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Dell: $25 gift card with every video game order, 72 hour sale


#1 tearsintherain  

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 03:46 PM

http://accessories.u...ic=gaming-deals

 

72 hour sale, $25 gift card with all games bought.  Can order multiple games in a single order, should see a $25 gift card promo underneath each one.  Free shipping.

 

Couple caveats:

 

- gift card is usable at dell only

- online you can only apply one gift card to a new order.  If you call in you can use up to 3.

- it takes 10-20 days for them to email you the gift card after the item ships.

- the gift cards expire 90 days after issue

- their prices are usually meh

- they are terrible at shipping pre-orders, you will get them usually a WEEK after release date

 

Here is the link to see all their games, its not just the ones list on the lander page above

http://accessories.u...s=19&l=en&s=dhs

 

their website is pretty terrible but its Grandpa Dell.  lol at them taking bitcoin though...

 

I think some of the 3DS, 360, and ps3 games are pretty good deals especially the ones $20-30 like Dishonored GOTY, Mario Kart 7 3DS, most of the Wii U games, etc.



#2 chnandler_bong   There are...no strings on me CAGiversary!   1530 Posts   Joined 4.5 Years Ago   Has been playing Destiny
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Posted 29 July 2014 - 03:50 PM

Here are the T&C for the gift card promo:

Receive a $25 Dell PROMO eGift Card with this purchase sent via email in 10-20 days. TERMS & CONDITIONS APPLY**

 

  Limited Time Offer!

  Promotional Gift Card Offer: Offer contingent upon purchase of eligible product; Promotional card not valid if eligible product is returned for a refund. If eligible product is returned for a refund after the card has been redeemed, the value of the redeemed card will be deducted from the refund amount. Promotional Gift Card ships separately from purchase and typically arrives in 10-20 days from ship date via email and carries a 90 day expiration (except where prohibited by law). Dell can only accept a limited number of Promo Cards per purchase and funds may not be consolidated with Prepaid or other Promo Cards. Multi-card payment can be requested by phone sales only. Terms and conditions apply. See "http://www.dell.com/...card/promoterms"



#3 tearsintherain  

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 03:59 PM

I ordered wonderful 101 for wii u (never found a $6 toys r us clearance)

 

also the ps3 dualshock controller has a $15 discount and the $25 gift card applies, but not to the xbox one controller.  dunno about wii u accessories



#4 SadPanda99   I hate know it alls CAGiversary!   4359 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

Posted 29 July 2014 - 04:02 PM

So buy a 7$ pc game, get a 25$ coupon ?


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#5 CaseX   CAG addict CAGiversary!   1851 Posts   Joined 4.7 Years Ago  

Posted 29 July 2014 - 04:04 PM

Lolwat. I put a $19 game in my cart and it qualified for $25 gift card .... so potentially free game? (Assuming you shop at dell...)

Edit: dang, ninja-ed by 2 minutes...

#6 tearsintherain  

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 04:09 PM

not exactly free, you put down that $7 for something that you never really intended to buy, and when you do redeem that $25 gc you will likely be paying more.  If you use it on something you really want and its not a lot cheaper elsewhere it can be a good deal, but if the Dell price is a lot higher than amazon etc then you may have fallen into Dell's trap!

 

gift cards are a retailers wet dream since so many go unredeemed



#7 Ferrari Racer   Amiibo Wars: Wave 4 CAGiversary!   3296 Posts   Joined 3.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 04:11 PM

From SD

 

I didn't review every single option but a few of the notable ones follow, assuming you use the promo card:
Xbox One
Preorder Destiny for Xbox One, $59.99 + $25 promo gift card = $34.99
Preorder Madden NFL '15 for Xbox One, $59.99 + $25 promo gift card = $34.99
Preorder The Elder Scrolls Online for Xbox One, $59.99 + $25 promo gift card = $34.99

Xbox 360
Dishonored Game of the Year Edition for Xbox 360, $24.99 + $25 promo gift card = "free"
Square Enix Dead Island Riptide for Xbox 360, $19.99 + $25 promo gift card = ($5 net gain)
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, for Xbox 360, $19.99 + $25 promo gift card = ($5 net gain)
Minecraft for Xbox 360, $19.99 + $25 promo gift card = ($5 net gain)

Playstation 4
Preorder Destiny for PS4, $59.99 + $25 promo gift card = $34.99
Preorder Madden NFL '15 for PS4, $59.99 + $25 promo gift card = $34.99
Preorder Driveclub for PS4, $59.99 + $25 promo gift card = $34.99
Preorder The Elder Scrolls Online for PS4, $59.99 + $25 promo gift card = $34.99

Playstation 3
Preorder Madden NFL '15 for PS3, $59.99 + $25 promo gift card = $34.99
Minecraft for PS3, $19.99 + $25 promo gift card = ($5 net gain)

Nintendo
PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures, for Nintendo 3DS, $19.99 + $25 promo gift card = ($5 net gain)

If you have a Discover card, use their shopping website to gain 10% bonus cash back. Other cash back sites offer 4%.


