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NIS America Is Raising Some of Its PC Game Prices

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NIS America has announced that the standard prices for some of its catalog of PC games on various digital storefronts will rise in late July. The company announced the changes via a news post on its official website [Thanks, Wario64].

The post, which lists down a number of titles published by NIS America, noted that the price increases would affect titles as listed on Epic Games Store, Steam, the Microsoft Store, and Google Stadia. They would also only take place after the conclusion of ongoing promotional sales, such as the Steam Summer Sale. The schedule for the price increase is currently set for July 19, 2021.

The titles affected range from older classics like Disgaea to relatively recent releases like Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA. In some cases, the price increases are significant. For example, the prices of Birthdays the Beginning, among others, almost doubled from USD $9.99 to $19.99, while the price of Phantom Brave PC quadrupled, up from USD $4.99.

Check out a full list of the affected titles and their new prices (in USD) below:

*Note: Prices are displayed as seen on the North American Steam catalog, and can vary by store and region.

The 25th Ward: The Silver Case 19.99
Birthdays the Beginning 19.99
The Caligula Overdose 49.99
Cladun Returns: This Is Sengoku! 19.99
Cladun X2 9.99
Criminal Girls: Invite Only 19.99
Disgaea PC 19.99
htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary 9.99
Labyrinth of Refrain: Coven of Dusk 49.99
The Longest Five Minutes 19.99
Phantom Brave PC 19.99
PSYCHO-PASS: Mandatory Happiness 19.99
A Rose in the Twilight 19.99
Yomawari: Night Alone 19.99
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA 59.99

The affected NIS America PC games will have their prices changed on July 19, 2021. They are immediately available on PC via Steam, Google Stadia, Epic Games Store, and the Microsoft Store. At the time of this writing, they’re also discounted significantly thanks to the ongoing Summer Sales, so interested buyers would do well to pick up their favorites before the changes take effect.

Josh Tolentino
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