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Post by (HHC/229) GunfighterSIX on Thu 9 Apr 2015 - 20:32

Just got the email that the spring sale is kicking off.  70% off on most things.  There is a chance that the prices will go lower on the last day of the sale.  They have done it before but not every time
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Re: Spring Sale

Post by (C/229) Highway on Thu 9 Apr 2015 - 20:47

Wow... What else can I say...

The person in charge of their marketing and sales strategy should be dragged through the streets... Do they not see that they're setting, no actually, let me re-phrase that. Do they not see that they HAVE set and now are yet again re-enforcing a pattern of practically giving everything away 4 times a year.

Don't get me wrong, I like a bargain, but 70%... Really...?

They either think that they're way over pricing their products and feel guilty once in a while, suffer from periods of dementia or have a goal of pissing off the real flight sim enthusiasts by penalizing them for supporting the genre...

I've put my hand in my pocket a few times now to support a new developer (Hawk and C-101 for example), and rather than feel proud to have supported their entry to DCS I feel as if I've been taken advantage of...
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Post by Guest on Thu 9 Apr 2015 - 23:16

Agreed. There's really no incentive to buy at full price when you're pretty much assured you can just wait 60 days or so and get most modules for at least 50% off.

It makes me wonder if they generate any revenue between sales now, and how profitable this model really is for them. I do appreciate getting these modules for 10 or 15 bucks each, but I fear they may be putting short-term profits ahead of long-term sustainability.


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Re: Spring Sale

Post by (A/229) Maulkin on Sat 11 Apr 2015 - 4:36

It is the main reason I didnt buy the C-101 and Hawk out of the gate. I knew they would do this. I did have to wait a long time for this to happen to the Mig-21 though because Leatherneck is in control of the pricing on that one.
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Re: Spring Sale

Post by (C/229)Samri on Sat 11 Apr 2015 - 10:06

I think I will sit on my hands for now on too.
Jumped at the Hawk and 101 and for the price I am extremely disappointed.
Hopefully these will develop into great aircraft before I start pushing up daises!
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