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reviniente said:

And those who buy it again chose to. If someone doesn't want BC on the console he can't buy it without (at least there haven't been options with or without being sold at the same time... well except old stock from PS3 when it transitioned).

1. If given the choice, most people would choose free, don't you agree?

2. This is parallel universe material. Are you trying to say Xbox owners are somehow paying extra for this feature? If someone doesn't want backwards compatibility, he/she doesn't have to buy/play backwards compatible games.

Shall you be teached on the matter that there is no free lunch? BC have a cost, you may not pay it directly but you pay it, because the company doing the R&D need to recoup the money.

duduspace11 "Well, since we are estimating costs, Pokemon Red/Blue did cost Nintendo about $50m to make back in 1996"

Mr Puggsly: "Hehe, I said good profit. You said big profit. Frankly, not losing money is what I meant by good. Don't get hung up on semantics"

Azzanation: "PS5 wouldn't sold out at launch without scalpers."