Steam, Origin, Epic, Twitch, Good*, *Games <digital delivery store> Sales

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  1. manux

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    Is steam broken at the moment? I tried to buy some games from discount and it failed. After restarting steam login also fails. Is there something super awesome in discount I'm not aware of if load is killing steam?
     
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    Maybe they have to increase server capacity with the surge in userbase/online users.
     
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    Only gaming thing I saw today was Sea of Thieves having another foreign language translation being added for Japanese, but I don't think that update is live now.

     
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    Humble has revealed next month's Choice early (their ordering):

    • Control (Steam or Epic key)
    • XCOM: Chimera Squad
    • ELEX
    • Kingdom Two Crowns
    • WWE 2K Battlegrounds
    • Hotshot Racing
    • Peaky Blinders: Mastermind
    • Cyber Hook
    • Pesterquest
    • Wildfire
    • Boreal Blade
    • Ageless

    Unclear if Control will be the Ultimate Edition, even though that's what's on offer with PS+ this month. Hotshot Racing is a cool addition for a game that just released in September (as was Cyber Hook, which was just on Twitch Prime).
     
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  5. Davros

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    Im more interested in Elex from the people who made gothic
     
  6. Pete

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    What if I told you Gothic was from the people who made Elex
     
  7. Davros

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    I'd reply with yes I know ;)
    see my post
     
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  8. Pete

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    Some good racing bundles in the air.

    Humble Burn Rubber Bundle (runs for two weeks): $1 for Absolute Drift, or $12 for that plus Assetto Corsa + 6 DLC, Dirt Rally 2.0, GRIP Combat Racing, KartKraft, Monster Truck Championship, NASCAR Heat 5 + 1 DLC, Pacer. (ITAD details.)

    AC is a few DLC short of the Ultimate Edition (which has gone for as low as $7-8). You can pick them (Porsche season pass, Japanese and Red packs) up on sale for ~$4 total.

    The Dirt Rally 2.0 Season Pass, which covers all four "seasons" plus the Colin McRae pack, is $3.40 for the next 10 hours. It's just been in a Fanatical bundle, so it may end up in another.

    Fanatical Nitro Bundle 2: $5 for F1 2019 Legends Edition, TT Isle of Man Ride on the Edge 2, WRC 7, Dirt 4, Dirt Rally, Gas Guzzlers Extreme, Homebrew Patent Unkown.

    Fanatical Nitro Bundle: $5 for FIA European Truck Racing Championship, Grid (2019), Grip + DLC, Redout Complete Edition, TT Isle of Man Ride on the Edge. (ITAD details.)
     
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    Speaking of Fanatical, their Platinum BYOB for March/April is interesting for already including The Falconeer (if you can't play it on Game Pass for the $1 trial). Keep in mind that games seem to tend to appear in future bundles as even better deals. Still, ~$3 each is dirt cheap for a lot of these games.

    It's 3/$10, 5/$16, or 7/$20:

    Call of Cthulhu
    Faeria
    Falconeer (currently on Game Pass for PC and Xbox)
    Fell Seal: Arbiter's Mark
    For Honor
    Jotun: Valhalla Edition
    Killing Floor 2
    Mud Runner
    Nine Parchments
    Oriental Empires
    Rayman Legends
    Rising Storm 2: Vietnam
    Shadow Tactics
    Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments
    South Park: The Fracture But Whole
    Starpoint Gemini: Warlords
    Steep
    Sundered: Eldritch Edition
    Tales of the Neon Sea (will be free on Epic next week)
    Through the Darkest of Times
    Tom Clancy's The Division
    Townsmen
    Trine 3

    ITAD for price histories and individual Steam/etc. links
     
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    I have a 5% off voucher for Fanatical let me know if anyone wants it (I think I can transfer it)
     
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    Epic Games lost almost $454M on EGS
    A new court filing has revealed some interesting new details about Epic Games and Epic Games Store. According to the filling, Epic has lost around $181 million & $273 million on EGS in 2019 and 2020, respectively. This basically means that Epic Games Store has not been profitable these past two years. Epic expects its store to turn a profit in 2023, though this sounds like an optimistic scenario. Furthermore, Epic’s exclusives are not that profitable for the company. Additionally, EGS has currently more than 160 million registered users and more than 56 million monthly active users. Lastly, the 12% distribution amount charged by EGS is sufficient to cover the operating costs of EGS. It will be interesting to see whether EGS will become profitable in 2023.
    https://www.scribd.com/document/502...ngs-of-Fact-and-Conclusions-of-Law#from_embed
     
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  12. Pete

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    Killer Bundle 16 is $4 for:

    Blazing Beaks
    Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood
    Dungeons 3
    Icewind Dale Enhanced Edition
    Walking Dead Final Season
    Yoku’s Island Express
    Yooka-Laylee

    Crazy value. Double check for region restrictions outside of the USA. Give Yoku’s Island a shot!

    Steam links, etc.
     
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  13. Pete

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    Also, only one more day to get the Humble Spring into VR bundle:

    $1: Detached

    $15: ^ plus
    Borderlands 2 VR
    Espire 1: VR Operative
    Job Simulator
    Sairento VR
    Star Trek Bridge Crew
    Surgeon Simulator Experience Reality
    Swords of Gurrah

    Arguably a crazier deal. All Steam keys, but Star Trek might have Ubi Connect-ions.
     
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