We’re really excited to announce that we now have enough customers to reduce the price of Baduk TV English to just $20/month (and we’ve already done so).
Baduk TV is a 24/7 Go TV channel in Korea.
Earlier this year we announced a partnership between Baduk TV and Go Game Guru to bring Baduk TV to Go players worldwide.
A bit later, on we released Baduk TV English, a service which provides high quality translations of Baduk TV programs in English.
New pricing for Baduk TV
Go Game Guru has three different plans for people who want to watch Baduk TV. Here’s the new pricing for them:
- Baduk TV Live – $7/month (no change to current price at this stage)
- Baduk TV On Demand – $10/month (price reduced by 50% today)
- Baduk TV English – $20/month (price reduced by 60% today)
We hope that these new prices (plus the day pass below) will make Baduk TV accessible to even more Go players worldwide.
New day pass – A more flexible price
In addition, some readers told us that they loved Baduk TV, but didn’t always have time to watch it regularly.
They wanted to be able to just watch a few videos now and then, without paying for a monthly subscription.
Well, we listened to you, and that’s why we’ve created the Baduk TV Day Pass, which we’ll be trialing for several months, starting today.
For a small fee ($2.70 at the time of writing) you can watch all the videos you want for 24 hours.
Watch Go lessons and game commentary with English subtitles, browse through over 500 hours of video on demand, or watch a live title match with commentary.
It’s up to you.
The Baduk TV Day Pass gives you instant access to all the features of Baduk TV English, without the monthly subscription.
Click here to start watching now.
What’s on Baduk TV anyway?
Want to know what’s on Baduk TV? That’s easy.
It’s free to browse episodes (and look at the video transcripts for Baduk TV English), and if you find something that interests you, you only need a day pass to watch.
$1 trial ends Friday, December 21, 2012
As an introductory special, we’ve been offering the first week of Baduk TV English for just $1, when you order a monthly subscription.
That offer ends this week, on Friday, December 21, so this is your last chance to take advantage of it.
If you want to join, you can click here to subscribe to Baduk TV English right now.
Thanks to all subscribers!
This is a big milestone for us, so I’d like to take this opportunity say thank you to everyone who’s subscribed to Baduk TV and helped the service grow to this point.
We could never have come this far without your support, and I’d like to give you my personal thanks, as well as passing on the gratitude of Younggil and Jing.
Thank you for supporting our projects, for trusting us to deliver on our promises, for telling your friends about us and for giving us so much great feedback.
To be honest, we were dismayed earlier this year when we learned just how much it actually costs to translate something properly, and what that meant for pricing Baduk TV English. We thought about giving up on this at that point.
But we tried anyway, and from the beginning I promised you that if there were ever enough customers to make it viable, we’d reduce the price. Thank you for helping me to keep that promise!
The support from the Go community has been humbling, and it gives us the motivation we need to keep Go Game Guru going, day by day.
Questions or comments?
If you have any questions, suggestions or anything else on your mind, please feel free to leave a comment below.
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P.S. please tell your friends!
Please tell your Go playing friends about this so we can afford to keep prices low.
If the Baduk TV Day Pass is a success, we’ll be able to keep it going indefinitely.
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We’re counting on you!
P.P.S more news soon!
If you’ve ever wished that someone would offer free worldwide shipping on quality Go equipment, we have some more good news coming for you soon!