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Banu Merchantman goes up in price yet again ($350 now)

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I think CIG might have gotten specist again the banu this week because the Banu Merchanman has gone up in price by another $50 =<

It's weird how they added $100 total in 2-3 days out of the blue like that, but it does seem to look bigger on the most recent art.

And while they said on the schedule they won't start working on it untill October it still seems they did some work on it =3

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I can see the ship going up to $500 easy. And look at that pic that looks a lot bigger than 100m. That look more like 200m. With the amount of cargo they say this ship holds and all the over stuff this ship need. I can see it getting that big easily. With the UK doing it Chris be luck if it not 300m lol.

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I can see the ship going up to $500 easy. And look at that pic that looks a lot bigger than 100m. That look more like 200m. With the amount of cargo they say this ship holds and all the over stuff this ship need. I can see it getting that big easily. With the UK doing it Chris be luck if it not 300m lol.

Yea, but normally this price change happens when it hits the game, after extensive work. So i'm kinda curious how much work has actually been done to it, since it looks they played with it a fair bit already.

I do agree with you though, we haven't seen the last of the price increases for this one xD

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They did do some work on it. It where they got the pic of the hallway from the inside of the ship. Also they did some concept work on it, if I remember right. Must off been planning out the inside of the ship. Then seen how big it was going to be. 

They did do the same for the 890 jump. Put the price up with out any work on the ship.

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The developement should start in October and the price already? Damn... The Carrack starts in November, I wonder which one will be pricier. What do you think?

Exactly my point, they shouldn't have started any work on it yet (though I'm happy they did and appreciate a little glimpse) so the price change kinda came out of the blue.

As for which one will be more expensive.. difficult to say, both are big amazing ships. Maybe the Carrack might be more expensive though, since it needs more systems, for all the sciency exploration systems, plus it has a snub and rover on board, Compared to just a big cargo hauler (though it does have some shop thing for trading on the go). The Carrack can also be considered the best exploration ship right? That might come with a price as well, the MM has 2 ships that can hold more cargo than it. They'll probably be pretty close in price though.

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Exactly my point, they shouldn't have started any work on it yet (though I'm happy they did and appreciate a little glimpse) so the price change kinda came out of the blue.

As for which one will be more expensive.. difficult to say, both are big amazing ships. Maybe the Carrack might be more expensive though, since it needs more systems, for all the sciency exploration systems, plus it has a snub and rover on board, Compared to just a big cargo hauler (though it does have some shop thing for trading on the go). The Carrack can also be considered the best exploration ship right? That might come with a price as well, the MM has 2 ships that can hold more cargo than it. They'll probably be pretty close in price though.

You didn't watch Happy Hour yesterday?!

BMM is now pushed to 2019, while us Carrack owners are safe.. Room had to be made for the Space Whale Pods in 3.0 :-D

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It was sarcasm :-o

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Well they did say that the BMM was underpriced and that it would be getting a price increase next time more information was released. Now that we have WIP concepts of the ship, it looks like there's some good progress being made, so it seems reasonable to up the price. I imagine that when it goes flight ready it'll be $400, given the fact that it's a fucking monster AND an alien ship.

 

Also it's now enormous so yeah.

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Well they did say that the BMM was underpriced and that it would be getting a price increase next time more information was released. Now that we have WIP concepts of the ship, it looks like there's some good progress being made, so it seems reasonable to up the price. I imagine that when it goes flight ready it'll be $400, given the fact that it's a fucking monster AND an alien ship.

 

Also it's now enormous so yeah.

I'm surprised they didn't up the price last winter when it was available, I'll predict it ends up at 200 meters plus, and I think Ryker's correct - goes up again to $400 at flight-ready phase.

and that's not just a wild ass guess, the innerwebs used szience to make these estimates

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It was interesting to hear that they are trying to find a way to get the Defender to be mounted to the Merchantman.. Makes me think about grabbing one just in-case.

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