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Old 03-06-2012, 03:40 PM   #1
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Ha ha, what, base price is still 80USD? LOL, no sale

The 66% off deal today would be tempting if they weren't still trying to charge Australians - I kid you not - 80USD for this three year old game.

These publishers have no idea.

No sale. I'm not paying double (or worse) what you charge Americans. Even the "sale" price is too high for a three year old game.

Enjoy not having my money.
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Old 03-06-2012, 03:57 PM   #2
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I use to have sympathy for you guys but do we really need this 'I'm a ripped off Australian' rant every damn Steam sale.
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Old 03-06-2012, 04:28 PM   #3
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The 66% off deal today would be tempting if they weren't still trying to charge Australians - I kid you not - 80USD for this three year old game.

These publishers have no idea.

No sale. I'm not paying double (or worse) what you charge Americans. Even the "sale" price is too high for a three year old game.

Enjoy not having my money.
Its $10 For the US
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Old 03-06-2012, 05:01 PM   #4
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The 66% off deal today would be tempting if they weren't still trying to charge Australians - I kid you not - 80USD for this three year old game.

These publishers have no idea.

No sale. I'm not paying double (or worse) what you charge Americans. Even the "sale" price is too high for a three year old game.

Enjoy not having my money.
Ok... don't buy it.
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Old 03-06-2012, 06:10 PM   #5
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Its $10 For the US
But the pricing is different for Australian users, and Steam games are still priced in U.S. dollars for them.

If you could somehow change your locale to Australia and then log into Steam you would get completely different prices.
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Old 03-06-2012, 06:19 PM   #6
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Its $10 For the US
Unfortunately it's £10 here in the UK, which is equivalent of $15. However, some of the addons work out cheaper. It's a complete minefield. Then again, I've come to expect that from EA.
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Old 03-06-2012, 06:25 PM   #7
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if you're looking for the price differences, go to Steampowered.au I think.
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Old 03-06-2012, 06:27 PM   #8
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I use to have sympathy for you guys but do we really need this 'I'm a ripped off Australian' rant every damn Steam sale.
Amen

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Old 03-06-2012, 07:19 PM   #9
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At least you aussies have a higher exchange rate. What about poor New Zealand!
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Old 03-06-2012, 08:14 PM   #10
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ok, im looking at the australian price.... 27.19
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Old 03-06-2012, 08:48 PM   #11
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I use to have sympathy for you guys but do we really need this 'I'm a ripped off Australian' rant every damn Steam sale.
Until it stops happening, yes.

And it's not "every damn Steam sale", just the idiot publishers who keep trying to rip us off.

Actually, by letting them know why they're losing sales, we're doing them a favour.
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Old 03-06-2012, 11:28 PM   #12
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Agreed 100%

I have $100 to spend on games this week. I guess it isn't going to be this.

Of course I can always check out OzGameShop instead though

Edit: I decided to get two KONY 2012 kits instead

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Old 03-07-2012, 08:56 AM   #13
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Unfortunately it's £10 here in the UK, which is equivalent of $15. However, some of the addons work out cheaper. It's a complete minefield. Then again, I've come to expect that from EA.
Unfortunately it's more than 15€ here in Portugal, which is the equivalent of 20$. The DLC are all priced at 1€=1$, at best. It's a complete minefield. Then again, I've come to expect that from EA :/
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