Well I was going to buy like 5 retainers or as many as I can since I don't have to pay for them!
I suspect that when they're eventually added, additional retainers won't be free. This is suggested at the point of hiring your first retainer where they mention a fee. After all, your retainers aren't going to work for free forever!
It was long ago announced, confirmed, re-announced, re-confirmed, announced again and confirm a few more times that retainers are free for the first one (the one we all have now) and $1/month for every retainer after that.
Yes, well. With all due respect to the re-re-re-re-re-re-
affirmation that retainers will cost an additional buck a pop for every one after the first, I sincerely question whether Square-Enix will stick to that policy when (if?) they ever pull out of this "free trial until further notice" situation they have set up. As it stands, with a game no one wants to pay a monthly fee for, would it really be wise to nickel and dime the community over additional characters and/or retainers when they do start to charge monthly?
Seems suicidal when considering the extremely low levels of happiness people have with the game and Square-Enix, really. Edit:
Not that you were saying anything or defending their confirmations or anything, though! Just throwing out a bit of thought on what SE has said about retainers, really. Edited, Dec 13th 2010 2:38am by Satisiun
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