In the latest unredacted document oopsie stemming from the US Federal Trade Commission’s efforts to stop Microsoft acqu…

  • Daniel
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    275 months ago

    And give Microsoft even more of a monopoly?

    • @ShittyRedditWasBetter
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      🙄 screaming monopoly in gaming while stream is a thing is an absurd proposition. Game development has an absurdly low barrier to entry and is easily one of the most competitive markets on the planet. Citing a B tier player who is the most open of the console makers as a monopoly when players like Steam, Nintendo, and Sony exist is insane. Gamepass is a fantastic value, MS is a big reason cross play exists, and people lose their shit if a game isn’t available through steam.

      Microsoft is one of the companies innovating TBH and I have no issues getting more games on streaming, console, and my PC for effectively $2.50/month once you convert gold. Easily the best value in gaming I’ve had in 30+ years of gaming.

      Not having to buy a$300 outdated phone to enjoy the 5 things I enjoy on Nintendo would be a godsend.

      • @[email protected]
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        85 months ago

        “Microsoft is one of the companies innovating”

        “This new Xbox is a windows PC that you can’t upgrade”

        Yeah, great. Innovative. Some real Wozniak shit right there. Get your head out of your ass.

        • @ShittyRedditWasBetter
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          -55 months ago

          MS sells a capable device at a price point lower than any PC even close in performance and you bitch about upgrading 🤣

      • Daniel
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        75 months ago

        Competition is what causes innovation, the only reason Microsoft does innovate is because of its competition with companies like Sony and Nintendo. You really think game pass would be here to stay without competition? That shits only a good deal because it has to be.

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            35 months ago

            You aren’t really giving anyone anything to work with. Plus you call everyone copium for…some reason, so we might as well call you out on fanboyism since you actually remember that Microsoft gold exists

            • @ShittyRedditWasBetter
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              -115 months ago

              Tell me you couldn’t be less informed lol. Microsoft will let you convert gold into game pass ultimate allowing you to rack up 3 years for like $70. It’s an absurd value and you just want to hand waive it away because it doesn’t support you🤣

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                Wow, you’re doing advertising for them too huh?

                But yeah no, I just don’t buy any of it to begin with and let the points rot. No interest in getting locked into a system that they’ll eventually try to raise the prices on once they muscle out their competitors.

                I’m amazed you said these are the best deals you’ve seen in 30 years. Cause you certainly don’t seem to be in my age group. Though maybe you’re using the emote spamming to look younger than you are, who knows.

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                    5 months ago

                    Come back to me when I start having to pay a fee so that valve doesn’t pull my games.

                    Also is 🤣 your copium when you need to make an argument look worse in your eyes? It really just looks like an awkward tic at this point.

      • some_guy
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        55 months ago

        Thinking that Microsoft is innovating and Steam (Valve is their name but whatever) is not is some real small 🍆 energy