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The Price of GTA: The Trilogy - The Definitive Edition May be High

Hubert Sledziewski, 11 October 2021, 11:12

Preorders for GTA: The Trilogy - The Definitive Edition are now available at some online retailers. It looks like the package of three refreshed games from the series will be very expensive.

Death Stranding's DC Upgrade Priced

Agnes Adamus, 22 September 2021, 19:19

Sony's UK branch has announced the price that Death Stranding owners on PS4 will pay to upgrade to the Director's Cut version.

Valve Responds to Wolfire Games' Lawsuit Over Monopolistic Practices on Steam

Hubert Sledziewski, 30 July 2021, 19:44

Valve has responded to April's lawsuit by Wolfire Games, which accused the company of monopolistic regulations. Steam's owners deny the allegations and claim that they are nothing more than an attack on the popular, consumer-acclaimed platform.

FIFA 22 Next-gen Update Won't be Free for Everyone

Hubert Sledziewski, 12 July 2021, 16:30

The standard edition of FIFA 22 on PS4 and XONE will not receive the free update on PS5 and XSX|S. If you want to enjoy the new game from EA Sports on both generations, you will have to pay extra for the Ultimate Edition or spend the money twice.

Gamers Don't Want to Pay Extra for 4K and 60 FPS in Ghost of Tsushima

Hubert Sledziewski, 05 July 2021, 16:44

The price of Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut on PS5 has electrified the fans. In their view, asking money for visual upgrades such as 4K resolution and 60fps is „dishonourable” and „in poor taste”.

Steam Will Make Cheap Purchases via VPN Even Harder

Jacob Blazewicz, 24 June 2021, 11:28

Valve has introduced a new restriction on Steam related to country settings. Thus, the platform continues to fight against the abuse of VPNs to buy games at lower, regional prices.

Lawsuit Against Sony Could Give Us Cheaper PS4 and PS5 Games

Szarmancki, 07 May 2021, 21:40

A class action lawsuit against Sony Interactive Entertainment could lower the prices on PlayStation Store. The lawsuit is aimed at Sony's monopoly in selling digital copies of games for PlayStation 4 and 5 consoles.

New Lawsuit Concerning Valve's Monopolistic Practices on Steam

Jacob Blazewicz, 30 April 2021, 19:35

Valve has become the target of another lawsuit. The document filed by Wolfire Games accuses the company of anti-competitive regulation, including overpricing on Steam and taking 30% of devs' revenue.

„If You Love a Game, Buy It at Full Price,” Says Days Gone Dev

Bart Swiatek, 19 April 2021, 15:11

Days Gone creative director and writer John Garvin addressed the issue of gamers supporting games they like during a recent podcast.

Gamers are Ready to Pay $70 for a Game, Claims Take-Two's CEO

Przemyslaw Dygas, 08 March 2021, 14:16

Strauss Zelnick, the CEO of Take-Two, believes that game price hikes are a necessity. Moreover, according to him, gamers were prepared for such changes.

Ubisoft Still Considers $70 Price Tag for Games

Milosz Szubert, 10 February 2021, 14:21

During an investor call summarizing the third quarter of fiscal year 2020, Ubisoft's CFO Frédérick Duguet stressed that it has not yet been decided whether the French giant will increase the prices of its games. Previously, such a move was taken by Take-Two Interactive, among others.

Steam, Ubisoft and CD Projekt Sued for Overpricing

Bart Swiatek, 31 January 2021, 20:29

Several US gamers have decided to sue Steam and some publishers - including Ubisoft and CD Projekt - accusing the companies of using one of the clauses in the distribution agreement to inflate game prices.

Cyberpunk 2077 Heavily Discounted in the US

Bart Swiatek, 19 January 2021, 15:56

Retailers in the West - mainly in the U.S. - have begun discounting Cyberpunk 2077. The discounts are greatest for console editions, but also the PC edition is available for less than it used to be.

