Originally Posted by Crap Daddy
I'm in Romania which is part of EU but average income is way lower than in Western Europe and we have our own currency. I can understand the taxes but when Steam and Microsoft use a conversion rate of 1Euro=1Dollar I doubt it's the taxes. Never mind, I understood long ago that what in US is 100$ over here is also 100... but Euro. What I don't understand is why they don't offer better prices and a different approach towards countries where illegal software is widespread.
In sweden (and uk) 1$ = 1€ makes sense. But you have a good point about different prices in different countries.