@TheRealBadabing: No. I've been in meetings where publishers have told us that the preorders are good or bad, and how that's influenced them. |
People preorder early enough to influence the game.
If they're doing that they're telling the publisher they already have their money - they're already buying what they're selling.
Let's ask how Aliens:CM got released in the state it was again, shall we?
People pre-ordered it - fucking loads of them judging by the comments threads. Lots rescinded apparently, but most didn't...
You can blaim Gearbox for releasing it - but they thought it was good enough. Maybe "somebody" (everyone who still had a pre-order) told them it was...
#9381519, By Stoatboy Do People need to stop Pre-Ordering?
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