Thursday, July 21, 2011

Pre-order SWTOR CE edition is expensive as hell (for EU players)

Oh hello there Bioware. Did you know that 150$ is not really 150 euros? Acutally its more like 213$

So.. you know.. fuck you

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is the same as

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But this $ is not the same as


Yesterday I didn't know, what my breaking point would be, for whether or not I'd buy the Collectors edition. now I know.

6 comments:

  1. Wow. Epic fail on simple maths.
    Or perhaps they think Europeans have more dosh.. or are more passionate about Star Wars..
    or.. that it wouldn't be noticed.. or.. or..

    I'm fuming a little bit.

    I was never going to by the Collectors edition, but I know a lot of people who will. Or perhaps _would_ have if the pricing had been fair. Or perhaps they'll order the US version and play on US servers. Just for the hell of it.

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  2. I'm looking at a polish site that offers the game in Slotys, or maybe Yen? :P

    Hopefully it'll be re-priced

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  3. I've just had this pointed out to me:

    " its the silly $149+ tax and €149 inc tax thing they keep pulling on us :P"

    I am in no way capable of doing the maths to see if that's right or not :P

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  4. Doesn't make sense, the Digital version from Origin is priced at $79.99 and €74.99 (and 80$ is around 56 euros)

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  5. ..wait, although going into the origin store, it seems the price isn't that high

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  6. The CE is darn pricy for the Aussies too, and we're not even getting localised servers. I'm waiting to see if we get some better support before spending a cent.

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