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GS TIV/Promos: OLD THREAD, NEW ONE LISTED IN FIRST & LAST POST


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#151 neo_anomaly

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 02:48 AM

So I am a GS noob. Wanted to know if this 50% additional credit is towards Pre-Owned games only or not. Thanks!

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 02:59 AM

So I am a GS noob. Wanted to know if this 50% additional credit is towards Pre-Owned games only or not. Thanks!


I think I know what you are asking but the 50% is for all used games. It is a straight up promo not requiring you to pre-order or buy anything. Just 50% on top of the base amount.

#153 neo_anomaly

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 03:03 AM

I think I know what you are asking but the 50% is for all used games. It is a straight up promo not requiring you to pre-order or buy anything. Just 50% on top of the base amount.


No, what I meant was the 50% additional credit that I will get when I trade in a game, can that credit be used to purchase a new game or is it only applicable towards a 'Used' game.

Example: I trade in Ocarina of Time 3d - TIV = 16$ + 8$ (50% bonus)

Will I be able to use this 24$ credit to buy a new game or will it become 16$ towards NEW games and 24$ only for USED games purchase ?

Asking this as I spoke to a GS employee once who told me that is how the bonus credit works.

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 03:07 AM

No, what I meant was the 50% additional credit that I will get when I trade in a game, can that credit be used to purchase a new game or is it only applicable towards a 'Used' game.

Example: I trade in Ocarina of Time 3d - TIV = 16$ + 8$ (50% bonus)

Will I be able to use this 24$ credit to buy a new game or will it become 16$ towards NEW games and 24$ only for USED games purchase ?

Asking this as I spoke to a GS employee once who told me that is how the bonus credit works.


It's $24 towards anything sold either in store or online. Doesnt matter if it's towards new or pre-owned.

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#155 cancerman1120

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 03:11 AM

No, what I meant was the 50% additional credit that I will get when I trade in a game, can that credit be used to purchase a new game or is it only applicable towards a 'Used' game.

Example: I trade in Ocarina of Time 3d - TIV = 16$ + 8$ (50% bonus)

Will I be able to use this 24$ credit to buy a new game or will it become 16$ towards NEW games and 24$ only for USED games purchase ?

Asking this as I spoke to a GS employee once who told me that is how the bonus credit works.


Yeah sometimes the bonuses require you to buy a used game but this particular promo does not require you to buy anything.

Side Note:

Now that the PS4 has been announced I found that saying you are saving credit up to buy works like a charm in shutting down the onslaught of pre-order requests. ;)

#156 sninh

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 03:48 AM

Until they take reservations and go oh you can pre order it now :p

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 03:51 AM

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 04:15 AM

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#159 cancerman1120

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 04:31 AM

Until they take reservations and go oh you can pre order it now :p


Yeah I am thinking I have till E3. :D

#160 winterlane

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 05:25 AM

:wii:Xenoblade Chronicles $30

Before anyone asks, no, I did not trade it. This was from an email I received trying to encourage me to trade it.

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 06:07 AM

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#162 neo_anomaly

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 08:44 AM

It's $24 towards anything sold either in store or online. Doesnt matter if it's towards new or pre-owned.


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Posted 22 February 2013 - 08:47 AM

I'm sure this has been asked before, but how does GS handle upgraded PS3 HDDs. I have a phat PS3 I have had in my closet for months. I got a new slim one as a gift and now have this phat 40gb model PS3 doing nothing.

I might just try to sell it on craigslist or something, but if its more convenient I'll take it to GS.

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#164 io

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 09:20 AM

Now that the PS4 has been announced I found that saying you are saving credit up to buy works like a charm in shutting down the onslaught of pre-order requests. ;)


Indeed - I used this line 3 times on Wednesday evening ;).

Kinectimals - $10 ($16)


Was this for the regular version of Kinectimals (and not the "+ Bears" one)? I have both and might as well get rid of the original for that price.

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 10:02 AM

Indeed - I used this line 3 times on Wednesday evening ;).