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#8 kaiyouske   Madman CAGiversary!   510 Posts   Joined 10.1 Years Ago   Has been playing Resident Evil: Revelations 2
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Posted 29 July 2014 - 04:15 PM

lol why is PS4 Last of Us still 59.99?

 

Edit: Apparently it's also not included in the 'ALL GAMES' promo. lol.


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#9 roomtemperature  

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 04:17 PM


Couple caveats:

 

- they are terrible at shipping pre-orders, you will get them usually a WEEK after release date

 

Weird I ordered Mario Kart 8 through them because of the same deal and I got it on release day.

 

Though I wish I waited on using it on Mario Golf if I could have gotten another 25 card but such is life



#10 Hodaka   Slacker! CAGiversary!   383 Posts   Joined 10.6 Years Ago  

Posted 29 July 2014 - 04:21 PM

I must be getting jaded.  I can't find a thing that I want.



#11 Vigilante   Kept You Waiting, Huh? CAGiversary!   24091 Posts   Joined 9.6 Years Ago  

Posted 29 July 2014 - 04:37 PM

lol why is PS4 Last of Us still 59.99?

 

Edit: Apparently it's also not included in the 'ALL GAMES' promo. lol.

I preordered it at that price when they were offering a $25 e-GC a month or two ago, and I contacted a Dell CS rep yesterday about refunding the $10+tax difference since every other retailer is selling the game for $49.99 MSRP. Since the game had shipped, he said he'd process the refund.


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#12 nagpo  

Posted 29 July 2014 - 04:43 PM

So, does every game qualify? I don't see where it says so on the products description pages



#13 Hodaka   Slacker! CAGiversary!   383 Posts   Joined 10.6 Years Ago  

Posted 29 July 2014 - 04:51 PM

I've added a few games to my cart to see if they qualify.  Some did, some didn't.  You'll have a message under the game about the $25 gift card if it is eligible.  Might be able to argue with CS since it says "all games".



#14 nagpo  

Posted 29 July 2014 - 04:53 PM

all right thanks for your help



#15 kaiyouske   Madman CAGiversary!   510 Posts   Joined 10.1 Years Ago   Has been playing Resident Evil: Revelations 2
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Posted 29 July 2014 - 04:55 PM

Lolwat. I put a $19 game in my cart and it qualified for $25 gift card .... so potentially free game? (Assuming you shop at dell...)

Edit: dang, ninja-ed by 2 minutes...

I was gonna get 3 copies of that 7.99 game and get 3 GCs with my $25 GC but alas, that didn't work.  xD 


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#16 apterous   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   805 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 05:04 PM

...If there was a single game I wanted, this would be tempting.  As it stands, I'm looking at paying $20 for Minecraft on a system that I don't own it on yet just to get a $25 GC for a site I can't mind another game on it I want.  Dell is out a huge discount, I buy games on deal I don't want/need.

 

Lose/Lose.


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#17 KyleGamgee   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   86 Posts   Joined 7.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 05:14 PM

My kids like Minecraft, it turns out. We rented it from RedBox for a day and they are asking to get it again.  As for the $25 gift card, I would probably end up using it to buy Microsoft account funds. Considering it.




#18 Vinny   Bang, bang... pew... CAGiversary!   19730 Posts   Joined 10.7 Years Ago  

Posted 29 July 2014 - 05:24 PM

Picked up Luigi's Mansion Dark Moon. 

 

ShopDiscover gives back 10% at Dell, so that kinda covers the tax. 

 

I was pondering MK8 for the free download game but I have little interest in MK8 or any of the free games they're offering (besides WW, which I already have). 


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:ps4: Last of Us Remastered - :applause: 

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#19 Dr0p119   Chief Red Thunder CAGiversary!   1224 Posts   Joined 2.6 Years Ago  

Posted 29 July 2014 - 05:29 PM

Can't pick something, Black Friday too close.

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#20 tearsintherain  

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 05:40 PM

I was pondering MK8 for the free download game but I have little interest in MK8 or any of the free games they're offering (besides WW, which I already have). 

crazy, MK8 is easily one of the most fun games I have played in the past 5 years and I've played almost everything.   I love online racing though makes me feel like a kid



#21 rcerboss  

Posted 29 July 2014 - 06:09 PM

I see PS+ subs listed there, but I suppose they don't work?  


well i asked whether you stood behind your opinions and you said "Always" so i offered up the same bet that i gave to Fire Thief. You think the price of the xbox one will drop to $300 + 2 games by end of year? Let's put a bet on it.


