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Star Wars Battlefront II, EBgames, $20.


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#1 Scholarly_Sam

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Posted 28 January 2006 - 02:39 AM

That is according to my brother, I think... He works at EBgames so I'm guessing thats the store it was $20 at... and he said that it was $20 new so I told him to go ahead and get it for me.

This is the Xbox version of the game.

#2 Kapwanil

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Posted 28 January 2006 - 02:41 AM

Hmmm...I went there just an hour ago and it seemed to be at its regular MSRP, but I guess I'll have to do a double-check tomorrow since they aren't too good at updating prices. Then again, it is a gigantic EB storefront so I give them some credit, at least!

If this happens to be true...oh boy, this is one pricey weekend insofar.

#3 Sku Rhim

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Posted 28 January 2006 - 02:43 AM

I noticed the link to EBgames at Gamespot.com showed the price as $19.99, but when you click on the link the page that loads shows the price at $49.99.
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#4 Scholarly_Sam

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Posted 28 January 2006 - 02:51 AM

Yeah he just brought the game home and it was $20. Too bad the game isn't backward compatible so I won't be able to go on Live with it.

#5 Gycot

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Posted 28 January 2006 - 03:37 AM

me thinks this will be a VERY exciting thread tomorrow when stores open

#6 xDerekRx

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Posted 28 January 2006 - 03:39 AM

what system? psp version too?

#7 Scorch

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Posted 28 January 2006 - 03:43 AM

Yeah. It's ringing up as $19.99 but employees have been instructed to override it to $49.99. It will be fixed by the time the stores open tomorrow. You got lucky, op.

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#8 abhinav

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Posted 28 January 2006 - 05:16 AM

Whoa its ringing up $20! There is mail and rebate too! I am so gonna try and get this!

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#9 Scorch

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Posted 28 January 2006 - 05:54 AM

Whoa its ringing up $20! There is mail and rebate too! I am so gonna try and get this!


You should read my reply.. it should already be fixed and if it's not, employees manually override it to $49.99..

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#10 zymase

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Posted 28 January 2006 - 06:00 AM

Almost a sweet, sweet deal...

#11 WebScud

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Posted 28 January 2006 - 06:09 AM

Whoa its ringing up $20! There is mail and rebate too! I am so gonna try and get this!


Where's the rebate...?

Is this good for the PSP version too? :-D

#12 Scorch

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Posted 28 January 2006 - 06:20 AM

I give up. People can't read replies.

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#13 Kapwanil

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Posted 28 January 2006 - 06:23 AM

Well, that saves me a trip to EB, for the most part.

In a somewhat-related note, are the Dreamcast games in-store still meant to be marked down by 50%? I'm going to have to run back to my local one since one of the CDs I picked up today didn't have the CD in teh jewel case and, if I'm going to be there and a Marvel vs. Capcom is going to be half price, I have to pick it up.

Shame about Battlefront II, though. I guess it can just wait on my list until it hits $20 in...well, a long time.

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Posted 28 January 2006 - 06:23 AM

I give up. People can't read replies.


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#15 jennie25

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Posted 28 January 2006 - 06:23 AM

I give up. People can't read replies.


what? you think people have patients?
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#16 AngellicLulu

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Posted 28 January 2006 - 06:29 AM

what? you think people have patients?

doctors have patients. :roll:

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#17 Francis

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Posted 28 January 2006 - 07:04 AM

Ever since I missed out on this at Kmart on BF, I've been keeping an eye on it. I'm compelled to get it on the cheap somehow now even though I don't really even want it. Stupid CAG obsession.

#18 Kuma

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Posted 28 January 2006 - 07:15 AM

I give up. People can't read replies.


you havnt been on the internet long have you

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#19 sabin23

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Posted 28 January 2006 - 07:37 AM

It'll be $19.99 soon enough.

Anybody get in on this game last year, when Target mispriced it as $12.99?

I think several CAGs were able to PM at other stores.

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Posted 28 January 2006 - 05:01 PM

It'll be $19.99 soon enough.

Anybody get in on this game last year, when Target mispriced it as $12.99?

I think several CAGs were able to PM at other stores.


I believe it was K-Mart for the weekend of Black Friday that had it mislabelled for $12.99 for the PS2. I got mine for $15 at Sears last year for Xbox when they mislabelled it in November. 8-)

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#21 abhinav

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Posted 28 January 2006 - 09:20 PM

You should read my reply.. it should already be fixed and if it's not, employees manually override it to $49.99..


Are you sure that they will? I mean most emploies i know will just ring somthing up and sell it for whats listed by the computer....

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Posted 29 January 2006 - 02:36 PM

I give up. People can't read replies.


They want to hope, so let them hope.

I just wish they would hurry and drop the price already, sales must've tanked when the 360 came out and it wasn't BC. Then again, 360s are kinda scarse . . .

#23 schultzed

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Posted 29 January 2006 - 02:47 PM

It'll be $19.99 soon enough.

Anybody get in on this game last year, when Target mispriced it as $12.99?

I think several CAGs were able to PM at other stores.


The first part is the important part. If you're a good CAGer, you already have 10 games on hand to play while you wait for this to hit $20.

As someone else already pointed out, this was $12.99 at Kmart on Black Friday (I got 3 copies PMing at Wal-Mart and Shopko . . . but dumped them for $40 each on ebay to defray Xmas spending).

#24 Rozz

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Posted 29 January 2006 - 03:01 PM

The first part is the important part. If you're a good CAGer, you already have 10 games on hand to play while you wait for this to hit $20.

As someone else already pointed out, this was $12.99 at Kmart on Black Friday (I got 3 copies PMing at Wal-Mart and Shopko . . . but dumped them for $40 each on ebay to defray Xmas spending).


If you're a really good CAG, then you have like an endless backlog of 100+ games to play....

#25 schultzed

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Posted 29 January 2006 - 03:13 PM

If you're a really good CAG, then you have like an endless backlog of 100+ games to play....


Oops, good catch, I left out the words "at least" or . . .

"If you're a good CAGer, you already have at least 10 games that you're dying to play (and 90 more you could play if you're bored)" :-)

#26 help1

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Posted 29 January 2006 - 03:37 PM

I give up. People can't read replies.


Ever thing u have been ignored?

#27 help1

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Posted 29 January 2006 - 03:40 PM

The first part is the important part. If you're a good CAGer, you already have 10 games on hand to play while you wait for this to hit $20.

As someone else already pointed out, this was $12.99 at Kmart on Black Friday (I got 3 copies PMing at Wal-Mart and Shopko . . . but dumped them for $40 each on ebay to defray Xmas spending).


If you were a good CAG, you would have few games, like 1 or 2 and play them to DEATH. And u would sell atleast one copy to a CAG to let them in on the deal. THATS A GOOD CAG.

#28 EndlessChris

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Posted 29 January 2006 - 06:03 PM

I work at EB and we were definately told to manually override this game to $50 and if a customer complains to ignore them

#29 Scorch

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Posted 29 January 2006 - 06:10 PM

I work at EB and we were definately told to manually override this game to $50 and if a customer complains to ignore them


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#30 craven_fiend

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Posted 29 January 2006 - 06:15 PM

If you were a good CAG, you would have few games, like 1 or 2 and play them to DEATH. And u would sell atleast one copy to a CAG to let them in on the deal. THATS A GOOD CAG.


A good CAG, gets their games cheap, be it from other CAG members or stores.

And of course they also know how to edit their posts, especially within minutes of a post to where its one post, instead of 2 consecutive posts within minutes of each other.

I win.


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