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jumpingjs 12-30-2012 08:50 AM

Economics question
 
Forgive me for not understanding but how do Cryptic benefit from PWE buying them
From what I understand, and I could be wrong

They get money to make missions
New employees

And how do PWE benefit

dirlettia 12-30-2012 09:06 AM

Businesses buy other businesses for a variety of reasons including acquisition of technologies, patents, establishment of presence in an area or even just to gain expertise.

PWE has probably gained a lot of exposure by buying Cryptic and so will make money from their other titles in the west as well as from STO.

trahl 12-30-2012 09:57 AM

PWE makes its money off the zen store. But people are only going to spend so much on a single game so having multiple games encourages players to buy something for each one.

Increasing their game inventory increases they're player base as well.


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