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were is my steam cell phone app


i could care less about it i want an im app for my cell phone
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TERRIBLE logic
and i totally agree ... its absurd to think like that
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I have been purchasing games from steam since a long time. I just pay the game price in US$. Why cant every one do the same instead of facing this new conversion rate from steam? I wish they apply the actual conversion rates.
I actually end up paying more than double the price to steam if i were to pick up a retail edition here . But i get to play the games the day they are released .
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I kinda just wish steam would actually work from time to time.

I cant use the online store despite installing flash 3 times, and it refuses to let me add stuff to my cart.

This really adds fuel to the fire of the anti-steam lobby, and i can see why many people dislike steam so much.
    
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At present it's roughly $1.48 to £1. When checking for the price of the Valve Complete Pack, it's currently $100 in the US but £50 in the UK. Nice to see the UK getting a better deal for once, but I still don't see why they value their software at different levels in each world region.
Edited by t4ct1c47 - 12/20/08 at 5:09am
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Valve look like retard now... Retail boxes are cheaper than online shop... and I like retail more.
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well done valve you have just lost a hell of a lot of euro customers... They can just go out to a shop and buy the games for cheaper..

Thankfully we dont have the euro in the UK and the prices are ok, but still they are cheaper in the shop than on steam.
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I understand that you are getting jipped here, but they can charge you what they want, as they are the one selling it. go else where or get stuck paying the bill.. no offense to any euros here.
I love it how Europeans run to one of the their all powerful commissions when they have a problem...

STEAM can charge whatever they want for their games, if gamers find it too high then they should get their games elsewhere. If STEAM were to absurdly increase game prices I would just not buy from them, I wouldn't go whine to the government to do something about it.
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post #29 of 162
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Originally Posted by t4ct1c47 View Post
At present it's roughly $1.48 to £1. When checking for the price of the Valve Complete Pack, it's currently $100 in the US but £50 in the UK. Nice to see the UK getting a better deal for once, but I still don't see why they value their software at different levels in each world region.
You're not even close. While I'm writing this, the Euro is worth 1.391 U.S. Dollars. That's up from a month ago when it was down near 1.25 dollars.
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Well, great. Valve started ripping people off again.
This only means one thing for me... I'm going back to buying at the shop. Before, it would save me like $3 USD to buy on Steam. Not much, but as long as it was a little less/the same I would buy it on there to support Steam.

Now it costs more to buy on Steam...
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