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#1 6 years ago

Seems a lot of people have received a lot of vouchers for 50% off games today, by mistake.

Intentional error, or clever marketing ploy?

I suspect latter myself.


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#2 6 years ago

I wants one......




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#3 6 years ago

I haven't received one either. Oh well.

I suspect it's also the latter. A company such as Valve wouldn't make such a pivotal mistake in regards to their marketing and success. Probably just a way to get people to buy these games quicker.


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#4 6 years ago

Given that they're entirely random, and some people haven't received any, it seems more like an unintentional error. Either that, or Valve is playing favourites with newcomers by giving them coupons. Not a bad marketing ploy at all, if that's the case.




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#5 6 years ago

More likely theat they have been email selectiviely to people who havent spent much or nothing on there account???




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#6 6 years ago

Well they've been giving people 10 of the same voucher, so they might be trying to get people to pass the vouchers on, people who are thinking "Aww, I wish I had one"


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#7 6 years ago

sounds plausible, Why not just put one voucher code on the net somewhere and let everyone in the know use it.....




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#8 6 years ago

A very useful error for it's users. :D

Too bad that Steam sucks though! :p




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#9 6 years ago

I got two for Assassin's Creed: Revelations...




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#10 6 years ago

Eww. Ubisoft.

Anyway, I hope I got something though I'm broke even for Steam.