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http://store.steampowered.com/app/379720/

DOOM @ 40% Discount is very good. $35.99

Which is a fake discount.

It was already at that price before Steam sales, this is the exact trickery we've been talking about:

https://www.g2a.com/doom-steam-cd-key-preorder-global.html

Game is currently 33Euro over G2A WITHOUT Steam Sale discount.

In my region (Switzerland) it costs 45CHF to buy it... Inital price ? 75 bucks.

G2A sellers probably got those keys from Steam sales tongue.gif
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G2A sellers probably got those keys from Steam sales tongue.gif

Nope, because they've been selling at these prices for awhile now.
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G2A sellers probably got those keys from Steam sales tongue.gif

Same game in Switzerland, physical disk works on Steam probably, it is already 50 bucks...

I am not making numbers from some specific part of my body, i was looking for Doom price is still the same for me.
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post #104 of 303
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The...sale...just...started.

All of those products were "cheaper" on the last day...It's day 1 bro. Day 1.

I thought they changed it so all games are reduced during the sale. They got rid of flash sales/daily sales etc. didn't they?

Or are they going to offer a higher discount later on in the sale?
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I thought they changed it so all games are reduced during the sale. They got rid of flash sales/daily sales etc. didn't they?

Or are they going to offer a higher discount later on in the sale?

I don't remember further reduced prices in any sales since refund policies appeared. Doubtful there will be any flash sales now.
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Which is a fake discount.

It was already at that price before Steam sales, this is the exact trickery we've been talking about:

https://www.g2a.com/doom-steam-cd-key-preorder-global.html

Game is currently 33Euro over G2A WITHOUT Steam Sale discount.

In my region (Switzerland) it costs 45CHF to buy it... Inital price ? 75 bucks.

Some publishers raise the base price of the game on Steam to offset the discount. You should be railing against these truly fake sales, not wasting your energy on apples to oranges comparisons.
    
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People defending valves crummy sale tactics make me sad, the games HAVE been cheaper on previous sales and in the last few years yes they have been jacking the base price up of games just to reduce them to original price. Lets not forget the early access tactics on sale just before the big sale starts they push it into the next "stage" of the game and raise the price of the game then reduce it on the sale to the price it was.

Steam sales used to be incredible, cdkeys is where it's at. Before people cry cdkeys is like gta and steal their keys, no they do not. Cdkeys buy boxed copies in bulk from countries where it's cheaper then sell the game code.
Edited by sugalumps - 6/23/16 at 1:54pm
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worst steam sale yet?
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Yeah, this sale kind of crappy.

The one game I was hoping to go on sale is not on sale at all. mad.gif
 
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People defending valves crummy sale tactics make me sad, the games HAVE been cheaper on previous sales and in the last few years yes they have been jacking the base price up of games just to reduce them to original price. Lets not forget the early access tactics on sale just before the big sale starts they push it into the next "stage" of the game and raise the price of the game then reduce it on the sale to the price it was.

Steam sales used to be incredible, cdkeys is where it's at. Before people cry cdkeys is like gta and steal their keys, no they do not. Cdkeys buy boxed copies in bulk from countries where it's cheaper then sell the game code.

Which again is Grey Market. No thanks on supporting Grey Market Keys. You're damaging the industry to save a few bucks, but hey that's up to you.

You do understand Valve does not set prices for the games on their stores besides their own games correct? Publishers set the prices, publisher set the sale prices during the Steam Sales.
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