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Steam Summer Sale 2013

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Russ, Jul 12, 2013.

  1. Russ

    Russ Well-Known Member

    For any gamers out there, or even someone looking to get into some games, steam summer sale is a great time to do it :).

    http://store.steampowered.com/

    They have there regular sales that change every 24 hours,
    They have "Flash Sales" which change every 8,
    They have "Community Choice" where the community votes on a game to get an even larger discount, vote is on 3 different games every 8 hours

    The regular sales although not advertised as much are still on sale for an additional 24 hours after there in the spotlight.

    I usually spend a lot of money during this time :D
     
  2. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

    Was already on it. :D First day sales didn't have anything I really wanted and just checking now on day2 to see if there's anything that takes my fancy. :p

    *Unleashes the CC*
     
  3. Russ

    Russ Well-Known Member

    I was tempted to buy the new Bioshock game, still am a little but I usually hate buying single player games.

    With that said... I bought Sleeping Dogs when it went on sale earlier in the game and do not regret it one bit, if you're into GTA style games, you'll love Sleeping Dogs :D
     
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  4. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

    Never was a fan of the GTA Games although I am looking at Black Ops 2 which is currently 50% off which is tempting. :p I might purchase this.
     
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  5. Motobaka

    Motobaka Active Member

    Civilization V Brave New World. I woke up early to be able to play it :)
     
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  6. Forsaken

    Forsaken Well-Known Member

    AMD: Bioshock Infinite, Crysis 3, Tomb Raider, Farcry 3, Sleeping Dogs, Hitman Absolution, Medal of Honor: Warfight
    nVidia: Metro: Last Light

    The free games I got with my new video card (one was doa so need to return it).
     
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  7. smartpixels

    smartpixels Active Member

    Far Cry 3 was my last game and I have bought Mark of the Ninja yet to play it.Anyway games are released at cheaper rate in India :)
     
  8. Forsaken

    Forsaken Well-Known Member

    I usually use a Russian friend of mine to buy games as they get almost a 40-50% discount. (y).
     
  9. Lucas

    Lucas Well-Known Member

    I have a German friend that does this lol... why do Russians get such discounts? What's the deal?
     
  10. Forsaken

    Forsaken Well-Known Member

    It's the exchange rate, same as with India.

    I spent $100 during the Winter sale and got about $250 worth of stuff (y) (Including discount price).
     
  11. Luke F

    Luke F Well-Known Member

    Just be careful with getting round country restrictions etc. - I've been put on alert lists (according to steam support) and blocked from purchasing several times for buying games for Germans. I'm currently blocked from purchasing again right now (they re-block me every sale).
     
  12. Russ

    Russ Well-Known Member

    Ouch that sucks... if you spot a game you really want let me know I'll see what I can do to gift it to ya, we enjoy using your add-ons and appreciate your hard work :)
     
  13. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

    Throws list @Russ :p
     
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  14. Luke F

    Luke F Well-Known Member

    Cheers for the offer, I've got a backup account though :)
     
  15. Forsaken

    Forsaken Well-Known Member

    I have someone buy them then gift them to me (y).
     
  16. Slavik

    Slavik XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Not looking. I've wanted to play a lot of games recently and haven't... my wallet can't take another beating like last years sale...

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  17. smartpixels

    smartpixels Active Member

    I think you can use a VPN to play the games registered in other countries. I am not sure haven't tried steam yet but in theory it should be possible.
     
  18. Lucas

    Lucas Well-Known Member

    You can but as per Steam ToS it is not allowed and could end up in your account being blocked completely if I'm not wrong.
     
  19. Sylar

    Sylar Well-Known Member

    So far spent about 35 bucks and got 5 games! Loving the sale :3
     
  20. NixFifty

    NixFifty Well-Known Member

    Missed yesterday but picked up Tomb Raider today.
     

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