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So is activision pretty stingy? Is the best sale we are going to see on COD?

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2 years ago#1
Atleast for a while? Have they ever done half off on their games before?

I want to buy all the CODs even though I own them on ps3.

http://store.steampowered.com/search/?snr=1_614_615_codfranchisesale_12&term=call+of+duty#term=call%20of%20duty&category1=998&sort_order=ASC&page=1
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2 years ago#2
You can find em cheaper in other places such as amazon. The newer ones, starting with Black Ops all register on Steam even when bought retail.

Edit: Yeah, they are very stingy and Activision rarely lower prices. Strangely, BO2 and Ghosts both cost the same.
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2 years ago#3
Interfusor posted...
You can find em cheaper in other places such as amazon


it seems like they are all about the same price as their steam sales right now
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2 years ago#4
Do you want to see how stingy Activision is?

Here's a 10 year old game and look at the price of it:
http://store.steampowered.com/app/2600/
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2 years ago#5
snesmaster40 posted...
Do you want to see how stingy Activision is?

Here's a 10 year old game and look at the price of it:
http://store.steampowered.com/app/2600/


but atleast its been 75% off before:
http://www.steamgamesales.com/HTi7q/vampire-the-masquerade-bloodlines

I dont think ANY cod games have been more then 50% off
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2 years ago#6
COD is popular and keeps its value.

I don't think their stingy otherwise they'd charge you for every WOW expac still/
2 years ago#7
Yes they are stingy, I remember a while ago they raised the prices on their PC games from 50-60 USD just because they could. Wasn't a profit thing, just did it to pretty much see if people would pay it...low and behold they did.
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2 years ago#8
Honestly... for all of the things Activision has done wrong in the industry, I really don't fault them here. Call of Duty games sell continuously and not just the newer ones. If a particular game is known for being one of "the better" CoD games, then it will have legs far and beyond sequels. (Black Ops 2 being one of those)
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2 years ago#9
Actually yeah, some of the Call of Duty games HAVE dropped more than 50% off before. But never on Steam as far as I know.

Amazon once ran a promo for Modern Warfare 2 for $4.99 back in early 2012 (haven't seen them sell it for that low again since then). Also some places like Newegg have had the MAC versions of Call of Duty 2 and Call of Duty 4 for $4.99 as well, and since those are Steamplay titles they work on PC as well.

But yeah, Activision rarely has great deals anymore.
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2 years ago#10
Maybe they just need to learn that friendship is magic, and they'll lower their prices just for you.
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