Sony Considered Bigger Increase of Video Game Prices

Agnes Adamus, 09 November 2020, 21:48

$70 for a video game is still not enough. According to Bloomberg, Sony was considering even higher prices. Voices related to the increases have their source among the CEOs of video game publishers.

MediaMarkt Reveals GTA V Price on Next-gen Consoles

Jacob Blazewicz, 21 September 2020, 18:59

The Dutch branch of MediaMarkt has Grand Theft Auto V for PlayStation 5 in its offer, and it looks like we'll pay for it as much as for other titles debuting on ninth generation platforms.

Take-Two's CEO Defends Increased Game Prices

Michael Kulakowski, 16 September 2020, 20:17

Take-Two Interactice's CEO, Strauss Zelnick, is fiercely defending the higher prices of next-gen console games in an interview. This should come as no surprise, as his company was the first to start exploring the ground, selling the more expensive edition of NBA 2K21, with access to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X versions after the release of both systems.

How Much Would It Cost to Buy Everything on Steam?

Milosz Szubert, 14 September 2020, 14:10

There is a site that enables us to check how much we would need to spend to buy all the games available on Steam. Currently, the amount is just over $537,000 (nearly $522,000 if discounts are included).

Cyberpunk 2077 Will Not Cost More on PS5 and XSX

Dameredet, 06 September 2020, 17:20

CD Projekt RED provided answers to investor questions. It was revealed that the price of the game on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X will not be increased and that the microtransactions in multiplayer mode will not be aggressive.

Baldur's Gate 3 Early Access Price

Christian Pieniazek, 03 September 2020, 19:04

The launch of Baldur's Gate III in Early Access is less than a month away. This means it would be high time for Larian Studios to reveal how much we'll pay for it.

Activision Confirms: New Call of Duty Will Cost More on PS5 and XSX

Jacob Blazewicz, 26 August 2020, 22:21

We have learned the price of Call of Duty: Black Ops - Cold War releases on all platforms. Unfortunately, people wishing to play on PS5 and XSX will have to pay more, and perhaps not only for the new CoD.

EA Explains Lower Price of Star Wars: Squadrons

Milosz Szubert, 31 July 2020, 13:02

Blake Jorgensen, CFO at Electronic Arts, explained why the price of Star Wars: Squadrons is lower than that of the other major releases in the company's catalogue. According to him, the upcoming game from Motive is not that big, but still great.

Ubisoft on Prices of PS5 and Xbox Series X Games

DS, 23 July 2020, 12:26

Ubisoft has announced that their latest games will keep their price ($60) - or at least for now. We also received an announcement of the next part of the Ubisoft Forward event.

Far Cry 6 - Collector's Editions Content and Prices

Adrian Werner, 13 July 2020, 14:10

Ubisoft has revealed the content and prices of the Collector's, Gold and Ultimate Edition of Far Cry 6. The most expensive variant includes a replica of a flamethrower.

PS5 / XSX Games May be More Expensive; Large Publishers Consider Price Increases

Bart Swiatek, 03 July 2020, 13:38

2K intends to sell NBA 2K21 on PS5 / XSX for $10 more than the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions. Analysts from IDG Consulting report that other publishers are also considering increasing prices of next-gen console games.

NBA 2K21 on PS5 and Xbox Series X Will Cost $10 More Than on PS4/XOne [Updated]

Karol Laska , 03 July 2020, 12:43

$10 - that's the difference in the price of NBA 2K21 between current and next-gen consoles. This also means that it will not be possible to transfer a copy of the game from the PS4/XOne to the PS5/XSX for free.

Releases Date and Price of Sea of Thieves on Steam

Paul Wozniak, 21 May 2020, 19:59

Today we found out when Sea of Thieves will launch on Steam. We also learned the price of the game on the day of its launch.

