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Nostremitus
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(01-25-2013, 02:32 PM)
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I've seen a lot of people excited that games are coming to the eShop at 30c and 30p, i just feel that this needs some clarification.

You aren't buying the games at that price, it's a 30 day rental.

Iwata stated this in the Nintendo Direct and it's on nintendo.com.

What is strange though, I didn't notice any mention of it on the eShop... unless it's mentioned just prior to purchase. (I have no interest in Balloon Fight.)

I just don't want people thinking that they have these games for good only to have them vanish, people like to melt-down over such things.

Personally, I think 30c is a great price for NES games and anything over is robbery at this point. I don't understand the logic concerning nintendo's pricing of 20 year old games...

Sorry I can't link to the exact quotes, I'm at work.
Mysterious
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(01-25-2013, 02:33 PM)
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Can't believe people missed Iwata saying this clearly.
skinnyrattler
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(01-25-2013, 02:33 PM)
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You can't be serious
Jaded Alyx
(01-25-2013, 02:34 PM)
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This is what I thought I heard him say too. Thanks for clarifying.

EDIT: or not.
Last edited by Jaded Alyx; 01-25-2013 at 02:37 PM.
Ein Bear
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(01-25-2013, 02:34 PM)
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50hz.

30 Day Rental.

Fuck your Virtual Console, Nintendo. Fuck it hard.
Eric C
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(01-25-2013, 02:34 PM)
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WRONG

It's a 30 day sale price

If you buy them for 30 cents, you keep them.

http://www.nintendo.com/wiiu/downloads/virtual-console/

After specified promotional period, each game will be made available in the Nintendo eShop at regular price. Wii U owners who have purchased the game(s) during the promotional period will not need to purchase the game(s) again at the regular price. Games purchased during this promotional period are eligible for 2 points in the Deluxe Digital Program. Point value subject to change.
Cerebral Assassin
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(01-25-2013, 02:35 PM)
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Pretty sure you are wrong.
Lord Ghirahim
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(01-25-2013, 02:35 PM)
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?
Dion Blaster
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(01-25-2013, 02:35 PM)
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I thought it was cleared up that its trial pricing and that you do indeed keep the games?

And I think VC pricing is ridiculous but your assertion that they should cost no more than 30 is even dumber.


EDIT: Thread backfire confirmed.
MarkusRJR
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(01-25-2013, 02:36 PM)
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It's not a rental. It's a sale. Did none of you guys read the fine print on the Wii U VC website?
Kimawolf
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(01-25-2013, 02:36 PM)
Yes you're so wrong it's not even funny.
Phazon
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(01-25-2013, 02:36 PM)
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They were very unclear on the Nintendo Direct, but on the site and eShop I can't see anything of a rental. I assume it's a permabuy, because it states that the promoprice is only for 30 days.
PixyJunket
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(01-25-2013, 02:36 PM)
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Anything over 30 is robbery?

Robbery?

Have people become THAT entitled?
Nostremitus
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(01-25-2013, 02:36 PM)
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Yeah, i think a lot of people just glossed over that part with all the bombs dropped just after.
PhoReal
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(01-25-2013, 02:37 PM)
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Eh...?
Mael
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(01-25-2013, 02:37 PM)
How do people get that from the info we got?
Like how the hell can you miss the whole fact that it's a sale and not rental when it was clearly said as much?
Danielsan
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(01-25-2013, 02:37 PM)
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What the flying fuck. Seriously? Fuck this shit.

edit: guess the OP is wrong. *phew*.
KillerTravis
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(01-25-2013, 02:37 PM)
You think this because the promotion is called "Trial" right? That just refers to the VC, which hasn't officially launched.
Captain Smoker
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(01-25-2013, 02:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by Eric C

WRONG

It's a 30 day sale price

If you buy them for 30 cents, you keep them.

http://www.nintendo.com/wiiu/downloads/virtual-console/

After specified promotional period, each game will be made available in the Nintendo eShop at regular price. Wii U owners who have purchased the game(s) during the promotional period will not need to purchase the game(s) again at the regular price. Games purchased during this promotional period are eligible for 2 points in the Deluxe Digital Program. Point value subject to change.

.
dave is ok
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(01-25-2013, 02:38 PM)
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This thread is delightfully confusing
Zen_Arcade
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(01-25-2013, 02:38 PM)
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I've never seen so many people not understand something that was clearly explained to them in my life.
TheBatman
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(01-25-2013, 02:38 PM)
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The way Iwata phrased it, gave me the impression it's simply a 30 day trial.

However, there's nothing on the e-shop saying it'll expire after 30 days. So looks like you get to keep it.
Jaded Alyx
(01-25-2013, 02:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by Eric C

WRONG

It's a 30 day sale price

If you buy them for 30 cents, you keep them.

http://www.nintendo.com/wiiu/downloads/virtual-console/

After specified promotional period, each game will be made available in the Nintendo eShop at regular price. Wii U owners who have purchased the game(s) during the promotional period will not need to purchase the game(s) again at the regular price. Games purchased during this promotional period are eligible for 2 points in the Deluxe Digital Program. Point value subject to change.

