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November 6th, 2012, 14:42
Originally Posted by arthureloi View Post
Excuse my ignorance but what is product placement?
I also think it's a matter of opinion but I find it very weird when I see people whining about it and I just wanted to understand why (maybe there's some reason I'm not aware of).
Product placement is when you take money in return for placing a product in your movie/game/whatever.

It's what I consider artistic corruption, but it's an accepted standard for big-budget productions. Such productions are already corrupted artistically, so I guess it's not a big deal.

As for "whining" - I can certainly appreciate that people don't like to wait to be able to pay for something that goes along with the product they already paid for.

It's like being punished for going with your platform of choice.

It's "free money" for Bethesda - but it's also taking a dump in the mouths of non-Xbox users.




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