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SteamPrices lets you know if you're being ripped off

SteamPrices shows you how much you're getting steamed in pricing

| Software News | Posted: Oct 5, 2010 4:39 am

Ever been stung paying 30, 40, 80% more for games because you live in Australia (and also a few other countries)?

 

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SteamPrices.com exposes exactly how much identical products from international stores are being marked up.

 

SteamPrices.com allows you to select your region, then compare that to two different regions - highlighting the over-priced items. It also goes a bit further, delving into bargains in your country of choice - and seeing what titles are being hidden from your region.

 

How this is useful, depends on the person - to make good use of SteamPrices, you'd need to buy in more than one regions - however, there are techniques around this - one easy example is having someone gift you the game from a different region.

 

NEWS SOURCES:Cnet.com.au

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