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Battlefield 3 (PC-DL) $51 + Up to 30% off Pre-Orders! Amazon Game Downloads


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#61 egonpax

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 02:19 AM

Tony,

Awesome deal!
Two questions about paying.

1. I see there is not an option to choose to pay with JUST a credit card if you have any Amazon credit, unlike when purchasing pretty much anything else on Amazon. I know it's a somewhat interesting point, but still...

2. Also related, there is not an option to use any Amazon.com credit card reward points.

Are there any plans to change this in the future or is this some type of policy for downloadables?

#62 xGunCrazyx

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 02:20 AM

How do I cancel a origin pre-order? Could have sworn they charged me already for BF3.


You can cancel your preorder on Origin. Just go to the chat and talk to someone about it. I got my cancellation about a week ago
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#63 ReturnOfTheRAT

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 02:24 AM

Done deal, pal.

Thanks for the deal.

#64 DeadlyToothpick

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 02:32 AM

Looks like we have a winner, very nice :)

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#65 MadClassic

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 02:38 AM

So how does this Amazon digital download work, besides the obvious? What I mean is, can I use this digital download key for Origin or Steam?

Edit: Okay, so after some reading, I've answered my own question - Amazon sends key on date of release, input key for mandatory Origin install. Thanks. Best deal by far. Glad I waited.

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#66 USB Cable

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 02:39 AM

Those prices are crazy, pre-ordered. Thanks Tony.
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#67 Mikocouch

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 02:43 AM

Please tell me Skyrim will be 30% off, ready to Buy now!

#68 Abeja

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 02:44 AM

K people that want to get their Gears credit applied read this:

Talked to chat. No go. Gave me the Game Download number.

866-439-0310

Called them up and the guy said he could reissue a generic promo credit, but he wasnt sure it if would apply. Tried it real quick and it works!


Also, I told him if i couldnt apply it then I would just buy $20 of graphic novels or something and not give Amazon the extra money. Then Id go to Best Buy and buy the game for $60. I really wanted to support Amazon in this instances tho.

Very glad at the way Amazon handled this. Amazing deal and will gladly support Amazon and their future digital sales. $22 for BF3 and I dont have to travel anywhere! WHOOOO!!!

#69 Gundato

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 02:48 AM

They reserve the right to pretty much do damn well whatever they please with their service, but they wouldn't actually do it. It'd be a PR nightmare.


Depends how they spin it. If they go with "they are unfairly inflating their ranks", which would be a (potential) side effect (more people, more killing, more points) then they could easily get away with it. The people who care are the same people who "boycotted" Modern Warfare 2. And the people who actually play the game just see "Me want fairer stats!"

I doubt they'll ban for the higher playercount servers, but at the same time, I ain't gonna be hopping on those.

#70 Beefyheart

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 02:57 AM

INCREDIBLE! Thanks so much for this deal!

What are the chances for a deal on Skyrim? ehh? ehh? Or Rage?

#71 kyrhon

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 03:10 AM

Can we pre-load the game before the midnight launch? I really want to play as soon as the clock strikes midnight.

#72 Lemarfanz

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 03:16 AM

sweet! just cancelled my newegg 48 dollar "deal" for this! thanks!!
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#73 LazyTriangle

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 03:27 AM

Can we pre-load the game before the midnight launch? I really want to play as soon as the clock strikes midnight.


nope, according to my Amazon game library it will be "Available on October 25, 2011 at 10:00 AM (US/Pacific)"

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#74 kyrhon

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 03:38 AM

nope, according to my Amazon game library it will be "Available on October 25, 2011 at 10:00 AM (US/Pacific)"


Yeah, it said that too but I was a bit confused since technically the "minute it comes out" would be midnight (in accordance w/ Origin.)

Oh well. I guess I'll stick w/ my Origin pre-order I got for $47 and a free copy of Dead Space 2.

#75 CLZ

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 03:40 AM

Thanks!!

#76 lito88

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 04:49 AM

sweet! just cancelled my newegg 48 dollar "deal" for this! thanks!!


Same lol

#77 xGunCrazyx

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 05:02 AM

Now if only we could get this kind of deal on Skyrim :bouncy:
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#78 exaznkid

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 05:06 AM

so when this releases I will be charged only $42, correct?

#79 BladedScarface

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 05:30 AM

Yup.. unless they come up with a better deal(you can only dream) ;)
Just placed my order. Thanks...
Man... Nov is gonna be all play & no work :D

#80 Ronin187

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 05:48 AM

Any idea how big the BF3 file will be? Otherwise I'd rather wait 2-3 days for Newegg.

#81 hmbtnguy

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 05:58 AM

Thanks! Was on the fence about picking this game up but this deal was too good to pass up!
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#82 xGunCrazyx

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 06:41 AM

Any idea how big the BF3 file will be? Otherwise I'd rather wait 2-3 days for Newegg.


http://bf3blog.com/b...m-requirements/

Says 15 for disk, 10 for digital. Not sure why it would make any difference.
It's going to be a big install though
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#83 Hydro2Oxide

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 06:42 AM

http://bf3blog.com/b...m-requirements/

Says 15 for disk, 10 for digital. Not sure why it would make any difference.
It's going to be a big install though


Serious compression, I'd imagine.

#84 Sir_Fragalot

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 06:51 AM

http://bf3blog.com/b...m-requirements/

Says 15 for disk, 10 for digital. Not sure why it would make any difference.
It's going to be a big install though

Damn, not surprised though. Although it's too late to go back to my Newegg Preorder but the $5 will be worth it in the end. Might take a day or two to download it but what the hell, I don't need to play BF3 right now.
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#85 retrad

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 06:52 AM

you console nubs need to stay out of the digital amazon deals threads...
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#86 Click

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 07:14 AM

you console nubs need to stay out of the digital amazon deals threads...



You PC elitist snobs need to STFU and stop posting garbage bullsh*t totally off-topic and irrelevant to the game / deal...

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 07:22 AM

BTW, I got in on this deal. After my $34 trade-in credit from Black Ops, I only have to pay $11 for BF3 on PC.

It's too bad Amazon has the worst pre-order bonus though. Dog tags? Really?? Even Best Buy has a better bonus...

Double-dipping on BF3. Getting it for PS3 too.

#88 retrad

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 08:13 AM

You PC elitist snobs need to STFU and stop posting garbage bullsh*t totally off-topic and irrelevant to the game / deal...


you aren't very bright to have missed my signature with my psn trophy score...

but on topic its a great deal and i will be buying this on friday when I get paid... who cares about the preorder bonus when this is easily the best price period..
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#89 SmileyMcSmiles

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 08:13 AM

Wow, I get back home late only to see this awesome topic! I knew you were destined for great things here at CAG Tony! I...I...I love you man!

In for this kick-ass BF3 deal. Total after Amazon credit....$0. :D

#90 solaris389

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 08:49 AM

Hey CAGs!

I've got some fun news for you, and I'll give you all a fully updated post shortly but I wanted to get this in front of you immediately.

Pre-order games for up to 30% off:

Battlefield 3: $41.99 - 30% off
Assassin's Creed Revelations: $34.99 - 30% off


I'll keep updating over the next few minutes.

Cheers,
Tony


I just got home from work, and that's awesome. I've already pre-ordered everything but the Sims 3 Pets at other places, but I'm hitting Amazon up for the Pets expansion. I was going to log in tonight and pick up NBA 2k12 anyway.

I can probably trust that we'll see NFS The Run show up soon, so I'll keep holding off on buying it anywhere.

Glad to have you all the way on board, Tony.
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