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Final Fantasy XIV pre order $34.99 at Newegg


#1 Jawwaad1   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   341 Posts   Joined 3.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 11:04 AM

Just a heads up. Use code EMCXPVR233 at checkout

 

http://www.newegg.co...-79262029-L033B

 

Other deals

 

Tales of Xillia pre order $52.99 Use code EMCXPVR66

 

Saints Row IV pre order $52.99 Use code EMCXPVR67



#2 CAGMoose   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   327 Posts   Joined 3.1 Years Ago  

Posted 25 June 2013 - 11:54 AM

Still too high for Xillia. 



#3 rockykai  

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 01:57 PM

I don't think it'll go lower, but I might as well ask...I can cancel a Xillia pre-order if a better one comes up here or elsewhere right?



#4 StryderOmega  

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 02:00 PM

I don't think it'll go lower, but I might as well ask...I can cancel a Xillia pre-order if a better one comes up here or elsewhere right?


Yup, very easily too. All done via website. I know I lucked out probably, but I even got to cancel in the packaging stage of shipment when I forgot about my Dead Island preorder there. Sure they charged me, but I got the refund in about 4 days with no hassle.

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#5 srac84   Gamer MD CAGiversary!   955 Posts   Joined 4.4 Years Ago  

Posted 25 June 2013 - 02:22 PM

I think there's a 10 off 50 with newcustomer06 making the game 49.99 for xillia but u might have to make a new account :p

#6 ProppaT   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   215 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

Posted 25 June 2013 - 02:32 PM

Waiting for the PS4 version of FFXIV, provided I haven't had my fill after the beta is over.



#7 StryderOmega  

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 02:35 PM

I think there's a 10 off 50 with newcustomer06 making the game 49.99 for xillia but u might have to make a new account :p


Didn't they patch this already? I thought I read it a while ago that just created account, when you had one already, it doesn't work.

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#8 Ryuukishi   What a lovely day!! CAGiversary!   9978 Posts   Joined 7.0 Years Ago   Has been playing Final Fantasy Type-0 HD
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Posted 25 June 2013 - 02:41 PM

So it seems Newegg is not selling the Commander in Chief Edition of Saints Row IV?


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#9 SgtWiggles   Artist formally known as dgwillia CAGiversary!   8503 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

Posted 25 June 2013 - 02:44 PM

No early access or preorder items for XIV, seems pretty dumb to gimp yourself out of a week of early gameplay and 2 rare items for 5$ lol
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#10 Boss★Moogle   てぃもの魂の伴侶 CAGiversary!   1238 Posts   Joined 9.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 08:16 PM

I would love to cancel my Amazon pre-order of Xillia and get it it from the egg but Newegg completely blows when it comes to any pre-order bonus stuff and so I'm not sure if they would even get the Day 1 editions of Xillia. I'd rather pay 7 bucks more and make sure I get all the Day 1 extras from Amazon.


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#11 MetalSlugger   time to play the game CAGiversary!   2622 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 08:19 PM

If you have to pay a monthly fee to access the game, is it really a deal?



#12 TooPoor   ∀ Game, ∃ Buy Price CAGiversary!   9342 Posts   Joined 3.4 Years Ago  

Posted 25 June 2013 - 08:33 PM

Still too high for Xillia. 

What did you expect at launch...$40?


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#13 cigaro   Constants and Variables CAGiversary!   694 Posts   Joined 3.5 Years Ago  

Posted 25 June 2013 - 08:34 PM

If you have to pay a monthly fee to access the game, is it really a deal?

 

The monthly fee doesnt really matter since someone planning on buying this will have to pay the monthly fee anyways, so why not try and find the lowest price on the disc of the game .... your argument makes no sense -_-


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#14 Boss★Moogle   てぃもの魂の伴侶 CAGiversary!   1238 Posts   Joined 9.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 08:57 PM

If you have to pay a monthly fee to access the game, is it really a deal?

Even though FFXIV 2.0 is a lot better than 1.0, I still think it's very weak compared to FFXI. That being said I will still defend the monthly fees. SE constantly works on their MMOs and constantly adds tons of content for free, like perpetual DLC, so it's definitely worth it if you like the game.

 

FFXI gave me thousands of hours of unforgettable content, people and memories; as such even with the monthly fee I still think I got a great deal.


