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User Info: Darkcloud20

Darkcloud20
3 years ago#11
because selling it on a sale for $5 while showing a 75% off generates more sales than selling it always at that price.
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User Info: sinisterorion

sinisterorion
3 years ago#12
DiviDude posted...
It's Steam, who gives a s*** about non-sale prices?


Gotta go with this. If I see something as 20 dollars on Steam, the first thing that pops in my head is, "oh, that should be fun when its 5 - 7.50 in a month / few months". At least for older games.

User Info: bluemoogle

bluemoogle
3 years ago#13
I recommend getting it when it's on sale. It's worth even a full price (a single playthrough with all side quests is around 30-35 hours). It's roleplaying the way RPGs should be designed: the dialogue and choices actually matter. Save for the last two dungeons, which are ridiculously unbalanced, the game is a total joy to play.
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biohazard1775
3 years ago#14
JustAndrew88 posted...
Publisher: Activision

Cause that.
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User Info: happyscrub1

happyscrub1
3 years ago#15
Darkcloud20 posted...
because selling it on a sale for $5 while showing a 75% off generates more sales than selling it always at that price.


I never seen it go below 20% off on steam
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alhvatr
3 years ago#16
From: happyscrub1 | Posted: 12/10/2013 9:44:45 PM | #015
Darkcloud20 posted...
because selling it on a sale for $5 while showing a 75% off generates more sales than selling it always at that price.


I never seen it go below 20% off on steam

http://www.steamprices.com/us/app/2600/vampire-the-masquerade-bloodlines
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User Info: Majoras_pants

Majoras_pants
3 years ago#17
It's worth more than a lot of games sold at full $60 price released this year.
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LostHisHardcore
3 years ago#18
I bought it in a sale a while ago but I hear it's a broken and buggy mess. What do PCH?
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User Info: Allmattered

Allmattered
3 years ago#19
Actually TC makes a good point. Most games that old should be at most $9.99. Don't believe me, go look the price of any 6th gen game you know on Steam.

The key thing to note here is that the game is by ACTIVISION and all ACTIVISION games never go down in price because ACTIVISION are greedy b*stards (I believe even more so than EA since even EA games are much cheaper). just look at their games: Prototype, Call of Duty classic etc. NONE has ever gone below a 50% discount on Steam I can tell you that

User Info: darkstar4221

darkstar4221
3 years ago#20
because you didn't pirate the game. If a game is seven years old anything more than $12 is not worth it.
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