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[Futureshop] Preorder Halo 4 for as low as $29.99


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#61 canuckcollector

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 08:33 PM

I have invites left too. Feel free to PM me.

#62 Tetsugen

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 02:50 AM

Hmm I'm from the playstation camp and would like to play Halo. Seeing that 363 said they aren't porting it to a computer I think I'm gonna have to end up picking up a Xbox. For those familiar is this a good deal ?

http://www.costco.ca....100010897.html

#63 Booyakz

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 04:23 AM

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If you're really rooted in the PS camp though (as I am with my 360, all multi-platform games on 360, only exclusives on PC and PS3), then I'm not all that sure it's the best deal based ont he size of the hard drive. I have a 250 GB HDD on my PS3 and I've used maybe 30 GB, only because of mandatory installs (which is never a requirement on 360). I now regret having bought a PS3 with such a large hard drive, because there's no way I'll fill it prior to the Orbis. If you think you'll use that much space, good deal.

Te Gold membership is iffy. Maybe you'll only play Halo online for a month, and never touch it again. if you use it every month, good deal.

And will you be using a second controller? If you will, good deal.

It's a great bundle, generally speaking, but good for you? Depends on your gaming lifestyle...

Based on my foray into PS3 gaming, I'd say, don't shoot for the top of the pile, there's more value there, but you probably won't ever use it, which translates to money wasted.

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 05:50 PM

If you don't want a Kinect, you can get the 250GB Skyrim/Forza bundle at FS/BB/Dell/EB for $249.99. If you're not interested in the included software you can always sell/trade it to go toward Halo 4. It's a solid deal; probably the best available at this exact moment.

http://www.futuresho...0/10226751.aspx

http://www.bestbuy.c...0/10226751.aspx

http://accessories.d...s1&sku=A6435817

http://www.ebgames.c...dle-2012/315306

If you want the actual Halo 4 system bundle, it's $349.99 on its own. I don't think the extra stuff in the Costco bundle is worth the price.

Hmm I'm from the playstation camp and would like to play Halo. Seeing that 363 said they aren't porting it to a computer I think I'm gonna have to end up picking up a Xbox. For those familiar is this a good deal ?

http://www.costco.ca....100010897.html


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Posted 06 November 2012 - 09:38 PM

If you don't want a Kinect, you can get the 250GB Skyrim/Forza bundle at FS/BB/Dell/EB for $249.99. If you're not interested in the included software you can always sell/trade it to go toward Halo 4. It's a solid deal; probably the best available at this exact moment.

http://www.futuresho...0/10226751.aspx

http://www.bestbuy.c...0/10226751.aspx

http://accessories.d...s1&sku=A6435817

http://www.ebgames.c...dle-2012/315306

If you want the actual Halo 4 system bundle, it's $349.99 on its own. I don't think the extra stuff in the Costco bundle is worth the price.


Just to add to that, Forza 4 is on the trade 2 list for both Futureshop and Bestbuy to get a $60 gift card. (Skyrim is on there as well, but unfortunately the bundle includes a downloaded token for Skyrim, not a physical disc.) You can instantly trade Forza 4 and one other game for $60 toward Halo 4.

The only thing I'd recommend is waiting another month till boxing day. (you've waited this long anyway!) I'm sure you'll see the return of the $100 xbox 4gb system. Toss in a cheap laptop harddrive or 32GB USB key and you'll be good to go.
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#66 Pajo

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 09:46 PM

Me and my gf both got our copies for $23 shipped today
awesome deal

#67 bloodwings

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 10:36 PM

mine didn't come with the custom armor skin code?

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 10:48 PM

mine didn't come with the custom armor skin code?


Yeah, the package is pretty disappointing. There is only 1 insert in the case and that's for a 14 day gold trial. No booklet with nice pictures or anything. Just the insert and the 2 discs.

The DLC code comes via email and is supposed to be emailed by FutureShop soon.
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Posted 06 November 2012 - 11:30 PM

Yeah, the package is pretty disappointing. There is only 1 insert in the case and that's for a 14 day gold trial. No booklet with nice pictures or anything. Just the insert and the 2 discs.

The DLC code comes via email and is supposed to be emailed by FutureShop soon.


Thanks for the info.

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 02:08 AM

Im so sick of the phasing out of instruction booklets this year.

