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I know BF3 is $60 right now since it just launched, but I see games sold new for like $40 or less. How long does this take?
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Depends on the game.
CoD always sticks way up there forever, I'd expect BF3 to do the same for at least a few months.

Something like Brink which was released about ~5ish months ago is already going for $15.50
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Yea dont anticipate BF3 to drop price anytime soon or within reasonable prices. COD4 didn't hit the ~$20 range until this year iirc. In general games will see a sale either prior to release, shortly after (amazon, steam etc) or full blown price cuts about 6-8months.
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Depends on the game.
Something like Brink which was released about ~5ish months ago is already going for $15.50
Really? Brink still retails for €40 new here and about €22 second hand.
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Anywhere from 2 weeks to 6 months for a minor change, major changes of half or more only happen in 1-2 years.
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The price for BF3 wont drop till the hype is over. Just wait for a sale, you'll probably be able to grab a copy for around $45.
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