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Source : http://www.joystiq.com/2012/11/20/steams-autumn-sale-starts-tomorrow-winter-sale-dated-too/

Sooo.. Is your wallet ready for this!?

Edit : Link fixed.
Post edited November 20, 2012 by koima57
No, Gabe! No!
Interestingly, this summer was the only sale I did not buy a single game from Steam. I felt I had what I wanted, and the games I was interested in did not go on sale. If this continue, I will survive this sale also.
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amok: Interestingly, this summer was the only sale I did not buy a single game from Steam. I felt I had what I wanted, and the games I was interested in did not go on sale. If this continue, I will survive this sale also.
There are so many regular sales all over the place, that the scheduled sales have nearly lost all appeal.

Especially since Amazon entered the scene, Europeans have nearly always better deals there.

Most of the stuff on my wishlist is TBA. Maybe Dishonored ...
I'll wait for Amazon to match prices.
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SimonG: Especially since Amazon entered the scene, Europeans have nearly always better deals there.
Shame us buying stuff there is not technically supported and basically means us lying about our billing info. Other than that you're probably right.
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SimonG: There are so many regular sales all over the place, that the scheduled sales have nearly lost all appeal.

Especially since Amazon entered the scene, Europeans have nearly always better deals there.

Most of the stuff on my wishlist is TBA. Maybe Dishonored ...
yes I think so. Games has just gone down so much in price now on digital (except for day 1 sales) so it is easier to get what you want without the grand sales. Can't say it is a bad trend, I seem to spend more on games now then before...
Hmm .

http://forums.steampowered.com/forums/showthread.php?t=3008864
Yeah, Bethesda and Rockstar do this every sale. They raise the prices to fake a higher discount.

Edit: Wait a sec, I thought this practice was actually illegal in the US?
Post edited November 20, 2012 by Foxhack
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Foxhack: Yeah, Bethesda and Rockstar do this every sale. They raise the prices to fake a higher discount.

Edit: Wait a sec, I thought this practice was actually illegal in the US?
They only screw us europeans .
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SimonG: There are so many regular sales all over the place, that the scheduled sales have nearly lost all appeal.
This - heck I mostly don't even bother checking the steam sale page anymore as its often a good 30 odd games listed nearly every day! I just poke around my wishlist every so often or look at the first page only of discounts.

Gamers are being hit hard with mass sales - sadly it seems to be the current leading theory that you can't have too many sales. On the one hand its nice we get cheaper stuff; on the other hand its kind of pushing us more toward a market who are more willing to wait for stuff to hit sale prices because unless your AAA top rated you'll be on sale before you know it (and heck the indy scene do this badly, some of them jump onto bundle sales before they've even been out for months it seems!)


That said I've never understood why Steam always does their Autumn sale so darned late and so close to Christmas! Though I guess it is one last good attempt at personal purchases before everyone gets hammered in the wallet in christmas.
I don't want to. But I still might collapse under pressure.
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Foxhack: Yeah, Bethesda and Rockstar do this every sale. They raise the prices to fake a higher discount.

Edit: Wait a sec, I thought this practice was actually illegal in the US?
Maybe, maybe not--"We checked with the Washington Attorney General's Office who said it would only be considered "deceptive" pricing if the store didn't first try selling the items at the higher price, for a reasonable amount of time."
I have no spending money at the moment, but honestly I don't feel like there's much I really want on Steam, so I'll probably sit this one out.
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Foxhack: Yeah, Bethesda and Rockstar do this every sale. They raise the prices to fake a higher discount.

Edit: Wait a sec, I thought this practice was actually illegal in the US?
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ne_zavarj: They only screw us europeans .
Not really. The prices go up for America as well. I first noticed iD raising the prices on their superpack a few years back.