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Should I purchase it for $59.99 USD or hold off for a little while longer? Are there any deals that are known to be coming? The limited edition looks decent enough but I'm not sure if I can tie it to my account as a digital download, or if I will need to keep the discs?
Maybe it will be coming out cheaper from the likes of CDKeysHere upon release date too, or perhaps that will be very unlikely?
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this is just a guess and assumption.. but i would imagine it would be full price for some time. BLizzard has sunk a lot of money in this game
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Don't really see it being super cheap anywhere, maybe ~5 bucks off of somewhat popular key selling websites, but I can't be so sure.

I'd actually recommend getting the limited edition if you're looking forward to D3, it has a lot of cool goodies smile.gif
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The game will likely be full price for over a year if it succeeds... and it probably will. I really don't see it dropping in price until the first expansion, anyone wanting the game is already a fan and will pay the full price.. and blizzard knows it.
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Yea, Blizzard titles hold their price tags for a quite a long time if history is any indication on how this release will work.

I also pre-ordered the Collector's edition... as you can always tie your CD-Key to the account and re-download/install from the site without ever having to mess with your collector's box again... I'm just really looking forward to storing all my video card, SSD, and motherboard BIOSes on a Soulstone USB drive biggrin.gif
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post #6 of 7
I mean, just look at the price of Diablo 2 / LoD today... still pretty darn expensive for a very old game.
post #7 of 7
Collectors edition I think is a really good deal, you get the game, the $20 dollar predecessor, a diablo skull plus a flash drive, a dvd/blu ray movie on how it was made, the soundtrack, an art book, plus the in game items for each Blizzard title.

$60 for the game, $20 for Diablo 2 and the expansion.

You essentially pay only $20 for the skull, flash drive, dvd, soundtrack, art book, and in game items all together.
I think that's one hell of a deal for a collectors edition. thumb.gif
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