Hmmm .... Borderlands Australia???

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  1. Jigoku

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    Your link went to the front page on steam for me. When I click through to Borderlands I see an ERSB M17+ rating.
     
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    Drac, you may have the wrong country cookie set in your browser after looking at another country's Steam Store page - I was able to reproduce the same thing (redirect to the Steam home page) by adding something like "?cc=us" to the end of the URL; but if I add "?cc=au" (force things back to the Australian Steam Store), I get the package page Jig's talking about.
     
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    Yeah, got it now... and... :(
     
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    Odd, "Borderlands Australia" even appears under the "Coming soon" and "Specials" section of steam website.
     
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    Are we getting a different game here or what?
     
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    I sent in a ticket to steam support about this and all I got back was some silly by-the-numbers response about restarting my computer and using IE (even though steam uses IE to render it's store pages!). I was very concise about what the issue was and how to reproduce it yet the reply was so unbelievably off the mark it's beyond laughable - total face palm support.

    I replied to that again explaining it all in even smaller and easier to understand words. Perhaps the underpaid Indian dude reading my reply will now understand enough of it to know that he has to pass it on to someone who can actually read English.

    *fingers crossed*
     
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    you can't tell from the OFLC website if a different version to the one overseas was submitted for rating.
     
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    The Australian pre-purchase on Steam is now fixed and working.

    My support ticket was updated this morning, the system works, who'd have thunk it.
     
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    Colour me sceptical, but should we be concerned that there's a "Borderlands Germany" and a "Borderlands Australia" on Steam, but for US, UK and NZ it's just "Borderlands"? :confused:
     
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    I've sent a Support ticket to Gearbox to ask ... (=
     
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    It's now just "Borderlands" in our region store page as well..What was that all about i wonder?
     
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    I was wondering about that. Pity we can't also pre-order L4D2!
     
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    Everything I've heard about the game regarding Aussie classification says it got though unchanged.

    Perhaps... (because the package was empty) Valve have setup an automatic process on steam to create a separate package download for the Australian region whenever they add an M17+ rated title to the store, but they simply forgot to copy across the details to link that package to the standard game.
     
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    I wouldnt be too concerned about the Australia thingy. I am more interested to know what other MP modes the game has apart from co-op etc.
     
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    Borederlands 4 pack from Steam...for those that haven't jumped onto it yet...;)

    Borderlands on Steam

    Works out to about US$33.75 each. saving about US$11.00 per game.
     
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    Not happy Jan ... =/
     
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    lol me either, this and l4d2......teach me for jumping in so quick..
     
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