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#22 KyleGamgee   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   86 Posts   Joined 7.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 06:11 PM

Pulled the trigger. Got Minecraft.




#23 BeLIKEcoon   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   126 Posts   Joined 5.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 06:26 PM

Do we get next day shipping? What shipping carrier does Dell usually use? 



#24 Vigilante   Kept You Waiting, Huh? CAGiversary!   24091 Posts   Joined 9.6 Years Ago  

Posted 29 July 2014 - 06:39 PM

Ooh, Sly Cooper Collection for Vita ($29.99) qualifies for the e-GC... :-k


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So the moral of the story is Vig is awesome; all glory to the master flipper.

 


#25 mkelehan   Xbox Live Arcade Fiend CAGiversary!   2469 Posts   Joined 11.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 07:12 PM

Thanks OP, grabbed Bravely Default and Wonderful 101. I'll probably get Tropical Freeze tonight as well, with a $10 off coupon I have at home.



#26 Agent Orange   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   808 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 07:14 PM

not exactly free, you put down that $7 for something that you never really intended to buy, and when you do redeem that $25 gc you will likely be paying more.  If you use it on something you really want and its not a lot cheaper elsewhere it can be a good deal, but if the Dell price is a lot higher than amazon etc then you may have fallen into Dell's trap!

 

gift cards are a retailers wet dream since so many go unredeemed

 

Lack of selection does restrict the deal quite a bit. I'll give you that - but I would hardly call it a "trap". It's legit deal, just depends on if you can find the games you want, and then can use the GC on.

 

No true CAG will let a GC go "unredeemed".  :shame:



#27 mkelehan   Xbox Live Arcade Fiend CAGiversary!   2469 Posts   Joined 11.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 07:22 PM

I figure, if I can't find anything to spend the $25 on, I'll just get some Nintendo/Sony/MS credit.



#28 JakeM17   Semper Fi CAGiversary!   721 Posts   Joined 2.4 Years Ago  

Posted 29 July 2014 - 07:44 PM

Would i be able to get two $25 gift cards for buying two games on that list in one order? or would i have to buy them in different orders?



#29 WNYX585AM   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1889 Posts   Joined 3.1 Years Ago  

Posted 29 July 2014 - 08:01 PM

Would i be able to get two $25 gift cards for buying two games on that list in one order? or would i have to buy them in different orders?

I bought six on one order.  I sure hope that wasn't stupid.  My order indicated a GC under each item, so I assumed it would be fine.



#30 PetersHere   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2057 Posts   Joined 4.2 Years Ago  

Posted 29 July 2014 - 08:17 PM

From SD

 

I didn't review every single option but a few of the notable ones follow, assuming you use the promo card:
Xbox One
Preorder Destiny for Xbox One, $59.99 + $25 promo gift card = $34.99
Preorder Madden NFL '15 for Xbox One, $59.99 + $25 promo gift card = $34.99
Preorder The Elder Scrolls Online for Xbox One, $59.99 + $25 promo gift card = $34.99

Xbox 360
Dishonored Game of the Year Edition for Xbox 360, $24.99 + $25 promo gift card = "free"
Square Enix Dead Island Riptide for Xbox 360, $19.99 + $25 promo gift card = ($5 net gain)
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, for Xbox 360, $19.99 + $25 promo gift card = ($5 net gain)
Minecraft for Xbox 360, $19.99 + $25 promo gift card = ($5 net gain)

Playstation 4
Preorder Destiny for PS4, $59.99 + $25 promo gift card = $34.99
Preorder Madden NFL '15 for PS4, $59.99 + $25 promo gift card = $34.99
Preorder Driveclub for PS4, $59.99 + $25 promo gift card = $34.99
Preorder The Elder Scrolls Online for PS4, $59.99 + $25 promo gift card = $34.99

Playstation 3
Preorder Madden NFL '15 for PS3, $59.99 + $25 promo gift card = $34.99
Minecraft for PS3, $19.99 + $25 promo gift card = ($5 net gain)

Nintendo
PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures, for Nintendo 3DS, $19.99 + $25 promo gift card = ($5 net gain)

If you have a Discover card, use their shopping website to gain 10% bonus cash back. Other cash back sites offer 4%.

I hate when people use that line of logic. Getting a gift card with something doesn't negate or lower the price you're paying for the original purchase. In reality, it's more like [insert amount of money] for your original purchase plus an additional amount of money for a discounted item that you had to purchase to justify your first purchase. 
 

"PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures, for Nintendo 3DS, $19.99 + $25 promo gift card = ($5 net gain)"

 
I love the "net gain" part. At best you can get a decent B1G1 price for two 3DS games, should they stay in stock, and also only if the prices don't change 10 to 20 days down the line. There's no "net gain."
 
I really shouldn't care though...  :wall:

 

By the way, does anyone know if Dell.com price matches? 


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