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Amazon is really competing against Steam

#1hitokiri13Posted 7/1/2012 7:46:54 PM
I remember it used to be Newegg but even without the discounts. The tax free and free shipping gets me. I haven't bought anything from Newegg since my Canon EOS 5D Mark II on Black Friday last year (They beat BH and Amazon by 200 USD even with tax included).
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#2LotionExplosionPosted 7/1/2012 7:58:32 PM
Amazon is only showing up like 5 PC games for sale and they're nothing really exciting.
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#3The_Mighty_KELPPosted 7/1/2012 8:30:21 PM
hitokiri13 posted...
free shipping gets me

Hey, hasn't Steam had that for... ever? =P
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#4_LegendaryPunk_Posted 7/1/2012 8:49:50 PM
Summer and x-mas 2011 amazon had some great sales, and their daily / weekly ones can be pretty serious too. And they're doing it all without their own game manager client as well (*coughOrigin*cough).

+1 for amazon
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#5razidPosted 7/1/2012 9:35:43 PM
I think he meant to say Amazon is really competing against Newegg, since that's what he talks about in his post

I love amazon, been using it all the time, especially with their free amazon prime trial for university students. It's a life saver, bought meager things like pencils from amazon so i didnt have to get my butt to walmart
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#6PseudoIntellectPosted 7/1/2012 10:22:19 PM
Of course they're competing with other retailers...

Does that amaze you or something ?
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#7PruvmerongPosted 7/2/2012 1:11:14 AM
Digging up my old .edu email account and getting a free year of Amazon Prime was the best thing that's ever happened to me.
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