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GOG.com Removes Country IP Detection for All Purchases

In what seems like a timely response to their recent regional price and censorship issues with The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, online games retailer GOG.com (Good Old Games) have announced that they have now removed geo IP detection from the site, trusting customers to provide their own location data.

Essentially, this means that there is no longer need for any proxy or VPN trickery if -- for example -- an Australian gamer wanted to pretend they were a North American customer in order to avoid regionalised price hiking.

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Corrwin2747d ago

As it should be!

Digital Distribution should mean comparative prices all over the world, not prices dictated by pre-2000 price/risk business models.