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Multi Latest Steam & General Gaming Bargains: Read first post!

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by AshT, 1 Dec 2009.

  1. oscy

    oscy Active Member

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    Ah, on Battle.net there are different editions. As you say though, the cheapest is still £34, which is £4 more expensive than getting everything! Not even counting the bonus stuff that could be sold for £20 back.
     
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  3. jon

    jon Chief Phrenologist

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    God, how many games do I have in *that* category ...
     
  4. MightyBenihana

    MightyBenihana Do or do not, there is no try

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    Witcher 3 LIve Concert free for 48 hours (about a day and change left atm) on on GOG.
     
  5. Paradigm Shifter

    Paradigm Shifter de nihilo nihil fit

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    Huh. Missed that. :(

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    Finally got Destiny 2 to associate to my account. Will I play it? Probably not.
     
  6. MightyBenihana

    MightyBenihana Do or do not, there is no try

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    Sins of a Solar Empire - Rebellion is free on HUmble Bundle
     
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    Assassins Creed Odyseey is £25.99 on amazon, cheaper than ubisoft even with their 20% extra off.
     
  9. Byron C

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    Free is the right price for me!
     
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  12. Byron C

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    Yep

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  13. Paradigm Shifter

    Paradigm Shifter de nihilo nihil fit

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    Cheers. Just wanted to make sure it wasn't some weirdness from "UK account but in Japan" - which has confused the hell out of them before now.
     
  14. Xir

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    The silence here tells me the STEAM sale this year isn't very exiting… :grin:
     
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    Don't think the Christmas sale has started yet. Normally a few days before, rumours for 20th Dec this year.
     
  16. Xir

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    Ah I thought they'd just go on from the Black Friday Event to the Christmas sale
     
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  18. oscy

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    Even so, people are catching on that it isn't like it used to be. Steam were destroying the PC market, then around 2011 I think they reigned it in. RRP didn't drop as fast and discounts stopped being 90% or 85% as much. Now it's '75% off' that's the benchmark.

    But it was a bit late because by then GoG had appeared, they're usually cheaper than Steam on RRP and sale price. Then there are the key sites which pretty much sell games at a level Steam used to. Steam had gained such a customer base though that they can still get by on the name. There are acutally people who refuse to buy a game unless it's on Steam, like they're indoctrinated.
     
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    Steam doesn't control what the normal price is, when stuff gets discounted or by how much... that is all on whoever publishes the game.
     
  20. oscy

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    Maybe it wasn't back then, because they hated it. Now it is, hence the change?
     

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