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#1 Vigilante

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 01:36 PM

I don't have a wild story like Twitter, but I hope you guys don't mind me posting the ad this time.

-Save $8 on 3-month XBL subscription with purchase of Madden NFL 15
-Save $10 on either XB1 controller when purchased with any XB1 console
-Save 15% on Madden NFL 15 strategy guide when purchased with the game
-50% trade-in bonus on all video games

MSRP
:xb1: Xbox One Madden NFL 15 Bundle (Includes 500GB console, Wireless Controller, and download token for Madden NFL 15) - $399.99
:ps4: / :ps3: / :xb1: / :360: Madden NFL 15 (Available 8/26) - Ultimate ($69.99) and Standard ($59.99) Editions
:ps4: Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare - $39.99

$49.99
:ps4: / :xb1: Metro Redux (Available 8/26) - Free $10 GC with purchase

$39.99
:ps4: / :xb1: Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
:ps4: MLB 14: The Show
:ps4: / :xb1: Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark

$34.99
:ps4: Bound by Flame

$29.99
:ps3: / :360: South Park: The Stick of Truth

$19.99
:pc: Diablo III
:pc: Diablo III: Reaper of Souls

I highlighted what I consider the attractive stuff. Credit goes to bainbridge's_stache at br.com.

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#2 fluffynumkins

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 01:44 PM

That 50% bonus is wicked awesome. If values hold, which i think they would for at least the first day, the $30 off deal this week could lead to some great bb to bb flips



#3 doc_j88

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 01:44 PM

With the price drop MLB will be worthless with the upcoming Gstop 50% promo

#4 kickrockz713

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 01:45 PM

Definitely grabbing Metro Redux for XB1 and maybe Bound By Flame. I think it might have been cheaper than $28 before? I can't remember


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#5 Vigilante

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 01:47 PM

Definitely grabbing Metro Redux for XB1 and maybe Bound By Flame. I think it might have been cheaper than $28 before? I can't remember

You might be thinking of the gift card offer Best Buy had for BbF at its release, though I can't remember if it was a $10 or $15 GC.


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#6 dominator

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 01:48 PM

Very nice, very nice indeed. Might pick up Metro for that price plus a gift card. Finally, a trade bonus!

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#7 TaylorM06

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 01:50 PM

I'm guessing the $10 GC for Metro is a part of the 'Pre-order and get $10 back' promo?

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#8 Groo The Wanderer

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 01:51 PM

Metro Redux after GCU is $39.99 + tax, comes out to $42 in Florida. Factor in the $10 GC then it's $32 for two games in the end, $16 apiece for two brand new remastered releases. Not bad at all.

And thank god the trade bonus is back. Time to dump off some shit I'll never play again to put towards games I may get around to in 2018. Mo credit mo problems

#9 CaseX

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 01:52 PM

I came for the wild story.  But the 50% trade in bonus is good enough.  :)



#10 Vigilante

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 01:54 PM

I'm guessing the $10 GC for Metro is a part of the 'Pre-order and get $10 back' promo?

Nope, it's a fast-and-easy "Here's a free gift card" kind of promo, no preorder required.


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#11 sladeums

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:01 PM

oh boy

 

i have to set my alarm so i can get up early enough for all the

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#12 Pliskin

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:02 PM

Great Deal on Metro with GCU, I'll be picking that up for the PS4 along with Madden 15. Nice to see a trade in bonus as well.



#13 burnalivetolive

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:03 PM

I currently have Metro preordered online for in store pickup, getting the gift card shouldn't be a hassle right?

#14 neonon19s

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:06 PM

I wonder how much Madden will trade for with the 50% bonus....if best buy adds it the first week lol

#15 kickrockz713

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:08 PM

I wonder how much Madden will trade for with the 50% bonus....if best buy adds it the first week lol

it will probably have a base around $27.

 

 

You might be thinking of the gift card offer Best Buy had for BbF at its release, though I can't remember if it was a $10 or $15 GC.

 

Just googled it, and it was a $10 gc. I'll get it since I have some certs and it seems like it hasn't been on sale much.


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#16 Vigilante

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:08 PM

I currently have Metro preordered online for in store pickup, getting the gift card shouldn't be a hassle right?

As long as you bring a copy of the ad with you when you pick up the game and point out the offer, you shouldn't have any problems.


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#17 FlyingMonkey9

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:09 PM

Hmmm that makes metro 40 bucks w 10 dollar gift card

I have last light from ps3. Thought I would just buy 2033 digitally....

#18 XCWarrior

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:16 PM

Definetly buying every single Nintendo game on sale this!

 

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#19 Dund3r

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:35 PM

C'mon guys - we go through this every time a TIV bonus comes around. Values tank, you get essentially the same amount you will get if you went in today.
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#20 boogie4114

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:40 PM

C'mon guys - we go through this every time a TIV bonus comes around. Values tank, you get essentially the same amount you will get if you went in today.


This. And people fail to realize you get more points towards elite when there is no trade bonus then when there is one.

#21 Pliskin

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:40 PM

C'mon guys - we go through this every time a TIV bonus comes around. Values tank, you get essentially the same amount you will get if you went in today.

Lower values tend to stay the same.



#22 James818

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:42 PM

I would have figured xbox one kinect less would have been $400 w/$50 gc being they have the madden bundle. I'm eager to use my movers coupon. Halo Master chief is all I care for as I want my Ps4 as my main console. Decisions decisions.

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:45 PM

I would have figured xbox one kinect less would have been $400 w/$50 gc being they have the madden bundle. I'm eager to use my movers coupon. Halo Master chief is all I care for as I want my Ps4 as my main console. Decisions decisions.

Get the bundle with the Mover's Coupon, sell off the Madden 15 voucher for $50-$55? I imagine some people would have no qualms paying that much.


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#24 kickrockz713

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:47 PM

Lower values tend to stay the same.

This. Older games with the lower values is what makes BB bonuses good imo. 


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#25 James818

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:50 PM

Get the bundle with the Mover's Coupon, sell off the Madden 15 voucher for $50-$55? I imagine some people would have no qualms paying that much.



#26 James818

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:54 PM

That's true. I'll wait & see how the ea access hold up on Thursday I believe since only people with an ea account get to play it 5 days early. If the reviews are bad then Madden is going to bomb big time ! I'd expect that game to be $30 in September if it sux.

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:55 PM

Well if Madden gets $45 release week maybe I'll just trade it in...hmm

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#28 Vigilante

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:58 PM

Well if Madden gets $45 release week maybe I'll just trade it in...hmm

If you're talking about the copy in the bundle, you can't trade it in because it's a voucher.


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#29 TaylorM06

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 03:19 PM

Nope, it's a fast-and-easy "Here's a free gift card" kind of promo, no preorder required.


Any idea how this works for people that pre ordered online?

Or will I have to go buy in store the day of then return the one I pre ordered when it comes in the mail?

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#30 Vigilante

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 03:20 PM

Any idea how this works for people that pre ordered online?

Or will I have to go buy in store the day of then return the one I pre ordered when it comes in the mail?

I'm not sure how it will work for ship-to-home preorders. If you don't mind canceling now (either online or through 1-888-BESTBUY) and reordering when the $10 GC offer appears, I recommend doing so.


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