In recent years, Video Game Publishers and Console manufacturers have pushed this new idea of Digital Gaming to its customers. Starting with the emergence of Steam, Origin.com and other Digital Code Websites for PC gamers to Microsoft and Sony introducing Live and PSN stores on the Consoles.
Now Gamers, can purchase their games online, and immediately download the software onto their computers and Consoles without leaving the comfort of their homes. Many believe the Digital Download process was created by the publishers and console manufacturers to curb the loss of potential losses due to the used video game market owned by stores such as GameStop.
I have been using digital download code for many years to purchase my PC games and Console games. I have noticed that Xbox Live, Steam and PSN offer many promotions and discounts on their products than displayed in the stores. As a busy professional, I really don’t have the time to go to a store to purchase a game, or order on line and wait for the delivery of my product. I prefer purchasing online, download my new game overnight and have it available first thing when I wake up.
Although Digital Gaming has been well accepted in Western Countries as the way of the future, Nigerian gamers might still hold back in skepticism and prefer to purchase their video games the old fashion way. With the emergence of the digital download service at Topdowngames, Nigerian gamers now have access to purchasing Digital Download Codes and pay in their local Currency.
Well as to everything in life, there are always Pros and Cons for whatever we decide. In this article we will discuss the Pros and Cons of Digital Download Code for Gaming in Nigeria
Advantages of Digital Download Codes for Nigerian Gamers
NO WAITING FOR DELIVERY OF YOUR PRODUCT
With Digital Download Codes, Customers can receive their product immediately. When you purchase a Digital Code for your PC or Xbox One at Topdowngames, customers immediately receive an email with your Digital Download code which can be redeemed from Steam, Origin, Battle.net, Rockstar Games or Xbox One Live Accounts.
PAY IN NAIRA FOR YOUR STEAM, ORIGIN, UPLAY & XBOX LIVE CODES
As we all know, Gaming Websites such as Steam, Origin, Uplay and Xbox Live do not offer a payment method for Nigerians. Our only options is to pay for our products in Naira. With the Digital Gaming Service on Topdowngames, customers can pay in Naira for their gaming codes. Now you don’t have to worry about having an International MasterCard or paying crazy exchange rates and fees to your local bank to only buy a simple game
HAVE MORE GAMING PRODUCTS TO CHOOSE FROM
I am sure Nigerian PC gamers are well aware of the hardships of finding a certain title of PC game. It is impossible for any Gaming Store to carry all titles of Physical CD’s for customers. That’s where Topdowngames. Digital Service comes in. We have over 400 PC games available in stock and growing every day. From New Releases to 10 year old games, we have them all.
LOWER PRICES ON VIDEO GAMES
Digital Games are not physical CD games, so gaming stores like Topdowngames don’t need to import them into Nigeria, pay custom fees, store in inventory and ship to customers. These costs all add up and unfortunately, like any store, are passed on to the customer. Our prices are 10% – 15% lower than what you would even find on Steam, Origin, Uplay and other Gaming Stores.
Disadvantages of Digital Download Codes for Nigerian Gamers
SLOW INTERNET CONNECTION
As we all know, the backbone of Digital Gaming Download is the INTERNET. The internet speed in Nigeria might not be as fast as its counterparts in western countries, however it is still possible to use it to download your digital video game. Topdowngames Customer Service usually recommends for customers to download their games overnight and by morning your digital download will be available on your PC or Console
PAY BEFORE YOU RECEIVE YOUR CODE
We all know Nigerians don’t feel comfortable prepaying for their products online due to trust issues with online stores, hence the popularity of Cash on Delivery. However, Digital Codes cannot be sent via cash on delivery. Topdowngames understands the concerns of our customers. That is why we assure our customers 100% refund or replacement of code if it does not work.
NIGERIAN GAMERS STILL PREFER CD FORMAT
Few years ago, when the concept of digital gaming emerged, many gamers were skeptical to this new idea. Everyone was used to having the physical CD in their hands. But think about it, after you install the game into your PC or purchase the Console CD, you don’t really use it after you have finished the game. With the digital download service, the software is always on your computer or stored in your account with Steam, Origin, Uplay or Xbox Live.
It is now undeniable that Digital Download is the way of the future, if we like it or not. However in Nigeria, gamers still have the option to purchase the physical CD. But with the new Service Offered by Topdowngames, Nigerian Gamers now have the option to purchase their games via digital download. With over 400 digital download codes available today, give Topdowngames a try and we are sure you would not be disappointed.