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GMG: Amazing deal on Bioshock Infinite


#31 Joker13z   Kupo CAGiversary!   561 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

Posted 21 March 2013 - 08:36 PM

Join the club, its so cheap to build a rig, and you can do a lot of things besides gaming on a good rig.


Like HD porn at 60 fps duh. 8-)

But seriously he's right lol. I switched almost all my gaming to pc over the last year. Only playing coop games with console friends on my ps3 and xbox now.

#32 iamsmart   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1012 Posts   Joined 4.0 Years Ago  

Posted 21 March 2013 - 08:42 PM

Just make sure to tell all of us what you decided to do.
Did you pre-order this game at $60?

Just want to show for the record.

Let's put our money where our mouth is! ;)


I'm renting, so like... 4 or 5 dollars? I win!

I'd certainly like to hear what you did to get one for $36. That's the pure price, not "...I had a giftcard to use" or "I can flip this credit to cash", correct?

#33 Syntax Error   Art School Dropout CAGiversary!   4347 Posts   Joined 2.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 21 March 2013 - 09:59 PM

$36 was easy since that was the GamersGate price with the 20% discount some people have. They've since changed it to a credit (blue coins) from a straight discount though.

#34 TooPoor   ∀ Game, ∃ Buy Price CAGiversary!   9308 Posts   Joined 3.4 Years Ago  

Posted 22 March 2013 - 06:59 AM

IGN just confirmed it looks much much better on :pc:. So if you care about this, you might look up their separate PC version review.

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#35 kaiyouske   Madman CAGiversary!   526 Posts   Joined 10.2 Years Ago   Has been playing Dragon Age: Inquisition
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Posted 22 March 2013 - 07:46 AM

Cheapassgamer or not, I'm going to support the awesome people at Irrational and Ken Levine so this will be a day one purchase for me. I want to see more of these types of games made.
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#36 Corpekata   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1353 Posts   Joined 4.0 Years Ago  

Posted 22 March 2013 - 07:57 AM

The 36 dollars at Gamersgate was clearly an exploit of their system that also relied on pretty extreme circumstances so I can't imagine why anyone is holding that up as a normal reflection of the game's price.

#37 ShockandAww   Truth is treason CAGiversary!   7201 Posts   Joined 5.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 March 2013 - 11:29 AM

Thanks OP got it.

#38 Zimmy   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   767 Posts   Joined 10.9 Years Ago  

Posted 22 March 2013 - 01:10 PM

I'm renting, so like... 4 or 5 dollars? I win!

I'd certainly like to hear what you did to get one for $36. That's the pure price, not "...I had a giftcard to use" or "I can flip this credit to cash", correct?


Any "reputable" key site.
I'm pretty sure CDKeysDiscount has it for $35 right now.
Since there is no pre-order game incentive, I'm happy to wait.

If you are "renting" it on the PC, I my do the same until it hits the price I want. ;)
I just got Crysis 3 so I am in no hurry.

Oh, and I am aware I used shovelware incorrectly, it just seems they are "shovelling" their inventory to get everyone to buy, day one at full retail.
It's actually a very good strategy.
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#39 Whinterfell   Games are Coming. CAGiversary!   286 Posts   Joined 4.0 Years Ago  

Posted 23 March 2013 - 12:11 AM

In all honesty this deal really comes down to if you want or have any of the other free games. I have Bioshock 1 already so no good for me. Already have most of the other free choices as well. So again no good for me.

The credit is nice but I like the Amazon one better. You get Bioshock Infinite, Xcom: EU, and then $30 for any 2K game on your amazon account for the next year. So to me that is the better deal. I am literally getting both games for $15 a piece. And I don't own either at the moment.

Again it all comes down to what you already own here.

#40 vince_carter   what's a panini CAGiversary!   1441 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 March 2013 - 01:24 AM

any idea when we get the XCOM keys?

#41 LiquidMetal14   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   34 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 March 2013 - 02:25 AM

I ordered it and it charged my card but I have received no confirmation email and also can't view my games. I know they disabled that but I would at least like confirmation since it does say on the site that I own that package already even though I haven't received any emails.

#42 Whinterfell   Games are Coming. CAGiversary!   286 Posts   Joined 4.0 Years Ago  

Posted 23 March 2013 - 04:54 AM

any idea when we get the XCOM keys?


