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Tales of Symphonia Chronicles $19.99 at Best Buy - DEAD (NOW $29.99)

Tales of Symphonia Best Buy

#1 TotalHenshin   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   105 Posts   Joined 3.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 May 2014 - 02:31 PM

Tales of Symphonia Chronicles for $29.99

Just checking Best Buy as I often do and saw that ToSC dropped to $19.99 online. Cannot confirm in-store. Amazon has yet to price match. The price after GCU would be $15.99.

 

EDIT: If link does not work, search BB for "symphonia" as "Tales of symphonia" does not generate the ToSC result for some reason. It is worth noting that the game is $10 on PSN for PS+ memebers until 3 PM EST or so as part of the Golden Week sale which ends today. If you wanted a physical copy, like me, this is the cheapest the retail product has been as far as I know.



#2 tylerh1701   Old Starsky & Hutches CAGiversary!   22314 Posts   Joined 3.7 Years Ago   Has been playing The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
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Posted 06 May 2014 - 02:32 PM

Should be $10 on PSN for a few more hours as well if you don't mind digital.


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#3 Vigilante   Kept You Waiting, Huh? CAGiversary!   24139 Posts   Joined 9.6 Years Ago  

Posted 06 May 2014 - 02:40 PM

What the--? That was quick. Time to trade in my copy from GS and get a replacement copy. Thanks, OP!


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#4 shivan128   CAG at heart CAGiversary!   3385 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

Posted 06 May 2014 - 02:41 PM

wow, $16 for this collection?  Guess I'm in


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#5 whodoneit   Cheap Ass Player? Apparently CAGiversary!   631 Posts   Joined 1.6 Years Ago  

Posted 06 May 2014 - 02:50 PM

thats my buy it price. i couldnt bring myself to buy it digital.



#6 ThatOneGuyWho   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3730 Posts   Joined 7.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 May 2014 - 02:54 PM

My local BB had the CE still at regular price ($80 after GCU). Should I get it or just standard?

 

EDIT: I meant Tales of Xillia CE.



#7 jvang117   Friendly CAG CAGiversary!   1323 Posts   Joined 1.1 Years Ago  

Posted 06 May 2014 - 02:55 PM

Wow, it's been out since what? February!? Should've waited to purchase T_T

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#8 sherlock2g   TURN UP! CAGiversary!   888 Posts   Joined 3.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 May 2014 - 02:58 PM

I just took my copy back to BB so I can get it $10 digital. This game is dropping quick. Now if only FF X get a sale soon so I can price adjust. 


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#9 ibelongtohalo   Boo! CAGiversary!   131 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 May 2014 - 02:58 PM

The link doesn't work for me. I also tried doing a search on the Best But app and it doesnt even come up.

#10 Brother Daz   Scotch and yes? CAGiversary!   7736 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 May 2014 - 02:59 PM

Yeah I can't find it either. Tried searching BB.com(mobile) and the bb app.

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#11 midloo   User No. 2 CAGiversary!   1400 Posts   Joined 5.6 Years Ago  

Posted 06 May 2014 - 03:00 PM

search for 'Symphonia' on the BB site.  It comes up. 

 

Xillia is also on "sale" for $31.99 before GCU.  Not a terrible price with GCU if you want the disc, but it's been cheaper. 


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#12 Brother Daz   Scotch and yes? CAGiversary!   7736 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 May 2014 - 03:03 PM

Thanks, that worked.

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#13 Vigilante   Kept You Waiting, Huh? CAGiversary!   24139 Posts   Joined 9.6 Years Ago  

Posted 06 May 2014 - 03:10 PM

Well, scratch my plan--$10 base value at GS means I might as well just keep my copy. Oh well, I don't mind.


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#14 GreyFox787   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   321 Posts   Joined 5.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 May 2014 - 03:16 PM

Thanks for the tip! I've had my eye on this, as I've never played a Tales game, but heard wonderful things about these two...can't beat $16.00 after GCU. Even if the in-store price is different, you can always order for store pickup, or they should price-match their website in store. And heck, if they won't, go to Target or Walmart and do it.



#15 josekortez   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2053 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

Posted 06 May 2014 - 03:16 PM

Had a $10 off promo code after a back order got cancelled. Got it for $13.51 shipped.

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Posted 06 May 2014 - 03:25 PM

No regrets for buying this for $17 during the Best Buy Glitch a few days ago. :lol: 


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#17 Vigilante   Kept You Waiting, Huh? CAGiversary!   24139 Posts   Joined 9.6 Years Ago  

Posted 06 May 2014 - 03:28 PM

No regrets for buying this for $17 during the Best Buy Glitch a few days ago. :lol:

Mild regrets for buying this for ~$25 used from GS during the 20/30/40% sale 9 days ago. :wall:


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So the moral of the story is Vig is awesome; all glory to the master flipper.

