? Would anybody after lossing their MB coins six months from now, actually go: "Oh well, better just buy some new ones then."?
Sapphire Dreams
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(02-17-2016, 10:54 AM)
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Good thing I never paid them a dime for microtransactions.
NightShift
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(02-17-2016, 10:55 AM)
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Konami literally scraping the barrel when it comes to their shittiness. Only pushing their bullshit to the region and marketplace that allows it is hilarious.
danowat
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(02-17-2016, 10:55 AM)
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Originally Posted by Dragon Puncher

Why..? What's the point, except just to piss people off? Would anybody after lossing their MB coins six months from now, actually go: "Oh well, better just buy some new ones then."?

discontinuation of the service in Japan?

I just can't think of any other reason, about from Konami shittiness, to do it.
Drencrom
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(02-17-2016, 10:55 AM)
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What's the point of having an expiration date on a currency like this? Is it so that people can't collect MoneyBux coins overtime?
Ludens
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(02-17-2016, 10:55 AM)
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Do you know what is strange?
The fact they are talking right now about this expiration date. Because on March 1st all MB coins should expire, but the statement says they resetted the expiration date, so MB coins will expire on September 1st now (if I'm reading it right).

Dunno, either way it sounds really scummy, like they did players a favor by resetting the expiration date while no one even knew MB coins can expire (dunno if they released a Japan only statement, but I doubt it).

Originally Posted by Drencrom

What's the point of having an expiration date on the currency like this? Is it so that people can't collect MoneyBux coins overtime, like that's a bad thing?

Yeah, probably to force people on spending MB coins on little transactions, like hats or fast FOB development boosters. So people can't accumulate large chunk of MB coins in order to buy other Fobs, this is the only thing I can think about, since only Fobs cost 1000+ MB coins.
roytheone
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(02-17-2016, 10:55 AM)
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This is actually disgusting. Even worse then the other Shit they pulled with this game. Does this also count for coins you purchased before this announcement? Because I think that would be straight up illegal.
Hektor
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(02-17-2016, 10:56 AM)
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Originally Posted by roytheone

This is actually disgusting. Even worse then the other Shit they pulled with this game. Does this also count for coins you purchased before this announcement? Because I think that would be straight up illegal.

It does, mentioned in the last part of the announcement.
Stone Ocean
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(02-17-2016, 10:57 AM)
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Originally Posted by Drencrom

What's the point of having an expiration date on a currency like this? Is it so that people can't collect MoneyBux coins overtime?

There are daily bonuses that give you small amounts of MB coins every few days. This is basically meant to make it so you can't gather those, making them essentially useless.
Linkstrikesback
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(02-17-2016, 10:57 AM)
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Phew. I was getting worried I wouldn't get to hear the fuckkonaminews siren again.
Drencrom
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(02-17-2016, 10:58 AM)
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Originally Posted by Dragon Puncher

Why..? What's the point, except just to piss people off? Would anybody after lossing their MB coins six months from now, actually go: "Oh well, better just buy some new ones then."?

Exactly, no one who lose their coins because of this bullshit restriction will ever spend money on them.

Konami is really just doing this to fuck over customers.
Lanrutcon
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(02-17-2016, 10:59 AM)
Jim is going to have a field day with this.
Rocketz
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(02-17-2016, 10:59 AM)
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Hahahahah I just can't help but laugh.
LordCiego
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(02-17-2016, 10:59 AM)
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Haha, Konami keeps pushing to see how much they can get away with and tainting Kojima legacy.
Acquiescence
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(02-17-2016, 10:59 AM)
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They sure do like playing the villain these days huh.
plasmawave
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(02-17-2016, 11:02 AM)
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Glad Kojima no longer has any ties with that company.
Drencrom
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(02-17-2016, 11:02 AM)
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Originally Posted by Acquiescence

They sure do like playing the villain these days huh.

