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XBL Sale Roundup: August 2nd, 2016

  • HolyHalfDeadHolyHalfDead607,906
    Posted on 03 August 16 at 06:19, Edited on 03 August 16 at 06:52 by HolyHalfDead
    Memo said:
    Wolfenstein The Old Blood for £3.75... absolute bargain for anyone who hasn't picked it up yet, great game!
    spankyNspronkle said:
    TOB isn't 75% off... It's 50% off and $10.00 for USD.
    aneurysmi said:
    Anybody else seeing Wolfenstein: The Old Blood as $10, not $5?
    Lasher67 said:
    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood is showing as $19.98 (50% off) on website (here in Australia).
    SaahDrahcir said:
    So did TA just make a mistake and Wolfenstein: The Old Blood is really $10 and not $5? Or did Microsoft accidentally label it? I'm sure it's the former but I was wondering if there was any confirmation.
    No, we did not make a mistake on TA. I personally confirmed and typed in the prices for each of the seven regions when I created my blog yesterday - HolyHa1fDead's Blog. Sadly the prices have gone up since then. I have now updated the sale prices on TA for all seven regions. This is by no means the first time prices have changed during the course of a sale.

    Confirmation - http://www.storeparser.com/en-US/xbox-one/database/game-2172...
    08/03/2016 Save 50% USD 10.00
    08/02/2016 Save 75% USD 5.00

    Prattalmighty said:
    All those price formats and Canadian isn't one of them? We surely have to be a decent segment of the user base.
    Accounts where people have set their country to Canada are 1.7% of the TA user base. Even though there are far less people who have set their country to Japan, many people outside Japan buy games from Japan.

    However, we type all the Canadian (and German) prices into the Sales Hub smile
    He's not a man. He's the holy Half-Dead who has seen the Underverse and returned with powers you can't imagine.
  • tellenbutellenbu149,926
    Posted on 03 August 16 at 07:51
    HolyHa1fDead said:
    Memo said:
    Wolfenstein The Old Blood for £3.75... absolute bargain for anyone who hasn't picked it up yet, great game!
    spankyNspronkle said:
    TOB isn't 75% off... It's 50% off and $10.00 for USD.
    aneurysmi said:
    Anybody else seeing Wolfenstein: The Old Blood as $10, not $5?
    Lasher67 said:
    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood is showing as $19.98 (50% off) on website (here in Australia).
    SaahDrahcir said:
    So did TA just make a mistake and Wolfenstein: The Old Blood is really $10 and not $5? Or did Microsoft accidentally label it? I'm sure it's the former but I was wondering if there was any confirmation.
    No, we did not make a mistake on TA. I personally confirmed and typed in the prices for each of the seven regions when I created my blog yesterday - HolyHa1fDead's Blog. Sadly the prices have gone up since then. I have now updated the sale prices on TA for all seven regions. This is by no means the first time prices have changed during the course of a sale.

    Confirmation - http://www.storeparser.com/en-US/xbox-one/database/game-2172...
    08/03/2016 Save 50% USD 10.00
    08/02/2016 Save 75% USD 5.00

    Prattalmighty said:
    All those price formats and Canadian isn't one of them? We surely have to be a decent segment of the user base.
    Accounts where people have set their country to Canada are 1.7% of the TA user base. Even though there are far less people who have set their country to Japan, many people outside Japan buy games from Japan.

    However, we type all the Canadian (and German) prices into the Sales Hub smile
    Not the first time Bethesda has changed a price tag. *cough*
  • Posted on 03 August 16 at 09:43
    Conviction and Double Agent are looking very, very tempting.
  • MalazanMalazan404,036
    Posted on 03 August 16 at 10:24
    Old Blood at £3.75 would have been good but I can't justify at £7.50.
  • Dino MartyrDino Martyr142,498
    Posted on 03 August 16 at 10:32
    Got excited as the New Vegas DLC was on offer, then realised the limp discounts on them. Might grab the base game though as my disk no longer works.
  • Davy v2Davy v2180,806
    Posted on 03 August 16 at 11:08
    Just saw "The Fall" is reduced from €9,99 to €1,50 in the EU and wasn't listed above.
    The Fall

    Not sure for how long this sale is holding up but hey, easy 1000 GS! wave
  • punkyliarpunkyliar216,855
    Posted on 03 August 16 at 11:59
    All Fallout 4 DLC prices are fixed and I've now updated the Wolfenstein price to reflect Microsoft's price change.

