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Jun 21 2014
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12am pst digital releases.Why?

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How come some digital pre-orders are released at midnight est and some are midnight pst?It kind of makes pre-loading worthless when I have to wait till 3:00 am est to play.Some of this years biggest games aren't releasing till midnight pst if the store descriptions are correct, including Cod:Advanced Warfare,Destiny and Far Cry 4.

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Re: 12am pst digital releases.Why?

Jun 21, 2014
Blame the time difference.
Not Sony..
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Re: 12am pst digital releases.Why?

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Teus wrote:
Blame the time difference.
Not Sony..

Yeah, It has to hit the west coast to make it fair.

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Jun 21, 2014
It is more blame the publishers/sony. They decide. Sony cant do it without the publisher go ahead and sony wont say one way or another so its one or both parties to blame.

Because sony has released plenty of games at 12am est before.
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Re: 12am pst digital releases.Why?

Jun 21, 2014

is waiting 3 hours really such a big deal?


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is waiting 3 hours really such a big deal?


No.Just makes pre-loading worthless if it releases at midnight pst.

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Yes because the 3 hours does matter. Typically ill get a game at midnight, get home and play it for 2-3 hours. Waiting for 3 addition hours is 3 hours of growing more and more tired while waiting. By the time you get access to the game people are generally too tired to play that night (or if they do play, only for a short time) so they wait for the next day, but you have to get up for work, so you end up not playing the game until 5-6pm.

That 3 hour wait is prime gaming time for a lot of people.
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Kenichi_89 wrote:

the_original_se wrote:

is waiting 3 hours really such a big deal?


No.Just makes pre-loading worthless if it releases at midnight pst.


not really.

with pre-loading you can jump in right at 3am. without it you would have to download the game at 3am and wait even longer.


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the_original_se wrote:

Kenichi_89 wrote:

the_original_se wrote:

is waiting 3 hours really such a big deal?


No.Just makes pre-loading worthless if it releases at midnight pst.


not really.

with pre-loading you can jump in right at 3am. without it you would have to download the game at 3am and wait even longer.


I would rather go to Best Buy or Gamestop and get it at midnight est.I would be too tired to start a game at 3am.

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Yes because the 3 hours does matter. Typically ill get a game at midnight, get home and play it for 2-3 hours. Waiting for 3 addition hours is 3 hours of growing more and more tired while waiting. By the time you get access to the game people are generally too tired to play that night (or if they do play, only for a short time) so they wait for the next day, but you have to get up for work, so you end up not playing the game until 5-6pm.

That 3 hour wait is prime gaming time for a lot of people.

My thoughts exactly buddy.+1

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