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How much does SC2 cost in your country?

Discussion in 'StarCraft I & II' started by BestZero, Jun 26, 2010.

  1. BestZero

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    StarCraft 2 prices released weeks ago in my country and it was quite shocking for me especially for CE price. So I want to know how much sc2 costs in your country and how much your PC games usually cost.

    For me:
    Country: Thailand
    SC2 normal package : 2500 THB (76 USD)
    SC2 Collector's Edition : 4900 THB (150 USD)
    Standard PC games : 700-1000 THB (21 USD - 30 USD)

    I don't know why the prices go up so much although the living cost in Thailand is very low... for example one cheap meal costs 1 USD.

    Currency converted from http://www.flightpedia.org/currency.html
     
  2. Vengeancekael

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    Country: Luxemburg
    SCII normal package : 59,99 euros
    SCII Collector's edition : Uh...
    Standard PC games : 40-60 euros

    The price may be high right now since it's a big game and it's pretty new. In 1-2 years the price should reduce.
     
  3. Ardnived

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    Country : Canada
    SC2 Normal Package : 60 CAD (58 USD)
    SC2 Collector's Edition : 100 CAD (97 USD)
    Standard New Computer Game : 50 - 80 CAD (48 USD - 77 USD)
    Standard Computer Game : 15 - 40 CAD (14 USD - 36 USD)


    When I bought Warcraft 3, the day after it came out, it was $80. I think the Sc2 price is pretty reasonable, in Canada at least.
     
  4. GregerTheGreat

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    Country : Sweden
    SC2 Normal Package : 429 SEK (60 USD)
    SC2 Collector's Edition : 849 SEK (120 USD)

    Edit: I think this was quite a bargain, since most new games (like shitty graphic-whore 360 games) are like 600 SEK (85 USD)...
    Although I couldnt afford the collectors edition...
     
  5. Dark Hunter1357

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    Country : Bulgaria
    SC2 Normal Package : 107 lv (67.7 USD)
    SC2 Collector's Edition : 179 lv (113.3 USD)
    Standard Computer Game : 15 - 70 lv (9.4 USD - 44.3 USD)
     
  6. DeadZero

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    About 60 dollars in Canada. BestZero I couldn't help but notice how close your username was to mine...
     
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    Country : Australia
    SC2 normal package: $95-$120 (depending on where you buy it) (83.3 USD - 104 USD)
     
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    Not sure, maybe about 150-200 Litai, that's from 50 to 75 dollars.
     
  9. MGCǂSpectre

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    I've payed 60 BGN for RoC and 60 BGN for TFT, total 120 BGN, year: 2004. Lal 321 BGN for full SC2. Good thing I won the first volume cause I dont see how 300 BGN or so, would be justified considering the other expenses a person has, as in 'I have a life, my life isnt Starcraft 2'. Note that WoL is currently unpolished for that price. As long as they release expansions in half a year each and you have a job, it is fine.
     
  10. Statharas

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    Country: Greece
    Sc2- 60 Euros (59.99)
    Collectors Edition- Propably around 100
    Standard computer games- 30 to 60 Euros
     
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    hmm looks like its the cheepest in my country :)

    Country: UK
    SC2 PC Game: £35 (52. USD)
    Normal PC games: £20 - £35

    @OP: Its probabaly so expensive as its an imported item, your currency is weak on international markets hence why things like food (which your country produces itself) are cheap whilst imported goods are expensive.
     
  12. BestZero

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    The price taken from the company which has the rights to sell SC2 in my country, I don't think it could be called an imported item. And I can get the real imported ones from online sites or some stores that legally imported them for the cheaper price than the one I posted, maybe some 5-10 USD higher than the standard price.
     
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    Well, maybe said company is just full of greedy gouging jerks. :(
     
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    Country: Bulgaria

    Normal Ed : 119 BGN (60 EU)
    Collector's Ed : 179 BGN (90 EU)
    Standart Pc game : Ranging from 30 to 70 BGN.

    Edit : Just found out someone else posted the Bulgaria prices.
     
  15. ikillforeyou

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    canada, someone already was in canada, i was supposed to get beta with pre-order, but they messed it up and i didn't get it, so i got a 1/2 discount. $$$$$$~
     
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    its too expensive for what it features.
     
  17. viiva

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    In the Netherlands it's as expensive as any other game:

    Normal Edition: € 59,99
    Collectors Edition: € 89,99
    Normal PC Games: around € 50,- / € 60,- on release.

    According to Google, € 59,99 is equal to ~73,47 USD.
     
  18. viiva

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    Holy shit, that is cheap. Shipping costs included. Do you know any good/reliable webstores that ship abroad (the Netherlands)?
     
  19. Marshmalo

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    Well Im ordering mine from http://www.coolshop.co.uk/catalog/minisite/starcraft-2 but I won't know whether its reliable until release date and have no idea if they ship abroad. There are loads of retailers selling it at that price though.

    I think blizzard know if they tried to charge any more than £35 for a computer game people in the UK just wouldnt buy it, but its wierd cos the collectors edition is £130 ($197), I don't understand it lol
     
  20. MGCǂSpectre

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    "According to Google".. I'd say it would be better next time to be "According to your national bank currency courses or EU central bank". Google lol

    But when Blizzard said 60 USD doesnt that mean the same value for no matter what currency? That's far more than 60 USD, unless that's the idea. I've purchased stuff from EU that in the US would be twice as cheap, so that must be the point.