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USD/ZAR generally has strange swings in the forex market, I believe their government might manipulate their currency movements.
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I'm hoping for cheaper prices, myself. Wouldn't that be nice?

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I'm hoping for cheaper prices, myself. Wouldn't that be nice?

Your mouth gods ears ..... however, knowing our glorious country I think it wont end up being an advantage....
post #14 of 58
This is not the best of news :/
Edited by DullBoi - 11/5/15 at 3:58am
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What else can we mess up.

inb4 $50 games are R899.
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What else can we mess up.

inb4 $50 games are R899.

That would be a shame. I'm hoping more for R599....
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I just cringe at the thought of it becoming like origin store. Something about seeing a game going for $14.99 feels better than seeing a game go for R299
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yes this is indeed sad news. However I would still avoid platforms like G2A. Had terrible experience with them. Maybe switch over to origin. (shudders at the thought)

I dont know hey, I have had so many mixed reviews about G2A ... some people tell me its the best thing since sliced bread, and others have said avoid it like the plague, but then when you go onto their site they offer that G2A Shield? which could be a bunch of hogwash ... but yeah, sadly no first hand experience?
I bought Dragonball Xenoverse. Key was used. Took me two frustrating months WITH the G2A shield to get a resolution and a refund. Their slogan for G2A Shield is "all disputes are sold in a timely fashion" or something on those lines. NOPE!!!!!!

As for Steam now in Rands. I'm a realist. With the rand weakening and now the 14% tax add on. I am not hopeful.
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I'm hoping for cheaper prices, myself. Wouldn't that be nice?

Thats what I'm hoping for... not that I'm expecting it.
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