Assassin's Creed Valhalla - Price, Pre-orders and Retail Editions

Christian Pieniazek, 30 April 2020, 18:13

Ubisoft has revealed the price and content of the collector's edition of Assassin's Creed: Valhalla. In addition, we found out what extras await those who order the title before its official release.

New World - Price and Release Date of Amazon's MMORPG Revealed

Bart Swiatek, 08 April 2020, 12:22

Two editions of the MMORPG title New World have appeared in the Amazon store. The information contained on their pages suggests that the game will debut in late May. The developer of the game is Amazon Game Studios, so the reports are reliable, although the released does not come from an official announcement.

Release Date of SnowRunner - New Off-road Truck Simulator

Jacob Blazewicz, 18 February 2020, 23:03

We already know the release date of SnowRunner - the continuation of Spintires: MudRunner. The new off-road truck simulator developed by Saber Interactive, which introduces winter obstacles, will launch on consoles and Epic Games Store in spring.

We Know Prices And Editions Of Cyberpunk 2077

Konrad Serafinski, 09 June 2019, 23:48

We've learned the official prices and content of each edition of Cyberpunk 2077. Players should be satisfied with the gadgets proposed by developers from CD Projekt RED. However, the price of the collector's edition is a bit high.

Anno 1800 and The Division 2 Prices Rising Without Steam

Agnes Adamus, 25 April 2019, 14:50

Despite the announcement that the games published on Tim Sweeney's platform are to become cheaper, an opposite trend was noticed. This can be seen in the examples of Anno 1800 and The Division 2, where availability on the Epic Games Store and Uplay alone has resulted in the average market price of both games becoming higher than before they left Steam.

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order - Price and Available Editions

Michael Kulakowski, 14 April 2019, 19:13

After yesterday's reveal of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Origin has put up a digital pre-orders of the game. This enabled us to learn the price of the PC version, as well as the details of the planned special editions.

New Borderlands 3 Trailer Confirms Epic Store, Price, and Release Date

Frozen, 03 April 2019, 21:23

Recent leaks, as well as the community's fears and predictions, have all just been confirmed. The latest trailer reveals when and where the third installment of Borderlands will launch.

Tim Sweeney: Prices in Epic Game Store Will Drop

Bart Swiatek, 26 March 2019, 17:19

In a recent interview for Ars Technica, Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney shared his thoughts on the PC video game market. He believes that Epic Games Store may help reduce prices.

GOG.com Abandons the Fair Price Package Program

Michael Kulakowski, 26 February 2019, 22:29

As part of changes introduced at GOG.com, the CEO decided to abandon the Fair Price Package Program, which compensated for regional differences game prices in the form of a virtual currency added to customers' cart.

Warhammer: Chaosbane - Release Date, Price, Hardware Requirements

Christian Pieniazek, 08 February 2019, 14:56

Bigben Interactive and Eko Software revealed the price and contents of particular editions and shared the hardware requirements of their work.

Imperator: Rome - Release Date, Price, Hardware Requirements

Christian Pieniazek, 06 February 2019, 01:19

Imperator: Rome, the next strategy game from Paradox Interactive, will hit the shelves in April. In addition to a release date, we’ve learned the game’s price and hardware requirements.

Overwatch gets a lower price - permanently

Konrad Serafinski, 26 January 2019, 11:19

Good news for all team multiplayer FPS lovers. Blizzard decided to lower the price of the PC version of Overwatch. Now it's available for half the price. Maybe it will encourage some skeptical players to try the game.

Generation Zero - release date, price, collector's edition

Christian Pieniazek, 24 January 2019, 17:00

THQ Nordic revealed the release date of Generation Zero, a multiplayer shooter from Avalanche Studios team - authors of the Just Cause series. The title will make its debut in March, and will offer an inexpensive collector's edition.

World of Warcraft no longer requires you to buy the base game

Mathias Zulpo, 18 July 2018, 13:23

World of Warcraft is now subscription-only, period. But while you no longer need the base game to enjoy WoW and 6 of its expansions, some say that nothing really changed.