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Old 07 March 2011, 18:34   #73
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Yeah I know what you're saying, but as people have argued, the stats on piracy are far more complex than the game industry makes out. A pirated copy does not mean one less sale, etc.

My personal example. I bought an Amiga because I knew other people who had one and I knew I'd be able to copy their games. I could have bought a Megadrive at the time but didn't as this was a strong argument against that. Console games cost a lot then.

Yeah I had loads of copied games, but I also ended up buying quite a few. You can argue those purchases came purely because of piracy.
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