Rise of the Tomb Raider on Sale... Already?

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#1

Woke up this morning to a nice little slap in the face from steam.

The other day I saw some PC gameplay video of Rise of the Tomb Raider, and it was so beautiful I decided to pre-order. I paid the usual $69.99 CAD for a AAA game, and was looking forward to playing it in all its graphical glory.

Today, the day after release, I logged into Steam and saw the game was now on sale for 10% off. What a slap in the face to everyone who pre-ordered. Is it just me, or is this totally absurd?


#2

Nope, this seems about right. Why you never buy until steam sale!!!

Seriously that blows. Are you able to return and repurchase?


#3

I’m now faced with the option of keeping things as-is and keeping my pre-order bonus (an outfit or two), or refunding and saving $7.

Effectively, do I want to purchase the pre-order bonus for $7?

Nope. Refunding and buying again.


#4

I’m not surprised, this game flopped hard on xbox. Not because it sucked, but because they released it the same day as Fallout 4.


#5

it actually got great reviews on xbox. but like you said, fallout 4 casts a big shadow. i’m in the middle of a play through on xbox, but i’ve been so distracted by other game over the past 2 months.


#6

oh yea, i didnt mean it was a bad game. I heard it was amazing. if it was anything like the last one i would give it a 9/10.


#7

Yeah. Releasing on the same day as something as hyped as Fallout 4 was stupid. Starcraft: Legacy of the Void was the same thing.


#8

the first one was awesome but had the same problem I had with the originals, too much serious and not enough light humor, that’s what helps make the Uncharted series so great. I’ll probably buy this one too soon, I just hope there’s a little more comic relief, it’s hard to get emotionally invested in super serious Lara for however many hours.


#9

It makes me sad that this game poops on my GPU. Full graphics and AA @ 1440p gets me a solid 20-25 FPS with my overclocked GTX 980. But if I play the game without max graphics… I feel like I’m missing out.