Top Ten Good but Greedy Companies

This is not a clone of most greedy companies, this list is about good companies that are greedy. A lot of these are game companies and there were a few items I considered, but decided not to include.

The Top Ten

1 Microsoft Microsoft Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Redmond, Washington, that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services.

As much as I love Windows 10, Xbox360, Microsoft Edge, and Microsoft Word, they charge for Xbox Live, which though allows Xbox Live to be of high quality, it shows that they love money. And, they bought rare, and turned them into garbage. - Skullkid755

Windows 10 is good but I hate it because it's buggy. Don't give excuses like I got a virus or something. - njalabi63989

A recurring theme on this site is the total ignorance of the free market. None of these products is necessary for survival, and...wait for it...NOBODY is forcing you to buy them. Stop the whining and sniveling and get with the reality of the way the world works.

I don't hate Micorsoft for reasons you're probably expecting. I hate them because their hardware is absolutely terrible. The one and the 360 have had so many glitches it led me to hate them. I got this glitch on my 360 where all data on the main unit got deleted. I was pissed. - Therandom

I like the XBox but microsoft forced me to leave it. - BigTree

2 EA EA Electronic Arts, Inc., also known as EA Games, is an American developer, marketer, publisher and distributor of video games headquartered in Redwood City, California.

They make decent games, but why do we have to pay for everything?! They only care about money. - BlackAngel_ZombieBoy

EA is a good game company do to good games like The Sims, Battlefield, and Mass Effect, but they also have a history of to much DLC, and I heard they have even charged money for patches. - Skullkid755

EA is probably one of the greediest game companies out there. They charge money for virtually everything - Mcgillacuddy

They publish good games, but are garbage otherwise. - Therandom

3 Disney Disney The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.

As much as I love movies like Big Hero 6 and The Lion King, the movie Frozen has a lot of merchandise surrounding it including food with the characters faces on the box. And, Disney Infinity is basically Skylanders, but with Disney characters, and a less flexible version of Minecraft's building gameplay. 15 bucks for a figurine required to play a game, yay. - Skullkid755

They shutdown amazing games, such as toontown and club penguin. For a horrible mobile game that basically forces you to pay money.

True. I love Disney, but they can be pretty greedy. - Martinglez

They should be #1 Have you SEEN the prices for their hotels? - railfan99

4 Google Google Google is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, and software.

As much as I like PlayStore and YouTube, the games on their Play Store have in app purchases even if they are free, and they bought YouTube, and finally, you bye shows on their Play Store while you can watch them for free online - Skullkid755

5 Ubisoft Ubisoft Ubisoft Entertainment SA is a French multinational video game developer and publisher, headquartered in Rennes, France.

So, assassin's creed is good, but they also rehash just dance and their other franchises each year, while forcing PC gamers to use the terrible Uplay platform, and still charge lots of money for micro transactions, DLC, and season passes. So yeah, a company good for the games, bad for the service. - Skullkid755

Greedy as hell always changes requirements to high,made contact with Nvidia - zxm

6 Dish Dish Dish Network is an American direct-broadcast satellite service provider. The company provides satellite television, satellite Internet access, audio programming, and interactive television services to commercial and residential customers in the United States.

Hey you want a Dish with Issues during climate weather? Oh course not! - htoutlaws2012

Basically, they have good channels, but also try to get you to stick with them by making commercials hating on Direct T.V., which takes away money from their rival. - Skullkid755

7 Starbucks Starbucks Starbucks Corporation is an American coffee company and coffeehouse chain. Starbucks was founded in Seattle, Washington in 1971. Today it operates 23,768 locations worldwide, including 13,107 in the United States, 2,204 in China, 1,418 in Canada, 1,160 in Japan and 872 in South Korea.

