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Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars & Grand Theft Auto 3 ($5.99, $2.99) -Dec 22-

12-21-2011, 08:53 PM
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Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars & Grand Theft Auto 3 ($5.99, $2.99) -Dec 22-

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars ($9.99->$5.99)
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars HD ($9.99->$5.99)
Grand Theft Auto 3 ($4.99->$2.99)









Last edited by goiMot; 12-21-2011 at 08:56 PM.
12-21-2011, 08:58 PM
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Should I get GTA III while it's so cheap, even if I can't play it on my 2nd gen?

I am planning to upgrade as soon as Apple releases a 5th gen.

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12-21-2011, 09:02 PM
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It's a gutsy move to discount GTA3 so early to push those on the fence after launch into a purchase. I imagine most with real interest in GTA3 bought it day 1 and those remainng are unsure.
12-21-2011, 09:11 PM
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so i am wrong it's not a introductory price after all!

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12-21-2011, 09:12 PM
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It's a gutsy move to discount GTA3 so early to push those on the fence after launch into a purchase. I imagine most with real interest in GTA3 bought it day 1 and those remainng are unsure.
When other companies do this it's called crapping on early supporters; but when Rockstar do it's a "gutsy move?"
12-21-2011, 09:12 PM
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Originally Posted by ninjackid View Post
Should I get GTA III while it's so cheap, even if I can't play it on my 2nd gen?

I am planning to upgrade as soon as Apple releases a 5th gen.
My dilemma exactly.

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12-21-2011, 09:13 PM
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Originally Posted by TiltMyTouch View Post
My dilemma exactly.
Yeah.. What do you plan on doing? I might just wait...

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12-21-2011, 09:16 PM
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When other companies do this it's called crapping on early supporters; but when Rockstar do it's a "gutsy move?"
Yes.
12-21-2011, 09:29 PM
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When other companies do this it's called crapping on early supporters; but when Rockstar do it's a "gutsy move?"
Gutsy in that they are under-pricing the product; only a large company like that could do this.

To assume iOS price drops are "crapping on early supporters" assumes a high level of ignorance on the part of iOS gamers. The first time this happened I was shocked, the second time it happened I was sad, the third time it happened I began to understand how the App Store economy works. Naturally people buys games on release day for 1 or 3 reasons - 1) because they just can't wait, 2) to support the developer/product, or 3) because they feel the price is right but I doubt anyone expects a game to retain it's release day value. After Christmas there will be a new crop of suckers to peddle this "introductory sale" junk to but those of you reading this surely know better. Btw, I'm not sure Rockstar ever commented officially that $5 was a sale price.

Last edited by undeadcow; 12-21-2011 at 09:51 PM.
12-21-2011, 09:41 PM
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oh well...

Lost quite a few bucks

Anomaly Warzone Earth HD bought it for $4 and then it dropped to $2
Trenches 2 for iPad bought it for $3 and then it dropped to $1
GTA 3 bought it for $5 and then it dropped to $3.

defiantly not buying things on release day anymore.