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Game of Thrones Season 2 Best Buy Exclusives Up for Pre-Order


#1 vanton619   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   80 Posts   Joined 8.7 Years Ago  

Posted 28 January 2013 - 03:53 AM

I know it's not a "deal" yet but I'm sure many of you will be interested for when the sale prices come out. Best Buy has preorder pages up for their exclusive versions of Game of Thrones Season 2. This year, they are doing Lannister/Greyjoy covers (I assume slips similar to the Season 1 exclusives). Here's the link:

http://www.bestbuy.c...es&nrp=15&iht=n

#2 etcrane   One Star for a Reason CAGiversary!   4432 Posts   Joined 11.6 Years Ago  

Posted 28 January 2013 - 04:47 AM

Nice, any idea if stores will be offering any incentives like the key chain that was given away with Season 1?

I'm also guessing these will be cheaper during release week, so it's not worth it to pre-order right now?

#3 stripwhite   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   263 Posts   Joined 5.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 05:55 AM

Sweet! Went with Targaryen last time. I'll probably go with Lannister for season 2.
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#4 abhinav   "Scooty Puff Jr. sucks!" CAGiversary!   3856 Posts   Joined 9.4 Years Ago  

Posted 28 January 2013 - 05:59 AM

I ordered both last year and planned to do so again before seeing $60 a pop... I'll wait for that sale price just incase.

#5 ssjmichael   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9031 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

Posted 28 January 2013 - 06:23 AM

It makes no difference whether you order now or not, you can always get it adjusted if it gets lower, assuming it doesn't do it automatically.

#6 henry00x   Chosen One CAGiversary!   1296 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

Posted 28 January 2013 - 06:26 AM

is this necessary for a preorder or do i have a good chance at walking into a bestbuy on release day and getting the one i want?

#7 ssjmichael   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9031 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

Posted 28 January 2013 - 06:28 AM

They should be pretty well stocked the first week of release. After that, there's probably no guarantee. I think they'll probably produce more of these than they did last year's edition since the show has grown in popularity, and the ones from last year were in stores for a good amount of time.

#8 henry00x   Chosen One CAGiversary!   1296 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

Posted 28 January 2013 - 06:37 AM

They should be pretty well stocked the first week of release. After that, there's probably no guarantee. I think they'll probably produce more of these than they did last year's edition since the show has grown in popularity, and the ones from last year were in stores for a good amount of time.


thanks, im going to get it on release day, im trying to track down a Stark Edition season 1 at a reasonable price on ebay, its been hard to come across

if anyone knows where i could find one or has one for sale please PM me

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 06:51 AM

I like the pic of the lion over the octopus ;)
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#10 styl3s   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   778 Posts   Joined 7.6 Years Ago  

Posted 28 January 2013 - 02:02 PM

Grabbing both like i did last time :applause:

#11 mrsilkunderwear   Just Do It. CAGiversary!   1484 Posts   Joined 5.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 02:15 PM

To people who grab both. Do you just keep one copy sealed or something?

#12 Havokscry   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   345 Posts   Joined 3.6 Years Ago  

Posted 28 January 2013 - 02:44 PM

I opened the Stark and left the other one sealed.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 04:43 PM

is this necessary for a preorder or do i have a good chance at walking into a bestbuy on release day and getting the one i want?

I know I had to pre-order Stark, else they would have had none left on release day for me. They didn't get very many last time, but who knows this year. Definitely pre-ordering Lannister and will PM Amazon on release day, unless by some miracle Amazon is PMing BB lol.

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#14 mpaullin   Sure plays a mediocre pinball CAGiversary!   3139 Posts   Joined 3.6 Years Ago  

Posted 28 January 2013 - 05:49 PM

I was kind of silly last year and passed up the exclusive covers because I liked the default one better. Turns out it is the same packaging with an exclusive slipcover over it. Assuming that is still the case, I'm going Lannister.

#15 sangredekrazy   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   994 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 09:00 PM

cool, thanks!

