Look, you’ve probably heard this before, but it bears repeating now: Don’t pre-order that game. Pre-ordering games is a bad idea. And this week, much like when I talked about the “social” penalty for open PvP, the goal is to actually examine the issue in slightly more depth and understand why you should probably think long and hard before dropping your cash for a pre-order of anything. First and foremost, let me make it clear that I don’t actually expect anyone to just utterly stop pre-ordering anything whatsoever, especially since it would make me a hypocrite; I sure as hell pre-ordered Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers and will probably pre-order the Warcraft III remake when Blizzard gets around to giving that an actual release date. But then, that also demonstrates the principle at work here; we’re talking about pre-ordering an expansion and not ordering a product until that product actually has a date of arrival. And this is from someone who used to put down pre-orders for anything faintly interesting in the PlayStation era… but then, that’s when it started mattering. Let’s take a trip to the halcyon days of the mid-’90s, starting back with the 16-bit console era. At the… Read full this story
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