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Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion Sets Sales Record

Stardock announces that Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion is smashing all the company's previous sales records. They offer some details on this, including some praise for the impact of sales on Steam, clearly putting the rivalry over once having owned the competing Impulse service in the rearview:

  • The company has sold more than 100,000 copies digitally to date of Rebellion
  • The company’s internal projections factored in a large “cannibalization” percentage of its own direct sales through its web site and sales from its former digital distribution platform Impulse (now owned and operated by GameStop.)
    • Sale stats showed that Steam sales did NOT cannibalize those sales
    • Steam sales instead replaced what Stardock has usually seen via sell-in at retail

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31. Re: Anyone else noticed in the steam sale Jul 26, 2012, 17:37 eRe4s3r
 
Yeah but in the details it listed all 4 soase games as part of the pack, when the only game part of the pack was actually Rebellion. And if you counted all the games, and removed the 3 wrongly added soase games, you would have paid less by buying them "alone" than in the pack.

So the entire pack was a huge scam. If you bought the 3 real games in that pack alone you would have paid less than the pack.
 
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