Was this for the regular version of Kinectimals (and not the "+ Bears" one)? I have both and might as well get rid of the original for that price.


OP's list says regular Kinectimals trades for $9, but +Bears trades for $10. I doubt they would raise the reg version's TIV.

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 10:09 AM

:wii:Xenoblade Chronicles $30

Before anyone asks, no, I did not trade it. This was from an email I received trying to encourage me to trade it.


That's not the base price that's with the bonus.

#167 SEGAMew

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 10:14 AM

No, with the bonus it's $45

#168 hoofrog

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 11:45 AM

Was this for the regular version of Kinectimals (and not the "+ Bears" one)? I have both and might as well get rid of the original for that price.


I traded in the regular non-Bears version and got $10. I do not believe the receipt said anything other than Kinectimals on it but I can check after work.

#169 dennisb407

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 01:00 PM

good luck, im doing the same thing and i already have $482.61 total in credit!... now, i have to wait until christmas xD... one quick question to anybody that can answer, every time i use my credit to get games at gamestop, they never charge tax, so my question is, if i use my credit to buy the new ps4 will they charge tax? or they wont?... i can save near $50 if they dont, so please if anybody know please, letme know... thanks!!!

If you use your trade in credit card, then no tax is applied. I only pay flat rate when I make purchases (software/hardware)

#170 JP

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 01:38 PM

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#171 omargm

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 01:42 PM

tiv 02/21/2013

PSP:
street fighter alpha 3 max $2
mega man powered up $2
flatout head on $1,25
dragon ball z shin budokai $5
metal slug anthology $2,50

3DS:
Kid Icarus uprising $10

Xbox 360:
20gb hd $5,50
battery pack $1,50
fat xbox 360 with the red ring of dead, with cables and a shitty controller $35 - $25 "refurb service" + $50 promo = $60! for a piece of garbage, not bad at all!... i made $67,70 total for something that i tought was garbage xD... i have $586,70 in credit now!... i will just wait the new ps4 and its already payed! :D

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#172 Katsumi

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 04:58 PM

Quick question.... do the $10 off coupon's from PowerUp Rewards work with pre-orders? Thinking of pre-ordering monster hunter using one :)

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:360: Black Ops 2 $22 (held from yesterday)

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#173 thefunkyredcaboose

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 05:00 PM

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#174 paintballers

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 05:24 PM

Anyone know how much they deduct if I trade in a PS3 with no controller? I only have one controller but its brand new so I would rather not trade it in

#175 paintballers

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 05:25 PM

values with 50% promo and 10% powerup

NBA 2K13 $35.20
Forza Horizon $33.60

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 05:28 PM

I don't think you can trade in a console at all without a controller. If anything, they would likely have you buy a used one before trading it in.

#177 Koopa22

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 05:33 PM

They need to do an accessories trade in bonus. I have 2 DS3's I don't need.

#178 johnnymavrik

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 05:38 PM

values with 50% promo and 10% powerup

NBA 2K13 $35.20
Forza Horizon $33.60


In other words:

NBA 2K13 $22
Forza Horizon $21

Which system though?

#179 Royal High Knight

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 05:53 PM

In other words:

NBA 2K13 $22
Forza Horizon $21

Which system though?


well guessing from his prior post, im guessing 2k13 is on ps3 and Forza by default is xbox.

$35 for 2k13 is a good amount. Paid $30 for my copy. WOnder if I should trade mine in, since I don't play it as much and Im gonna be busy with Naruto and bioshock basically all of March.

#180 BrandonJ33

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 05:57 PM

2/22 base TIVs from this morning

3DS Professor Layton Miracle Mask - 12 (19.20)

DS Pokemon Black 2 - 14 (22.40)
DS Pokemon White 2 - 13 (20.80)

Wii Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword - 21 (33.60)


(Pretty happy I was able to "cash out" 15,000 powerup reward points using the B1G1 Wii/DS coupon. They had a copy of Mario All-Stars I wanted so I paired Skyward Sword with it to get free and trade in to another store.)

Edited by BrandonJ33, 22 February 2013 - 05:59 PM.
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