Therein lies the problem... people buying into over-hype.
You missed the point. The amount of resources EA put into development of SWTOR meant that it's success or failure was going to make significant waves in the industry. The amount of sales and long term subscriptions it received wasn't enough to justify it's cost. It is now highly unlikely that anyone else will sink massive amounts of resources into a subscription MMO.
In the end, who gives a shit.
BigReds42 likes playing the game. He brings up some very valid points. Was it over-hyped? Oh yes. Did it have no end game? Oh yes. He is merely saying that the game is fun for him, and while others here may disagree, it doesn't matter because this is America and the game is free to play. No skin off your ass or anyone else here who thinks the game is weak or is shit. -- My domain - Nightfall.net
I've had a blast leveling my toons. Then the high end blasted me away from the game
High end don't interest you so i'm not gonna make a big focus on this as to why this game failed to deliver.
I look at planets, and they are not planets, they are war zones where people stand in place, doing nothing. This makes the game look bland. I would have prefered a BIG campaign on the same planet where you actually explore the planet.
Space mission were too easy back then and the concept of a rail shooting while the rest of the game is open world seems a bit whacky to me. But still, the concept of having our own space ship is great. I would have loved to be able to use it in a more "direct way" in the game. How about making a space operation ?? Say you start a RAID by attack a big enemy ship and make it crash on a planet then continue that raid on the lands ??? That alone would have made the game up the what people were expecting. Something unique and BIG.
I still play the game. W-hell, I came back a week ago and found myself enjoying to level some new toons and upgrade my current ones too. But, my sources tell me that they still add 2 bugs for every one they fix. That makes me think of something else they failed with : Bugs, and the time they take to fix them.
This is a good game. I've been having a lot of fun, but still, there is also a lot of disappointement. I don't care what they take from the other games. I just wish they make it mature more and develop what will make this game a must. -- La vie continue ... / Life goes on ...
Ok, had to post something a little longer because I'm not sure why.
On topic, if SWTOR had come out before or right around WoW, would you be playing it and lamenting WOW?? -- [BQUOTE=[user=Phantasee]]This thread has more subs than the actual game. [/BQUOTE] In reference to SWTOR
I actually like SWTOR. It just came out with EA all up in it's grill. And it came out in an already saturated MMO market. I think it's fun. Not WoW E-Sport fun, but solid enough to play if you have friends that play with you.
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