All-New Cos-June Collection! *Updated (7/2/19)

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  • DAZ0273DAZ0273 Posts: 3,373 Chairperson of the Boards
    Not as far as I am aware. Okoye came out of a vault for me, Ock was/is VIP and Thor and Strange were straight silly money purchases with extras like CP but no covers and Cable was earnable. DD only one that came with a cover to my recollection.
  • grunth13grunth13 Posts: 557 Critical Contributor
    DAZ0273 said:
    Not as far as I am aware. Okoye came out of a vault for me, Ock was/is VIP and Thor and Strange were straight silly money purchases with extras like CP but no covers and Cable was earnable. DD only one that came with a cover to my recollection.
    Then,  i must be wrong.   I guess the dd one annoyed me and projected on the others because i actually liked that one. 
  • bluewolfbluewolf Posts: 3,408 Chairperson of the Boards
    edited 2 July 2019, 21:55
    DAZ0273 said:
    Not as far as I am aware. Okoye came out of a vault for me, Ock was/is VIP and Thor and Strange were straight silly money purchases with extras like CP but no covers and Cable was earnable. DD only one that came with a cover to my recollection.
    You are correct that DD was the only costume you could get with an actual cover.  It was a 300 CP purchase (not that long ago).  No actual money was involved (theoretically; you can always use $ to gain CP in buy clubs, so that's about $300 with 60 CP left over).

    Any other 5*s bundles have not included an actual specific cover, but a bunch have come with LTs or tokens to a special 5* store, all for actual $ (usually 74.99 if memory serves)

    Thor
    Strange
    Captain Marvel
    Goblin

    I don't think anyone who has 550s would choose not to buy a costume bundle because they were worried about getting another cover from the store; they could have hoarded them, I guess (the LTs, at least).  

    The 8000 HP bundle:
    Loki - no cover included

    Okoye was in a vault which also included the Royal Talon Fighter Support.  Cable was winnable for T10 placement.

    If someone has a 550, they can sometimes ask to have any dupe covers for that character converted to any other 5* cover they wish via CS request (I think they have to have all 3 Latests and the cover needs to be one of the Latest 3).  But I didn't hear any complaint during the 2 weeks the DD costume was available regarding wanting to buy the bundle, but not needing that cover.....I don't think any whale / hoarder was stressing that much over it.
  • grunth13grunth13 Posts: 557 Critical Contributor
    edited 3 July 2019, 00:31
    bluewolf said:
    DAZ0273 said:
    Not as far as I am aware. Okoye came out of a vault for me, Ock was/is VIP and Thor and Strange were straight silly money purchases with extras like CP but no covers and Cable was earnable. DD only one that came with a cover to my recollection.
    You are correct that DD was the only costume you could get with an actual cover.  It was a 300 CP purchase (not that long ago).  No actual money was involved (theoretically; you can always use $ to gain CP in buy clubs, so that's about $300 with 60 CP left over).

    Any other 5*s bundles have not included an actual specific cover, but a bunch have come with LTs or tokens to a special 5* store, all for actual $ (usually 74.99 if memory serves)

    Thor
    Strange
    Captain Marvel
    Goblin

    I don't think anyone who has 550s would choose not to buy a costume bundle because they were worried about getting another cover from the store; they could have hoarded them, I guess (the LTs, at least).  

    The 8000 HP bundle:
    Loki - no cover included

    Okoye was in a vault which also included the Royal Talon Fighter Support.  Cable was winnable for T10 placement.

    If someone has a 550, they can sometimes ask to have any dupe covers for that character converted to any other 5* cover they wish via CS request (I think they have to have all 3 Latests and the cover needs to be one of the Latest 3).  But I didn't hear any complaint during the 2 weeks the DD costume was available regarding wanting to buy the bundle, but not needing that cover.....I don't think any whale / hoarder was stressing that much over it.
    Only 550s in latest are converted to another cover... once out of latest,  you are out of luck.  Ive burned at least 12 thanos,  , 6 thor and a few dd because they came after those characters moved to classic.   I think the loki option or dd option except for 550s was the right price... the others were way too much. 

