Civilization V Complete drops 75% in price two weeks after initial release

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Update 7/5: New deal is 70% off for Civ V Complete for only $14.99 at Mac Game Store (SteamPlay key that works on the PC too).

As a PC gamer, there’s really not much of an incentive to pay full price for a game anymore. It was only February 4th of this year that 2K Games finally got around to launching the Civilization V Complete Edition with the game, its expansions, and all the many DLCs priced at $49.99. That looks like a bargain, since when you add up all the list prices for buying each item separately, they comes out to $149. But that price is old news; not even 3 weeks later, there’s already a 75% discount.

Today NewEgg has a $37.49 coupon code out, dropping the Civilization V Complete Edition price down to $12.50. Note: While NewEgg says this game will only work for Mac, the Steam Key they send will also work on PC. While the base game has been out since 2010, the latest expansion was launched in the summer of 2013, so it’s not like everything is ancient history. This might just be a great deal – no one is coming close to this discount.

In other gaming deal news, you’ll find some classic Final Fantasy re-release discounts. GameStop has both the 2013 PC re-releases of Final Fantasy VIII and Final Fantasy VII down to $5.99, or half their $11.99 list prices. It’s an especially good deal for FF8, considering its relatively recent December 2013 relaunch.

Hot Deals

Sid Meier’s Civilization V: Complete Edition (PC/Mac Download) — $12.50 at NewEgg after coupon. List is $50. Note: While NewEgg says this is for Mac, the Steam Key they send will also work on PC. Separately on Steam, you’d pay $149.34.

Final Fantasy VIII (PC Download) — $5.99 at GameStop. List is $12. Not bad for a relatively recent December 5th, 2013 re-release.

Final Fantasy VII (PC Download) — $5.99 at GameStop. Next best is $12 at GameFly. This re-release first became available on Steam in July 2013.

Battlefield 4 (PC Download) — $29.99 at Origin. Next best is $60 at Green Man Gaming. A rare discount price for the EA Origin store. The deal will have a little staying power to it, lasting at this price until March 1st at 10AM Pacific.

Call of Duty: Ghosts (PC Download) — $29.99 at Steam. List is $60. The game is free to play this weekend on Steam and is available for purchase at half price. The deal will end on Monday, Feb. 24th at 10AM Pacific.

Battlefield Blowout Sale — at Origin.

Other Decent PC download Deals This Week

Rockstar Games “Build Your Own Bundle” Sale — at GamersGate. A total of 11 titles to choose from. Your choice of either 3 games for $15, 4 games for $18, or 5 games for $20.

Apr. 4: The Elder Scrolls Online: Digital Imperial Edition — $64 at Green Man Gaming after coupon. List is $80. There’s a similar 20% discount for the Standard Edition as well, dropping it to $48.

Strider (Steam) — $12 at Green Man Gaming after coupon. List is $15. This Capcom remake released just yesterday on the PC.

Need for Speed Rivals (Origin) — $18.62 at Amazon. List is $50. Lowest price yet by about $1 for this recent November 2013 title.

Sleeping Dogs Pack (Steam) — $16.23 at Green Man Gaming. Next best is $27 at GameStop. Includes the Sleeping Dogs base game along with seven DLC packs.

Tropico 4 Collectors Bundle (Steam) — $9.99 at Green Man Gaming. Next best is $40 at Amazon. Includes the Tropico 4 base game and seven DLC packs.

The Walking Dead Game + 400 Days DLC Pack (PC Download) — $7.49 at Green Man Gaming. Next best is $30 at GamersGate.

BioShock Infinite (Steam) — $7.50 at NewEgg after coupon. List is $30. Ties the all time low price point. Not bad for a hot 2013 title not even a year old.

Castle of Illusion (PC Download) — $3.99 at GameFly after coupon. Next best is $15 at Green Man Gaming.

Console Deals

PlayStation Plus 12-Month Subscription Card + $10 PlayStation Code — $49.99 at Best Buy. Normally same price without $10 code.

Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS3) — $34.99 at Groupon. Next best is $39 at Amazon. Always rare for the console version of Triple-A games to get discount.

Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk – Pre-owned (PS3) — $19.99 at GameFly. List is $50.


SteelSeries World of Warcraft Legendary MMO Gaming Mouse — $29.50 at Amazon. Next best is $68 at Office Depot.

iBuyPower Valkyrie Core i7-4800MQ, GeForce GTX770M 3GB, Full HD 1080p, 16GB RAM — $1,299.99 at TigerDirect after rebate. List is $1,700.

Razer Blade 14-inch Gaming Laptop, Core i7-4702HQ, GeForce GTX 765M, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD — $1,799 at Microsoft. List is $1,999.

Razer Edge Pro Ultimate Gaming Tablet, Core i7-3517U, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD — $899 at Microsoft. Next best is $1,056 at Amazon.

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