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Preorder bonuses?

Discussion in 'Civ5 - General Discussions' started by Pouakai, Apr 20, 2012.

  1. Pouakai

    Pouakai It belongs in a museum. Moderator

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    Do you guys think we'll be getting preorder bonuses like Vanilla, and if so on what scale? Full civilization DLC or maps?
     
  2. Cicero63

    Cicero63 Chieftain

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    Maybe it will be like the Babylon situation that happened with the vanilla version. They could have the Zulus as an additional DLC that could be released to everyone in a couple months- it would certainly boost sales even though the sales will be good enough
     
  3. Glassmage

    Glassmage The Desert Flame

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    You think they will pass up the chance of milking us for money? :D
     
  4. bonafide11

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    I don't care what we have to pay for the DLC, I'll pay it: I just want some more non-European civs! With the addition of Sweden, I insist on getting both the Kongo (or Zulu, or Great Zimbabwe) and Brazil (or Gran Colombia). You can also add Portugal in with that DLC pack, as Portugal honestly does belong in the game. A DLC pack consisting of the Kongo, Brazil, and Portugal would make for a very fun exploration, trade, and colonization scenario, and it would add to three continents, two of which are very deserving. Please do it Firaxis, I'll pay anything for it, I just want more diversity! ARE YOU LISTENING TO ME FIRAXIS?! ARE YOU LISTENING?!? :mad:

    As you can tell, I have moved on to stage three of grief: bargaining. :)
     
  5. Louis XXIV

    Louis XXIV Le Roi Soleil

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    My guess is maps or soundtrack or something like that. The most I can see is future DLC to be determined. I don't think they have 10 new civs prepared just yet, so they aren't going to give free Zulu to anyone.
     
  6. Human Crouton

    Human Crouton Chieftain

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    Edit: Oops. Wrong thread. Sorry.
     
  7. GenjiKhan

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    If they give a civilization which falls in the same category of the preorder bonus from Civ5,they would only let us know when they release the preorder in Steam . Until there,there are and there will be much more complainings about the fact that Europe is highly over-represented .
     
  8. Camikaze

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    I would've thought that if there were pre-order bonuses, they would've already announced them, given pre-ordering has been available for a while.
     
  9. Pouakai

    Pouakai It belongs in a museum. Moderator

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    There's no preorders on stuff like Steam yet though
     
  10. Brimstone

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    How about some TF2 hats for pre-order!?
     
  11. Rocktwig

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    I have also thought about this. What about giving Sumeria or the Hittites to those who preorder? They are already in the game, just not available outside their scenario.
     
  12. apocalypse105

    apocalypse105 Chieftain

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    I hope not I hate those order now early and get these or else you're screwed and have to wait....
     
  13. Louis XXIV

    Louis XXIV Le Roi Soleil

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    They aren't in the game. Their name is in the game and so is a unit. There is no leader art, no music, and no voice actor to play them. Considering the amount of work required to find a speaker of Ancient Hittite, this isn't a small addition.
     
  14. BobDole

    BobDole American Leader in Civ VI

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    I bet there's some lame preorder maps like there were for Civ V's preorder, they probably just haven't been announced yet.
     
  15. Saxony

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    I did just preorder here in Norway. Didn't get any bonuses. But I preordered in a store so I am going to get a box copy, maybe some bonus for those who preorder by Steam?
     
  16. TheMarshmallowBear

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    Civ 5 should never EVER have to put up Soundtracks to be paid for.. why? What for? You can get them in .ogg from the game files for free (well, you gotta own the game btu still)
     
  17. Glassmage

    Glassmage The Desert Flame

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    I know lol just get some free converter and you're set.
     
  18. Lose

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    Cant tell if your trolling but ill bite. This is a terrible idea lol. I hope its just early access or free DLC.
     
  19. TheMarshmallowBear

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    He's trolling, but he's right in some extent, pretty much every pre-order I saw for a game a hat/or an item was given to TF2 as well.
     
  20. turingmachine

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    And no UA. The scenario civs just basically copy their UAs from other civs but give them different name and a minor (negligible) difference. Though Hittite isn't so bad. Almost all the ancient Indo-European languages have been fairly well reconstructed (except like Tocharian). A speaker might be a problem, but it wouldn't be hard to get someone to write the leader speech in Hittite with pronunciation guides and have an actor read them.
     

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