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Xbox sale round-up: August 3rd, 2021

  • WebChimp UKWebChimp UK635,183
    Posted on 03 August 21 at 00:09
    Discounts on Far Cry 5, Sayonara Wild Hearts, Indiecalypse, Overcooked! All You Can Eat, Asdivine Cross, 2URVIVE, Risen 2: Dark Waters and more

    Please click here to read the full story: Xbox sale round-up: August 3rd, 2021
  • GT3OptionFanGT3OptionFan149,540
    Posted on 03 August 21 at 00:10, Edited on 04 August 21 at 12:54 by GT3OptionFan
    Non-BC Items:
    - MX vs ATV Untamed
    - Risen 2 Dark Waters
    - Risen 2 Dark Waters The Air Temple DLC (possibly included in games on demand version?)
    - Far Cr 4

    Higher THAN previous best (prices in USD):
    - JUJU ($3.74, pb $2.24 10/1/19)
    - MX vs ATV Untamed ($5.99, pb $2.99 12/19/19)
    - Risen 2 Dark Waters ($5.99, pb $3.99 3/12/19)
    - Far Cry 2 ($5.99, pb $1.79 6/2/20)
    - Far Cry 3 ($5.99, pb $2.99 6/17/21)
    - Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon ($4.49, pb $2.24 6/17/21)
    - Far Cry 4 ($8.99, pb $2.69 6/2/20)
    - Far Cry Classic ($2.99, pb $0.89 6/2/20)
  • Posted on 03 August 21 at 00:18
    I swear...every game I have on my wish list on xbox never goes on sale, but ill go check steam and psn and boom, game is 2 bucks...
  • Posted on 03 August 21 at 00:31
    Bought 2 games (well... 6 games via 2 bundles) in the Ultimate Game Sale '21 so that plus the infinite backlog means I should be good... until forever.

    ...which means I'll buy something in a few months at the latestdance
  • Posted on 03 August 21 at 00:49
    ThexDaftxPunk said:
    I swear...every game I have on my wish list on xbox never goes on sale, but ill go check steam and psn and boom, game is 2 bucks...
    YES, EXACTLY.

    Switch, PS, and Steam seem to have vastly deeper sales than Xbox does, and I don't know why. Well, I'm sure I can guess, but I can't imagine these games sell MORE at higher prices on Xbox, do they...?
    I approve of this message.
  • TymanTheLongTymanTheLong408,736
    Posted on 03 August 21 at 01:03, Edited on 03 August 21 at 01:12 by TymanTheLong
    Heazie Farts said:
    ThexDaftxPunk said:
    I swear...every game I have on my wish list on xbox never goes on sale, but ill go check steam and psn and boom, game is 2 bucks...
    YES, EXACTLY.

    Switch, PS, and Steam seem to have vastly deeper sales than Xbox does, and I don't know why. Well, I'm sure I can guess, but I can't imagine these games sell MORE at higher prices on Xbox, do they...?
    I quit worrying about sales, I only buy what I’m going to play the moment it’s done downloading. That means at full price sometimes though during big sales sometimes I’ve finished something and it’s time to pick something new. I save a lot of money that way (counterintuitively).

    Occasionally I whiff (Cyberpunk 2077 actually bored me and I quit early on). Occasionally I will get a game like Mortal Kombat that’s the kind of game I play very sporadically (usually one game purchase like that a year).

    Honestly doing that and playing Gamepass has fixed the whole FOMO thing that Steam used to operate (because no one actually plays all their Steam games).

    This kind of thing may or may not work for you, and it takes some practice, but I thought I’d mention, I’ve talked to several folks who do the same and like it better that way.
  • Posted on 03 August 21 at 01:09, Edited on 03 August 21 at 01:10 by GR34TD3STR0Y3R
    Heazie Farts said:
    ThexDaftxPunk said:
    I swear...every game I have on my wish list on xbox never goes on sale, but ill go check steam and psn and boom, game is 2 bucks...
    YES, EXACTLY.

    Switch, PS, and Steam seem to have vastly deeper sales than Xbox does, and I don't know why. Well, I'm sure I can guess, but I can't imagine these games sell MORE at higher prices on Xbox, do they...?
    My theory? They don't have to. Xbox is doing insanely good right now. Steam is... well steam. But Xbox made something like 350 million last year. They just need enough sales to keep you slightly interested, but not sales so deep as to get your attention. They already have it. I could be 100% wrong. I have no idea how the financials smaller motivations of a 1 trillion $ company are other than "make more money."
    Chill out bro. Be nicer to each other.
  • The CherishedThe Cherished1,186,933
    Posted on 03 August 21 at 01:12
    That cover art for Demetrios makes me want to try it so bad.
  • SeitzzSeitzz1,000,407
    Posted on 03 August 21 at 01:17
    Gonna be a no from me dawg
  • Posted on 03 August 21 at 01:47
    I can wait for Outer Wilds and Overcooked 2 to go cheaper.
  • Posted on 03 August 21 at 02:29
    Where the Bees Make Honey for 83p, easy 1,200g completion in 30 odd mins.
  • Lightshaft XLightshaft X188,842
    Posted on 03 August 21 at 02:45
    Greedfall is so good. Reminds me the first Dragon Age.
  • Jazzy201Jazzy2011,356,089
    Posted on 03 August 21 at 02:50
    Blah. Maybe that Far Cry/New Dawn deluxe edition bundle since my Rewards Points are expiring soon, but probably not-
    Game recognizes game playa...and you lookin' kinda unfamiliar right now-
  • zDrUnKeNMoNkEyzzDrUnKeNMoNkEyz1,331,629
    Posted on 03 August 21 at 03:44
    Debating on Sayonara Wild Hearts…any thoughts? toast
    Matthew
  • Rob7EllisRob7Ellis605,126
    Posted on 03 August 21 at 03:53
    Horse Racing 2016...... highly recommended this masterpiece 🙄🙄
  • Posted on 03 August 21 at 04:02
    The Cherished said:
    That cover art for Demetrios makes me want to try it so bad.
    Funny little game. Be sure to leave the water running in Chapter one though! 😂
  • Aeon2001Aeon2001972,116
    Posted on 03 August 21 at 04:57
    I´m desperately waiting for a discount on Spec Ops: The Line (360).
  • rippercitorippercito440,139
    Posted on 03 August 21 at 05:26
    ThexDaftxPunk said:
    I swear...every game I have on my wish list on xbox never goes on sale, but ill go check steam and psn and boom, game is 2 bucks...
    Example…an old game like phantom doctrine being less than 10$/€ for PC (steam) or PS4 even for Nintendo Switch and never on sale for xbox 40$/€ is crazy.
    Lord ot the Demon Staff....
  • Johnny SinisterJohnny Sinister1,401,044
    Posted on 03 August 21 at 05:58
    Tempted to buy "A Pixel Story" for that price, even though it has an unobtainable.

    Galaxy Champions TV was a fun game that came out recently, if you enjoy twin-stick shooters like Smash TV. It was bugged on release, but as gotten patched since.
  • gtbikegtbike538,819
    Posted on 03 August 21 at 06:19
    Will definitely grab and support Sayonara Wild Hearts at that price.
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