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#15 Kazaganthi   Blue Rogue CAGiversary!   1947 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

Posted 25 June 2013 - 09:28 PM

Even though FFXIV 2.0 is a lot better than 1.0, I still think it's very weak compared to FFXI. That being said I will still defend the monthly fees. SE constantly works on their MMOs and constantly adds tons of content for free, like perpetual DLC, so it's definitely worth it if you like the game.

 

FFXI gave me thousands of hours of unforgettable content, people and memories; as such even with the monthly fee I still think I got a great deal.

 

Can I add a different view? As in, why are we paying for nothing? I remember a time when FFXI got maybe 1 update a year, the rest being just patches and fixes every 3-4 months. It took them 5+ years to roll out one expansion, Wings of the Goddess, while the dev team was split focused on secret new MMO, which turned out to be FFXIV. That's pretty inexcusable to take that long to "finish" the expansion.

 

Welcome to disagree with me, but I feel monthly fees are old and outdated models. It makes you feel obligated to login and play that MMO, because you're paying for a service you should use it. I feel a full rebuild of AAR/2.0 could have been a chance to change the model, adopting Guild Wars or other FTP models. Giving people a choice to pay for what they want, because the game was a one time fee or free, feels much better and willing to do so as a consumer.

 

I understand why they are doing monthly fees, they almost have to after the failure of the game, but I don't agree with them. I can't imagine how Dragon Quest X on Wii/WiiU monthly fees would fly if it ever comes to NA.



#16 rinaka   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   62 Posts   Joined 5.7 Years Ago  

Posted 25 June 2013 - 10:11 PM

Pre-ordered FF14 and Xillia. Not sure if I'll keep FF14 since the PS3 beta does not look as good as it does on PC and makes my eyes become blurry. Not sure on Xillia either. I was hoping for a better deal, and then there is still that LE that I kind of want. So undecided. xD

#17 rockykai  

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 10:22 PM

Yup, very easily too. All done via website. I know I lucked out probably, but I even got to cancel in the packaging stage of shipment when I forgot about my Dead Island preorder there. Sure they charged me, but I got the refund in about 4 days with no hassle.

 

Thank you very much!  I am preordering it now...and then we'll worry about the extras that it should hopefully get since it's a first-print run.



#18 Ryuukishi   What a lovely day!! CAGiversary!   9978 Posts   Joined 7.0 Years Ago   Has been playing Final Fantasy Type-0 HD
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Posted 25 June 2013 - 10:26 PM

I would love to cancel my Amazon pre-order of Xillia and get it it from the egg but Newegg completely blows when it comes to any pre-order bonus stuff and so I'm not sure if they would even get the Day 1 editions of Xillia. I'd rather pay 7 bucks more and make sure I get all the Day 1 extras from Amazon.


Xillia is one of those games where every copy in the first print is the LE.

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#19 nitrosmob   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3573 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

Posted 25 June 2013 - 10:30 PM

Xillia is one of those games where every copy in the first print is the LE.

I hope so thought the same for Project X Zone and everyone is getting a standard edition from Newegg. I'd rather not trust Bamco right now and they are still on my bad list from companies (Capcom and Square-Enix are living in this abyss too....). I just don't trust them....will likely still keep order on Amazon than save a few dollars and end up with just a bluray case with the game.



#20 abbabaab   CAG in Training CAGiversary!   876 Posts   Joined 2.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 10:44 PM

I hope so thought the same for Project X Zone and everyone is getting a standard edition from Newegg. I'd rather not trust Bamco right now and they are still on my bad list from companies (Capcom and Square-Enix are living in this abyss too....). I just don't trust them....will likely still keep order on Amazon than save a few dollars and end up with just a bluray case with the game.

 

I hate Bamco as much as the next guy, but you can't really blame the Newegg fiasco on them. It was Newegg's decision to do it, not Bamco.



#21 Boss★Moogle   てぃもの魂の伴侶 CAGiversary!   1238 Posts   Joined 9.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 11:58 PM

Xillia is one of those games where every copy in the first print is the LE.

I'm not so sure, not with Newegg.

 

Did anybody pre-order Dark Souls from Newegg? If so did you get the Day 1 Limited Edition? Considering it's the same publisher as Xillia, that would give us a better idea.


