Discussion In app Purchases

Discussion in 'Gaming Discussion' started by criticalmind, Aug 22, 2017.

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How much money do you spend on in app purchases in mobile games

  1. Nothing

  2. A few bucks here and there

  3. $10-20 a month

  4. $20-50 a month

  5. > $50 a month

  6. Way more.

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  1. criticalmind

    criticalmind Enter Chunni Name Here

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    I'm just curious how much people spend on in app purchases in mobile games, if they do at all. Because I'm kinda cheap when it comes to this and just can't see anyone I know spending serious money on this. To be honest, I'm basically a leech when it comes to most things on the internet.
     
  2. Lovely

    Lovely 『Dangerous』『Chosen One』『Lucky』『Rika's Twin』

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    millions \o/
     
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  3. ReadOrDie

    ReadOrDie Ntr Lover.

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    Mobile games...? Don't play. Steam, yes. I bought some games only to let it rot in my laptop.
     
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  4. Pythagoras Theorem

    Pythagoras Theorem IEatQueens

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    lol free games are free games!
    When you use money to pay for free games, well, there's something wrong there now, isn't it?
     
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  5. King0Mik

    King0Mik 【An Actual Idiot】

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    Really depends on what you're playing the game for I guess?
    If you're playing casually for fun, don't spend.
    If you want to be in the top percentage of players, you have to become a whale lol

    From my experience, mobile games do provide the premium currency (what you get when you pay IRL money) for free from like daily login and quests and stuff. You might be able to just save up for things you want in-game.
     
  6. Suijin

    Suijin Well-Known Member

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    i spent 100usd last month on mobile lol. regret is real
     
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  7. Khatulistiwa

    Khatulistiwa An Egg

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    I'd rather buy a real game on steam
     
  8. brasca123

    brasca123 『Hell's Trainee Manager』

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    I spent some in a game a while back, I stopped playing the game a bit after, so it wasn't the best of purchases... I don't regret it though. It was worth it for me.
    I've heard this argument before, and I disagree.

    At some point in time, you'll probably have some 30 or so games you have yet to start in your steam library, and another 20-100 free games downloaded on your PC that you haven't started yet.

    Sooner or later you'll realize that buying another game is a waste of money, simply because... You won't play it. You have too much stuff to tplay, and too little time to do it.

    So, if you have enough money to spare, and buy premium currency on a mobile game that you are playing, I don't see why you wouldn't do it. It would be better than playing another game that will stay in your library for 5 years until you finally have the time to play it.

    If you haven't reached the point in which your library is bigger than your free time though, then I do agree that it is better to spend the money in a new game.
     
  9. Englandismycity

    Englandismycity Rap God Nick Crom-... okay, I regret my username

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    Steam sale = buying 200 dollars worth of games but only downloading 2 of them.
     
  10. eharper256

    eharper256 Purveyor of Dubious Medicinal Elixirs [since 1885]

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    I think there were statistics that indicated that around 96% of mobile game players never spend a penny, and yet the average amount spent per person was about $4. Which shows just how much the whales dump!!
     
  11. Koalala

    Koalala 『Vex's Girlfriend』『Ko』『She Who Must Not Be Named』

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    I'm one of the no lifer who spend money on games >_>
    I bought This War of Mine and when Pokemon Go and Battle Royale was such a huge hit.
    I bought some in app stuffs too >_>
     
  12. Lhie

    Lhie 『Procrastinator』「Lex's Waifu」『Bibliophile』

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    sorry, i'm a miser coz i'm poor :blobpensive:
     
  13. Jr77

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    Depends how deep I am in the game/how badly I want something. An example is going to be how much I will be spending on some of the upcoming units in fate grand order(at least a specific one). That's gonna be a bad time
     
  14. Sakuratea

    Sakuratea A Wet and Used Teabag

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    I'm poor, but I did buy premium version of a game sometime ago. I never buy in game currency though...
    I still resisting the urge to buy that love gem in LLSIF. it's hard... especially because I really like the game :oops:
     
  15. Polokrik

    Polokrik Active Member

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    I was curious about how much I spend on mobile games so i did an excel with all my spendings on google plya
    Results :
    About 1100€ in 2 years on mobile games (Summoners War, Pokemon Go, Fire Enblem Heroes ...)
    So I stopped XD
    No like seriously it's accumulating little by little until you realize you could buy a new computer T_T
     
  16. Tramsloof

    Tramsloof Lifelong Learner

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    I may pay for a single time, meaning biying games is no big deal, in app purchases go gainst my gamer spirit.
     
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