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Do you prefer to buy Digital Games on gaming platforms or do you prefer Physical

  1. ChadCrouch profile image71
    ChadCrouchposted 18 months ago

    Do you prefer to buy Digital Games on gaming platforms or do you prefer Physical Copies?

    Digital Games on platforms such as steam, origin, xbox live and even psn are taking over. The question is are people buying less and less physical copies of games in the present century?

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  2. chuckandus6 profile image77
    chuckandus6posted 18 months ago

    I feel as though the physical copy of the game is getting your money's worth. Also you can resell and trade in at game stores

    1. ChadCrouch profile image71
      ChadCrouchposted 18 months agoin reply to this

      That is a pretty good point so you only buy physical games? No digital copies?

    2. chuckandus6 profile image77
      chuckandus6posted 18 months agoin reply to this

      Just free demos we will download them

  3. Alessio Ganci profile image83
    Alessio Ganciposted 18 months ago

    For me, it depends on how do you see games: if you want to buy a game, but you think one day you will get tired of playing at it, I would reccomend physical copies: you will always be able to sell physical copies.

    If there is a game you like too much and you think you will always like to play to it, you can buy a digital copy, and you get a big advantage: you will be able to access to it virtually forever. Physical copies get damaged over time (DVDs, if kept in good conditions, can last dozens of years, even if tests are not completely sure as DVDs are a recent technology, and you are sure able to resell them after you are tired of the game, but it is difficult to keep them forever), while digital copies may always be downloaded at any moment (and it is difficult a big digital store will stop to exist in the future, but in this case you can get a refund and buy a digital copy from another store).

  4. nochance profile image92
    nochanceposted 18 months ago

    My husband switched from using his PS3 all the time to just using Steam on his computer. Then the playstation broke it didn't matter because he had exclusively switched to gaming on his computer.

    Through his computer he can connect another program that allows him to chat with his friends while playing games with them. He likes it way more than playing on a console.

    He even has a controller he can plug into his computer if he really wants the "feel" of the video game.

    For older games though we prefer them on their consoles. Like Nintendo 64 and Super Nintendo.

  5. Paxash profile image98
    Paxashposted 18 months ago

    I buy a lot of games on Steam, but that's because so many games are only available digitally a lot of the time.

    For me personally, when I can get physical copies, I get them. For some reason I just really enjoy the feeling of having a physical copy in my hands. (It's the same reason I still buy books and even CDs occasionally. And also I'm kind of a hoarder.)

    I'm sure most people probably prefer digital for new games though. It definitely saves space, and it's way more convenient to buy something on Steam and play it right away than to have to go out and buy a copy.

    1. ChadCrouch profile image71
      ChadCrouchposted 18 months agoin reply to this

      Almost all my copies are digital games on steam, origin and uplay I rarely buy physical copies but I must agree sometimes it is nice having a physical copy around.

 
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