For GMG it should be when the game launches. So the 26th. That is the normal anyway. Amazon users got their's already so GMG may give it sooner.

#43 ShockandAww   Truth is treason CAGiversary!   7201 Posts   Joined 5.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 March 2013 - 05:09 AM

I ordered it and it charged my card but I have received no confirmation email and also can't view my games. I know they disabled that but I would at least like confirmation since it does say on the site that I own that package already even though I haven't received any emails.


You mean they disabled the ability to see your games?

Edit: Ok yeah they did disable the games/keys temporarily as it was effecting their ability to get out the Bioshock Infinite steam keys. Lame. Well hope I get my key soon then.

Edited by ShockandAww, 23 March 2013 - 05:32 AM.


#44 plutoknight   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   809 Posts   Joined 6.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 March 2013 - 06:29 AM

You mean they disabled the ability to see your games?

Edit: Ok yeah they did disable the games/keys temporarily as it was effecting their ability to get out the Bioshock Infinite steam keys. Lame. Well hope I get my key soon then.


Yeah, I can't even get to GMG right now. Are they sending out Infinite keys?

#45 Killbomb   Waiting for Darkness CAGiversary!   2633 Posts   Joined 6.4 Years Ago  

Posted 23 March 2013 - 06:33 AM

Yeah, I can't even get to GMG right now. Are they sending out Infinite keys?


Got my Infinite & XCOM keys a little while ago via e-mail. Pre-loading Infinite now...all 17+ GB worth.
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#46 rubikscube   CAG in Training CAGiversary!   5 Posts   Joined 2.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 March 2013 - 06:56 AM

Guy just look around there are tons of Bioshock Infinite keys for $15-20 from AMD Reloaded bundle.
Just check steamtrades lots of people selling AMD Reloaded Keys for dirt cheap.

#47 Voken   Qui audet adipiscitur CAGiversary!   894 Posts   Joined 5.1 Years Ago  

Posted 23 March 2013 - 06:58 AM

hope the new bioshock is good..waiting to preload

#48 Wool   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   242 Posts   Joined 7.3 Years Ago  

Posted 23 March 2013 - 10:48 AM

I would say buying any new PC games at $60 is revok worthy.
How do all those that bought Dead Space 3, Crysis 3, Hitman Absolution, and Tomb Raider for $60 feel today???

Again, for what is out there, this is a good deal. As long as you know price drops are inevitable.


I learned a long time ago to not buy something unless I was okay with the price, and that once I had made the decision to stop worrying about possible better deals in the future. There is always another price drop. You will wait, skip release, think you have found an amazing deal a couple months later, and then the very next week a new deal beats the one you got. Very rarely I will decide I am excited enough for something to pay full price. If it isn't that important to me, I wait both for a deal, and for a time when I actually will play the thing. Sleeping Dogs for example has had progressively better sales, but I keep passing on them all because I have no time for it.

#49 V878   Let's hug it out CAGiversary!   970 Posts   Joined 9.4 Years Ago  

Posted 23 March 2013 - 11:09 AM

Great deal. $46 with the the $14 cashback. Plus I was planning to buy XCOM whenever it hit $10, so I sort of see it as getting Bioshock for $36, which is more than a fair price for something I wanted to play Day 1.

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Posted 23 March 2013 - 11:25 AM

I apologize if it comes across saying it was not a deal worthy post.
It is.
I'm just amazed at the sudden promotions where they want you to buy the game at retail so they try to sweeten the pot with bargain games.
I would say buying any new PC games at $60 is revok worthy.
How do all those that bought Dead Space 3, Crysis 3, Hitman Absolution, and Tomb Raider for $60 feel today???

Again, for what is out there, this is a good deal. As long as you know price drops are inevitable.


Who paid $60 for Tomb Raider? It has a MSRP of $49.99 on PC. Pre-orders lowered it to $44. I bought it day one, and you know what, I feel pretty damn good. It was a damn good game and the devs deserved every penny I spent on it.

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#51 Dragon164z   D r a g o n 1 6 4 z CAGiversary!   68 Posts   Joined 8.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 March 2013 - 04:09 PM

Great deal. $46 with the the $14 cashback. Plus I was planning to buy XCOM whenever it hit $10, so I sort of see it as getting Bioshock for $36, which is more than a fair price for something I wanted to play Day 1.


