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gallantskeptic 11-17-2012 04:31 PM

Gold Membership
 
What do we get if we subscribe as gold members? I've looked over the website, and I don't see anything other than veteran rewards. Am I missing something? Also, I downloaded and play the game through Steam. Is it even possible for me to sign up as a gold member, or would I have to re-download the game directly?

trickster34 11-17-2012 05:18 PM

Hi there, have a quick look at this if you haven't already:

http://sto.perfectworld.com/about/fr...eatures-matrix

That details the difference between "Gold" and "Silver" players. There are advantages to going gold and a lot of silver players sub for 1 month to get the benefits of a gold player as some of the benefits will remain after the month is up e.g. the extra inventory space.

Yes you can still be a gold member if you use steam, you just need to log into the your account on the site and go to create/manage subscriptions.

Hope this helps :D

gallantskeptic 11-17-2012 06:04 PM

It's a great help. Thank you, Trickster34.

wraithshadow13 11-17-2012 11:47 PM

To be honest, there really isn't a benefit that you can't get from just spending money in the C-store, so it's not worth the monthly. Even the vet rewards can be purchased instantly with the lifetime membership, although those aren't really worth the money either unless you plan on playing for a few years.


so short term, you're better of with the C-store upgrades, long term you're better off as a lifer.

darkwyndre 11-19-2012 12:53 PM

Seems like the model is a bit different than originally expected.

littlesarbonn 11-21-2012 06:30 AM

For me, my main reason for going gold first (before lifetime) was because I really want the game to do well, which I figure the more people who support it means the more likely it will last longer. That I got benefits for being a gold member just made it that much better.

gqandi 07-22-2013 02:06 PM

Basically I am considering it but the benifits aren't that great.

askray 07-22-2013 02:19 PM

Hey hey :) lets leave dead threads dead.

Any thread that has had no response in the past 30 days shouldn't be responded too. If you feel it's needed you are always more than welcome to open up a new thread! :)

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