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News Good Old Games ditches regional pricing

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Meanmotion, 17 Mar 2014.

  1. Meanmotion

    Meanmotion bleh Moderator

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  2. ChaosDefinesOrder

    ChaosDefinesOrder Vapourmodder

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    There is the potential argument that publishers that don't agree to this don't deserve to have their games bought in the first place (i.e. greed being the motivator for charging more in some places)

    See Adobe + co. lawsuits in Australia
     
  3. Pete J

    Pete J RIP Teelzebub

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    Ah, GOG, I love you so much!
     
  4. loftie

    loftie Well-Known Member

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    I think the humble store does this to an extent. I've noticed their prices fluctuate by about 50p randomly which I just assumed was to do with the £/$.
     
  5. wolfticket

    wolfticket Downwind from the bloodhounds

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    +1 :)

    If only all digital content distribution was run like GOG. I buy from them whenever possible.
    In a way I feel it's our responsibility to make their business model a success for the good of everyone :rock: :)
     
  6. mi1ez

    mi1ez Active Member

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    Can't remember the last game I bought that wasn't through GOG or Humble!
     
  7. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    As GoG are run/owned by CD Projekt Red, a company based in an area that usually gets shafted by regional pricing [Eastern Europe]... This is not a surprise [imo]...

    Now if only i didn't get horribly mauled by my bank for paying for stuff in $, I'd buy more off GoG...
     
  8. Blogins

    Blogins Panda have Guns

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    A select few reputable credit cards do not charge a fee for currency conversion and also feature good rates. Well worth looking into these to reduce outgoings when buying in a foreign currency!
     
  9. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    The chances of me getting any of said cards are pretty much nil, I have considered it [and applied for a couple of them] in the past...


    As it is having to pay nearly £10 for a £5 game is a major deterrent... That and not having the £10 [or £5] in the first place...
     
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