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Anyone still buy Physical copies of PC games?

#11OmegaBladesPosted 8/21/2014 1:08:12 AM
I'm starting to build my first gaming PC and most likely will dedicate this generation to PC. I usually wait for a sale, but I do buy physical copies of new PC games, as I can get it for cheaper that way, with Best Buy's GCU (20% off any new title, plus typically a $10 voucher for certain preorders).

I'm probably getting Borderlands Pre-Sequel on release day that way, definitely cheaper than a mere 10% off for owning the original two games.

Diablo III expansion is going to be $20 next week, so I'll be picking that up for $16.
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#12akuma634Posted 8/21/2014 1:11:05 AM
There is no point in this day age, almost all of the game discs just install to Steam or Origin. The last one I bought was COD Black Ops 2 because I had a Walmart giftcard. I will be getting a big box edition of Wasteland 2, but I already have the Steam copy, so it will just be there for display.
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#13-5xad0w-Posted 8/21/2014 1:21:06 AM
Nah.

Don't even buy physical for my Wii U.
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#14pingufetch5Posted 8/21/2014 1:26:56 AM
I bought Civ 5 Gold Edition this month since, it was on sale on Amazon, and my internet is 1.2 megabit down. If my internet wasn't complete garbage I wouldn't buy physical on pc.
#15ClashtonnPosted 8/21/2014 1:31:09 AM
I don't buy physical games on PC or console. Although I don't really buy any games on consoles anymore, but if I did they'd be digital.
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#16NemerlightPosted 8/21/2014 2:00:18 AM
Well i bought WoW expansions packs but apart that no.
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#17thegreatsquarePosted 8/21/2014 2:04:29 AM
After DLing Wolfenstein on Steam for 5hrs, I may start buying retail for these large games.
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#18DC07301981Posted 8/21/2014 3:07:07 AM
Last two physical copies of games that I bought were Civilization V: Brave New World Expansion and WarCraft III Battle Chest. Everything else has been digital. I haven't bought a physical copy of a game in a little more than a year.
#19YuniuninuniunPosted 8/21/2014 3:15:20 AM
I like boxes for my collection. But I am finding it harder to buy boxes for games.
Used to get releases at nearby stores but my gamestop has given up all hope of restocking their PC games and the walmart near me has been sold out on PC games forever and also refuses to restock.

Ordering online is hit or miss
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#20Dark_SpiretPosted 8/21/2014 3:15:54 AM
depends on how large the download is. my isp is a pos so some times i try to find retail if i can.
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