Witcher 2 is now $19.99 on Steam (and Witcher 1 is $7.49)

#1 Edited by Sergey (21 posts) -

Update: Sorry, false alarm. The price was slashed, but only if you are accessing Steam with a Russian IP, like I do.

Without any proper announcement and not as a part of a special deal (as far as I can see) Witcher 1 & 2 prices were slashed in half on Steam as of now.

Great game, especially the second one.

Playing it right now on a "bootcamp" Windows 7 running on a Macbook Pro (early 2011) which is connected through a DisplayPort to HDMI cable to a 50 inch TV and surround sound system. Playing it with a 360 controller of course. Who needs consoles? :)

#2 Posted by Chrisbbq (45 posts) -

It's still 50 euros here in Europe/Norway :/

#3 Edited by The_Laughing_Man (13629 posts) -

Im showing it as 50 bucks still.  
 
U.S 

#4 Posted by MariachiMacabre (7077 posts) -

Wow that's a fairly huge price drop in a very small amount of time. Even if it is a sale that seems extreme. How did the game sell on release?

#5 Posted by Sergey (21 posts) -

Sorry guys, didn't know Steam does this.

I'm from Russia, bought Witcher 2 a week ago for full price myself and now discovered that the price was slashed.

#6 Posted by CL60 (16906 posts) -

$49.99 here in Canada.

#7 Edited by Franstone (1110 posts) -

Sounded to good to be true....
And it is.
 
Already own it, just had to check.
US Steam $49.99

#8 Posted by AlexW00d (6235 posts) -

Still £35 in England...

#9 Posted by ajamafalous (11959 posts) -

Yeah, $49.99/$19.99 in the US.

#10 Posted by Rolyatkcinmai (2685 posts) -

Wow, I zipped over to Steam so fast only to have my heart broken.

#11 Posted by The_Dude (798 posts) -

@Rolyatkcinmai said:

Wow, I zipped over to Steam so fast only to have my heart broken.

Same :(

#12 Posted by HitmanAgent47 (8576 posts) -

No thanks.

#13 Posted by Marz (5648 posts) -

would using a russian proxy to access the store give the same discount?  

#14 Posted by RandomInternetUser (6789 posts) -

Maybe this is part of the summer sale coming up and they accidentally pushed it out on Russian steam or some shit?

#15 Posted by cap123 (2477 posts) -

how well does it run on bootcamp out of interest?

#16 Posted by Pinworm45 (4088 posts) -

FUCKING LIAR.

#17 Posted by Skooky (473 posts) -
#18 Posted by Pinworm45 (4088 posts) -
@Skooky said:
You can use http://store.steampowered.com/?cc=ru to access the Russian store.  I don't know if you'll be able to buy the game though.
If someone tries this let us know if it works, I don't wanna do it and then have it be like lolno you don't live in russia and can't play your game. 
 
Or it's only russian or something.
#19 Posted by RandomInternetUser (6789 posts) -
@Skooky said:
You can use http://store.steampowered.com/?cc=ru to access the Russian store.  I don't know if you'll be able to buy the game though.
It let me add it to my cart for 19.99.  Not taking a chance though, don't really have the money anyways.
#20 Posted by SlasherMan (1725 posts) -
@MariachiMacabre: It sold 400k copies on its first week.
#21 Posted by Vexed (313 posts) -

You should post this on gamebomb.ru 

#22 Posted by MariachiMacabre (7077 posts) -

@SlasherMan said:

@MariachiMacabre: It sold 400k copies on its first week.

See that makes me wonder why the huge discount. I know CD Projekt sold two studios recently. One in Budapest and one somewhere else. Maybe they're not doing very well? I hope that's not the case.

#23 Posted by Sergey (21 posts) -

@cap123: It runs pretty nice (30+ fps) on a Macbook Pro at console's standard 720p resolution with custom graphics settings resembling their medium level. But I totally understand why they used the prologue prison level when demoing it on 360 during E3. The frame rate is MUCH better when you are indoors.

#24 Posted by Pinworm45 (4088 posts) -

has anyone tried purchasing it from the russian site to see if it works?

#25 Posted by Chris2KLee (2334 posts) -
@Pinworm45 said:
has anyone tried purchasing it from the russian site to see if it works?
Probably won't work. You'd need to have a Russian proxy so your IP appears to be in Russia.
#26 Posted by Questionable (619 posts) -
@Chris2KLee
@Pinworm45 said:
has anyone tried purchasing it from the russian site to see if it works?
Probably won't work. You'd need to have a Russian proxy so your IP appears to be in Russia.
You wont be able to make a purchase but gifting works fine so find yourself a russian buddy with a PayPal account
#27 Posted by Darkstalker (893 posts) -

game is a daily deal for the summer sale right now anywho. way to bump a really old thread by the way

#28 Edited by valrog (3671 posts) -

Dark Souls is also 20 dollars from what I've seen on /v/.

@Questionable said:

@Chris2KLee
@Pinworm45 said:
has anyone tried purchasing it from the russian site to see if it works?
Probably won't work. You'd need to have a Russian proxy so your IP appears to be in Russia.
You wont be able to make a purchase but gifting works fine so find yourself a russian buddy with a PayPal account

Why not?

#29 Posted by Questionable (619 posts) -

@valrog said:

Why not?

Valve checks not only youre IP but also where the credit card is registered

#30 Posted by valrog (3671 posts) -

@Questionable said:

@valrog said:

Why not?

Valve checks not only youre IP but also where the credit card is registered

Damn, now I remember that I have to verify my country even if using paysafecard.

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