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Target - Modern Warfare 3 Hardened $49.98 YMMV


#1 jle7385   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   562 Posts   Joined 3.8 Years Ago  

Posted 21 November 2011 - 06:56 PM

I know this may need to go in the clearance thread but I thought this deal was so good it had to be brought up so everyone would see it. I was at the Midland, MI Target looking through the clearance games and I stumbled upon the MW3 Hardened Edition on clearance for $49.98! It was for 360 and I didn't see a PS3 version either. This may be YMMV. I guess maybe they are clearancing out stuff to make room for black friday. They also had Star Wars Force Unleashed 2 for $5.98, Red Faction: Armageddon for $8.98, and lots of other titles for $8.98.

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#2 spideymike   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2693 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

Posted 21 November 2011 - 06:58 PM

Wow. Nice find. It's been sold out locally as far as I can tell from the stock checker.

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#3 Saix_XIII   Video Game Addict CAGiversary!   5105 Posts   Joined 9.4 Years Ago  

Posted 21 November 2011 - 06:59 PM

Yeah that is pretty insane. Buy that and sell on ebay would be what I would do.

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#4 sadboy   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2815 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

Posted 21 November 2011 - 07:00 PM

Fuck! That is all.

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Posted 21 November 2011 - 07:05 PM

I found one of these (Target Clearance) actually at Goodwill for $50 a few days ago. I thought I got lucky but when I brought it home, the disc was completely ruined and all the codes were used. Maybe I'll actually have better luck getting it directly from Target!

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Posted 21 November 2011 - 07:05 PM

make sure it's sealed! I recall someone guy mentioning he found a used/returned/open box one (at Target I believe). He told the manager he'd buy it if he could verify that the codes worked. Elite and Founder codes were gone lol. This might have been Jimmie (some CAG I see posting in BB threads often)

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Posted 21 November 2011 - 07:17 PM

I know this may need to go in the clearance thread but I thought this deal was so good it had to be brought up so everyone would see it. I was at the Midland, MI Target looking through the clearance games and I stumbled upon the MW3 Hardened Edition on clearance for $49.98! It was for 360 and I didn't see a PS3 version either. This may be YMMV. I guess maybe they are clearancing out stuff to make room for black friday. They also had Star Wars Force Unleashed 2 for $5.98, Red Faction: Armageddon for $8.98, and lots of other titles for $8.98.

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#8 theking20   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   4409 Posts   Joined 8.4 Years Ago  

Posted 21 November 2011 - 07:18 PM

i think this happened with a couple other CE of games at target, nice pick up OP and i'll check mine before black friday hits, what a awesome price B^)

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Posted 21 November 2011 - 07:20 PM

Yeah that is pretty insane. Buy that and sell on ebay would be what I would do.


My thoughts exactly. I'd sell that mofo

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#10 JediKiller24   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   319 Posts   Joined 4.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 21 November 2011 - 07:24 PM

dang, I found the PS3 version today, but for 69.98.
the PS3's # is: 207 24 1098

#11 Dranakin   Member Since Oct 2003 CAGiversary!   2192 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago  

Posted 21 November 2011 - 07:26 PM

dang, I found the PS3 version today, but for 69.98.
the PS3's # is: 207 24 1098


I'd totally get it for that price.

#12 token2k6   LG FUAD CAGiversary!   4398 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

Posted 21 November 2011 - 07:27 PM

FML and the hell I went thru for this. Wonder if I should try to PM the receipt and see if it dropped in that stores system..but I doubt it, it'd be just my luck. Only played 2 hours of this game. probably won't touch it again w/ SR the 3rd, NFS the Run (just ordered), and some others that I'm way more into..
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#13 MochaRaf   I Come Here Often... CAGiversary!   1379 Posts   Joined 3.4 Years Ago  

Posted 21 November 2011 - 07:29 PM

Not bad at all.. I think I am gonna swing by my local target and check out what deals they have in-store as well.. Out of the 12 games I wanted to get on black friday I only ave MW3 and skyrim left!