    Davy v2 said:
    Just saw "The Fall" is reduced from €9,99 to €1,50 in the EU and wasn't listed above.
    The Fall

    Not sure for how long this sale is holding up but hey, easy 1000 GS! wave
    I've just added this into its own section with the random ID@Xbox title that also didn't fit into the Spotlight sale. Thanks for pointing it out!
  • snuffdaddy01snuffdaddy01786,618
    Posted on 03 August 16 at 12:01, Edited on 03 August 16 at 12:02 by snuffdaddy01
    Agreed great price on "The fall". Just picked it up myself, cant go wrong for 1.50
    cause snuffdaddy wants it that way
  • Necromorph11Necromorph11946,950
    Posted on 03 August 16 at 12:02
    finally there's some money to be spent here and not the usual rotation of gta, battlefield and cod
  • Yinga GartenYinga Garten2,038,592
    Posted on 03 August 16 at 12:10, Edited on 03 August 16 at 12:11 by Yinga Garten
    Bought The Old Blood for £3.75 and thanks to the person who mentioned it, The Fall for £1.20.
  • YinYin1,013,056
    Posted on 03 August 16 at 12:45
    Davy v2 said:
    Just saw "The Fall" is reduced from €9,99 to €1,50 in the EU and wasn't listed above.
    The Fall

    Not sure for how long this sale is holding up but hey, easy 1000 GS! wave
    Thank you.
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  • SilentJay76SilentJay76619,104
    Posted on 03 August 16 at 12:58
    Yin said:
    Not jumping on the Old Blood out of spite for the price change.
    Yeah, that'll teach 'em...
  • TangerineGamerTangerineGamer1,677,398
    Posted on 03 August 16 at 13:05
    Yin said:
    Davy v2 said:
    Just saw "The Fall" is reduced from €9,99 to €1,50 in the EU and wasn't listed above.
    The Fall

    Not sure for how long this sale is holding up but hey, easy 1000 GS! wave
    Thank you.
    Picked that up with some USD I had spare from an old purchase, super cheap GS headspin
    Yours sincerely, TG
  • Mr RodsterMr Rodster2,011,360
    Posted on 03 August 16 at 13:34
    Twobby said:
    Mr Rodster said:
    Fallout 4:
    Vault-Tec Workshop $4.99
    Contraptions Workshop $3.74
    Far Harbor $18.74
    Wasteland Workshop $3.74
    Automatron $7.49

    Total $38.70

    Is there more DLC expected for this title or is the extra $1.29 for the Season Pass a "Can't Do Math" tax?
    There's more for the "can't read the season pass description" people.
    Didn't see anything saying there is more DLC coming in the Season Pass description. Still don't. https://store.xbox.com/Xbox-One/Bundle/Fallout-4-Season-Pass.... Perhaps you can show me where it is.

    What I did do is research it and update my original post with an explanatory link. Four minutes before your ever-so-helpful post...
  • Posted on 03 August 16 at 14:08
    Good thing I picked up Old Blood when it was at 75% off yesterday morning before they fixed it!
  • AllgorhythmAllgorhythm512,314
    Posted on 03 August 16 at 14:41
    For people who thought The Park was too short to pay full price, now may be a good opportunity.
  • Crater BobCrater Bob356,032
    Posted on 03 August 16 at 14:57
    EndWar for $5? You can't even play Theater of War anymore, they shut down those servers years ago, I still have like two or three achievements from ToW I'll never get, and that's not counting the unobtainable Dog of War achievement.
    Gatekeeper 3-6 off your starboard wing, turn to 2-2-0 and drop to angels two or you will be fired upon!
  • FiveWizzFiveWizz465,263
    Posted on 03 August 16 at 15:02
    Really stoked that I managed to buy Old Blood before the price increase. I wasn't even sure if I should get it that price but now it's even more appealing. I feel like I've got a naughty gem.

    Will probably play it in 2019
  • THEpaynexkillerTHEpaynexkiller1,022,561
    Posted on 03 August 16 at 15:18
    You messed up the hyperlink for 'the fall'
  • WickedDeathWickedDeath509,511
    Posted on 03 August 16 at 15:22
    spankyNspronkle said:
    TOB isn't 75% off... It's 50% off and $10.00 for USD.
    I was going to buy this at the end of the week for $20 so I am happy as piss that it's only $10 but 75% off would have been great LOL

    Is it me or is it harder to find the sale games since the update? You can find the regular sales games by going to the gold section BUT there is nothing listing all these Bethesda games at all. if it wasn't for the site, you'd never know they were on sale.
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