Did you buy Final Fantasy Type-0 HD but don’t really want the Final Fantasy XV demo? Do you want the Final Fantasy XV demo but don’t really want to pay full price for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD? Well, fire up an OkCupid account, or maybe just an eBay account is fine, because there is a mutual relationship out there somewhere for you!
While my guess is that the former group is much smaller than the latter group, many gamers have taken to eBay to sell their vouchers for the Final Fantasy XV demo, “Episode Duscae.” The average price is hovering around $30, half the price of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD. In the end, it works out for both parties. Fans make fifty percent of their money back, and others save fifty percent without buying a game they might not want.
I’m sure Square Enix doesn’t support the practice, but this is just the world we live in.
As for the price, $30 is a bit high for just a demo. Put it into this context, though. I’m finding more value out of “Episode Duscae“ than I did with Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, and that was also a $30 “full game” when it launched for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Like I said, paying for demos, people. Don’t do it unless you want this to become a trend. Square Enix, sticking to its long running tradition, found a way to grant its demo more meaning and hype without charging for it. Don’t give the company any of Konami’s ideas.