SteamAlerts Notifies You of Game Price Drops

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By Jason Fitzpatrick on January 7th, 2013

Feel like you always miss the best Steam gaming sales? Worry no more, SteamAlerts will send you an email when the price drops on your wish-list games.

Using SteamAlerts is simple, just search for a game, plug in your email, and plug in the price you’d like to be alerted off. So, for example, you could search for Borderlands 2 (currently $29.99) and set a price alert for $20.00. When the game drops below that price, you’ll receive an alert.

Even if you’re not currently looking to expand your wish list or set up any alerts, the front page of SteamAlerts gathers up new additions and recent price reductions in the Steam store–Borderlands: Game of the Year edition is current on deep-dish-sale for a scant $7.49.

SteamAlerts [discontinued as of 6/2016]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 01/7/13
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