Steam Sales Email

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Steam Sales Email

Post by bender » 09 Dec 2015, 21:44

So, over the last few months i have been getting emails from steam notifying me that items on my wishlist are on sale. One such item that has appeared a few times is the Witcher 3. However, when i goto the steam store, it turns out its not on sale. This has happened a few times now and i'm curious to see if anybody knows why, or if they have experienced it themselves. Another game that it has happened with is Stronghold HD

*Note, Other items that i have been notified on, have been on sale. I have looked at the email within 24hrs of it being sent. The latest one today was sent 7hrs ago.
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Re: Steam Sales Email

Post by Makena » 09 Dec 2015, 22:07

I too am getting this, quick google suggests we're not alone, so I guess something has goofed up. Wonder how to even let valve know about this in a way they'd care about
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Re: Steam Sales Email

Post by Anon. E. Moose » 09 Dec 2015, 22:09

I got an email today saying Just Cause 3 was on sale, when it wasn't. No idea why.
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Post by LordPorksword » 10 Dec 2015, 08:54

Are they legit emails or something more sinister?
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Post by solo0017 » 10 Dec 2015, 09:55

bender wrote:One such item that has appeared a few times is the Witcher 3. However, when i goto the steam store, it turns out its not on sale.
I received the same email yesterday. Looks like somebody checked the wrong box before sending out the 'games on sale' email.
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Re: Steam Sales Email

Post by Anon. E. Moose » 10 Dec 2015, 11:07

LordPorksword wrote:Are they legit emails or something more sinister?
They definitely seem to be legit, same address and such as previous sale emails that were correct.
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Post by Yurtles » 10 Dec 2015, 11:29

Also just got one telling me Just Cause 3 was on sale. It is still not. You can turn off wishlist notifications completely in account settings. I just did, had enough of it telling me about when things are 10% off, or not at all or some other nonsense.
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Re: Steam Sales Email

Post by bender » 10 Dec 2015, 11:49

Ok, good to know that i'm not the only one. I was wondering if it might be a region based thing. Where the game is on sale in the US, but not in AU?
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Post by Anon. E. Moose » 10 Dec 2015, 12:11

bender wrote:Ok, good to know that i'm not the only one. I was wondering if it might be a region based thing. Where the game is on sale in the US, but not in AU?
I thought that and checked, Just Cause 3 wasn't on sale in any region.
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Re: Steam Sales Email

Post by bender » 10 Dec 2015, 13:38

They must just be having troubles. Though, its been going on for a while now. I would have thought that it would have been fixed by now.
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Re: Steam Sales Email

Post by boars » 21 Dec 2015, 00:18

Be nice if I could filter ... ie only sales of say 40%+ :P
Don't really care about 10% off...

Not that I don't have a backlog of steam sale games to play already... :|

The ones that aren't for sale are annoying.

Makes me wonder if it's a region issue maybe? Think I've had offers from GMG in the past that looked great, clicked through to the site and it's like "not available in your region"... so damned annoying. Thanks (for nothing) GMG! ;)
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