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Even though Blizzard has dominated the genre with StarCraft II, Command & Conquer is still regarded as one of the quintessential real-time strategy games. The latest entry in the series has no subtitle or number: it's a reboot of sorts, and is being released on PC as a free-to-play title.... read more

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Postby sonic_uk » 25 Feb 2013, 18:33

So its Pay-To-Win then.
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Postby McShave 07 » 25 Feb 2013, 19:19

I'm really disgusted, I loved Command & Conquer. If EA really thinks people are dumb enough to fall the "not pay-to-win" line, then I hope this game fails miserably.

I can sort of see what they're talking about with the match making, but let's not kid ourselves here. It's still pay to win.
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Postby fatgangsta » 25 Feb 2013, 22:19

Yup do we believe Ea do we fok and the thing is it also s**tty that there screwing around with Command and Conquer Generals it was the best simply because there we alot of combinations different story lines and game modes from the mod community and units and they turn it into a joke
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Postby richomack360 » 25 Feb 2013, 22:29

No thanks, if its not pay to win why not sell the game as a standalone unit at say 20gbp alongside the pay-to-win version ?

Surely it would work if there was no differences ?? surely...
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Postby gmcb007 » 25 Feb 2013, 23:33

Oh EA, you do know some good jokes.
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Postby sammikid » 26 Feb 2013, 00:59

Big fan of the franchise, not a fan of the payment scheme :(
Wish they gave us a choice to either pay for it outright and have everything available to us, or free-to-play and have us decide to take it further with payments.
Free-to-play is a a good idea if it doesn't end up costing us more than the RRP of a standard release these days. :roll:
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Postby illage2 » 26 Feb 2013, 10:28

:( Shame my PC can't run it.
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Postby Pika2346 » 28 Feb 2013, 22:17

Should've stuck to Generals 2.
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Postby MRHONGKONGDAVE » 05 Mar 2013, 19:13

No campaign no buy!
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