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Anyone still buy Physical copies of PC games?

#1Jedi454Posted 8/20/2014 10:39:43 PM
The last one I bought was Halo CE, but now i'm just buying digital because it's much cheaper and I don't see the need to buy Physical copies.
#2AsucaHayashiPosted 8/20/2014 10:47:45 PM
i actually preordered the physical copy of D3 but since they knocked a bit of the price if i purchased the "digital" version i went with that instead.

and by digital i mean they just emailed me a pic of the key that came with the physical box and therefore saved on transport.
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#3jedinatPosted 8/20/2014 10:53:58 PM
Physical copies of PC games are worthless.
#4thehypocrite666Posted 8/20/2014 11:33:53 PM
Almost always physical... Love the box for my collection, and when I like much the game, I take collector's editions.

Long live to boxes!
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#5IBKNAWTUPosted 8/20/2014 11:35:37 PM
Nah, I play on PC to not have to deal with all that. I prefer physical on consoles though.
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#6ZachnornPosted 8/20/2014 11:55:50 PM
I only buy physical PC games if they are cheap. The last physical PC games I bought were Assassin's Creed 1, Far Cry 3, and Civilization IV. $5 each from Best Buy on Black Friday in 2009. And it's not like I'll be waiting in line for hours on end for more Black Friday PC games when there's Steam (though I waited for a TV, not the games). I discovered the Winter Sale that year only after buying those PC games physically.
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#7FaPaThYPosted 8/20/2014 11:56:49 PM
Hell no
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#8DaLaggaPosted 8/21/2014 12:07:32 AM
Zachnorn posted...
I only buy physical PC games if they are cheap. The last physical PC games I bought were Assassin's Creed 1, Far Cry 3, and Civilization IV. $5 each from Best Buy on Black Friday in 2009. And it's not like I'll be waiting in line for hours on end for more Black Friday PC games when there's Steam (though I waited for a TV, not the games). I discovered the Winter Sale that year only after buying those PC games physically.


Holy crap! You got FC3 in 2009? Can I borrow your time machine? :P

*I assume you meant FC2*
#9jessica73Posted 8/21/2014 12:31:05 AM
Yeah, but it's not that often. Last two I got were TW2 and Skyrim, just when they have great physical goods in them or are somehow cheaper, mostly. Or I just happen to want an old game that isn't on any digital market yet.

Oh, Sims games too, they still work used. Or I buy them new, register the digital copy and sell the physical off.
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#10maybecallsPosted 8/21/2014 1:03:49 AM
Last one I bought on disc was King's Bounty: Warriors of the North in January this year. Don't buy much now, though. Apart from that game, the only other games I've bought this year were in a $1 Humble Bundle.