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GameStop B2G1 Sale June 18-21 - Now online!


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#1 SirChadlyOC

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 03:22 PM

Update: Now available online. Use coupon code B2G1FREE
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I just got word from my manager that there should be a B2G1 sale starting tonight at 7 p.m. on used games and accessories again. I'm sure it'll go until closing on Sunday at 6 p.m. I can't say that I have 100% confidence in this since I haven't seen an official email myself, but my manager has been 100% accurate so far when he tells me these things.

If you're anything like me, this means you have from now until then to study your excel spreadsheets of the games you want, check the online store locator, and make a plan of attack! :bouncy:

If anyone else has heard anything else about this, please feel free to confirm.

EDIT1: Most employees won't know anything about this because GameStop doesn't update their systems to reflect the B2G1 promotion until Friday morning. The reason it says "7 p.m." is so that stores can set up for it by opening on Friday. If you don't want hassle or drama, you may be better off to wait until Friday morning to go out.

EDIT2: It looks like the computers somehow recognized the sale after 7 p.m., and sales rang up without issues or manual entries. Before 7 p.m. was YMMV per store. GameStop.com doesn't seem to be working for B2G1 quite yet, but it should be fairly soon. Maybe by midnight?

Also, for those who are new, the B2G1 promotion does not stack with any other promotions except EDGE cards. No 20% off coupons, no 25% off XBOX games. Obviously, the cheapest of the three items will be free. The computer will automatically give you the best deal. Yes, you may combine used products, such as a used accessory AND Wii game AND 360 game.

Finally, I urge you not to rely too heavily on calling your local GameStop. As someone mentioned earlier, no extra hours were given to staff the sale, so associates will be VERY busy over the weekend, and customers in the store will get first priority. Your phone service mileage may vary is all I'm saying.

Edited by CheapyD, 19 June 2009 - 06:15 AM.


#2 Squarehard

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 03:24 PM

wow, its been like two weeks since the one they did to try to end the quarter strong, they trying to start the new quarter strong now? lol!
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#3 bgame2

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 03:31 PM

SirChadly, were you the person that reported the last one?

#4 Denbo32

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 03:31 PM

B2G1 got a bit more appealing since the 10% eternal is gone.

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 03:32 PM

oh god.. incoming thread explosion

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#6 Masker13

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 03:34 PM

Well I Thought This Week was gonna be another boring AD Week.
PROVE ME WRONG GAMESTOP!

#7 Denbo32

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 03:35 PM

What the chances someone trades in GH:Smash hits + Ghostbusters before this weekend ends in NY :)

#8 Arcturiang

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 03:35 PM

If you're anything like me, this means you have from now until then to study your excel spreadsheets of the games you want, check the online store locator, and make a plan of attack! :bouncy:


Fuck it's like this site was made for me all along.

#9 s2k

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 03:37 PM

Oh man b2g1 again? Damn you gamestop.

Seems like they raised the price on some used games and dropped the price on others.

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 03:41 PM

Great, I'm on vacation and craving for something new to play. Probably will get L4D Assassins Creed and something else I find.

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 03:55 PM

Damn, I hate these sales. I always go through the dilemma of deciding between getting three cheap games to avoid spending a lot of money or getting three expensive games to save more on that third game.

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 04:03 PM

Oh hell yeah. Gamestop by me stays open til 9PM, I am SO THERE at 7.

Thanks, OP.

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 04:03 PM

I just bought a Wii, so I might take this opportunity to pick up some of the still-expensive first party titles like Zelda or Smash Bros. Damn you, Gamestop!

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#14 Dark_Sage

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 04:04 PM

Oh god. I love you, OP.

#15 UnknownAssassin

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 04:04 PM

Awesome, could not of came any sooner (Sarcasm NOT intended).

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 04:07 PM

Cool, missed the last one, and have a couple of games I wanted to pick up...so do these usually start at 7pm thursday nights? Also does the edge card discount still work?
I need more time for some game playin...

#17 sang321

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 04:08 PM

Last B2G1 was horrible for me... The games I wanted didn't have the real cases...
Hopefully this one will be much better. Thanks OP.

#18 xdl

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 04:11 PM

Excellent. Thanks Op. These frequent B2G1 lately are making up for their lack of useful coupons.


#19 s2k

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 04:11 PM

for online what time does this useually go live 7pm as well?

#20 shady859

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 04:12 PM

Thanks OP I skipped the last one but i've got $100 worth of credit burning my pockets.

I have been saving $60 of it for Madden O'10 BUT MAYBE... :D

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 04:14 PM

for online what time does this useually go live 7pm as well?

Usually at midnight pacific time.

#22 rmb

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 04:17 PM

what the chances someone trades in gh:smash hits + ghostbusters before this weekend ends in ny :)

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#23 s2k

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 04:17 PM

Usually at midnight pacific time.



Cool thanks for the quick response.

#24 gshell

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 04:17 PM

i'm glad i waited......ever since 10% coupon died i haven't spent quite as much.....but b2g1 has picked up which is a much better deal staked with edge anyway so i'm not complaining...i'll be in delaware tomorrow morning

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 04:19 PM

Perfect timing for me...I've been wanting to grab a copy of RB2 for a while now, but I didn't feel like paying $35 for it. Now I can grab RB2 and...uhhh, yea, I don't know what else to get with it. :P

#26 styl3s

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 04:33 PM

by used to you mean the "new" games that have been played but they package it up nice and sell as new? or the used ones on the wall

because honestly i cant tell whats new in that store anymore last 2 games i bought new were used :-/

#27 Coper3000

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 04:40 PM

Sweet timing. I'm new to the 360 world and plan on getting a few cheap games. Maybe Crackdown, Condemned, and possibly the second Condemned. Thanks OP.

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 04:42 PM

*chases engie*

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 04:42 PM

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#30 Drkirby

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 04:43 PM

Another one? I am starting to think they are getting desperate.