#71 Faytz

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 05:27 AM

Im so sick of the phasing out of instruction booklets this year.


ditto >_>

#72 Pajo

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 01:28 PM

Ahhhhh
t'was a time when I was a lad and I had a collection of my instruction booklets. Separate pile, out of the box. Sega's, Nintendo's, Super Nintendo's, and some friend books too lol

When I was bored I would go over and start reading the books, that decided what I would play that day

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 02:26 PM

I really miss the old xbox manuals, they had the controller layout on the back page. I'd leave it on the coffee table and glance at it when needed. Best feature.
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Posted 07 November 2012 - 07:57 PM

I got the wallyworld deal. I preordered and got the skins, but also an extra month of live and 400 points.
Then when I went to pick up the game, I got an extra 400pts and month of live.
Sweet deal!

Just a heads up incase anyone is still looking for a copy of the games. Supposedly the extra month of live and the 400pts are a wallyworld exclusive when you buy the full copy.
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Posted 07 November 2012 - 10:03 PM

Yeah, the package is pretty disappointing. There is only 1 insert in the case and that's for a 14 day gold trial. No booklet with nice pictures or anything. Just the insert and the 2 discs.

The DLC code comes via email and is supposed to be emailed by FutureShop soon.


Check your inbox. I just got 2 halo 4 codes from futureshop.

#76 cswloo

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 11:05 PM

Check your inbox. I just got 2 halo 4 codes from futureshop.


Got mine as well. Except my Locus helmet code is showing 'this code has already been used' :S. Emailed FS support, so hopefully they're able to send me a replacement. Kind of stupid they'd send the same code out to 2 people.
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#77 Faytz

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 01:14 AM

Check your inbox. I just got 2 halo 4 codes from futureshop.


has everyone gotten their codes? I haven't received mine yet. Nothing in the inbox.

#78 fonz

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 01:48 AM

has everyone gotten their codes? I haven't received mine yet. Nothing in the inbox.


Nothing for me yet either.

#79 chicoquente

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 02:05 AM

I got both of my codes this afternoon in an email from Future Shop

#80 True Kronic

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 04:20 AM

Got mine Tues. and codes today.

No manual is just society's trend of giving you less for more - behind of the guise of "going green".

The first game I remember with no manual was EDF Insect Armageddon on X360....that was over a year ago so the shock of getting nothing over for me. I guess soon enough everything will be digital. Sucks but that`s captolism - the rich have to make more money somehow.

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 05:10 AM

I got the wallyworld deal. I preordered and got the skins, but also an extra month of live and 400 points.
Then when I went to pick up the game, I got an extra 400pts and month of live.
Sweet deal!

Just a heads up incase anyone is still looking for a copy of the games. Supposedly the extra month of live and the 400pts are a wallyworld exclusive when you buy the full copy.


Double points and another month? nice. I pre-ordered at EB Games - only because of game trade-ins but then last time I was at Wal-Mart I saw their pre-order package. Got that too ($5 for 480 points and a month plus some other stuff - love the Oceanic helm). Then picked up the game from EB Games.
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#82 Griptor

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 06:21 PM

I got my codes and my 20-dollar copy, plus collector's tin. Amazing deal. Thank you guys!

#83 fonz

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 11:59 PM

Still haven't had my dlc code emailed yet. I had to call customer service to get it.

#84 Rexthedude

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 06:41 PM

For those who missed the preorder (like me:( ), Costco has Halo 4 for 50 dollars at the store. The deal is found in store only, not available through Costco.ca.

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 11:10 PM

Still haven't had my dlc code emailed yet. I had to call customer service to get it.


I haven't gotten mine yet and I've called customer service twice now. Nothing besides "we'll get back to you within 24-48 hours".. each time I'm giving them a week and nothing...

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 11:40 PM

I haven't gotten mine yet and I've called customer service twice now. Nothing besides "we'll get back to you within 24-48 hours".. each time I'm giving them a week and nothing...


They gave it to me over the phone. They screwed up though; said there was only one code, when in fact there's two.

#87 Faytz

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 12:06 AM

They gave it to me over the phone. They screwed up though; said there was only one code, when in fact there's two.


at least you got it... all I've heard so far is how they submitted forms and... well nothing... and they act like they can do nothing about it.