Today, Steam officially cut off the Turkish lira support it introduced in 2014 and returned to the dollar. Game prices and wallet balances are now displayed in dollars. So how did this change the prices of the games?
Steam, the world’s most popular online gaming platform, made a decision last month that mostly concerns Turkey and Argentina. Within the scope of this decision, Steam Stopped supporting TL. In other words, games could no longer be purchased in TL, but in dollar exchange rate. Stating that the application will be valid as of November 20, the platform announced the new period for Turkey in the past hours. officially launched.
Steam in its announcement regarding the change balances He stated that it would change according to the current exchange rate. For the prices of the games, we ask the developers He will give specific advice to the MENA region., He stated that in this way the price could be cheaper than in the USA. But your initiative will be left to the developers He also reported. So, to what extent did game prices in Turkey change after Steam switched to dollars?
How have the prices of the best-selling games changed?
|Game||Old Türkiye price (TL)||New Türkiye Price (USD)||US price (USD)|
|Baldur’s Gate 3||799 TL||$34.99||$59.99|
|Mafia: Definitive Edition||259 TL||$39.99||$39.99|
|EA Sports FC 24||1.199,99 TL||$69.99||$69.99|
|STALKER 2: Heart of Chernobyl||345 TL||$59.99||$59.99|
|Cyberpunk 2077||799 TL||$44.99||$59.99|
|GTA V||271.95 TL||$14.79||$14.79|
|Euro Truck Simulator 2||299 TL||$10.09||$9.99|
|Football Manager 2024||899 TL||$39.99||$59.99|
|ring from hand||999 TL||$39.99||$59.99|
|Crusader Kings III||425 TL||$29.99||$49.99|
The prices of some games that entered Steam’s best-selling games list (we did not include free-to-play games such as CS2) changed in this way. You can also see US prices at the far right of the table for comparison.
The situation in other popular games is as follows:
|Game||Old Türkiye Price (TL)||New Türkiye Price (USD)||US Price (USD)|
|Red Dead Redemption 2||1.150 TL||$59.99||$59.99|
|Diablo IV||1.729 TL||$69.99||$69.99|
|Forza Horizon 5||599 TL||$32.78||$59.99|
|NBA 2K23||699 TL||$59.99||$59.99|
|Cities Skylines 2||649 TL||$29.99||$49.99|
|CoD Modern Warfare 3||1.199,99 TL||$69.99||$69.99|
|Mortal Kombat 1||1.199 TL||$69.99||$69.99|
|Resident Evil 4||887.29 TL||$44.99||$59.99|
|F1 23||1.199,99 TL||$27.99||$69.99|
|Dead by Deadlight||169 TL||$10.49||$19.99|
|Battlefield 2042||599 TL||$59.99||$59.99|
|God of War||899 TL||$49.99||$49.99|
|Ark: Survival Evolved||149 TL||$14.99||$14.99|
|Payday 2||105 TL||$9.99||$9.99|
There have been such changes in some popular games in different categories and price ranges. So how did all these changes change the game prices on a TL basis?
How have game prices changed on TL basis?
Note: Here, the “old price” column will show yesterday’s price of the game. The “new price” column shows the TL conversion based on the dollar exchange rate. Dollar/TL exchange rate was taken as 28.79.
|Game||Old Price (TL)||New Price (TL)|
|Baldur’s Gate 3||799 TL||1.007,23 TL|
|Mafia: Definitive Edition||259 TL||1.151,16 TL|
|EA Sports FC 24||1.199,99 TL||2.014,74 TL|
|STALKER 2: Heart of Chernobyl||345 TL||1.726,88 TL|
|Cyberpunk 2077||799 TL||1.295,09 TL|
|GTA V||271.95 TL||425.75 TL|
|Euro Truck Simulator 2||299 TL||290.45 TL|
|Football Manager 2024||899 TL||1.151,16 TL|
|ring from hand||999 TL||1.151,16 TL|
|Crusader Kings III||425 TL||863.30 TL|
|Red Dead Redemption 2||1.150 TL||1.726,88 TL|
|Diablo IV||1.729 TL||2.014,74 TL|
|Forza Horizon 5||599 TL||943.61 TL|
|NBA 2K23||699 TL||1.726,88 TL|
|Cities Skylines 2||649 TL||863.30 TL|
|CoD Modern Warfare 3||1.199,99 TL||2.014,74 TL|
|Mortal Kombat 1||1.199 TL||2.014,74 TL|
|Resident Evil 4||887.29 TL||1.295,09 TL|
|F1 23||1.199,99 TL||805.72 TL|
|rust||308 TL||1.151,16 TL|
|Dead by Deadlight||169 TL||301.97 TL|
|Battlefield 2042||599 TL||1.726,88 TL|
|Starfield||899 TL||1.208,73 TL|
|God of War||899 TL||1.439,02 TL|
|Ark: Survival Evolved||149 TL||604.22 TL|
|Payday 2||105 TL||287.57 TL|
|DayZ||790 TL||1.295,09 TL|
As you can see in the table above, with the new period, game prices a very sharp rise has happened. Among the games we reviewed, only Euro Truck Simulator 2 and F1 23 had a price reduction…