#16 Slappybob   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   806 Posts   Joined 7.9 Years Ago  

Posted 28 January 2013 - 09:50 PM

I will hold out until the price drops
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#17 sendme   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   5048 Posts   Joined 11.2 Years Ago  

Posted 28 January 2013 - 10:54 PM

thanks, im going to get it on release day, im trying to track down a Stark Edition season 1 at a reasonable price on ebay, its been hard to come across

if anyone knows where i could find one or has one for sale please PM me


I held out last year for a price drop then saw that they were going to edit the Bush head in it. When I read that I ordered off of Amazon because Best Buy wanted more and were out of all of the exclusives by that point. Last I looked just the normal editions that were not edited were going for 100 or more. Good luck in getting the Stark Edition for a reasonable price.
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#18 ArthurDayne   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   134 Posts   Joined 5.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 11:00 PM

Best Buy had plenty of stock day 1 last time, so I wouldn't worry about pre-ordering too much. But they will auto-adjust if the price goes lower than what you order at. Last year it was 35, but this is the selects version, with dvd and digital copies, so they might use that as an excuse to keep the price a bit higher, I would guess 40-45 come release, but 35 would be a pleasant surprise.

Values for the last seasons went up a lot once you couldn't get the exclusive covers. I doubled what I spent on them after selling them when I upgraded to the Season 1 Collector's Edition. I might do the same here, but both and sell later to purchase the Season 2 Collector's Edition, assuming that ever happens.

edit: I didn't consider it, but the editing might also have been a factor in the price increase.

#19 kayne2000   All Glory to Tachikoma Paradise CAGiversary!   1921 Posts   Joined 4.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 11:31 PM

ouch 60 dollars for 10 episodes? these are 1990s anime kind of prices here.

dont get me wrong great show but why is it so much

#20 ssjmichael   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9031 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

Posted 28 January 2013 - 11:45 PM

ouch 60 dollars for 10 episodes? these are 1990s anime kind of prices here.

dont get me wrong great show but why is it so much


it'll be cheaper when released...

#21 abhinav   "Scooty Puff Jr. sucks!" CAGiversary!   3856 Posts   Joined 9.4 Years Ago  

Posted 28 January 2013 - 11:52 PM

To people who grab both. Do you just keep one copy sealed or something?


Yup. I'm not usually into collecting this sort of thing but I love the house banners and I'm sure my unopened stark s1 has become rare by now. (Though I have no intention of selling)

#22 kayne2000   All Glory to Tachikoma Paradise CAGiversary!   1921 Posts   Joined 4.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 11:52 PM

perhaps but if you don't buy it right on release the price will likely go back up heck the first game of thrones is still 40-50 dollars so its clear the price value is holding steady

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 12:12 AM

Do they charge you right away or once it ships?

#24 Josef   Touched the dead CAGiversary!   7268 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

Posted 29 January 2013 - 12:47 AM

Last year I think season one was $34.99 at release on sale, this will probably be similar.

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 01:06 AM

I was kind of silly last year and passed up the exclusive covers because I liked the default one better. Turns out it is the same packaging with an exclusive slipcover over it. Assuming that is still the case, I'm going Lannister.


I did the exact same thing! Oh well, at least I can still say I have the George Bush Head version ;).

#26 tham1988   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   886 Posts   Joined 2.8 Years Ago  

Posted 29 January 2013 - 02:29 AM

down for the squid one
is that greyjoy?

#27 Havokscry   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   345 Posts   Joined 3.6 Years Ago  

Posted 29 January 2013 - 02:50 AM

This is a pretty sweet cover for the seasons 1 & 2 on Amazon UK. Not Best Buy, but I didn't want to create a new thread.

http://www.amazon.co...ag=bluraycom-21

#28 TheAggroCraig   Hummus! CAGiversary!   1387 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 03:58 AM

I'll wait until these are under $40, there's no way in hell I'm paying $60 (though I really want the Greyjoy one...)

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#29 ssjmichael   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9031 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

Posted 29 January 2013 - 04:03 AM

down for the squid one
is that greyjoy?


Yes, and it's a Kraken.

#30 philmcfly   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   301 Posts   Joined 9.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 12:17 PM

Personally picked up a Collector's Edition with the Egg Paperweight for $39.99 on Amazon after they price matched Best Buy last year.

I'll probably pick 2 of each and keep them sealed though and see what happens to the prices. I wouldn't mind selling them down the line so I can pay the $100 (each) for the Stark/Targaryen Covers from Season 1 Sealed.

I fell into the show late and now hindsight is kicking me in the face.

Good thing for BB Silver Premiere 60 Day Return.