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Get a Dualshock 4 PS4 controller for $19.99 at amazon by trading a best buy game ($17.99 if you are a gamers club unlocked)


#1 TheBigmac   InstallingTitle■■■□□ CAGiversary!   137 Posts   Joined 9.8 Years Ago  

Posted 03 October 2013 - 09:05 PM

First, go here and check if this game is available for you for local pick up. The game is $19.99 (Or $17.99 for best buy gamers club unlocked members):

 

http://www.bestbuy.c... Bass&lp=5&cp=1

 

At the time of this post, amazon is giving $30 trade in credit for the PS3 version of the game. Make sure it's still the case by clicking here, selecvting the ps3 version (then page defaults to 360) and verifying the trade in value on the right side of the page: 

 

http://www.amazon.co...guitar and bass

 

 

If both things are good, submit your amazon trade immediately (This won't last long) and lock it in. When you submit the $30 trade, amazon will mention they will give you an extra $30 credit if you use it towards a dualshock 4 controller. Basically, what it says in this promotion:

 

http://www.amazon.co...ocId=1001420741

 

Once your trade is locked, buy the best buy game. Local pick up is preferred, but if there's none available in your area, you might want to try your luck with shipping. Do lock your amazon trade first thou. 

 

You don't need to trade a guitar or any accesories with the game. The game is simply called "Guitar and bass". That doesn't mean it includes a guitar or a bass. Just that it's a game that teaches you to play......guitar and bass.

 

Be mindful of other fellow CAGs who also might want to get an extra dualshock 4 for themselves, and don't be a d-bag and sumbit 100 rocksmith trades while wiping all best buys of any stock of the game. Just don't abuse it. We can be civil and do our best so in Jack Tretton's words, "Everyone who wants one, gets one" ok?

 

 

Good luck. 



#2 Tmega   No Longer In Training CAGiversary!   1024 Posts   Joined 3.4 Years Ago  

Posted 03 October 2013 - 09:08 PM

And 1 minute later it's down to $13.94

Edit :mobile version was being crappy

#3 SgtWiggles   Artist formally known as dgwillia CAGiversary!   10247 Posts   Joined 7.4 Years Ago  

Posted 03 October 2013 - 09:08 PM

This is a deal?

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#4 TheBigmac   InstallingTitle■■■□□ CAGiversary!   137 Posts   Joined 9.8 Years Ago  

Posted 03 October 2013 - 09:09 PM

And 1 minute later it's down to $13.94

 

That's the 360 version. Click on ps3.



#5 TheBigmac   InstallingTitle■■■□□ CAGiversary!   137 Posts   Joined 9.8 Years Ago  

Posted 03 October 2013 - 09:09 PM

This is a deal?

 

A dualshock 4 for 20 bucks not good enough for you champ? Show me better.



#6 Donut2922   Read the OP! CAGiversary!   9551 Posts   Joined 6.2 Years Ago  

Posted 03 October 2013 - 09:11 PM

Best Buy sells a BB exclusive version of the game so there may be possible issues with a trade in.

You'll be able to tell right away because if the copy originally came from Best Buy, you'll see a yellow "Best But exclusive" logo on the front cover which may come with a different UPC.

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#7 coopscohen   All Skill, No Luck CAGiversary!   2769 Posts   Joined 4.7 Years Ago  

Posted 03 October 2013 - 09:13 PM

Another complication is it comes bundled with a chord. Don't think Best Buy will send you that.

#8 tylerh1701   Read the thread, fool! CAGiversary!   30082 Posts   Joined 5.0 Years Ago  

Posted 03 October 2013 - 09:15 PM

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#9 @FIF   Salty Dog CAGiversary!   2032 Posts   Joined 4.4 Years Ago  

Posted 03 October 2013 - 09:18 PM

Thanks for heads up. Two stores report it in stock near me. Locked it in on Amazon and will go see if they're complete.

#10 esalw822   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1332 Posts   Joined 5.1 Years Ago  

Posted 03 October 2013 - 09:20 PM

As others have mentioned, BB's system doesn't differentiate between the Best Buy exclusive regular version of Rocksmith and the actual Rocksmith Guitar and Bass game listed for trade on AMZ.  They're both under the same used SKU at BB.  This TIV has been at $30 on AMZ since late last year and I ran into this issue.

 

Also, AMZ trade-in processing will likely bump you down to Acceptable for not including the guitar cable with the game as well (which would only net $21 and not qualify you for the DS4 promotion).  Again, I know this from personal experience.

 

Good luck though...



#11 SgtWiggles   Artist formally known as dgwillia CAGiversary!   10247 Posts   Joined 7.4 Years Ago  

Posted 03 October 2013 - 09:20 PM

A dualshock 4 for 20 bucks not good enough for you champ? Show me better.

Anything thats not a simple flip and trade?

 

Surely doesnt warrant its own topic, especially considering it died barely minutes after you posted it


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#12 Bobby's Beasting!   All Day! CAGiversary!   3805 Posts   Joined 3.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 03 October 2013 - 09:22 PM

sounds tempting but I wont risk it...good hunting though
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#13 TheBigmac   InstallingTitle■■■□□ CAGiversary!   137 Posts   Joined 9.8 Years Ago  

Posted 03 October 2013 - 09:28 PM

Best Buy sells a BB exclusive version of the game so there may be possible issues with a trade in.

You'll be able to tell right away because if the copy originally came from Best Buy, you'll see a yellow "Best But exclusive" logo on the front cover which may come with a different UPC.

 

You got a point. I do know amazon has laxed their policies in this regard lately, to the point their trading banner now reads "Even if you didn't buy them on amazon". Look here: 

 

http://i.imgur.com/VQeOKsm.jpg



#14 TheBigmac   InstallingTitle■■■□□ CAGiversary!   137 Posts   Joined 9.8 Years Ago  

Posted 03 October 2013 - 09:30 PM

Anything thats not a simple flip and trade?

