Every Cent Counts: How much did you spend on the Steam Summer Sale 2012?

#1 Posted by JoeyRavn (4949 posts) -

#2 Posted by JoeyRavn (4949 posts) -

Final day of the summer sale, time to count our losses. How much did you guys end up spending on this sale? I only bought four games (Stacking, Divine Divinity, Brink and Krater), all for €24.06. I'm pretty happy with my purchases, considering the fact that I already had most of the daily and flash deals.

#3 Posted by Knetic2341 (243 posts) -

I easily spent around $170 in celebration of my new PC.

#4 Posted by Loafsmooch (311 posts) -

This year I actually didn't buy anything.

The last two years, including summer and christmas sales, I've bought games that I haven't even touched, or only played for 10 mins before going "wtf did I buy this for?"

I guess I learned from my mistakes and matured. Also the fact that I'm unemployed right now and put a €20 budget on the sales probably has something to do with it. Might save that €20 for pre-ordering Torchlight II instead.. That would probably make me happier.

#5 Posted by TaliciaDragonsong (8698 posts) -


#6 Posted by RioStarwind (488 posts) -

I spent about 50$ and I'm not sure why. None of the other sales ever hit me this hard before. Must have been all the flash sales that made me check the store page more than usual. Most of it was indie games (along with metro 2033, hard reset, and both Ys games)

#7 Posted by yoshisaur (2661 posts) -

Not really sure. I just bought things that seemed interesting to me. I doubt anyone wants to me to list everything, so here.

My "highlights" of the purchases are: Dungeon Siege III, Krater, Civilization V GOTY, Metro 2033, Splinter Cell Conviction, Dawn of War II: Retribution, and Revenge of the Titans.

Surprisingly enough, I have spent the most time with Revenge of the Titans at the moment. It's such a fun tower-defence game. I purchased a total of 25 games throughout the sale, but those are the ones I am looking most forward to playing.

#8 Posted by _Chad (963 posts) -


#9 Posted by Geno (6477 posts) -

$250, pretty much cleared out my wishlist.  
I'm so jealous of the newcomers to Steam, they don't have as many games as me but the value they get from the game bundles is insane. If I were to start a new Steam account I could probably rebuild what I have for a quarter of the price (and most of it was already bought at a quarter of full price!)

#10 Posted by LimpingFish (80 posts) -


#11 Posted by Aetheldod (3513 posts) -

I spent the huge amount of $4 dollars D: , it was for Stalker Call of Pripyat

#12 Posted by crimsinf (143 posts) -

Can I pick F if I spent dollars, but my total still equals fewer than 200 Euros? I don't know if I can feel good about being in that top category.

#13 Posted by AlexW00d (6188 posts) -

Like, £22.

#14 Posted by SJSchmidt93 (4886 posts) -


#15 Posted by DonutFever (3550 posts) -
@ChadMasterFlash said:


#16 Posted by jasondaplock (260 posts) -

I already owned everything I wanted in the Steam Store AND STILL SPENT $25. Mostly as gifts.

#17 Posted by DoctorWelch (2774 posts) -

None, cause I'm poor. But I was gifted like 4 or 5 games from nice friends :)

#18 Posted by supamon (1333 posts) -

This is the year I spent the most ($70) but I'm satisfied. It could have been worse. There's always next year though!

#19 Posted by Baillie (4039 posts) -

£ 0.00

#20 Posted by jonnyboy (2920 posts) -

Fuck all, I'm skint.

So I took the opportunity to install the stuff I bought last year. I'll probably get round to playing them summer 2013.

#21 Posted by liako21 (519 posts) -

I bought the Secret of Monkey Island Special Edition Bundle for like $9 bucks. Totally worth it. Absolute classic.

#22 Posted by Svenzon (713 posts) -

97€ for 18 games total. Not too bad. Might get some small extra purchase before the whole thing ends tomorrow.

#23 Posted by rjayb89 (7717 posts) -

$72.94. $29.98 of which is Sims 3 stuff that I just got today.

#24 Posted by Capum15 (4819 posts) -

$60.34, 5 games, 7 pieces of DLC.

#25 Posted by triple07 (1196 posts) -

I bought around $100 worth of games. I had never had a good PC during a summer sale before...I spent way more than I should have. Oh well, I got a good stockpile of games now.

#26 Posted by SoldierG654342 (1735 posts) -

This Summer Sale was a real swing and a miss for me, even though I had way more disposable income this time than last. The only thing worth noting that I got was The Thief Collection. On top of Beyond Good & Evil and some DLC I think I spent less than $20. If I didn't it wasn't much more.

#27 Posted by HarlechQuinn (444 posts) -


#28 Posted by SuperWristBands (2266 posts) -

I bought Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Divinity II.
My cash cap was $60 so I did a lot better than I thought I would (or worse if you consider I didn't get many games).

#29 Posted by smitty86 (697 posts) -

Terraria - $2.49

Frozen Synapse Two Pack - $4.99

Hitman Collection - $6.24

Grand Theft Auto III Trilogy - $7.49

Total - $21.21

#30 Posted by Cloudenvy (5891 posts) -

$72 for me.

#31 Posted by BaneFireLord (2912 posts) -

About a dollar over $50.

#32 Posted by Nev (540 posts) -

D. $75.

#33 Posted by Rohok (553 posts) -

I don't know what all those weird numbers in yen are but I spent about 150 dollars. 79 of that was on Sims 3.

#34 Posted by Galiant (2181 posts) -
#35 Edited by Flaime (525 posts) -

I've spent 885 DKK ($145/€119), yet it feels like I've spent double.

#36 Posted by Soral (32 posts) -


#37 Edited by Fattony12000 (7069 posts) -

Borderlands GOTY = £4.99

Fallout New Vegas Ultimate = £7.49

Krater = £5.99

The Longest Journey + Dreamfall = £3.74

Total War Mega Pack = £8.74

Grand Theft Auto Complete Pack = £4.99

Total = £35.94 / $56.13 in the new money

#38 Posted by PenguinDust (12454 posts) -

$24.99, I bought one game only.

#39 Posted by CL60 (16906 posts) -


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