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Best Buy [Unlocked] $20 RZ Cert. Pre-order Promo (Splinter Cell: Blacklist, GTA V, South Park: The Stick of Truth)


Poll: Which games are you pre-ordering? (3411 member(s) have cast votes)

Which games are you pre-ordering?

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#301 KENFL0   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   230 Posts   Joined 4.3 Years Ago  

Posted 08 December 2012 - 04:53 PM

Considering Black Ops 2 came out Nov 13th and it takes 30 days... id say about 5 more days.


Still no 1000 points and preorder code from farcry 3. It's never taken this long before.

#302 FlyingMonkey9   Genetically Modified CAG CAGiversary!   3608 Posts   Joined 8.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 05:03 PM

Still no 1000 points and preorder code from farcry 3. It's never taken this long before.


Same here but trying to report missing points says they're already applied to my account

#303 GodSmackedMe   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   623 Posts   Joined 6.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 06:18 PM

Sigh.

Do you receipts say return or exchange at the top? If return, you're screwed. Make a post on the BB forums.

If exchange, just chill. You should be fine.

#304 Donut2922   Read the OP! CAGiversary!   9590 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

Posted 08 December 2012 - 07:22 PM

I never received the certificate for Halo 4 and don't see an extra 1,000 points pending on my account.... Time to call them I guess?


If you picked it up more than 30 days ago yes. The most important thing is that you made sure your GCU RZ account was attached to the preorder/purchase.

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#305 Donut2922   Read the OP! CAGiversary!   9590 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

Posted 08 December 2012 - 07:26 PM

Still no 1000 points and preorder code from farcry 3. It's never taken this long before.


It actually has. The RZ site has been known to be glitchy before. As FlyingMonkey said, if you can't apply your purchase with the missing points function, it just hasn't loaded onto the public RZ site. The Best Buy system definitely has it in there. As long as you get it in 30 days, it not being there should be irrelevant for the time being.

I've preordered easily around 15 titles from BB over the last 2 years and despite some transactions not posting for many days from pickup, I've not had to manually ask for CS to credit me any $20 RZ certificate. Everything has posted properly and posted by 30 days of pickup. I cannot emphasize enough on this site for some cags to learn a little patience.

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#306 HyperG   GamersVlog.com CAGiversary!   2527 Posts   Joined 4.1 Years Ago  

Posted 08 December 2012 - 07:28 PM

I got Halo 4 on release day and it was maybe just Friday or Thursday when I got my 20 dollars, I still have yet to call BB about why I never got my points added towards the 20 dollar reward zone for my BLOP2 preorder.

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#307 KENFL0   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   230 Posts   Joined 4.3 Years Ago  

Posted 08 December 2012 - 09:10 PM

It actually has. The RZ site has been known to be glitchy before. As FlyingMonkey said, if you can't apply your purchase with the missing points function, it just hasn't loaded onto the public RZ site. The Best Buy system definitely has it in there. As long as you get it in 30 days, it not being there should be irrelevant for the time being.

I've preordered easily around 15 titles from BB over the last 2 years and despite some transactions not posting for many days from pickup, I've not had to manually ask for CS to credit me any $20 RZ certificate. Everything has posted properly and posted by 30 days of pickup. I cannot emphasize enough on this site for some cags to learn a little patience.


Alright thanks, I tried the missing points thing and it didn't work so I guess it's still processing. I was just worried cuz usually my 1000 points shows up 3 days after purchase. As for the preorder DLC code, it's been 4 days and still no code. Should I message bestbuy support?

#308 PhilsUtley26   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   399 Posts   Joined 4.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 09:13 PM

Blops 2 $20 rz cert posted yesterday. Basically a month after I pre ordered online.

#309 Donut2922   Read the OP! CAGiversary!   9590 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

Posted 08 December 2012 - 09:16 PM

Alright thanks, I tried the missing points thing and it didn't work so I guess it's still processing. I was just worried cuz usually my 1000 points shows up 3 days after purchase. As for the preorder DLC code, it's been 4 days and still no code. Should I message bestbuy support?