 


#18 bruceg   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1401 Posts   Joined 7.4 Years Ago  

Posted 06 May 2014 - 03:29 PM

Wish they remade this instead of simply porting it.  I still have the original versions, and apparently the only addition is the Japanese voices.



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Posted 06 May 2014 - 03:30 PM

Mild regrets for buying this for ~$25 used from GS during the 20/30/40% sale 9 days ago. :wall:


Don't feel bad I paid full price for this... Only played it for an hour too, because of my backlog

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#20 Olengie   Yukari & Rise are Best Girls. CAGiversary!   4442 Posts   Joined 2.8 Years Ago  

Posted 06 May 2014 - 03:31 PM

Mild regrets for buying this for ~$25 used from GS during the 20/30/40% sale 9 days ago. :wall:

:lol: You my friend, should've waited. The POWER OF GCU COMPELS YOU.


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#21 Vigilante   Kept You Waiting, Huh? CAGiversary!   24139 Posts   Joined 9.6 Years Ago  

Posted 06 May 2014 - 03:32 PM

:lol: You my friend, should've waited. The POWER OF GCU COMPELS YOU.

I know, I know. I was scrambling to pick a sixth game at that time, and ToSC was what I chose. :fridge:


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#22 whitereflection   Shake well before serving CAGiversary!   3895 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 May 2014 - 03:36 PM

Either Namco overproduced these or the appetite for Tales games have severely diminished. All the recent Tales games have been less than $20 frequently.



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Posted 06 May 2014 - 03:38 PM

I am Submitting to Amazon for price match now!

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#24 arsenalcrazy8   As Cheap As Wenger. CAGiversary!   1232 Posts   Joined 5.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 06 May 2014 - 03:39 PM

I can't see this getting cheaper physically...so i got one. thanks OP!

 

Was looking at the Target clearance thread and apparently Target also has this on a temporary price cut for 19.99 if you want to look there.


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#25 iduncurr   McNubbin CAGiversary!   1980 Posts   Joined 3.1 Years Ago   Has been playing Mortal Kombat X
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Posted 06 May 2014 - 04:00 PM

Damnit I was going to get this off the PSN store but I have a feeling I'll be selling my PS3 soon because if I don't my backlog will keep growing and I really don't have the time to knock them out.

 

But I still want this game.

 

I know it makes no sense @.@


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#26 shivan128   CAG at heart CAGiversary!   3385 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

Posted 06 May 2014 - 04:03 PM

Either Namco overproduced these or the appetite for Tales games have severely diminished. All the recent Tales games have been less than $20 frequently.

I think the $10 digital PSN sale helped push the price down (temporarily)

 

 

Wish they remade this instead of simply porting it.  I still have the original versions, and apparently the only addition is the Japanese voices.

This to me is worth it, but the re-release is based on the japanese PS2 version and it's changes are summarized here:

http://www.gamefaqs....onia/faqs/32765


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#27 usagi   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1063 Posts   Joined 3.1 Years Ago  

Posted 06 May 2014 - 04:19 PM

Thanks for the tip! I've had my eye on this, as I've never played a Tales game, but heard wonderful things about these two...can't beat $16.00 after GCU. Even if the in-store price is different, you can always order for store pickup, or they should price-match their website in store. And heck, if they won't, go to Target or Walmart and do it.

They will do a price match for the base price, but problem is they can't apply the gamer's unlocked discount at the same time.  So pretty much your only option to get the gamer's unlocked discount with sale price is buying it from the website.



#28 Romeo   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3139 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago  

Posted 06 May 2014 - 04:36 PM

Either Namco overproduced these or the appetite for Tales games have severely diminished. All the recent Tales games have been less than $20 frequently.



Is it just me or did the Tales series turn into the CoD of the JPRG realm?

#29 CAGkrazy   Yeah Boi! CAGiversary!   2242 Posts   Joined 3.5 Years Ago  

Posted 06 May 2014 - 04:48 PM

Woohoo. Picking this up later. Rather have physical copies of my rpgs!

#30 Vinny   Bang, bang... pew... CAGiversary!   19734 Posts   Joined 10.7 Years Ago  

Posted 06 May 2014 - 04:52 PM

Namco must have really overestimated the demand for it. Symphonia is still my favorite in the series but I don't think it was ever that popular, even though it sold well on the GC. Dawn of the New World probably didn't help matters either, since it sucks. 

 

Is it just me or did the Tales series turn into the CoD of the JPRG realm?

It does seem like Namco has a lot of Tales games in the pipeline. It seems like every week, I hear about some new Tales game in development or being announced. 


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