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Jan 20 2013
By: pullingsaint First Son 2 posts
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Glad I didn't buy playstation plus

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I was going to spend the money for the plus membership, but if this is a constant problem Sure am glad I decided to wait.  THANKS

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Re: Glad I didn't buy playstation plus

Jan 20, 2013

Wait what are you talking about???

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Re: Glad I didn't buy playstation plus

Jan 20, 2013

pullingsaint wrote:

I was going to spend the money for the plus membership, but if this is a constant problem Sure am glad I decided to wait.  THANKS


Yea, what are you talking about exactly?

 

If you're referring to the recent extended maintenance, that affected everyone, not just Plus Subscribers.

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Jan 21, 2013

Whats the point of paying for games you cant play randomly for 2 days. How often does it happen? I just got internet to my playstation last week so I havent been around long

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Jan 21, 2013

pullingsaint wrote:

Whats the point of paying for games you cant play randomly for 2 days. How often does it happen? I just got internet to my playstation last week so I havent been around long


If the maintenence cycle goes without flaws, usually a day or two a year (usually doesn't last more than a few hours).  Apparently in the recent maintenence, there were more serious issues found than they anticipated, which is why it was extended by several hours.

 

PSN Maintenence does not affect the ability to play offline games, and does not always affect online play, either.

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Jan 22, 2013

My problem with it is if i buy a bunch of discount games or get free games and my membership expires i no longer have access to my free games

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My problem with it is if i buy a bunch of discount games or get free games and my membership expires i no longer have access to my free games


Your statement is false, purchased games & discounted ones are yours to keep for ever whether you have a current subscription or not.

 

However I hate to break it to you JFK but that's what subscriptions services basically are, you pay you get you don't you lose, much like Netflix, you pay your $8.00 a month you get to watch movies, you pay your $4/5.00 a month you get to play games.

 

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Jan 22, 2013

thats why i dont subscribe to anything beyond my basic cable internet phone package. If someone pays for somthing it should be theirs another reason i wont buy anything from the PSstore. It violates consumer rights! Amazon's kindle got sued by states attorney generals for violateing consumer rights.

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Jan 22, 2013
Awesome. But that's Amazon. This is Sony. And Sony hasn't been sued, so you have no point.
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Jan 22, 2013

I may be wrong now, But when I was Plus+ you can play them forever unless you delete them after your subscription runs out!

That's for Free & paid games!

Untill todays updates, I really wasn't a Plus+ fan myself!

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