290°
Submitted by SpaceSquirrel 563d ago | news

‘Assassin’s Creed 3,’ ‘Far Cry 3’ and more discounted in Amazon’s Christmas sale

Amazon today discounted several big-named 2012 video game releases for their Christmas sale, including the multiplatform titles “Assassin’s Creed 3” and "Far Cry 3." (Assassin's Creed III, Far Cry 3, PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Alternative Sources
Pandamobile  +   564d ago
Scumbag Amazon/Ubisoft. Console versions of Far Cry 3 are $20 off, PC is still full price...
#1 (Edited 564d ago ) | Agree(5) | Disagree(16) | Report | Reply
Welshy  +   563d ago
PC is the best part of $20 cheaper than console on just about every single title anyway, so what's your point?

Maybe they want to give console players a good deal so both platforms are on a level playing field with each other.

Only this gen do people complain through random profiles on news sites about freekin' CHEAPER GAMES.

Face? meet palm. *facepalm*
Pandamobile  +   563d ago
It makes no sense to purposefully keep one of the three SKUs at full price.

"Maybe they want to give console players a good deal so both platforms are on a level playing field with each other."

Why would any business do that?

I'm not complaining about "freekin' CHEAPER GAMES" either. I already own the game, I just know of a few people who were waiting for it to go on sale on Steam so they could pick it up.

Stop acting like I have no right to express my displeasure about something.
#1.1.1 (Edited 563d ago ) | Agree(1) | Disagree(2) | Report
Welshy  +   563d ago
I disagree with what you say, but i defend to the death your right to say it.

There's just no need to call them "scumbags" because they only discounted one platform.

Discounting anything at all when games are more expensive with less profit is made every year is nice enough gesture. They didn't strictly need to give ANYONE anything cheaper.

Why would you grudge console players a cut price when we get burned on literally every single title when PC guys pay $40 instead of $60 all the time? Technically you get universal Day 1 $20 discounts on overy game.
Pandamobile  +   563d ago
Wow, it's almost as if you've never seen one of those Scumbag meme pictures:

http://knowyourmeme.com/mem...

It was a joke response to my displeasure. No need to get your knickers in a bunch.

(oh and btw, PC games typically launch at $50-60. Not $40)
LocutusEstBorg  +   563d ago
Ah... PC version launched here at $18.
dboyc310  +   563d ago
Next time I need to remind myself to not purchase any tiles that release close to the holiday. Looks like giving a month wait will save me a lot of bucks.
LOGICWINS  +   563d ago
Most blockbuster titles drop to $39.99 within 2 months. Lesser known titles like Tales of Graces F tend not to get quick price drops. The game came out in March and its still not even $40 yet.

http://www.amazon.com/Tales...
FarCryLover182  +   563d ago
Especially Ubisoft titles. Ubisoft is always quick to lower the price. ALWAYS.
guitarded77  +   563d ago
I did it this year... I held out and haven't payed over $40 for any new releases. Some games like Forza Horizon I got for just $15. It was hell waiting, but I got some great deals. Also, Best Buy is running many of the same deals in case anyone has a gift card or something.

Happy Holidays.
Athonline  +   563d ago
I said the same thing last year. This year I only bought Halo on release date due to a pretty good deal with a 360 I found. Now I bought Hitman, Far Cry 3 for 42 pounds together. Hitman alone two weeks ago was 38... ^^
Brian1rr  +   563d ago
I got Far cry 3 for $29.99 because of a coupon for students.
Here's the coupon if anyone needs it FC3AMZNS
dazzrazz  +   563d ago
That coupon is useless if ur not a prime member :D
Hazmat13  +   563d ago
will there be DLC for fracry 3?
Ethereal  +   563d ago
Tempting....
ddurand1  +   563d ago
cant find it for that price on amazon? ...was the only game i wanted to buy today too.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
30°

Stop crying about remastered games; It's a great trend for everyone

16m ago - We get updated versions of fantastic games, and the industry gets a ton of money. What's the prob... | PS4
30°

Assassin’s Creed Unity: 10 Incredible Rumours That Could Happen

28m ago - Black Flag regained the series' footing somewhat, but what must be done to stay on top? | PC
20°

Leo's Fortune Released for Android

37m ago - Carl Williams writes, "We just covered another 2D side scrolling action style game (Soul Guardian... | Android
40°

Rogue's Tale Released for Android

1h ago - Carl Williams writes, "Rogue is one of the oldest, most retro, games in existence that is still b... | Android
Ad

Start Making Games for the PS4

Now - Want to design the next generation of video games? Start learning game design today. Click for more info on how to get started. | Promoted post
30°

Cosmonautica Merges Futurama Hijinks with Business Sim

1h ago - Carl Williams writes, "Everyone that is a fan of Futurama has probably hoped, wished for and comp... | Android
Related content from friends