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Is this game still p2w?

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I originaly bought the 100$ game package but quickly quit after realizing how op the cash shop was. Recently alot of my friends have been hyped up about the game again but before i touch it i want to know if its still p2w.

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You can buy ca$h $hop items with real money and sell them for ingame currency.

So it is P2W.

 

 

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If spending hundreds of dollars in cash shop = few million silver easily able to grind in a few hours is p2w then I guess yeah. The main things in the cash shop are the pets and the weight limit increases, those will help you out a lot. Otherwise I don;t believe the game is p2w in a way that grants players a huge advantage.

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It P2W, can I has your Conq account?

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If spending hundreds of dollars in cash shop = few million silver easily able to grind in a few hours is p2w then I guess yeah. The main things in the cash shop are the pets and the weight limit increases, those will help you out a lot. Otherwise I don;t believe the game is p2w in a way that grants players a huge advantage.

I think the OP left before costumes were sell-able in the MP, so his perspective is different.

OP, if you were bothered by the Pearl shop before they allowed the sale of pets and outfits in the Marketplace (limit to 5 items per week) and the introduction of the Value Pack (a subscription-like thing you can also buy in the MP if you are lucky), then know that you can also buy Artisan's memory from the Pearl Store in unlimited quantities. 

And all the other things about the cash shop at launch are still true.

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I wonder if it's the same person who continuously creates new forum accounts and drops the p2w thread just for lulz

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As someone who would totally P2W if it was a viable model, my opinion is: in the rawest sense of "Can I buy in game money with real money and then use it to get items?" the answer is indisputably 'yes'. But is it at ALL worth it? I cannot imagine anyone outside of actual, literal, millionaires thinking so.

 

A TET Liverto sword costs ~1 bil on the MP. If I purchase a $34 USD premium armor set, I can sell it for a maximum of 25 mil. That would require 40 premium armors to accomplish. That means that JUST the sword would cost me $1,360. 

I could purchase a brand new 2017 Toyota Rav4 for less than it would cost to gear my character out completely.

It is, in no way at all, worth even trying to "p2w" in this game even for above average "whales" lol

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totally pay to win, if you post 5 pets every week for a year, you don't have to chop your timber yourself for your sailboat. True story. I'll be standing at the marketplace if you need more info about that.

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As someone who would totally P2W if it was a viable model, my opinion is: in the rawest sense of "Can I buy in game money with real money and then use it to get items?" the answer is indisputably 'yes'. But is it at ALL worth it? I cannot imagine anyone outside of actual, literal, millionaires thinking so.

 

A TET Liverto sword costs ~1 bil on the MP. If I purchase a $34 USD premium armor set, I can sell it for a maximum of 25 mil. That would require 40 premium armors to accomplish. That means that JUST the sword would cost me $1,360. 

I could purchase a brand new 2017 Toyota Rav4 for less than it would cost to gear my character out completely.

It is, in no way at all, worth even trying to "p2w" in this game even for above average "whales" lol

Yeah not to mention this would take months since there is a limit on the marketplace.

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I originaly bought the 100$ game package but quickly quit after realizing how op the cash shop was. Recently alot of my friends have been hyped up about the game again but before i touch it i want to know if its still p2w.

This smells like a dead horse.

Consider it beaten.

 

And no, you don't want to touch the game. You might get cooties.

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These threads need to stop. 

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No, it's not pay to whine. Even trial accounts can come on the forum and belly ache, with their wiki level understanding of mechanics.

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If paying around 50$ for 4 pets and a transaction maid is P2W to you then you better stay away from this world.

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Still horribly p2w, but still pretty fun.

 

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If paying around 50$ for 4 pets and a transaction maid is P2W to you then you better stay away from this world.

4 Level 1 pets simply wont do. nononono. Plus you should really add inv and weight limits and 1 costume to the list.

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4 Level 1 pets simply wont do. nononono. Plus you should really add inv and weight limits and 1 costume to the list.

Why do you think I mentioned transaction maid? Do I also have to mention "Pearl gift" and the fact that it's possible to get a full page of inventory from doing quests only?

 

For those who wants to know the minimum $$ needed, just follow what I said.

I'm the same as you, always wanted not to spend a cent, but no one taught me which way is the light, what do I need, what do I want? what am I living for? even my only friend, google. so I ended up lost in the darkness spending more with guiltiness.

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Paytoconvenience most ppl says... those who actualy spend real money on the game dont like to call themself paytowinners even cuz to real WIN in this game u need spend TONS on money... but yeah if u go straight without value pack , weight , inv slots and PETS u will never be competitive in this game.

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Alright, so more or less what im realizing is the community for this game are a bunch of c*nts.  For those of you who actually answered thank you.   Glad to give this game a round 2.

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You can get a costume with +1AS/CS, +1Crit or +2 Movement which frees up an additional gem slot. A lot of minor things that make you better if u have cash.

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Any threads that incl. p2w and wizard is 100% sure to get trolled in here lol.

If it's p2w, i guess both yes and no, depends on how you want to play the game really. Fast progress for life skills then you can buy stuff at the pearl shop to help you and so on.

 

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People enjoy lieing to their self's to convince them selfs that this game is not p2w. It is, saying that buying pearl items and selling it on the AH is not is denial. At least wow limits the amount of tokens you can purchase. Then you got to take in account that all of the best housing custominzation options are locked behind the pearl store and not only that you can only get wall and floor textures by buyng them in the pearl shop. For me, adding the costumes and pets to the market fixed a massive problem i had with BDO, all of the bad ass armor was locked behind a paywall and pets also. But they are still yet to add in housing items so the problem is still their, not even including the horse custominaztion.

This game is based around having all of the cool shit locked behind a paywall. Compare this to a game like GW2, its pathetic. The asian market may enjoy getting -----ed in the ass by bullshit pratices but this shit should not be in the west.

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Compare this to a game like GW2, its pathetic. The asian market may enjoy getting -----ed in the ass by bullshit pratices but this shit should not be in the west.

Why aren't you in GW 2 then ?

Are you one of those peoples who enjoy getting ... ? 

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Must buy items:

Weight increase

Inventory Increase

Pets

Costume for whatever life skill you do

Value pack

 

Convenience items: 

Ellions tears

Artisan memory

Costume for grinding

Transaction maid

 

 

 

 

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Must buy items:

Weight increase

Inventory Increase

Pets

Costume for whatever life skill you do

Value pack

 

Convenience items: 

Ellions tears

Artisan memory

Costume for grinding

Transaction maid

 

 

 

 

What you call must have is not p2w

I got weight from loyalty, the same as inventory slot.

I got pet for free and in the market.

i got value pack and costume (no life costume) in the market.

 

this game is not p2w,

you need to pay a lot a lot and a lot if you want to try to be a P2W and  even like this, i will get more money than you by killing monster.

If you want to know what is P2W, you need to play blade and soul. arch Age, Icarus online.

Black is still the Korean style but far from P2W. Since you can not win with real money.

 

Now about Value Pack:

it is more like monthly subscription. this what EU people like, so they try to adapt.

You must not buy it and you can get it in the market like me.

 

You new gen gamers... "well a bit kiddies on the board compared to the older one" need to understand that games need money to develop.

Real money will maybe give you easy way in BDO, but it won't make you win anything.

The definition of P2W is really misunderstood.

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