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Saints Row: The Third Collector's Edition dropped down to pre-owned price!


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#1 lostprophets2012

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 10:36 PM

My local GameStop has changed the collector's edition of Saints Row The Third to the pre-owned sku. It seems like its only in stores for now.

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 10:39 PM

The website won't change the price and calling a store to look in the system for it won't give any results due to it being the used SKU and they are actually not supposed to sell it as new, but take it apart, toss out the bonuses, and sell just the game. Stupid I know, but that's GS.

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 10:41 PM

So how much is it?

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 10:45 PM

So how much is it?


Presumably $47.99 for consoles.

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 10:46 PM

Presumably $47.99 for consoles.

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 10:52 PM

It shows up 69.99 on their site.

47.99 isn't that great of a drop, but it's something(if in fact that's what it dropped to)
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Posted 01 June 2012 - 11:20 PM

It was 37.99 at mine

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 11:25 PM

It was 37.99 at mine


Is that without the PUR discount?

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 11:43 PM

Fail. It was like 20 bucks months ago.

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 11:49 PM

I believe this was clearanced at Toys 'R Us for $10, but not many got in on that. I know I didn't, no go on price-matching BB either.

Was thinking about getting the regular version at BB this sunday for $35 and using my B2G1 coupon, but might bust a gamestop trade and get this.

So is this new converted to used? Would love to PM this somehow but I highly doubt it.

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 12:13 AM

Fail. It was like 20 bucks months ago.


where? other than the TRU one that no one found.

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 12:18 AM

Fail. It was like 20 bucks months ago.



I'm willing to be there are less then 100 TRU stores that regularly stock CE's, especially ones that aren't AAA. None of the TRU in my state had these period... let alone when they dropped to $9.99

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 12:19 AM

Looks like most gamestops around me don't even have this

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 12:19 AM

Fail. It was like 20 bucks months ago.


So that somehow invalidates this deal? Get a grip, man.

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 12:23 AM

Looks like most gamestops around me don't even have this


Some might, but the website won't show them unless the stores have not yet updated their inventory to convert their copies to used. It is impossible to find a new->used convert by looking up a SKU/checking online.

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 12:27 AM

I'm willing to be there are less then 100 TRU stores that regularly stock CE's, especially ones that aren't AAA. None of the TRU in my state had these period... let alone when they dropped to $9.99


You know what? I think he might be talking about the regular edition. Talk about fail.

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 12:37 AM

I have a best buy that has like 4 of these and I'm just waiting for them to finally drop
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#18 lostprophets2012

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 01:21 AM

i double checked..it was 47.99. But if the game goes on sale soon you can get it price matched.

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 02:39 AM

I'm in the market for one of these bad boys so I'll be searching for one tomorrow.

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 02:51 AM

Son of a bitch... I wish I had seen this earlier.

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 03:30 AM

I have a best buy that has like 4 of these and I'm just waiting for them to finally drop

My local BBY's have a whole wall of them.

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 03:54 AM

Where do you guys live that your GSes and BBYs have good CEs in stock? All mine has are the spider-wrap damaged AC Brotherhoods and other shit nobody wants.

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#23 PublikDefender

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 06:07 AM

OK, so the price listing on gamestop dot com is wrong but is the store locator accurate? If none show up in a 100 mi radius, is that correct?

update 1: the locator is NOT accurate since it was switched to used
update 2: Just researched the platinum edition. It only comes with a soundtrack, the genki dlc, and the crappy headphones? Even at $40, this isn't a good deal. Why not just wait until the inevitable GoTY?

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 06:30 AM

name a THQ console game that has a goty version.
there might be one out there, but i can't think of any. only one off the top of my head is company of heroes and thats pc.

Why not just wait until the inevitable GoTY?


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Posted 02 June 2012 - 02:06 PM

Are the headphones really that bad ? Do they really use batteries ? If so for what purpose ?

Sorry for all the q's, just really curious about this, thought the headphones were functional not fodder.

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 02:12 PM

Are the headphones really that bad ? Do they really use batteries ? If so for what purpose ?

Sorry for all the q's, just really curious about this, thought the headphones were functional not fodder.


I have them and was severely disappointed. They are 100% battery-powered by two AA, so no batteries, no worky. Sound quality is decent, and as far as the autotune goes, I never really got around to trying it out. And they don't work with the 360 without a 3.5mm -> 2.5mm adapter.


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Posted 02 June 2012 - 02:19 PM

I have them and was severely disappointed. They are 100% battery-powered by two AA, so no batteries, no worky. Sound quality is decent, and as far as the autotune goes, I never really got around to trying it out. And they don't work with the 360 without a 3.5mm -> 2.5mm adapter.


Thanks for the quick response, I guess I'll pass...

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 08:58 PM

Fantastic Game. Just got the Plat. woot woot. Love the Soundtrack. Good Stuff.

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 09:23 PM

Picked one up for the 360. Worth trying out for $40 (after employee/PUR discount).

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 09:56 PM

I might pick one up if I see it. I loved this game and shouldn't have sold it.