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steam pre-order available 10% discount

Discussion in 'Civ5 - General Discussions' started by nea*Nicu, May 28, 2012.

  1. Xink

    Xink King

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    Amazon UK price (as noted above)....




    Steam UK price...



    I have the Civ V (and DLC) complete through Steam and I would have liked to have ordered the expansion that way as well. But the savings from Amazon in comparison are too good to miss.

    Sad really that Amazon can send me through the post a "real" copy cheaper than Steam can allow me to download the digital version.
     
  2. anandus

    anandus Errorist

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    Steam is more expensive, always is.
    You pay a sort of lazyman's fee :p

    But it's more something for this topic I think?
     
  3. Xink

    Xink King

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    I do like Steam and I have often gone for the lazyman's method of purchase. But I still like a little grumble about it first :D
     
  4. Nefliqus

    Nefliqus Prince

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    Steam reseller with USD price for people from Europe:
     
  5. anandus

    anandus Errorist

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    5 cents cheaper :p (€26,94)
     
  6. Nefliqus

    Nefliqus Prince

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    26,94 USD for me
     
  7. Zaimejs

    Zaimejs Emperor

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    That's too bad about it being cheaper at Amazon. I need to check on this for more games. I must admit though, the auto updates and everything through Steam make gaming much simpler.

    I have a question... I bought the G&K on one machine... my Mac. Then when I went to my PC and fired up STEAM, it didn't recognize that I had already paid for it on another platform... this doesn't happen usually. Any clue? Should I just wait?
     
  8. mjs0

    mjs0 The 4th X

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    Just a thought...

    Did you buy the Mac version from Steam or through the App store?

    The App Store version is single player, doesn't use Steam and so isn't SteamPlay, i.e. doesn't come with the PC version.
     
  9. duxup

    duxup Prince

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    I've seen it happen before, but it didn't take more than a few min to show up. Restart steam?
     
  10. anandus

    anandus Errorist

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    Slightly offtopic, but how do you change from euro to USD?
     
  11. tokyochojin

    tokyochojin Chieftain

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    35.99 USD for me , why is that?
     
  12. anandus

    anandus Errorist

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    I asked on Greenmangaming, and the currency/price is determined by location and can't be changed.
     
  13. claestw

    claestw Chieftain

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    Hey, I always think of discounts as "let's raise the price tag then give discounts to get the profit margin we want".

    But in any case, that $3 makes me want to buy the Inca & Spain DLC and pre-order G&K.
     
  14. Mesix

    Mesix One of Porg

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    Does anyone else think there should be a special CivFanatics discount?
     
  15. TheMarshmallowBear

    TheMarshmallowBear Benelovent Chieftain of the BearKingdom

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    I don't think there should be one.
     
  16. anandus

    anandus Errorist

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    With a special pre-order civ: The civfanatics.
    Unique Ability: Endless forumranting
    Whenever your civ is unhappy it generates extra culture :p
     
  17. janboruta

    janboruta Artistriarch

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    The ultimate REX civ.

    This was the best post of the last month in G&K subforum :D
     
  18. Emstinson

    Emstinson Warlord

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    Yeah if we need a special extra discount it should be for having over 1500 hours played since vanilla... A compensation for all of the growing pains :p haha I'm just looking forward to having the extra things to worry about as far as religion and espionage back in the mix. So I think the preorder now is fine and will gladly give it another 1500 as they work out the kinks...
     
  19. Yngvi

    Yngvi Chevalier du Tastevin

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    Oh, well, I just paid the lazyman's fee; I pre-ordered it from Steam when I promised myself I would wait for a few days after release to see what everybody thought.

    I'm weak. :shake:
     
  20. tokyochojin

    tokyochojin Chieftain

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    Can anyone know why it cost me 35.99USD (after discount) from Steam? Seems a big premium just because I am in Japan?
     

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