...I got 3 points.
ZeroGravity
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(01-25-2013, 02:38 PM)
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And now people are going to get enraged over something that's not true.
MikeE21286
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(01-25-2013, 02:38 PM)
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Huh. I didn't watch it but glad you clarified. I think people wee legitimately confused.

Actually seems stupid now.

It's like a free game trial, which PSN gives away free regularly.
BD1
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(01-25-2013, 02:38 PM)
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This should be locked. It is incorrect information.
Ridley327
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(01-25-2013, 02:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by Jaded Alyx

...I got 3 points.

IWATA, THAT GODDAMN LIAR

Gotta love these thread backfires.
Kimawolf
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(01-25-2013, 02:39 PM)

Originally Posted by ZeroGravity

And now people are going to get enraged over something that's not true.

Only people who don't read the thread and the big bright red quoted letters will be enraged.
maquiladora
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(01-25-2013, 02:39 PM)
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Renting NES games in 2013?

Is this real life.

Edit : Is this bullshit.
JoeM86
(01-25-2013, 02:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by PixyJunket

Anything over 30 is robbery?

Robbery?

Have people become THAT entitled?

Pretty much. Because they can download it for free illegally, people think they should just get it for free from the providers
GoldenEye 007
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(01-25-2013, 02:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by Eric C

WRONG

It's a 30 day sale price

If you buy them for 30 cents, you keep them.

http://www.nintendo.com/wiiu/downloads/virtual-console/

After specified promotional period, each game will be made available in the Nintendo eShop at regular price. Wii U owners who have purchased the game(s) during the promotional period will not need to purchase the game(s) again at the regular price. Games purchased during this promotional period are eligible for 2 points in the Deluxe Digital Program. Point value subject to change.

Isn't this pretty clear that it is a sale? Where is the confusion here?
NickMitch
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(01-25-2013, 02:39 PM)
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Lock thread or edit the OT....
herod
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(01-25-2013, 02:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by Nostremitus

I don't understand the logic concerning nintendo's pricing of 20 year old games...

Dion Blaster
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(01-25-2013, 02:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by Eric C

WRONG

It's a 30 day sale price

If you buy them for 30 cents, you keep them.

http://www.nintendo.com/wiiu/downloads/virtual-console/

After specified promotional period, each game will be made available in the Nintendo eShop at regular price. Wii U owners who have purchased the game(s) during the promotional period will not need to purchase the game(s) again at the regular price. Games purchased during this promotional period are eligible for 2 points in the Deluxe Digital Program. Point value subject to change.

This needs to be reposted until the message is clear. Thread title should also be corrected.
urfe
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(01-25-2013, 02:39 PM)
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Nintendo couldn't have made this more confusing. I also initially thought it was a rental.

I'm happy it's not.
Cerebral Assassin
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(01-25-2013, 02:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by dave is ok

This thread is delightfully confusing

Not really there are people who know how to read, & then there is the OP.
EscapingJail
(01-25-2013, 02:39 PM)
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Sorry OP but you're wrong.
Rezbit
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(01-25-2013, 02:39 PM)
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Are you serious OP? You might need to recheck.
Kouriozan
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(01-25-2013, 02:40 PM)
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Originally Posted by ZeroGravity

And now people are going to get enraged over something that's not true.

You just got the example of : GAF jumping to conclusion.
javac
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(01-25-2013, 02:40 PM)
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So these games will be taken down from the eShop after the 30 day period is over until the full Virtual console app/store is out right?
Zen_Arcade
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(01-25-2013, 02:40 PM)
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Originally Posted by GoldenEye 007

Isn't this pretty clear that it is a sale? Where is the confusion here?

A lot of people are stupid.
lednerg
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(01-25-2013, 02:40 PM)
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Originally Posted by Eric C

WRONG

It's a 30 day sale price

If you buy them for 30 cents, you keep them.

http://www.nintendo.com/wiiu/downloads/virtual-console/

After specified promotional period, each game will be made available in the Nintendo eShop at regular price. Wii U owners who have purchased the game(s) during the promotional period will not need to purchase the game(s) again at the regular price. Games purchased during this promotional period are eligible for 2 points in the Deluxe Digital Program. Point value subject to change.

lock this already
Zarovitch
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(01-25-2013, 02:40 PM)
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Originally Posted by Nostremitus

Yeah, i think a lot of people just glossed over that part with all the bombs dropped just after.

Can you update your misinformation please.
rebonack
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(01-25-2013, 02:40 PM)

Originally Posted by Eric C

WRONG

It's a 30 day sale price

If you buy them for 30 cents, you keep them.

http://www.nintendo.com/wiiu/downloads/virtual-console/

After specified promotional period, each game will be made available in the Nintendo eShop at regular price. Wii U owners who have purchased the game(s) during the promotional period will not need to purchase the game(s) again at the regular price. Games purchased during this promotional period are eligible for 2 points in the Deluxe Digital Program. Point value subject to change.

Bingo.
john tv
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(01-25-2013, 02:40 PM)
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Sigh. They're not rentals, you own them. Nothing to see here...

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