    //Removed Profanity -Brigby
  • The rockettThe rockett Posts: 1,873 Chairperson of the Boards
    @bluewolf I know you have a lot of this data but it would be nice to see what costumes we have had so far, when they were released and  what they cost/progression/VIP (LOLOLOL well this was only updated 2 times and the same one in here for now 7 MONTHS!!!!).   This might need a new thread. 
  • HoundofShadowHoundofShadow Posts: 2,217 Chairperson of the Boards
    As usual, getting pissed off at the devs monetising on some costumes despite them making a number of costumes available for free... I suppose the devs are not allowed to monetise or if they do so, they can only charge it at 6.99 with covers?  :|


  • PtahhotepPtahhotep Posts: 142 Tile Toppler
    To be truly appropriate, the Stealth Spider-Man costume should have been earnable through some means that were never announced. It would just show up in some Players' inventory, with no indication of where it came from, or how it got there. Stealth!
    How do we know it isn’t?
  • bluewolfbluewolf Posts: 3,408 Chairperson of the Boards
    edited 3 July 2019, 17:02
    @The rockett

    And anyone else interested.

    https://forums.d3go.com/discussion/78956/costumes-that-have-been-available-in-the-game/p1?new=1

    EDIT:  Looking through that list shows that the Stealth Spidey bundle is the 3rd time they have offered this exact combination of goodies for that price for a 3* costume.
  • spidyjedi84spidyjedi84 Posts: 410 Mover and Shaker
    Needed the HP, so the Stealth Suit was an okay deal for what I was getting. Three additional three star covers, a costume and two roster slots to give me enough space for all characters, including limiteds and Mysterio, on my roster and keep my bonus rewards flowing for another 30 days. 
  • YepyepYepyep Posts: 650 Critical Contributor
    DAZ0273 said:
    Costumes are completely cosmetic and it is a widely accepted thing in the gaming world that they are often purchasable extras.
    Yyou must be young.

    I come from an age where costumes and such were unlockable. You played the game, achieved certain things and gained costumed as a reward.
    And I come from an age when the "costume" was dressing up Pong -- literally on our black and white TV -- as a game, something other than an electronic marvel. We tried hard to believe it was fun; I think that was 1975...

    (The marvel was absolutely real. The "fun game," not so much! lol)
  • JHawkIncJHawkInc Posts: 2,025 Chairperson of the Boards
    DAZ0273 said:
    Costumes are completely cosmetic and it is a widely accepted thing in the gaming world that they are often purchasable extras.
    Yyou must be young.

    I come from an age where costumes and such were unlockable. You played the game, achieved certain things and gained costumed as a reward.
    Funny, I come from an age where reasonable people can recognize the difference in unlockables in standard games and microtransactions in free to play games and how both have separate and valid reasons to exist that do not invalidate each other.

    Further, the gatekeeping is incredibly obnoxious.
  • DAZ0273DAZ0273 Posts: 3,373 Chairperson of the Boards
    DAZ0273 said:
    Costumes are completely cosmetic and it is a widely accepted thing in the gaming world that they are often purchasable extras.
    Yyou must be young.

    I come from an age where costumes and such were unlockable. You played the game, achieved certain things and gained costumed as a reward.
    What do you classify as "Young"? Interested to hear. 

    Things have changed.




  • YepyepYepyep Posts: 650 Critical Contributor
    JHawkInc said:
    DAZ0273 said:
    Costumes are completely cosmetic and it is a widely accepted thing in the gaming world that they are often purchasable extras.
    Yyou must be young.

    I come from an age where costumes and such were unlockable. You played the game, achieved certain things and gained costumed as a reward.
    Funny, I come from an age where reasonable people can recognize the difference in unlockables in standard games and microtransactions in free to play games and how both have separate and valid reasons to exist that do not invalidate each other.

    Further, the gatekeeping is incredibly obnoxious.
    There was a time when the ad hominem attacks this self-righteous post is begging for were not just tolerated, but encouraged, as a means of establishing reasonable norms for community discourse.
  • MalcrofMalcrof GLOBAL_MODERATORS Posts: 5,971 Chairperson of the Boards
    please remain civil 

  • Daredevil217Daredevil217 Posts: 2,394 Chairperson of the Boards
    Brigby said:
    bluewolf said:
    Brigby
    Here's a question that may have been asked before, but I can't remember, if so:

    Can a character have more than one alternative costume? Ex:  X-Force Deadpool will soon be Cap'n Deadbeard.  Could he get an additional costume in the future?  So you had 3 options?

    (cue groans from your art department, who probably think that around 160 costumes for all 3/4/5's is already a lot...)
    As of this moment, we don't have any characters scheduled to have more than one alternate costume, however theoretically I don't see why characters couldn't have more than one in the future.
    Glad that this changed.  New Scarlet Witch Costume is pretty awesome.  Since I never play her, I'll pass on it, but it still looks very cool!
  • OJSPOJSP Posts: 505 Critical Contributor
    edited 23 October 2019, 12:51
    Glad that this changed.  New Scarlet Witch Costume is pretty awesome.  Since I never play her, I'll pass on it, but it still looks very cool!
    Well.. her event is next after BP..

    I'm actually hoping that all costumes would eventually be offered for HPs. If they consider the price of the other stuff like LTs or HPs as the main attraction for people to spend money on. Then for those who already have the costume when they offer it for HP: it becomes like a loyalty bonus, where they could get other stuff at a discounted price (because the duplicate costume gives back some HPs)
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