Yes shoot a PM to the BBY Gaming Inbox. The codes usually take 48 hours to process the majority of transactions (assuming the item has been already picked up)

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#310 aircobra   The Wind CAGiversary!   2055 Posts   Joined 8.4 Years Ago  

Posted 08 December 2012 - 09:16 PM

Alright thanks, I tried the missing points thing and it didn't work so I guess it's still processing. I was just worried cuz usually my 1000 points shows up 3 days after purchase. As for the preorder DLC code, it's been 4 days and still no code. Should I message bestbuy support?


Use the BB forums. Either make a post or PM the Gaming-BBY mod. Got mine the day after I did that.

#311 KENFL0   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   230 Posts   Joined 4.3 Years Ago  

Posted 08 December 2012 - 10:52 PM

alright thanks guys, sent them a pm

#312 Pliskin   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3270 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

Posted 08 December 2012 - 10:55 PM

I checked my email earlier and got 2 Far Cry 3 codes sent to me. Not sure why, I remember this used to happen a lot in the past with BB but not recently. *shrug*

#313 ironmenpb   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   304 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

Posted 08 December 2012 - 10:58 PM

so price matching is only for 30 days? even if your an unlocked member?

#314 lordopus99   Training for the silver CAGiversary!   5138 Posts   Joined 12.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 11:06 PM

so price matching is only for 30 days? even if your an unlocked member?

Yes. Only Silver gets an extention.

#315 htz  

Posted 09 December 2012 - 01:13 AM

Up until now our in-store preorder process, as many of you have become familiar with, had you putting $5 down and then exchanged that amount towards the purchase of the game when it released. To break it down even further, this process involved two different SKUs (a SKU is essentially a unique number we assign to identify each distinct product): one SKU for the $5 preorder, and one SKU for the actual game. This new process eliminates the need for two different SKUs thus removing some of the complexity behind the transactions.

What does this mean for you? For starters, you can now put down any amount up to the total cost of the item plus tax as a deposit on the game. That means you could potentially have the game paid in-full before it even comes out, giving you the comfort of knowing all you'll have to do on release day is a couple quick scans and you're on your way.

This new process also allows for more seamless downloadable content attachment. Getting your preorder bonus code will be automated and triggered a code to be printed on your receipt and emailed (if you want) right when you pick up1.

I realize these changes may not be something you'll even notice, and that's because we've designed it that way. A good process is one you don't even know about, right?

The new pre-order system has been confirmed by kyle from Best Buy and is in effect for all future pre-orders.

#316 Zolor23   Hey there. CAGiversary!   2967 Posts   Joined 4.9 Years Ago  

Posted 09 December 2012 - 03:01 AM

The new pre-order system has been confirmed by kyle from Best Buy and is in effect for all future pre-orders.


Nice!

Anyways, I got a PM for BO2 today at my BB. It says Price Match in bold letters at the top of my receipt. The receipt says

"RETURN ITEMS - CALL OF DUTY BLACK OPS 59.99-

SALE ITEMS - CALL OF DUTY BLACK OPS 47.99"

Is this a typical receipt for a price match? I am still eligible for the $20 cert?

#317 Lord Hamm   Give me a Dollar! CAGiversary!   1070 Posts   Joined 13.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 03:50 AM

Nice!

Anyways, I got a PM for BO2 today at my BB. It says Price Match in bold letters at the top of my receipt. The receipt says

"RETURN ITEMS - CALL OF DUTY BLACK OPS 59.99-

SALE ITEMS - CALL OF DUTY BLACK OPS 47.99"

Is this a typical receipt for a price match? I am still eligible for the $20 cert?


As long as it says price match on top yes
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#318 Zolor23   Hey there. CAGiversary!   2967 Posts   Joined 4.9 Years Ago  

Posted 09 December 2012 - 04:17 AM

As long as it says price match on top yes


That's what I thought. Points are still pending, so...I guess I'm fine

#319 MoCiWe   Cats are cool CAGiversary!   7137 Posts   Joined 9.1 Years Ago  

Posted 09 December 2012 - 04:29 AM

Yeah, when I pre-ordered Dead Island (wanted that Steelbook) and Tomb Raider, the guy was like so you're only putting down $5? It seemed kinda funny since it was a new system, since that's what I'm used to doing there (and still did anyway).

