Sunday, 25 December 2011
More Aquarium Controversy
Read The Controversial History Of The Aquariums Here!
The saga continued this week when the Aquatix Delux Aquarium was put on a last chance offer, stating that players had less than one week to snap up arguably one of the best items ever released in The Sims Social online Facebook game before it is gone forever. This led to players saving those hard earned 6000 Social Points and rushing to acquire the fishy cubicle in fear of missing out.
A couple of days ago The Sims Social developers revoked this last chance offer and today have gone ahead and decided to give players the opportunity to purchase the item for a discounted price of 2000 Social Points which has of course angered the masses who saved so hard over the last week. Adding insult to injury, the developers at Playfish posted the wrong version of the Aquarium in adverts promoting the Christmas Daily Discount Sale as you can see in the picture above. We just hoped that the old Clockit Noir version was to see its return at least for damage limitation purposes.
We here at The Sims Social Fansite try to be impartial at all times, however we have to say that this whole debacle has made no sense. Okay, so the developers decided to discontinue the Aquatix Delux Aquarium, there is no harm in that, however revoking that offer and then placing the Aquarium in a Christmas sale just seems ludicrous in regards to controversy and popularity of the game.
We must admit that Playfish have made some really smart, creative and fun moves over the holiday period and excitement in The Sims Social universe had reached a new level with the improved Daily Play Rewards, New Tycoon Mystery Boxes, Great Karaoke Machine Skill Item, Festive Chic items drop and Christmas Daily Discounts Sale, but then this! We admit, it isn't the worst and most catastrophic event in the world, but it certainly was an avoidable one. The next thing is, are they crazy enough to keep the Aquarium in The Sims Social store after this 60% discount ends? It seems the controversy surrounding The Sims Social Aquariums are far from over and possibly will never end!
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