#14 cynicalaa22   The Chiseler CAGiversary!   633 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 21 November 2011 - 07:31 PM

Great find. I'm not going to waste my time, though, because my Targets always have AWFUL selection.
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#15 BFox549   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   121 Posts   Joined 3.6 Years Ago  

Posted 21 November 2011 - 07:36 PM

this is probably a no, but would the elite membership in the xbox bundle work for PS3 too?
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Posted 21 November 2011 - 07:40 PM

I may have to check target sometime for Red Faction but that is a heck of a steal for hardened, and well if you don't plan to keep it, you can make a few bucks off it.

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Posted 21 November 2011 - 07:58 PM

My thoughts exactly. I'd sell that mofo


That's what I would do as well.

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#18 ShadowSx   Why so serious? CAGiversary!   1234 Posts   Joined 3.8 Years Ago  

Posted 21 November 2011 - 08:02 PM

Very very YMMV, I will check later today.

#19 Golden Lemonz   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   317 Posts   Joined 3.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 21 November 2011 - 08:09 PM

not to sounds dumb, but what is YMMV?

#20 ithebigc   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   369 Posts   Joined 5.4 Years Ago  

Posted 21 November 2011 - 08:11 PM

^ It's ok, you'll get the CAG jargon as you stay here longer. It means "your mileage may vary" which means not everyone can get on this deal because clearance is at the discretion of the store.

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#21 ewiz06   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   96 Posts   Joined 4.4 Years Ago  

Posted 21 November 2011 - 08:12 PM

not to sounds dumb, but what is YMMV?


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#22 Saix_XIII   Video Game Addict CAGiversary!   5105 Posts   Joined 9.4 Years Ago  

Posted 21 November 2011 - 08:14 PM

I know it means Your Mileage May Vary, but to me for CAG it makes more sense for it to mean "Your Market May Vary" since clearance games are different prices in different regions/markets.

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#23 akilshohen   Akilla!!! CAGiversary!   2275 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

Posted 21 November 2011 - 08:22 PM

I found one of these (Target Clearance) actually at Goodwill for $50 a few days ago. I thought I got lucky but when I brought it home, the disc was completely ruined and all the codes were used. Maybe I'll actually have better luck getting it directly from Target!

Couldn't you take it back to activision, since we are definitely with 30-90 days of the titles release?

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Posted 21 November 2011 - 08:38 PM

this is probably a no, but would the elite membership in the xbox bundle work for PS3 too?


Yes, I actually think it does give you the maps on both systems. The Elite membership is tied to an email account separate from LIVE/ PSN and you have to link to LIVE/ PSN the first time you use it.

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#25 turls   Clouds: no, Sunshine: yes CAGiversary!   2124 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

Posted 21 November 2011 - 08:49 PM

Nice and all, but percentage wise not different that regular Target clearance. Just seems like a better deal on such an expensive item to start with.

#26 joeyshadows   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1610 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 21 November 2011 - 08:50 PM

I'm trying to avoid going to work on my day off, and you post THIS? Jk. If I found this my friend would #-o. Thanks OP.

#27 mr_bungle   Trading Ban Trading Ban   3949 Posts   Joined 6.2 Years Ago  

Posted 21 November 2011 - 08:55 PM

This is a great price on MW3, but gah..I can't stand this game. And I love the other CoDs.
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#28 kellte2   Powerful Stroke CAGiversary!   426 Posts   Joined 6.7 Years Ago  

Posted 21 November 2011 - 09:02 PM

I'm gonna chalk this up to "extremely lucky find." My store in a relatively decent sized market only got 2 copies per platform.

#29 lwhitit   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   620 Posts   Joined 3.8 Years Ago  

Posted 21 November 2011 - 09:11 PM

No go @ any stores for ps3 or xbox in the bay area. Nice find.

#30 MochaRaf   I Come Here Often... CAGiversary!   1379 Posts   Joined 3.4 Years Ago  

Posted 21 November 2011 - 09:15 PM

Was an extremely lucky find, my local target only has a lot of junk games. Picked up HawX 2 and a few other games for 5 bucks, so at least my trip wasnt a total waste. Hopefully other ppl are more lucky than I am