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Will Train Simulator Update Automatically?
« on: December 05, 2015, 10:30:01 am »
Hello BVEStation! I have a quick question. I bought TS2016. I was wondering if the updates are free, like TS2016 to TS2017. Here is an example in case you don't get it: I have TS2016. TS2017 comes out. Will it be free or will I have to pay for the update? Thanks! Also, Happy Holidays!
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Re: Will Train Simulator Update Automatically?
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2015, 04:22:21 pm »
It depends on what type of update they are planning to make to the game. In the past, it was a full free upgrade (12 to 13, 13 to 14, 14 to 15), but for 15 to 16, they made users pay for the full upgrade, while users who didn't pay received a partial update.

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Re: Will Train Simulator Update Automatically?
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2015, 05:03:39 pm »
It depends on what type of update they are planning to make to the game. In the past, it was a full free upgrade (12 to 13, 13 to 14, 14 to 15), but for 15 to 16, they made users pay for the full upgrade, while users who didn't pay received a partial update.
Wow. They have to pay for an update? Honestly, that's sad. All everyone cares about is money, money, money.
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Re: Will Train Simulator Update Automatically?
« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2015, 07:21:49 pm »
its for profit. How else will they get money if they dont sell stuff?

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Re: Will Train Simulator Update Automatically?
« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2015, 07:55:45 pm »
its for profit. How else will they get money if they dont sell stuff?
Yeah, but the price is already crazy. Look at Minecraft, for example. The game is over 20 dollars, and the still give you free updates. Same with all other apps on the app store. People only want money.
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Re: Will Train Simulator Update Automatically?
« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2015, 06:53:47 am »
As Fan Railer said, the upgrade to TS2016 was free, but the HQ upgrade was paid. The paid upgrade also gives monthly content for FREE, so you can see why they need to profit at least a little bit... it isn't easy to create high quality content for such a simulator.

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Re: Will Train Simulator Update Automatically?
« Reply #6 on: December 11, 2015, 03:45:42 pm »
As Fan Railer said, the upgrade to TS2016 was free, but the HQ upgrade was paid. The paid upgrade also gives monthly content for FREE, so you can see why they need to profit at least a little bit... it isn't easy to create high quality content for such a simulator.
Good point. I sent u a pm, please read it. :)
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