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#320 GreenArrow   CAG in Training CAG Veteran   67 Posts   Joined 3.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 09:29 AM

Is it possible to use the welcome coupon of Unlocked Gamer Club on Pre-orders(B2G1)?

#321 Zolor23   Hey there. CAGiversary!   2967 Posts   Joined 4.9 Years Ago  

Posted 09 December 2012 - 09:33 AM

Is it possible to use the welcome coupon of Unlocked Gamer Club on Pre-orders(B2G1)?


Possibly with the new pre-order system, but what coupon are you using?

My new game B2G1 coupon says valued up to $39.99.

#322 DeliveryPizza   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   291 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 09:33 AM

Is it possible to use the welcome coupon of Unlocked Gamer Club on Pre-orders(B2G1)?


This is a great question and I'm not sure. Maybe someone can answer this. If so, my B2G1 expires at the end of the year and I would definitely take advantage. My gut feeling is that it won't work though.

#323 DeliveryPizza   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   291 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 09:35 AM

Possibly with the new pre-order system, but what coupon are you using?

My new game B2G1 coupon says valued up to $39.99.


I just looked at my welcome coupon as well and it also says valued up to $39.99. So it wouldn't work.

#324 Zolor23   Hey there. CAGiversary!   2967 Posts   Joined 4.9 Years Ago  

Posted 09 December 2012 - 09:38 AM

I just looked at my welcome coupon as well and it also says valued up to $39.99. So it wouldn't work.


Wait a second...the new pre-order system lets you put down any amount at the pre-order time...what if we put down $39.99? Will the coupon work?

#325 MetalSlugger   :P CAGiversary!   2688 Posts   Joined 8.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 12:22 PM

Wait a second...the new pre-order system lets you put down any amount at the pre-order time...what if we put down $39.99? Will the coupon work?


Just because you pay $39.99 doesn't mean the game is magically valued at $39.99. Apples to oranges.

#326 Zolor23   Hey there. CAGiversary!   2967 Posts   Joined 4.9 Years Ago  

Posted 09 December 2012 - 12:31 PM

Just because you pay $39.99 doesn't mean the game is magically valued at $39.99. Apples to oranges.


if only the coupon said "purchased at $39.99." one can dream.

#327 cancerman1120   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9683 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 02:54 PM

I cannot understand why people continue to try to game the system with this offer. The $20 cert and Price match are more than enough to make them great deals. Trying to find ways to combine them with other offers BBY did not intend only hurts future offers.

#328 goldeneye64   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   538 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 05:21 PM

I just called to Price Match Halo 4 and BLOPS 2. I had no problem with Halo since it was delivered. But with BLOPS 2 I did in store pick up so they gave me a hard time. I said then how do I get a price match. There is no difference between delivered or pick up. The woman put it through and said she was breaking the rules for me. I rarely price match but it seems like on these pre-orders that delivery is the way to go. It is just too bad that my Premier Silver ends in February.

#329 Vigilante   CAG is the Key CAGiversary!   34940 Posts   Joined 11.1 Years Ago  

Posted 09 December 2012 - 05:25 PM

I just called to Price Match Halo 4 and BLOPS 2. I had no problem with Halo since it was delivered. But with BLOPS 2 I did in store pick up so they gave me a hard time. I said then how do I get a price match. There is no difference between delivered or pick up. The woman put it through and said she was breaking the rules for me. I rarely price match but it seems like on these pre-orders that delivery is the way to go. It is just too bad that my Premier Silver ends in February.

Out of curiosity, are you sure your Premier Silver membership ends in February 2013? My account says Feb. 2014, and I was one of those who received a random upgrade to Silver.

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#330 plastik3000   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   149 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 06:05 PM

Looks like my Black Ops II cert is going to take the full 35 days.