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Originally Posted by zinfinion View Post


The sale is usually around 14 days long, and titles have two sorts of discounts: a discount that lasts the entire sale (usually around 50% off), and then a temporary discount (daily deal, flash deal, etc) that can be anywhere from a day to a few hours long (usually 66%, 75% or more off).

The temporary discounts are always better, so wait for those. If a title you want never gets a temporary discount, then buy it after the last day's batch of temporary discounts is revealed, since it is certain at that point it wont get any cheaper.

Also, flash deals are sometimes not as good as daily deals, so there is some uncertainty involved as to getting the best price. Usually it's only a matter of a dollar or two, so it's not worth getting to concerned about.

Also be on the lookout for publisher packs and franchise collections as those are usually a good way to get a lot of games for a cheaper price.

+1

 

Especially the publisher packs. They can be pretty amazing.

post #52 of 283
I will start the Steam Summer sale thread when it actually starts. I'll have a collection of basically every deal going on during the whole sale, hidden gems that are not on the front page and also the stuff that goes on the Flash Sales every 8 hours. Just keep an eye on it... thumb.gif

For those that wanted Deus Ex HR... this is the cheapest the Ultimate Edition has ever been... use the elder-geek.com coupon code to get an additional 5% off. It will redeem on Steam. It includes all DLC for the game.
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i got 200 bucks saved up ready to stock up cant wait
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i got 200 bucks saved up ready to stock up cant wait

for 200 bucks, on a steam sale, you can get enough games to last for a decade.

post #55 of 283
*Puts hands over eyes, peaks through finger cracks*

I already own like 240 games on steam, haven't played half of them. Unfortunately I bet I will buy more at the summer sale.
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*Puts hands over eyes, peaks through finger cracks*

I already own like 240 games on steam, haven't played half of them. Unfortunately I bet I will buy more at the summer sale.

Steam Sales are a disease.

 

There is no cure for it.

post #57 of 283
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Steam Sales are a disease.

There is no cure for it.

True story.

I have a problem with "deals" period. Take the 3tb drive at newegg for $115 right now. I've been thinking about grabbing a couple of them, even though I don't need them...
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Got about 90 games on my wishlist, just getting ready for this motherload for whatever might come my way.
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They might... I got all the entire series with all DLC, minus AC3, for $25.16, but they are not as cheap as the ones on Amazon... This was during the winter sale.
Not these, they activate on Uplay.

I got AC1 last night from Amazon and it downloaded straight to my desktop. No Uplay required.
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I got AC1 last night from Amazon and it downloaded straight to my desktop. No Uplay required.

You're right. AC1 does not require uplay and also does not activate via uplay. All the others do require uplay though.
Edited by Derko1 - 7/2/13 at 6:09am
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