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What people don't realize when they say KR/RU version has cheaper Cash Shops, is, they have SUBSCRIPTION

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I went to research about the RU version, and realize they have "Premium accounts".
If you buy the preorder you get "30 days" of "Premium Account".
This basically means you have to pay for a "subscription" if you want to continue to have "some benefits" in the RU version of the game.

In NA/EU version, there's no such thing as Premium Accounts, which is why the Cash Shop is somewhat more expensive.

Am I right?  。◕‿‿◕。

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Do more research and you will see that this sub comes with a lot of benefits too.

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It's a p2w sub that's why we don't have

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In NA/EU version, there's no such thing as Premium Accounts *YET*, which is why the Cash Shop is somewhat more expensive.

Fixed it for you.

Seriously judging by the way they are handling and leaving ends open l am pretty confident they will drop no trade of cash shop items on AH in a few months and turn the game into F2P. 

The moment they removed Dye Vendor NPC from the game, was the moment l lost my faith in DAUM. That was a really shit move on their end.

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Fixed it for you.

Seriously judging by the way they are handling and leaving ends open l am pretty confident they will drop no trade of cash shop items on AH in a few months and turn the game into F2P. 

Actually, I am confident they won't do this, because this combined with no P2P, has been in KR/RU for over a year, and it's working very well to keep out gold sellers and bots.

Its preserving the game environment in a very good way which no other game can do.

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Actually, I am confident they won't do this, because this combined with no P2P, has been in KR/RU for over a year, and it's working very well to keep out gold sellers and bots.

Its preserving the game environment in a very good way which no other game can do.

You either misunderstood what l said or you have no idea how KR/RU versions work.

ln KR/RU pretty much all cash shop items CAN be sold on AH. And the way l see this our version will go free to play and open cash shop item sales on AH in a few months.

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You either misunderstood what l said or you have no idea how KR/RU versions work.

ln KR/RU pretty much all cash shop items CAN be sold on AH. And the way l see this our version will go free to play and open cash shop item sales on AH in a few months.

Oooh i see, i get what you mean now. Actually I'm fine with this even, as long as they keep the No-P2P lock on, forever.

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Oooh i see, i get what you mean now. Actually I'm fine with this even, as long as they keep the No-P2P lock on, forever.

Well it pretty much turns the game into a solid P2W as you can dish out 500$ on cash shop, sell those stuff and buy a max enchanted gear. l probably would not play here if and when that happens. Way better to play RU P2P server with VPN.

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Well it pretty much turns the game into a solid P2W as you can dish out 500$ on cash shop, sell those stuff and buy a max enchanted gear. l probably would not play here if and when that happens. Way better to play RU P2P server with VPN.

Yeap, you're right, but still, this is among players. This to me is very important.
The money goes to the developer for improving the game further. No gold seller will dish money on the cash shop and do this, that's for sure.
 
In a way, I'm fine with this too man.

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Shhh People still wont listen to reason.

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Or better yet. They wont listen. 

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Yeah, no. If they added this sub model then it'll break the games balance 

 

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Even without the subscription they Daum is trying to charge more in certain cases.

The Korean FTP version of BDO by Pearl Abyss has prices very similar to the NA/EU BDO.  You can find out that information here and the prices listed are without a subscription discount.

The real kick in the groin is when you think about why the FTP version by Pearl Abyss is so expensive.

Pearl Abyss had to cover the initial cost of the games development.  Pearl Abyss has to cover the cost of every outfit they design and every cash shop asset.  Pearl Abyss is also making profits and the sales of every item in the cash shop has already covered that items cost in development.

yet... we have Daum over here not only charging us a box price of 30 dollars, they are also trying to charge us as much as Pearl Abyss's FTP version.

Why is Daum trying to charge as much as Pearl Abyss when Daum is just licensing the title?  Daum is not paying artists and developers to come up with items in the cash shop or new expansions or even classes.

So why are they trying to charge the NA/EU the same, if not higher prices, then the KR FTP version?

I understand that a company needs to earn revenue, but just think about before you hit the Buy button in the cash shop.  Do you really want to support a company that is charging you the same if not more than Pearl Abyss?

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Fixed it for you.

Seriously judging by the way they are handling and leaving ends open l am pretty confident they will drop no trade of cash shop items on AH in a few months and turn the game into F2P. 

The moment they removed Dye Vendor NPC from the game, was the moment l lost my faith in DAUM. That was a really shit move on their end.

didn't you read the dev Q&A ? you will probably be able to get basic dyes without buying though the shop.

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The money goes to the developer for improving the game further.
 

The money goes to the publisher, Daum. The developers back at Pearl Abyss are probably paid on a fixed salary from the license they sold to Daum. Maybe they get a bonus if Daum does well, but I somehow doubt it. 

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To prevent forum clutter, please direct  this discussion to the following thread.

 

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