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I was wondering if anyone could shed some light on whether the prices in USD on the Australian version of Steam are the same price as those in the US or just a higher price converted into USD?

Americans could help me out, too, I'll list a few games and their prices (as I see them here from Australia) and it would be extremely helpful if someone could verify the prices or tell me what they look like from America:

BC2 Vietnam = $14.99 USD
Homefront = $79.99 USD
RIFT = $49.99 USD
Crysis 2 = $69.99 USD

The main reason for asking this is I'm wondering whether to get the game gifted or to buy it here.

Thanks in advance.
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BFBC2 Vietnam - $14.99
homefront - $49.99
rift $49.99
Crysis 2- $59.99

You could always simply use a proxy and buy through the website in the states.
That's what I did when visiting England during the steam sale to avoid paying in pounds.
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BFBC2 Vietnam - $14.99
homefront - $49.99
rift $49.99
Crysis 2- $59.99

You could always simply use a proxy and buy through the website in the states.
That's what I did when visiting England during the steam sale to avoid paying in pounds.
Oh right, I didn't know you could do that actually. I've never even used a proxy, could you recommend me an application to use? I guess I simply get the IP of a US proxy, connect to it using the application then view the Steam store as I usually would?
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$70 for a soft copy of crysis 2 ? no thanks .

Games are rediculously priced , seriously .. ill go n buy it from the game shop with DL dvd's and booklet etc for that price .
    
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$70 for a soft copy of crysis 2 ? no thanks .

Games are rediculously priced , seriously .. ill go n buy it from the game shop with DL dvd's and booklet etc for that price .
It was simply a random example.
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