I love to chill off and drink an iced drink from there (considering it's underrated here in Ireland), but I do agree they're too aggressive on their workers. - Swellow

Good coffee, yes.
One person does two person work, yes.
Schedule your work for you unfairly, yes.
Takes advantage of hardworking people, yes. - Skullkid755

8 Konami

They suck today

How dare they bait the fans of Gurren Lagann when they disappointed us with some stupid pachinko machines instead of a new Gurren Lagann series! Just what the hell do you think one of your greatest works with the company Gainax is, Konami?! - ModernSpongeBobSucks

They make good games like Metal Gear and Castlevania. Good at games, yes.
They also treat their workers poorly and they don't give the workers the credit they deserve. Good at treating workers good, no. - Skullkid755

9 Capcom

They gave us Resident Evil, Street Fight, and Mega Man, but also gave us Disc Locked DLC, which is basically paying for what is already on the disc. - Skullkid755

10 Roblox Corp. Roblox Corp.

They wouldn't fix their original vehicle system bugs and glitches non-scripted, nor physic system, including other bugs, but instead they decided to ignore it along with the community, to make more profit than any company out there. It was good back then, when Erik was around but unfortunately, his life got cut short. they would be better off than being ran by a Bill Gates wannabe. - Thespeedster

They've made a big mistake, they've lost 50+million players. - Thespeedster

Roblox sucks!

This should be No. 1 already, Roblox don't wanna ban anyone just to keep their money.


The Contenders

11 Nintendo Nintendo Nintendo Co., Ltd. is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics and software company headquartered in Kyoto, Japan.

Good, but greedy with their copyright - NamiKazePants08

They take money off of Let's players who records Nintendo. I don't care how many of you TopTens are going to attack me It's true - Aguythatpeopleignores

The AM2R, Project M and Pokémon Uranium copyright strikes immediately come to mind here - xandermartin98

Banning lets players since... 2015 I think - BigTree

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12 Sony Sony Sony Corporation, commonly referred to as Sony, is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan Minato, Tokyo, Japan.

Lets raise the prices of PS Plus!
Better yet lets make people buy to play online! - BigTree

13 AT&T
14 Infinite Flight
15 Activision Activision Activision Publishing, Inc. is an American video game publisher. It was founded on October 1, 1979 and was the world's first independent developer and distributor of video games for gaming consoles.

I wish they were higher up! I should've added them the first time! If I did, it was voted down! This song sucks so much! - Skullkid755

16 Apple Apple Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.

I love them but they’re overpriced - HaloFanboy

17 Bed Bath & Beyond
18 Under Armour Under Armour Under Armour, Inc. is an American company that manufactures footwear, sports, and casual apparel. Under Armour's global headquarters are located in Baltimore, Maryland with additional offices located in Amsterdam, Austin, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Houston, Jakarta, London, Mexico City, Munich, New York more.
19 Best Buy

They do good at fixing computers, but I found out online that they charged someone 200 dollars to clean a computer virus. - Skullkid755

20 Johnson & Johnson
21 Nike
22 BrainPOP
23 McDonald's

100% in first place

24 Nickelodeon Nickelodeon Nickelodeon is an American basic cable and satellite television network launched on December 1, 1977, and is owned by Viacom through Viacom Media Networks and based in New York City.

True. They were responsible for the announcement of Kamp Koral and they intentionally waited for Stephen Hillenburg to die just because he's against spin-offs of the SpongeBob series. Nickelodeon LITERALLY defile Hillenburg's grave for money.

25 Supercell Supercell Supercell is a mobile game development company founded in June 2010 in Helsinki, Finland. The company's debut game was

Pay to get to arena 12 extremely fast! Pay to be level 13 fast

26 Verizon
27 Machine Zone
28 Valve Valve Valve Corporation is an American video game developer, publisher and digital distribution company headquartered in Bellevue, Washington.

Volvo is unfair

29 Cartoon Network Cartoon Network Cartoon Network is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the Turner Broadcasting System division of Time Warner.

They're infamous for there cash grabbing reboots from good series.

30 Adobe
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