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Real Racing 3 first huge update brings cloud save, 100 new events and Chevy cars

0. phoneArena posted on 11 Apr 2013, 09:06

Now, a month after it launched, Real Racing 3 is getting its first huge update. It brings the game to version 1.1.0 and is now available for iPhone and iPad...

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posted on 11 Apr 2013, 09:56 3

1. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)

Needs Ferrari and Mercedes, and replay function.
Then it would be a complete game

posted on 11 Apr 2013, 10:13 5

2. sorcio46 (Posts: 435; Member since: 27 Jul 2011)

We need to get rid of the damn "Pay to Win" policy typical of EA Games.

I want to pay the game to play just one time, not every time I use it.

posted on 11 Apr 2013, 10:49 2

3. jsdechavez (Posts: 758; Member since: 20 Jul 2012)

Business as usual.

posted on 11 Apr 2013, 11:38

4. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)

It goes without saying that paying some 50$ just to unlock a pack in this game is beyond disgusting.

But the fact remains - you don't have to pay a dime to enjoy it.
I haven't, and have 13 cars already, all tracks unlocked long ago

posted on 11 Apr 2013, 13:42 1

6. downphoenix (Posts: 3165; Member since: 19 Jun 2010)

We need to get rid of the "whiners that suck at video games" policy typical of EA Haters.

I've clocked about 20 hours in this game, about half of what the IGN reviewer claimed, and I have progressed farther than they did in 40 hours. No pay to win. Unless you classify purchasing the 1.99 booster as "pay to win". I call it "pay to keep the developer afloat so they dont cancel future development of the game because the game is very good".

Yea, the packs are expensive, but if people are willing to buy them so that the rest of us can play with zero or minimal cost, Im okay with it. As far as "pay to win", this game has Time Shifted Multiplayer, so you aren't racing against people in real time, rather you are racing against their ghost times or whatever. If you lose, so what?

posted on 11 Apr 2013, 16:50

8. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)

I hear you.
But still, you just can't take away the bad business philosophy smell from this game.

Even though it is obviously a success (being on the top grossing list since the release), I think EA shot itself in the foot with the monetary model here.

Imagine if they offered a given pack for 1$ instead of 50 or more.
Or the repair times permanent erase for another dollar.
You think it wouldn't pay off, for the game of such quality, downloaded more than 10 million times already?

It would pay off with a fat profit I say

posted on 11 Apr 2013, 16:57

9. downphoenix (Posts: 3165; Member since: 19 Jun 2010)

Yeah. That said, when you are up to 10 cars (like me) the Repair times become a minor annoyance at worse. Also, most people playing games on their smartphones or tablets just get the free games and dont spend any money. Those that are willing to buy, tend to buy a lot. It is smart for companies like EA to enable those people to buy a lot. It may be unscrupulous too, but I would argue those people make that choice to buy it.

posted on 12 Apr 2013, 05:23

10. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)

Well, I can tell you I basically donated 2$ to this, just to support the game despite of the hideous price tags for IAP's.

But no way in hell I will spend any more as long as the prices are like this.
Had they offered packs for a buck at most, I'm sure I'd spend 5$ on this, if not more.
That's the point.
Really a missed opportunity for EA

posted on 11 Apr 2013, 11:47

5. papss (unregistered)

Great game and looks amazing on my ipad4... I very much welcome more tracks...cobalt though?? Idont want Government Motors cars

posted on 11 Apr 2013, 16:33

7. SleepingOz (unregistered)

No love for WP? lol

posted on 14 Apr 2013, 04:35

11. neonlight98 (Posts: 2; Member since: 13 Apr 2013)

3 days ago

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