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Microcenter: Pre-order Madden 2010 (360) for only $34.99 this weekend only


#1 Versafied   Formerly known as vlv723 CAGiversary!   2783 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 07 August 2009 - 08:31 AM

Didn't see anyone posted this. But if anyone is interested, Microcenter has a very good pre-order deal:

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Not sure if it's for other systems as well (PS3, Wii, etc) but a good deal if there's a Microcenter near you.

Shipwreck Edit:

It actually appears to be $34.99 + tax out of pocket. The $5 reservation seems to just get you the $25 coupon towards the purchase of the game, which means you have to still have to pay an additional $29.99.

Also, the deal is Xbox 360 only as detailed below:

* Reservation offer good 8/7 – 8/9 for MADDEN NFL 10 for 360! $5.00 deposit required. A reservation receipt will be provided and acts as your $5.00 deposit and a $25.00 coupon good towards the purchase price of one NEW copy of MADDEN NFL 10 for 360 at $59.99. How the math works: $59.99 - $5.00 deposit - $25.00 credit = $29.99 (plus applicable taxes) YOUR RESERVATION RECEIPT MUST BE PRESENTED WHEN PICKING UP THE GAME. Reservation offer available in-store only. You must pick-up your reservation between 8/14/09 – 8/30/09. Limit one reservation offer per customer. See reservation receipt for complete details. Offer subject to change or end at any time. Not responsible for manufacturers delays or cancellations.


Edited by shipwreck, 07 August 2009 - 11:38 AM.


#2 V4Oldboy   Vengeance 4 Oldboy CAGiversary!   3809 Posts   Joined 7.6 Years Ago  

Posted 07 August 2009 - 08:34 AM

wahhh.... too bad i dont play madden

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#3 VipFREAK   Fun Knee! CAGiversary!   9411 Posts   Joined 8.5 Years Ago  

Posted 07 August 2009 - 08:37 AM

Would this be good to buy to resell later? No, interest in playing it...

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#4 anthonyd46   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   552 Posts   Joined 7.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 August 2009 - 08:38 AM

if you can get it for this price you will make $50 on ebay at least $20 profit

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Posted 07 August 2009 - 09:16 AM

Madden deals abound this year. Too bad I don't play it...

#6 gaggil   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   151 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 07 August 2009 - 11:19 AM

Just got my Micro Center weekly gaming special email.

Micro Center is running a deal where you can purchasehase Madden 2010 for $29.99 if you put down a $5.00 deposit 8/7/09-8/9/09.

The $29.99 is after the $5.00 deposit.

This is an in store promo only.

The email shows the 360 version but I think all version are eligible.

#7 shipwreck   CAG Reviews Editor Super Moderators   7528 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 07 August 2009 - 11:36 AM

It actually appears to be $34.99 + tax out of pocket. The $5 reservation seems to just get you the $25 coupon towards the purchase of the game, which means you have to still have to pay an additional $29.99.

Also, the deal is Xbox 360 only as detailed below:

* Reservation offer good 8/7 – 8/9 for MADDEN NFL 10 for 360! $5.00 deposit required. A reservation receipt will be provided and acts as your $5.00 deposit and a $25.00 coupon good towards the purchase price of one NEW copy of MADDEN NFL 10 for 360 at $59.99. How the math works: $59.99 - $5.00 deposit - $25.00 credit = $29.99 (plus applicable taxes) YOUR RESERVATION RECEIPT MUST BE PRESENTED WHEN PICKING UP THE GAME. Reservation offer available in-store only. You must pick-up your reservation between 8/14/09 – 8/30/09. Limit one reservation offer per customer. See reservation receipt for complete details. Offer subject to change or end at any time. Not responsible for manufacturers delays or cancellations.


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#8 One4Deuce   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1540 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

Posted 07 August 2009 - 11:40 AM

Wow, that's a damn good deal... I might even go for it at that price and I wasn't even planning on getting Madden this year.

#9 gshell   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   289 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago  

Posted 07 August 2009 - 11:51 AM

ok.....thanks to the op....and thanks to shipwreck for the clarity.......good find

#10 BingoBrown   Master Assassin CAGiversary!   2009 Posts   Joined 7.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 August 2009 - 11:56 AM

I haven't bought a Madden in several years, but at this price, before the NFL season even starts, might give me the incentive to pull the trigger.

#11 bvharris   the black wind howls CAGiversary!   19419 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

Posted 07 August 2009 - 12:11 PM

I was on the fence about picking up Madden this year, but I may well jump at this.