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#22 eXiON   CAG Grandmaster CAGiversary!   1218 Posts   Joined 3.6 Years Ago  

Posted 26 June 2013 - 12:07 AM

Can I add a different view? As in, why are we paying for nothing? I remember a time when FFXI got maybe 1 update a year, the rest being just patches and fixes every 3-4 months. It took them 5+ years to roll out one expansion, Wings of the Goddess, while the dev team was split focused on secret new MMO, which turned out to be FFXIV. That's pretty inexcusable to take that long to "finish" the expansion.

 

Welcome to disagree with me, but I feel monthly fees are old and outdated models. It makes you feel obligated to login and play that MMO, because you're paying for a service you should use it. I feel a full rebuild of AAR/2.0 could have been a chance to change the model, adopting Guild Wars or other FTP models. Giving people a choice to pay for what they want, because the game was a one time fee or free, feels much better and willing to do so as a consumer.

 

I understand why they are doing monthly fees, they almost have to after the failure of the game, but I don't agree with them. I can't imagine how Dragon Quest X on Wii/WiiU monthly fees would fly if it ever comes to NA.

Well I quit in early 2004, but didn't they also get Chains of Promathia & Treasures of Aht Urhgan? Or do you mean, it took them 5 years to finish Wings of the Goddess?

 

If Square didn't have that stupid policy where your character got deleted after 3 months, I probably would've joined again and played.

 

I will agree that XIV was lackluster compared to XI, it didn't have anything that made XI great. I haven't played 2.0 yet, and really don't think I will. I completely agree with monthly fees becoming an outdated model. It used to work because there were just a handful MMO's. Now, there's too many to even name, and with many adopting a F2P model and charging only for premium content, I can't see how games like these can survive.

 

XIV got a whole lot of backlash, and from what I played, I was left with a sour taste. I only played for literally a week before quitting, it was just a god awful experience. So even now that I hear how much improved 2.0 is, I'm not sure... I would rather wait for a game like PSO2 to hit North America (which is F2P) and support them through in-game purchases.



#23 CAGMoose   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   327 Posts   Joined 3.1 Years Ago  

Posted 26 June 2013 - 12:16 AM

What did you expect at launch...$40?

 

What I expect and what I want are different. I'd buy it at $40. Mayyyybe even $45. But not more than that. I'm willing to wait for my price point; I'd just prefer it sooner than later :) 



#24 lolwhat  

Posted 26 June 2013 - 12:16 AM

I've never played a good F2P MMO.



#25 Boss★Moogle   てぃもの魂の伴侶 CAGiversary!   1238 Posts   Joined 9.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 26 June 2013 - 01:17 AM

What I expect and what I want are different. I'd buy it at $40. Mayyyybe even $45. But not more than that. I'm willing to wait for my price point; I'd just prefer it sooner than later :)

I guess it depends if the Limited Edition stuff matters to you or not, if not then yeah you should probably wait for $40-45.


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#26 CAGMoose   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   327 Posts   Joined 3.1 Years Ago  

Posted 26 June 2013 - 01:30 AM

I guess it depends if the Limited Edition stuff matters to you or not, if not then yeah you should probably wait for $40-45.

 

Just more crap for my wife to yell at me about. She already mocks me mercilessly for the RPGs that I play. 



#27 d8onausa   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   194 Posts   Joined 9.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 26 June 2013 - 01:36 AM

If you have to pay a monthly fee to access the game, is it really a deal?

Says the guy with Halo and Gears of War as two of his recently played games.  I guess he's just playing single player.



#28 MetalSlugger   time to play the game CAGiversary!   2622 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 26 June 2013 - 01:40 AM

Says the guy with Halo and Gears of War as two of his recently played games.  I guess he's just playing single player.

 

At least I have the option.



#29 neuropunk   CAGiversary! Banned   96 Posts   Joined 7.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 26 June 2013 - 02:16 AM

Not sure if I'll keep FF14 since the PS3 beta does not look as good as it does on PC and makes my eyes become blurry. 

A PS3 game not looking as good as a PC game?

 

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#30 Boss★Moogle   てぃもの魂の伴侶 CAGiversary!   1238 Posts   Joined 9.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 26 June 2013 - 02:51 AM

If Square didn't have that stupid policy where your character got deleted after 3 months, I probably would've joined again and played.

 

 They got rid of that ages ago. They save your character forever and you can take as big a break as you want whenever you want. I still come back to the game during the summer months cause there's usually not much to play and I still love the game,. I've have yet to find any game that gives me the same rush as when tanking/soloing tough NMs on Ninja.


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