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    Why the difference?

    So I live in the US and have been waiting for some news on War Thunder's release date. I finally broke down an made a UK account to download it regardless of what everyone says about it.

    Ok account up and running and the first thing I notice is a big difference in the PS Store. Nothing drastic but still enough for my fiance to notice and she rarely sees the store. UK has a discounted game section for exaample.

    So why the differences?

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    US store seems a bit more organised and easier to navigate than my UK one


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    Yeah, it is different across the board really. Different PS+ games every month, different sales, etc. I imagine so that the management in Europe can customize everything for their customers. Makes sense if you think about it.








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    Honestly with or without the discounts the UK store is a joke compared to anywhere else, only in the UK can publishers get away with charging 49.99+ for digital games when the retail versions are ~39.99.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AaronSOLDIER View Post
    Honestly with or without the discounts the UK store is a joke compared to anywhere else, only in the UK can publishers get away with charging 49.99+ for digital games when the retail versions are ~39.99.
    where??


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    LOL look at this absurd pricing. 29.99 for new but 32.99 for pre owned.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Christopher View Post
    Yeah, it is different across the board really. Different PS+ games every month, different sales, etc. I imagine so that the management in Europe can customize everything for their customers. Makes sense if you think about it.
    Ok this makes sense. Thanks everyone for the input. :beer:

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    Quote Originally Posted by -Shafty- View Post
    where??
    Well in the case of PS4 games I dunno if that's what they cost at retail but for the past few years with PS3 games it was always like that. I remember Mass Effect 3 being like 57.99 on PSN, SCEE just lets publishers do whatever the hell they want.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AaronSOLDIER View Post
    Well in the case of PS4 games I dunno if that's what they cost at retail but for the past few years with PS3 games it was always like that. I remember Mass Effect 3 being like 57.99 on PSN, SCEE just lets publishers do whatever the hell they want.
    Yeah new releases (ie within 6 months!) are still almost full price in shops, with a few exceptions.

    PS+ is actually cheaper to renew through Playstation than it is in the supermarkets here! (for 3 mnths anyway)


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