Sony has updated the price of wonderfully spiderman remastered on the Steam Store due to what it calls “incorrect pricing”.
The game was originally listed for $109.95, a price well above the average for new launch titles on the platform. This did not escape the attention of local gamers, or even our illustrious former editor.
Great, it’s the 2014 Steam price all over again. pic.twitter.com/YAILK6Jvp5
— Alex Walker (@dippizuka) August 1, 2022
At $AU109.95, the PC version of spiderman remastered it was selling for 30% more on the Australian Steam Store than it was in the US (excluding trading costs and Forex fees). In the US, it’s available to pre-order for $59.99 (or around $AU77).
Yesterday, Sony updated the game’s Steam page, lowered the price by $15 to $94.95, and provided a rationale for the price drop.
According to Sony’s post, the game was incorrectly priced in several markets. This included not only Australia, but also Israel, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.
If you made make an order spiderman remastered on PC via the Steam Store at the above price, Sony recommends canceling your pre-order, which will result in a full refund. Then you can pre-purchase the game. again via the Steam Store at the new cheaper price. As long as you do this before the game launches on August 12, you’ll still get a handful of pre-order goodies.
At the time of writing this article, the version of spiderman remastered on the Epic Games Store it is still available for pre-order at $109.95.
Australia has reached out to PlayStation AU for comment on the price change and to clarify Epic Games Store pricing. We will update this piece as soon as we have news.
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