62 days 9 hours
Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen
Age of Wonders III
4 days 19 hours
Avernum: Escape From the Pit
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
22 days 19 hours
20 days 23 hours
8 days 8 hours
It was probably in the T&Cs which everyone definitely read and agreed to at some point when buying/installing.
You know what the sad thing about it is?
Transaction fees for Bitcoin have gotten so high that people have stopped accepting it. One youtuber I know outright stopped accepting bitcoin donations because the transaction fees didn't make sense. So at this point Bitcoin is becoming less of a currency and more of a stock or commodity to be bought and sold rather than spent.
This. Self regulation is a pipe dream as long as fiduciary responsibility exists.
Depressing to admit I have friends stuck in this cycle (1 I can say for certain spends £5,000+ per month, though his Family is wealthy enough to support his addiction without problems).
The point of the term is that their investment is not only ginormous from our perspective, but also from the developers perspective (being the 0.01% that make up 10%+ of a titles profits).
They aren't putting the gamer first. If they were putting the gamer first they wouldn't have to try and put out this dumpster fire in the first place.
Exactly. They're quite literally putting the Gamer last in this scenario. They've been pushing it more and more each year, discovering just how much they can get away with. Well now they know, and I hope they pay dearly for it.