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Look at that, who knew? It would release right on time (midnight Pacific, 2am central, 3am eastern). Ah well, gimmicks are gimmicks, and I got me my golden potato. biggrin.gif
    
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Originally Posted by Epona View Post
Look at that, who knew? It would release right on time (midnight Pacific, 2am central, 3am eastern). Ah well, gimmicks are gimmicks, and I got me my golden potato.
How is that right on time? It wasn't going to release at any of those times originally.
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post #583 of 1269
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I must have missed the part where Steam controlled retail stores.

If you buy the PC version, you can't play it until it's unlocked on Steam anyways (which is the 7am he was referring to).
post #584 of 1269
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really? why are numerous best buy stores doing midnight releases for mortalkombat and Portal2?
Because that is probably when Valve have always intended to launch.

It would make sense for the stores to release at the same time as Steam, and to do so they would have to have a fair bit of warning. Can't expect them to stay open all night long waiting for some countdown to end at an unknown time.

However what you said was:

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WRONG: it is 3:11Pm here and only 9 hours till midnight (unlock for steam) which is RIGHT ON TIME
And I responded that no, the Steam unlock was set for 7am on the 19th:


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Interesting marketing stunt from Valve...oh well at least Portal 2 will be guaranteed ready for me when I come home from work tomorrow.
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You guys have no idea how excited I am right now.
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stinks to live on the east coast.
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The Ball done! Time decreased like 56 mins.
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I'm setting my alarm for 1:50AM so I can play this game. I haven't looked forward to a game this much since...well....never.
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Now 7h 27mins left
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