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Added European Duty on Steam Call of Duty 4

Gaming-Resources.com has word that the Steam edition of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare carries a $49.95 price tag in the US and a $69.95 MSRP for European customers (thanks Voodoo Extreme). They contacted Valve to ask about this and learned that these prices are set by the publisher, meaning Activision is responsible for this.

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9. Re: No subject Nov 7, 2007, 08:50 Matchstick
 
So, Activision is jacking up its game prices to $70 for European customers so that it will still get around 50 euros from them for its games.

If that's the case why are Activision only charging $49.95 in some parts of Europe like Cyprus and Estonia ?

It's price gouging, pure and simple and I can't think of a better way piss off your customer and encourage them to go and download illegal copies instead.

 
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