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Is there a common pricing scheme for new game releases? (Black Ops)

I'm contemplating if I should pre-order the game at $55 off amazon now or just wait a week or two to see if the price will drop. I'll be working more hours the day after Black Ops comes out so i won't be able to play it that much. Does the price for new games usually drop after a week or two? Or should I just pre-order and get a copy of it before it sells out?
Old 10-26-2010, 05:30 AM alphaivt is offline  
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MW2 was on sale ... um ... ONCE on Steam, and that was like 3 weeks ago. %25 off.

Price won't drop for at least a year on that title.
Old 10-26-2010, 06:01 AM Biospider is offline  
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normally they dont drop for a year +

but I did see Dead Rising 2 on steam for almost 20 dollars less than the store price

that was really surprising to me , anyone know why they did that?

at walmart it was 59.99

on steam it was 39.99
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Old 10-26-2010, 09:07 AM NIPPLES OF VENGEANCE is offline  
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because you're looking at console vs PC versions.

PC version is $20 cheaper than consoles

Old 10-26-2010, 09:17 AM Codesage is offline  
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Activision doesnt like dropping the price on Call of Duty titles it seems.
So it probably won't drop for a long while.
Old 10-26-2010, 10:21 AM Gabbo is offline  
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price drop after two weeks
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Old 10-26-2010, 01:12 PM cokezeroholic is offline  
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most games now seem to drop price pretty quickly after they come out, except for Modern Warfare games, it took ages for COD4 to drop below $30, and I ton't think MW2 has dropped below $40 yet on sale.
Old 10-26-2010, 02:44 PM jonnydooluvsu is offline  
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You missed the $50 price + $20 GC from amazon
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