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#1

Posted 31 January 2014 - 11:02 PM Edited by Yolo Swaggins, 01 February 2014 - 12:04 AM.

There's a Nintendo World Championship cart for sale on eBay going for $100k+ US. It made me think - what is the most you have ever spent on a single video game? Also, if you wanted a rare game enough, how much would you spend on it to buy it?

 

For me, the most I've spent was $70 for Texas Chainsaw Massacre(Atari 2600). I know it's not much more than new games today, but most people just see it as a 30 year old hunk of plastic. As for how much I would spend on a game - maybe $150 to $200 if I really wanted it.


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Posted 31 January 2014 - 11:09 PM

150$ for GTA V's collector's edition -__-

 

Game wasn't worth more than the 90$ edition, hell probably the 60$ standard version was a better price point.

 

Before that it was a few other collector editions that weren't that near the price I paid for GTA V, I believe it was 120$ for a few of them


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Posted 31 January 2014 - 11:09 PM

130 for GTA V Collector's Edition.

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Posted 31 January 2014 - 11:16 PM

£45 used for MW3. Biggest regret of my gaming life.

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Posted 31 January 2014 - 11:22 PM

150$ dollars for GTA V's collector's edition. Great game but I feel people who paid 150$ should have gotten some extra missions and exclusive stuff online that's actually good. 


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Posted 31 January 2014 - 11:32 PM

135 dollars for Baldur's Gate Collector's Edition (most recent).

 

And $750 for Carmageddon: Reincarnation, which I don't have yet, Kickstarter,


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Posted 31 January 2014 - 11:33 PM

$80 for GTA V Special Edition.

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Posted 01 February 2014 - 12:01 AM

$190 AUD for an uncut version of VC. I don't know what I was thinking really. I got it 2 weeks before it released over here, but the differences between it and the censored version weren't that noticeable.

 

The next in line is $150 AUD for the GTA IV special edition.


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Posted 01 February 2014 - 02:13 AM

£130 on battlefield 4.

Xbox 360 version, then Xbox one then premium. dice planned their timing well didn't they!

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Posted 01 February 2014 - 04:07 AM

Rock Band, I guess. I think the full box set with all the controllers was $150.

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Posted 01 February 2014 - 06:06 AM Edited by Daz, 01 February 2014 - 06:07 AM.

£45 used for MW3. Biggest regret of my gaming life.

Me too, only MW2.

 

As for actual most spent, not including special editions, it would have to be £50 for Blast Corps on N64.

 

Never Again.


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Posted 01 February 2014 - 07:58 AM

$90 for the GTA V Special edition, along with a few others in that price point. The collector's edition for V looked like a rip off. Only game I would have spent over a 100 bucks for, would have been Skyrim, I want that Statue.


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Posted 01 February 2014 - 08:03 AM Edited by CatDog96, 01 February 2014 - 08:04 AM.

I've only bought 4 new games the rest are pre-owned, Assassin's Creed 2 was the first and most expensive it cost $105 just for the standard edition, games always cost a lot more in Australia.


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Posted 01 February 2014 - 08:58 AM

€70 for the V Special Edition

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Posted 01 February 2014 - 10:03 AM

I tend to stay away from any collectors or special editions, so I just buy the standard version of games. 


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Posted 01 February 2014 - 10:46 AM

£120 for GTA V collector's edition.

Bit disappointed by the physical items :(

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Posted 01 February 2014 - 10:51 AM

$120 for GTAV from EB Games.

A far cry from the £34.99 I used to spend at GAME.


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Posted 01 February 2014 - 10:57 AM

100 Euro for GTAV CE


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Posted 01 February 2014 - 04:21 PM Edited by Aintgottime2bleed, 01 February 2014 - 04:24 PM.

Prolly a n64 game they where expensiver as ps1 games although some ps1 games  expensiver, on average it was $120 ps1 and $150 n64, im 100% super smash brothers was 150 so i count that 1 most expensive that i remember.


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Posted 01 February 2014 - 04:34 PM

$170 including tax for gta v collectors

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Posted 01 February 2014 - 06:54 PM

$400 paid so far in Battlefield 'Play4Free' :D I know, after some while everything sums up.


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Posted 01 February 2014 - 10:02 PM

Also World of Warcraft with all expansions (and if you want you can count the subscription).

 

If you count the subscription I'm well over a €1000


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#23

Posted 01 February 2014 - 10:03 PM

£80 for Assassin's Creed 3: Freedom Edition.

Worst decision I've ever made.

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Posted 01 February 2014 - 10:50 PM

$90 for god of war, when it was popular and I didn't have an xbox

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Posted 01 February 2014 - 11:00 PM

$80 for GTA V Special Edition.

This.

 

If we're counting hardware though, I spent $170 to play CTW since I didn't have a PSP.


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Posted 01 February 2014 - 11:30 PM

About $50 for GTA 5 a few days after it came out.

 

You can probably tell I don't go out and buy much.


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Posted 02 February 2014 - 12:47 AM

I rarely ever buy special editions of video games but I decided to for GTA V.

 

I guess that's the most I've ever spent on a video game, $80 + tax for GTA V Special Edition.

 

I'm glad I didn't shell out the $150 for the Collectors like other people did. Most people I know regretted it. 


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Posted 02 February 2014 - 12:23 PM

I would pay 500$ for shenmue 3!


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Posted 02 February 2014 - 01:13 PM

£60 (I think, its was around that mark) for GTA V Special Edition


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Posted 08 February 2014 - 06:54 AM

145 L.D for GTA V (normal version)





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