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#1 MooseTheCorgi

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 09:11 PM

http://www.amazon.co...ocId=1001227191
 

Trade in $10, Get $10 Pre-order Credit
Until June 30, 2013, trade in $10 worth of video games, consoles, or accessories and get a $10 bonus credit toward select pre-orders in addition to your trade-in value.

How to redeem this offer:
1. Search for your qualifying item using the search below
2. Select the item(s) you'd like to trade
3. Send in your item(s) for processing following the instructions provided
4. If your trade-in is accepted, the promotion will be applied automatically to your purchase of qualifying video games items

Please see the full Terms and Conditions below. 

Xbox One
 

PS4

Wii U

Xbox 360

PS3


Update: Looks like Amazon has another promo going at the same time for DVDs and Blu Ray. Trade in $10
in Blu Ray and Dvds and get $10 towards your next Blu Ray or Dvd purchase.
http://www.amazon.co...ocId=1000431151


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#2 slidecage

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 09:14 PM

would of done it if it had any  3ds or vita  games  BUT NOPE


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#3 HydroX

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 09:17 PM

Decided to trade in :360: Borderlands 2 since it's been collecting dust ever since I bought a PC. $20.10 (after bonus applies) isn't that bad considering I paid $23 for it.


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#4 MooseTheCorgi

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 09:21 PM

I want to take advantage of this deal but I can't figure out what game I want to preorder.


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#5 BigPoeticCanine

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 09:31 PM

For me, putting it towards Dark Souls 2 would be the no-brainer, but I would prefer it on PC and I'm sure GMG is going to have it up for preorder with a coupon closer to release, so I'll pass. Thanks OP.


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#6 Mulct

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 09:40 PM

I just need to decided what I actually want to preorder. Trading in isnt the problem!


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#7 qcjoe

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 10:05 PM

Not to sound dumb, but if a game is worth 10 bucks then you get 20 bucks right?



#8 exaznkid

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 10:10 PM

Not to sound dumb, but if a game is worth 10 bucks then you get 20 bucks right?

i think u get $10 amazon credit deposited as a gift card amount, and the extra $10 can only be used on a qualifying preorder



#9 qcjoe

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 10:18 PM

 

Not to sound dumb, but if a game is worth 10 bucks then you get 20 bucks right?

i think u get $10 amazon credit deposited as a gift card amount, and the extra $10 can only be used on a qualifying preorder

 

Yeah, but the math is right correct?



#10 DesertLeo

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 10:28 PM

Too bad it looks like it doesn't work for the CE of saints row 4

#11 MooseTheCorgi

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 10:29 PM

 

 

Not to sound dumb, but if a game is worth 10 bucks then you get 20 bucks right?

i think u get $10 amazon credit deposited as a gift card amount, and the extra $10 can only be used on a qualifying preorder

 

Yeah, but the math is right correct?

 

Yeah, also it looks like if you just purchase one of the qualifying items, it may not have to be to be a preorder. 


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#12 qcjoe

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 10:39 PM

 

 

 

Not to sound dumb, but if a game is worth 10 bucks then you get 20 bucks right?

i think u get $10 amazon credit deposited as a gift card amount, and the extra $10 can only be used on a qualifying preorder

 

Yeah, but the math is right correct?

 

Yeah, also it looks like if you just purchase one of the qualifying items, it may not have to be to be a preorder. 

 

Thanks Moose



#13 eLefAdEr

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 10:41 PM

This promo got me to bite though it took a while to find a game worth trading in.  I went with :360: Saints Row The Third: Full Package for $23.

 

Here's the full fine print and I bolded a few important bits:

 

Terms and Conditions

To receive the Promotion:
• Initiate a video game trade-in between June 13, 2013 and June 30, 2013.
• If the trade-in is accepted, you will receive a confirmation email.
• Add a qualifying item described in the offer to your Shopping Cart.
• The discount will be applied automatically to your purchase of the qualifying item. 

Terms and Conditions:
• The promotion is limited to one per customer. If there is more than one eligible item in your Shopping Cart, the promotion applies to only the lowest priced item.
• The discount is valid until August 31, 2013. Amazon reserves the right to cancel it at any time.
• If your video game trade-in is not submitted in accordance with the instructions, or is not accepted, you are not eligible for the promotion and you will not receive a promotion.
• If you do not purchase the qualifying item when the promotion is in effect, the discount will not apply.
• The promotion applies only to qualifying items sold and shipped by Amazon.com. It does not apply to items sold by other merchants on the Amazon.com web site.
• If you return the qualifying item purchased to obtain the promotional code, we will subtract the value of promotional code from your return credit.
• Does not apply to orders placed with 1-Click. The offer may not be combined with other offers.
• Shipping and handling charges apply to all products.
• Offer good while supplies last.
• Void if copied, transferred, or prohibited.

 

Unless any of the games listed on the link page release before 8/31, I don't see how the $10 would work towards anything that's not a pre-order.



#14 Ravensfan93

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 10:44 PM

If only MGS V had a release date...



#15 irfaan.hafeez

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 10:49 PM

hey trying to trade in GOW collection, its listed for 14 but i downloaded the 2 add on games as well... will they still give me the trade in? and this goes for other games that come with dlc?


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#16 eLefAdEr

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 11:01 PM

hey trying to trade in GOW collection, its listed for 14 but i downloaded the 2 add on games as well... will they still give me the trade in? and this goes for other games that come with dlc?

