Zee-Svk Oct 8, 2013 @ 11:38am
Daily deals now run for 48 hours :)
I noticed that Magic 2014, 3D Mark and now Omerta run for 48 hours.

Thats amazing for people who missed it. You get an extra 24 hours.
I love this little change.

Please VALVe keep it
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Black Blade Oct 8, 2013 @ 1:05pm 
Well it was like these for a while...
Maybe because its around the world and Valve understand that some may be just on the Sec btreen deals and miss them on some time zone
I think it is really awesome
But maybe its just that day become 48 hours and two of us did not hear abut it yet
Kargor Oct 8, 2013 @ 3:05pm 
"Around the world" doesn't matter, as the day has 24 hours, everywhere. Not counting polar days here, but I assume people there run on a 24 hour clock as well.

For example, in germany, the "Steam day" currently starts at 19:00 (this may be different when DST changes come into play, which might not happen on the same day everywhere). It doesn't mean a 1-day sale only lasts 5 hours -- it will simply last until 19:00 the next day.

These days might be different for other sites. The "humble day" starts at 20:00 around here.
Finaldeath Oct 8, 2013 @ 4:20pm 
Ya, it's been like this since the summer sale.
Rockhead Gaz Oct 9, 2013 @ 8:45am 
Originally posted by Finaldeath:
Ya, it's been like this since the summer sale.

Bah, you beat me to it... by 16 hours.
Τhe Rolling Cheese Futbol Oct 9, 2013 @ 11:10am 
Yet once in awhile you can still manage to find someone who whines about missing a deal, truly astonishing.

In fact, I remember just last week someone whined about missing a weekend deal right here on the steam forums. That's at least 72 hours of the deal being alive ._.
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XxX_☠-420n0sc0pah-☠_XxX Oct 20, 2013 @ 3:20pm 
Useful, can't expect people to have easy access to an internet-connected device 24/7
Kargor Oct 20, 2013 @ 4:46pm 
Yeah, but as online-based business that is running an online-based gaming platform, you can sort of expect your customers to have reasonable online-access... if they don't, it's really their own fault.

On larger sales, online-shops sometimes run deals for just a few hours. Steam did that on the summer sale too, where they had an 8 hour schedule, and if I'm not mistaken I even encountered 6 hour schedules on another shop.
[UGR]GroxXx Oct 20, 2013 @ 4:51pm 
:D
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