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Possible Price Hike At Zwift

Old 08-06-20, 08:57 PM
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Possible Price Hike At Zwift

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Old 08-07-20, 07:06 AM
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Better title for this thread, based on article, would be "Zwift evaluating various features and pricing tiers."

DCR hardly describes a pure price hike, but rather a survey regarding possible new features and pricing models.
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Old 08-07-20, 07:12 AM
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Maybe. Who knows. The survey Zwift sent out was intentionally random in its features and based on DC and posters on read-it, there werent many who selected they would choose any of the options.
The survey had options where less features cost more than packages with more features, so not much can be gained from reading into the possible price increases.

If Zwift adds new worlds, makes it possible to switch between worlds/rides without completely closing the program and restarting, and also tackles the total lack of oversight and compliance in correct category racing then I could see them charging more for what I pay and me not complaining too much. Like $5 more.
Also, if they add offerings like personalized coaching plans, live group spin classes, etc- all that makes sense to charge for.
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It would have to replace TrainerRoad better for me to go to $20. And the list of features for $20 includes group rides, which is the only reason I signed up in the first place.
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I think any price above $15 would have a very low take rate.

The additional features offered would have to be really good.
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Old 08-09-20, 08:43 AM
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Originally Posted by guachi View Post
I think any price above $15 would have a very low take rate.

The additional features offered would have to be really good.
even though I shouldn't have to, I would pay another $5 to be able to change rides/routes/worlds without exiting the game and to race against others actually in my power class.
these two things should already exist, but its so pathetic they haven't solved either that ill accept paying for them at this point.
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Old 08-09-20, 11:10 AM
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Originally Posted by mstateglfr View Post
even though I shouldn't have to, I would pay another $5 to be able to change rides/routes/worlds without exiting the game and to race against others actually in my power class.
these two things should already exist, but its so pathetic they haven't solved either that ill accept paying for them at this point.
Agree. Their user interface sucks and is counter-intuitive.
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Old 08-09-20, 01:35 PM
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Originally Posted by mstateglfr View Post
even though I shouldn't have to, I would pay another $5 to be able to change rides/routes/worlds without exiting the game and to race against others actually in my power class.
these two things should already exist, but its so pathetic they haven't solved either that ill accept paying for them at this point.

totally agree!! I would pay $20 a month if they would approve the terrible interface. I love zwift but needs so much work.
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Old 08-10-20, 06:58 PM
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never understood the appeal of zwift, i find it way more enjoyable watching a classic race while on a trainer, nothing pumps up your motivation more than watching 2001 Paris Roubaix. With my Neo i can even turn on the cobble effect and imagine i was in the lead group pushing 150W
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