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post #11 of 19
Yes, Steam is crazy expensive! I always buy new retail games for almost half the price of Steam, or Origin. Red Orchestra 2 cost me €20 as opposed to Steams €35, Battlefield 3 cost me €30 as opposed to Origins €50.

Sure the sales are awesome, but new game prices are just outrageous... comparatively.
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post #12 of 19
Most retailers are expensive if you don't buy what they sell if they are in sale.

But, I only find steam expensive in the sense of how much a lot of ppl spend in games and never play them like me
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post #13 of 19
yes
/tl:dr
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post #14 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by Amhro View Post
yes
/tl:dr
"TL;DR"

You both misspelled and misused it...I don't think you know how to wield its power.
    
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post #15 of 19
Steam is only cheap in the us.
Since for european prices they just replace $ with a €
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post #16 of 19
wait till black friday your probably gonna have an eye gasm because steam is gonna try to beat everyones price
    
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post #17 of 19
Thread Starter 
Letsbuy.com is a very reputed website in India.

Can i play online if i buy the game form a retail store like Ebay or Letsbuy or local game store and not from Steam?

Deus ex is a single player game.
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Anyone in here ever bought a game in Belgium? PC games (new) retail for 50-60 euros, console games for 70 euros and more over here. Steam sells them at 50 euros or less (depending on the game's age). During Steams's weekend deals you can really get good games for very little money though(recently got Borderlands GOTY for 7 euros for instance). Some shops over here even still sell Team Fortress 2 for 20 euros while it is now free to play on Steam.
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post #19 of 19
As said before, steam is great for their sales. The daily, midweek, weekend and holiday sales are hard to beat. Like soda, I have a habit of buying steam sales and never playing half the games .

Simply put, if you want the game right away you can probably find elsewhere cheaper. If your willing to wait, steam will have a great sale for that game sometime.
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