Exactly how I feel.

Do we know if people who already pre-ordered it before this will also get X-COM? I can't find a confirmation of this anywhere. I really hope so. Also, I hope GMG isn't late in getting me my key as I'm told they sometimes are.

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#52 bobphone   So what if I'm a gay man? CAGiversary!   784 Posts   Joined 8.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 March 2013 - 04:17 PM

Not totally sure why people who were going to buy TR and BSI didn't just buy an AMD Reloaded code off eBay... $22.50 a piece, folks.

#53 LiquidMetal14   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   34 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 March 2013 - 04:48 PM

I can't even get into the site and they refunded me when I was charged last night ><

I just want to buy the damn pack with Bio, Civ V, and XCOM :/

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Posted 23 March 2013 - 05:13 PM

Not totally sure why people who were going to buy TR and BSI didn't just buy an AMD Reloaded code off eBay... $22.50 a piece, folks.

You might have gotten that price but a lot of cards were going (or even starting) for well over that price. Not everyone feels like spending days playing the eBay sniping game, waiting to snag a card for under $50.

Or people just don't feel confident that they won't get screwed over on the code and don't feel like hassling it out with eBay if they do. They would rather deal directly with an authorized retailer.

This is coming from someone who did buy an AMD card off eBay but it seems pretty obvious to me why not everyone would.

Or, heck, maybe they just wanted access to the pre-launch mini games that both TR and B:I have/had or the extra digital tchotchkes like the TR art book.

#55 Pr0f1t   Trophywhorus Rex CAGiversary!   134 Posts   Joined 3.6 Years Ago  

Posted 23 March 2013 - 06:22 PM

I can't even get into the site and they refunded me when I was charged last night ><

I just want to buy the damn pack with Bio, Civ V, and XCOM :/


Same here this morning. Got the bundle w/M2, paypal went through, then about a minute later said I had been issued a full refund. I opened a support ticket to make sure my account doesn't get jacked up like some others have been saying where GMG now thinks you own games that you don't. I was planning on adding the BL2 stuff with the credit while it's on sale this weekend, but they're going to have to get sorted out first. The site's still not working, so I guess we broke GMG. :roll:

#56 gepet0   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1048 Posts   Joined 9.5 Years Ago  

Posted 23 March 2013 - 08:44 PM

This deal is up there. I ordered from them all the time and never had a problem. I love the amazon deal but IMo this one edges it out by a thin margin.

#57 TheKbob   Rock On, Duder CAGiversary!   979 Posts   Joined 6.2 Years Ago  

Posted 23 March 2013 - 09:21 PM

All these deals and none of them apply for me. Why do I want credit for games I already have (amazon) or games I already have (GMG). Guess I'll wait for Bioshock Infinite to drop in price. I want to play it, but not $60 play it.
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Posted 23 March 2013 - 10:34 PM

All these deals and none of them apply for me. Why do I want credit for games I already have (amazon) or games I already have (GMG). Guess I'll wait for Bioshock Infinite to drop in price. I want to play it, but not $60 play it.

GMG's cash-back option would make it the most solid choice if the extra games don't interest you.

Or go for someone selling an AMD code or just wait.

#59 ShockandAww   Truth is treason CAGiversary!   7201 Posts   Joined 5.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 March 2013 - 10:45 PM

Not totally sure why people who were going to buy TR and BSI didn't just buy an AMD Reloaded code off eBay... $22.50 a piece, folks.


Well your price is only almost accurate, if you want to buy both bundled together. Even then your estimate may be a few dollars too low at this point.

Having said that, you can buy Bioshock currently for $30 which is a better deal than this imo. One I would have went with had I known about it. Maybe I actually would have received my key by now had I gone with ebay.

#60 gepet0   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1048 Posts   Joined 9.5 Years Ago  

Posted 23 March 2013 - 10:53 PM

All these deals and none of them apply for me. Why do I want credit for games I already have (amazon) or games I already have (GMG). Guess I'll wait for Bioshock Infinite to drop in price. I want to play it, but not $60 play it.


Well in reality anything extra is a bonus. Not everyone has all the games plus you can use the 15 on anyone game they have. So I know it can be a bummer but to some what a deal and I am happy for anybody giving anything extra away.

Edited by gepet0, 24 March 2013 - 12:22 AM.