Again, no one knows if it really is a vocal minority, that is a likely speculation but outside of gut there are exactly 0 human beings on the earth that know this to be fact. We are going to get the data to change this speculation into fact, either way.
More information benefits everyone. Also remember companies test stuff all the time, you all just have someone to tell you about what we're testing and why.
Fair enough. Though it seems like it might be a bit tough to compare the THQ situation with Syndicate given that the THQ Humble bundle also came in the middle and completely reset everyone's expectations of those prices. But hey, whatever. I think if it results in quicker and cheaper prices for us, then I am all for it.
Either way, I do think that given that you did refer to going in and "huddling" with others in response to some of the issues brought up by the complainers on this thread with an end result being this new plan to analyze, it does at least seem
like the decision came as a result of the whining.
Oh well, I guess we will all know more when we see the final Editor's Choice list