Paradox Interactive’s new turn of cost increases did not go over good with fans. The blowback was so bad that a publisher was eventually forced to roll them back and guarantee refunds, or payment “with games of a value surpassing a difference,” to everybody who purchased any of a games during a aloft prices. But a timing was a problem: The walkback came right during a start of a Steam Summer Sale, and Paradox CEO Fredrik Wester pronounced that it wouldn’t be probable to understanding with a refunds until after it was over.
The sale came to an finish today, and Paradox has now suggested a sum of a remuneration plan. “After exploring options with a sales partners, we’ve come to a end that prejudiced refunds (as in, refunding a cost difference) aren’t most possible,” Paradox comparison village manager Escher explained. “Instead, we will present everybody who purchased any Paradox product between May 17 and now (including pre-orders of Steel Division: Normandy 44 done before May 17), in any banking solely USD (where prices were not changed), a giveaway duplicate of a full PC diversion or dual DLC, as a gesticulate of goodwill.”
Gamers authorised for a freebie can name from Stellaris, Hearts of Iron 4, Crusader Kings 2, Europa Universalis 4, Magicka 2, or Tyranny, or any dual of a HoI 4: Death or Dishonor, EU 4: Third Rome, CK 2: Monks and Mystics, Stellaris: Utopia, or Tyranny: Tales from a Tiers DLCs. If we already possess all of them, you’ll give credited with “equivalent giftable keys” instead. Players who purchased their games from GOG or or a App Store will be means to explain their diversion or DLC from possibly of those platforms instead; if we purchased by Origin or Twitch, you’re not authorised for a freebie since their prices never indeed went adult on those storefronts.
To explain your giveaway stuff, fill out this form, that will need your sequence ID, strange squeeze currency, height information, a duplicate of your receipt, your email address, and of march a note of that diversion or DLC you’d like. You have until Aug 9 to make your claim, though Escher warned that they won’t be handed out immediately: Paradox is now aiming to have all wrapped adult by Sep 30. As for a cost changes that started all a trouble, he pronounced they have all been rolled behind to their pre-increase levels, and will be hold there for 3 months.