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#12 osugsxr   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   435 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

Posted 07 August 2009 - 12:39 PM

may have to get in on this one, havent played a football game in awhile and usually Ill keep for a few years. Always played on the ps3 though, may try it out

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Posted 07 August 2009 - 12:39 PM

In for 1. Thankfully, there's a MC about 5 minutes from my house. :)

#14 Deadpool   I club baby seals CAGiversary!   2296 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

Posted 07 August 2009 - 01:25 PM

WTF is a Microcenter?!?!

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#15 jdawgg76   RIP Stan the Man CAGiversary!   3849 Posts   Joined 8.5 Years Ago  

Posted 07 August 2009 - 01:35 PM

Wow, that's an amazing deal for a game guaranteed to sell incredibly well. I guess it's a good way for Microcenter to get more exposure as a game seller. I'm already going to get it from NFL.com's store with a gift certificate I got for buying a samsung.

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Posted 07 August 2009 - 01:39 PM

WTF is a Microcenter?!?!


:hot:! I agree.

I haven't played Madden since 2007, but this is a deal.
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#17 bvharris   the black wind howls CAGiversary!   19419 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

Posted 07 August 2009 - 01:52 PM

Wow, that's an amazing deal for a game guaranteed to sell incredibly well. I guess it's a good way for Microcenter to get more exposure as a game seller.


It worked. There are two Microcenters within driving distance of me in MD and VA, and I've never been. I'm gonna drive up there tomorrow and reserve it and will surely do some other browsing while I'm there, so it's definitely good exposure.

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Posted 07 August 2009 - 02:41 PM

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#19 ryne candy   Duck Duck Duck CAGiversary!   470 Posts   Joined 7.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 August 2009 - 03:11 PM

I just called and gave the guy the SKU, he came back and said the deal only included the 360 version (according to him).

#20 VipFREAK   Fun Knee! CAGiversary!   9411 Posts   Joined 8.5 Years Ago  

Posted 07 August 2009 - 03:17 PM

You know what... I'm not motivated enough just to make $20... screw it.

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#21 derspiess   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   325 Posts   Joined 6.9 Years Ago  

Posted 07 August 2009 - 03:21 PM

Got the email this morning & had to read through it 2 or 3 times before I believed it. I already have the game on pre-order with Amazon, but this will let me get the game on day 1 and I can flip my Amazon copy whenever it arrives.

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Posted 07 August 2009 - 03:46 PM

I'll have to stop there on the way home. Great deal, thanks OP

#23 Confucius   Corporate Shill CAGiversary!   15987 Posts   Joined 7.3 Years Ago  

Posted 07 August 2009 - 03:46 PM

if you can get it for this price you will make $50 on ebay at least $20 profit


Never sold anything on ebay before have you?

#24 dskillzhtown   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   117 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 August 2009 - 04:00 PM

thanks for posting! I have to drive across town to get to Microcenter, but it is worth it.

#25 SEH   Paul's sister is an alien CAGiversary!   4026 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

Posted 07 August 2009 - 04:39 PM

I definitely wish I had a Microcenter within like 30 miles of me, not only for this awesome deal, but they always have incredible deals on PC hardware as well.

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#26 Rouzhokuu   Bio-Shocked! CAGiversary!   1679 Posts   Joined 7.7 Years Ago  

Posted 07 August 2009 - 04:46 PM

No PS3 version, no buy.

Shame, Microcenter.

#27 brokeassprez739   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   12 Posts   Joined 7.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 August 2009 - 04:48 PM

Too bad there isn't a Microcenter within 5 hours of me. Good deal but I'm out of luck.

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Posted 07 August 2009 - 04:48 PM

if you can get it for this price you will make $50 on ebay at least $20 profit



Or you can open it and keep it at a pretty damn good deal for a first day release.

#29 Blockburner28   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   83 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 August 2009 - 05:08 PM

It worked. There are two Microcenters within driving distance of me in MD and VA, and I've never been. I'm gonna drive up there tomorrow and reserve it and will surely do some other browsing while I'm there, so it's definitely good exposure.

you will waste about 30 dollars in gas going to and from the first time and then to and from the second time. So just chill and buy it from bestbuy :D

#30 no_exit   Custom User Title CAGiversary!   1028 Posts   Joined 7.4 Years Ago  

Posted 07 August 2009 - 05:17 PM

Originally Posted by anthonyd46 Posted Image
if you can get it for this price you will make $50 on ebay at least $20 profit

First off, the actual cost is $35. Then factor in fees and shipping, the profit would be about $6

Never sold anything on ebay before have you?

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