They ain't just playing the role at this point, they're living it.
KAP151
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(02-17-2016, 11:03 AM)
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It wasnt all that long ago when Konami actually had franchises and didnt treat their customers with utter contempt and disgust.

Horrible.
jacobeid
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(02-17-2016, 11:04 AM)

Originally Posted by KAP151

It wasnt all that long ago when Konami actually had franchises and didnt treat their customers with utter contempt and disgust.

Horrible.

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roytheone
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(02-17-2016, 11:04 AM)
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Originally Posted by Hektor

It does, mentioned in the last part of the announcement.

Was it clear that they had an expiration date when buying them? Because if it wasn't, this is probably illegal. And they can pretend that resetting the validity period is some kind of nice gesture from them all they want, it's not, It's a scam.
MightyKAC
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(02-17-2016, 11:06 AM)
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#FucKonami
hiryu64
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(02-17-2016, 11:06 AM)
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Somewhere in the distance, I can hear the foreboding sound of a thousand levers being hit simultaneously.
Rolodzeo
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(02-17-2016, 11:07 AM)
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Konami is a social experiment nowadays.
Steroyd
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(02-17-2016, 11:07 AM)
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Well damn and here I thought I wouldn't see another #Fuckonami news segment in the Jimquisition.
TheSeks
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(02-17-2016, 11:09 AM)
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Hasn't this been known for a while? I could swear they already stated they were going to wipe MB coins off your account after 6 months.
FantasticMrSnake
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(02-17-2016, 11:09 AM)
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Originally Posted by so1337

What is a "Konami"?

It's the word we use when a company make a disgusting move agains their customers.

i.e: Payday2 made a "Konami" on his users with the microtransactions thing

/j


edit: Also, I remember this being like this in playstation japan since the beginning.
hesido
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(02-17-2016, 11:10 AM)
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Originally Posted by Rolodzeo

Konami is a social experiment nowadays.

Exactly!

It's as if they've corps came together and chose who would be willing to sink as low as possible to try new schemes on players.
Hektor
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(02-17-2016, 11:10 AM)
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Originally Posted by roytheone

Was it clear that they had an expiration date when buying them? Because if it wasn't, this is probably illegal. And they can pretend that resetting the validity period is some kind of nice gesture from them all they want, it's not, It's a scam.

"Some users may have received MB coins without knowing about the validity period" doesn't sound like it.

That's why they're so friendly to reset the expiration counter for now.
Randomselect
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(02-17-2016, 11:11 AM)
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The very specific target is pretty weird. Japanese steam users only, what for?
Hjunklay
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(02-17-2016, 11:13 AM)

Originally Posted by TheSeks

Hasn't this been known for a while? I could swear they already stated they were going to wipe MB coins off your account after 6 months.

Their ToS update mentioned they could take MB Coins away. But I don't remember if they set a period then.
Shotgun Kiss
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(02-17-2016, 11:13 AM)
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Hope this makes it as a FucKonami update on the next Jimquisition.
infinityBCRT
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(02-17-2016, 11:15 AM)
I think they are getting ready to shut down the servers later this year.
Bricky
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(02-17-2016, 11:16 AM)
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Originally Posted by Randomselect

The very specific target is pretty weird. Japanese steam users only, what for?

Probably because it's the only region where they can get away with this.
Veldin
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(02-17-2016, 11:16 AM)
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Decisions like these are genuinely baffling. The amount of people still playing six months from now, to the point where they'd consider buying MB Coins, is probably really small. I guess they're trying to make the most of it.
Blackage
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(02-17-2016, 11:17 AM)
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*does a CTRL-F, types in fuck*....24 replies before a Fuck Konami Gaf?! I'm disappointed.

Fuck Konami.
ponpo
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(02-17-2016, 11:17 AM)
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Originally Posted by Shotgun Kiss

Hope this makes it as a FucKonami update on the next Jimquisition.

Why? It would essentially just be a video version of the posts in this thread.
Last edited by ponpo; 02-17-2016 at 11:21 AM.

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