 

Surely doesnt warrant its own topic, especially considering it died barely minutes after you posted it

 

How did it die? It's still showing $30. (You have to click on the PS3 version. It defaults to 360)



#15 SOLGarion   The devil is in the details. CAGiversary!   267 Posts   Joined 3.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 03 October 2013 - 09:40 PM

If you cannot find it at BB then the Warehouse has LN copies for 30.44. Not as good, but still a free $29.56 if you need another DS4 anyway.



#16 Saix_XIII   Video Game Addict CAGiversary!   6144 Posts   Joined 10.7 Years Ago  

Posted 03 October 2013 - 09:43 PM

The big issue with this is BB does not promise cover art of manuals. As such you may not be able to get the full value of the trade-in. But you can always request the game sent back to you if rejected and then return it to BBY (if you are Elite or Elite Plus)


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#17 strait edge follower   Cult of personality CAGiversary!   11374 Posts   Joined 5.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 03 October 2013 - 09:47 PM

i would use this for the beyond promo but its to risky
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#18 Bobby's Beasting!   All Day! CAGiversary!   3805 Posts   Joined 3.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 03 October 2013 - 09:47 PM

The big issue with this is BB does not promise cover art of manuals. As such you may not be able to get the full value of the trade-in. But you can always request the game sent back to you if rejected and then return it to BBY (if you are Elite or Elite Plus)


So it is possible to return open Pre-owned games?
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#19 esalw822   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1332 Posts   Joined 5.1 Years Ago  

Posted 03 October 2013 - 09:51 PM

No, you can't return opened games to Best Buy unfortunately...



#20 rickeeretardo   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   68 Posts   Joined 12.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 October 2013 - 06:26 PM

Did anyone who submitted their Rocksmith game to Amazon have their trades rejected?



#21 neonon19s   Gotta Catch 'em All CAGiversary!   1116 Posts   Joined 3.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 October 2013 - 06:43 PM

Did anyone who submitted their Rocksmith game to Amazon have their trades rejected?


Didn't do rocksmith but I sent in a copy of last of us and it's still pending since Oct 12th

#22 ChunLiBarbie   Bloogablogglefliddlemliddle CAGiversary!   5539 Posts   Joined 5.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 October 2013 - 06:55 PM

 

Be mindful of other fellow CAGs who also might want to get an extra dualshock 4 for themselves, and don't be a d-bag and sumbit 100 rocksmith trades while wiping all best buys of any stock of the game. Just don't abuse it. We can be civil and do our best so in Jack Tretton's words, "Everyone who wants one, gets one" ok?

 

1 star for this part, alone. 

 

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#23 BrolyB593   I'm Cheap! CAGiversary!   7102 Posts   Joined 9.0 Years Ago  

Posted 23 October 2013 - 07:50 PM

I gambled. I locked in two copies and found two Best Buys on the way back to my hometown that each had one.

 

*Fingers crossed*

 

 

**EDIT

 

I just realized that this was a bumped thread from a couple weeks ago.

 

Amazon still has the $30 TIV and Best Buy has since dropped the price of the game to only $9.99

 

This deal will be even sweeter for me then if it goes through! 



#24 j.t   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   756 Posts   Joined 6.8 Years Ago  

Posted 23 October 2013 - 07:54 PM

Only 9.99 for the game. One instock at the furthest local BB. Not going to pick up PS4 anytime soon, but still might jump on it for 10.



#25 bob330i   just lookin' CAGiversary!   3068 Posts   Joined 12.0 Years Ago  

Posted 23 October 2013 - 07:54 PM

Might be also out of date but I submitted 2 Vanquish PS3 (at the time TIV was $15.xx each) from GS.  Paid just over $20 after Bday coupons in GS credit to get that DS4 preordered.



#26 royalbliss1   Black Rock City CAGiversary!   364 Posts   Joined 9.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 October 2013 - 07:55 PM

YMMV. Check your local Sam's Club.  They have both ps3 and 360 versions of Rock smith Guitar and Bass for $4.81. They also have the first version Guitar only with Cable for the same price. 

If you buy both and send in the G&B with the cable it should be $30.00 credit for $10.00.

On a side note Skylanders for 360 trades in to Amazon for $18.35, also on sale for $9.81 at Sam's Club.  Again YMMV



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#27 guyver2077   CAG Original CAGiversary!   15910 Posts   Joined 12.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 October 2013 - 08:07 PM

everyone is assuming youd get a complete copy at best buy right to get that $30 value?


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#28 donut   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3918 Posts   Joined 9.7 Years Ago  

Posted 23 October 2013 - 08:11 PM

Best buy $9.99 new versions have exclusive tracks, highly doubt the UPC will match for Amazon trade (non exclusive version).

As to used BBuy copies it might not be a BBuy exclusive edition.....


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#29 kilik64   Carefree, Wherever We May Be CAGiversary!   7526 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

Posted 23 October 2013 - 08:13 PM

everyone is assuming youd get a complete copy at best buy right to get that $30 value?

Even if not still a 10 flip as acceptable is 21ish so even if its just the game in case with no cable, still doubles to 21, just get 2 copys, pay 20 for 40 credit, still gets you the promo if done as one trade in right?


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#30 Mako1215   Mr.OneOfWonder CAGiversary!   7155 Posts   Joined 9.1 Years Ago  

Posted 23 October 2013 - 08:24 PM

This is dead. Trade in is 5.31

First, how can you claim prior non-existance to devalue a movement? I am sure the civil rights movement would love that. "Well, there was no movement to free the slaves before, so why is it relavent now?"

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