 

As long as the UPC matches, anything that is a one-time code is considered consumed whenever trading (unless specified).

 

But be careful with this one, I saw a few replies in the Amazon Trade-In thread that got their GoW collections rejected for being the "wrong version."  Might want to get someone verify it first.



#17 PAULINK

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 11:16 PM

No Metal Gear legacy collection? Lame.


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#18 argyle

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 11:25 PM

So not to have a repeat of the last time they did something like this...for anyone that's submitted a trade, the promo IS showing up correct?  


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#19 HydroX

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 11:28 PM

So not to have a repeat of the last time they did something like this...for anyone that's submitted a trade, the promo IS showing up correct?  

They claim the promo credit will show once they process your trade.


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#20 argyle

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 11:33 PM

 

So not to have a repeat of the last time they did something like this...for anyone that's submitted a trade, the promo IS showing up correct?  

They claim the promo credit will show once they process your trade.

 

 

Yes, but it should show that there has been a promo added when you "check out" with the trade.  This was the problem last time, it didn't show up for anyone that submitted on the first day that the deal started & they finally had to manually add it a week or two later.  


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#21 HydroX

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 11:42 PM

 

 

So not to have a repeat of the last time they did something like this...for anyone that's submitted a trade, the promo IS showing up correct?  

They claim the promo credit will show once they process your trade.

 

 

Yes, but it should show that there has been a promo added when you "check out" with the trade.  This was the problem last time, it didn't show up for anyone that submitted on the first day that the deal started & they finally had to manually add it a week or two later.  

 

I'm assuming it's working just fine. When I check my trade-in account, this is what shows:

 

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#22 argyle

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 11:42 PM

Thanks - I just ran something through and it shows as you're going through the process as well.  Looks like they learned their lesson!  :-P


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#23 MooseTheCorgi

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 11:44 PM

This promo got me to bite though it took a while to find a game worth trading in.  I went with :360: Saints Row The Third: Full Package for $23.

 

Here's the full fine print and I bolded a few important bits:

 

Terms and Conditions

To receive the Promotion:
• Initiate a video game trade-in between June 13, 2013 and June 30, 2013.
• If the trade-in is accepted, you will receive a confirmation email.
• Add a qualifying item described in the offer to your Shopping Cart.
• The discount will be applied automatically to your purchase of the qualifying item. 

Terms and Conditions:
• The promotion is limited to one per customer. If there is more than one eligible item in your Shopping Cart, the promotion applies to only the lowest priced item.
• The discount is valid until August 31, 2013. Amazon reserves the right to cancel it at any time.
• If your video game trade-in is not submitted in accordance with the instructions, or is not accepted, you are not eligible for the promotion and you will not receive a promotion.
• If you do not purchase the qualifying item when the promotion is in effect, the discount will not apply.
• The promotion applies only to qualifying items sold and shipped by Amazon.com. It does not apply to items sold by other merchants on the Amazon.com web site.
• If you return the qualifying item purchased to obtain the promotional code, we will subtract the value of promotional code from your return credit.
• Does not apply to orders placed with 1-Click. The offer may not be combined with other offers.
• Shipping and handling charges apply to all products.
• Offer good while supplies last.
• Void if copied, transferred, or prohibited.

 

Unless any of the games listed on the link page release before 8/31, I don't see how the $10 would work towards anything that's not a pre-order.

Thanks for posting this!


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#24 Kerig

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 12:04 AM

I don't like this deal anywhere near as much as the trade $20 get $20 bonus for any video game, but just wanted to give a heads up:

 

LEGO Marvel has a bonus $10 credit when you preorder it (good towards anything sold from Amazon, I used mine towards a Diamond Select Deadpool figure), and although it says they'll give you the credit when the item ships, they actually deposited into my account immediately after pre-ordering.

 

TL;DR LEGO Marvel is $50 -$10 Amazon pre-order credit - $10 bonus for trading in $10+used = net $30 -value of game traded in (e.g. $20 + a $10 game trade)


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#25 qcjoe

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 02:12 AM

So because they only take one item this may not be as good a deal as trading in to a store that only gives extra if you have more then one  item or am I looking at it wrong?



#26 EldritchOnRye

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 02:18 AM

Would be all about this is BF4 PC was included.


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#27 HydroX

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 02:22 AM

Getting $20 for a $10 item seems pretty good to me.


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#28 EldritchOnRye

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 02:40 AM

The more I look at this the more tempting it is if I can find something I want to trade.  While I wish BF4 for PC or Pokemon X/Y were part of this but GTA V and Tales of Xillia should both be close to a lock on living up to expectations and probably not get a huge discount right away.  Destiny's probably pretty safe as well though I could see that being all over the place for $40 on black friday.


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#29 GinnTokki

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 07:16 AM

I'll probably be trading in Tales of Graces F for Tales of Xillia. Hated Graces, but have already tried Xillia at my friend's (who imported it) and loved the gameplay much more. Heard the story was on par with Symphonia too. 

Although I haven't traded in any games with Amazon before. Do they handle things well? I've heard of some cases in which people who traded in their games experienced some missing disc problems. 

Also, can you send in two games and get $20 for a pre-order bonus? I might send in Far Cry 3 as well. Graces F : $21 +$10 bonus and FC3 - $10 + $10 bonus = $51? yes or no? 



#30 Not Eric

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 07:52 AM

GinnTokki:

Only one $10 bonus per customer.


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