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Mario Kart 8 = $48.80 at Walmart (Amazon pm'd)


#1 Wario64  

Posted 11 June 2014 - 04:01 PM

http://www.walmart.c...-Wii-U/35575883

 

PM'd at amazon

 

http://www.amazon.co...U/dp/B00DC7G2W8



#2 EldritchOnRye  

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 04:06 PM

Sounds like good potential for trying to match at Target.

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#3 Vigilante   Kept You Waiting, Huh? CAGiversary!   24348 Posts   Joined 9.6 Years Ago  

Posted 11 June 2014 - 04:07 PM

Target PMs Walmart.com, doesn't it? :bouncy:


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#4 EldritchOnRye  

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 04:09 PM

I find it ironic that getting the game on day 1 with $35 back at Kmart has turned into not so great a deal.

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#5 dreamer131313   Has been playing Dying Light
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Posted 11 June 2014 - 04:12 PM

I find it ironic that getting the game on day 1 with $35 back at Kmart has turned into not so great a deal.

true but it already sold over a million copies in less then a week so that pretty damn good and with these sale prices it going to move even more

#6 Wario64  

Posted 11 June 2014 - 04:21 PM

Amazon just matched it.



#7 Lil Frier   Has been playing The Golf Club
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Posted 11 June 2014 - 04:21 PM

I REALLY want to try to get Target to do this for me, but I might have to wait a day or two--I'm sure they're all looking for me at this point. I might send my cousin in to try or something (he has Target credit I could give him cash for, if it works). The question is whether or not I'd keep the game, if I got it. I might just get it for $35, get the promo game, trade it in at Best Buy for $44, then buy it with GCU for $48 and get a second downloadable game (solves my Pikmin/Zelda dilemma).


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#8 Vigilante   Kept You Waiting, Huh? CAGiversary!   24348 Posts   Joined 9.6 Years Ago  

Posted 11 June 2014 - 04:24 PM

I REALLY want to try to get Target to do this for me, but I might have to wait a day or two--I'm sure they're all looking for me at this point. I might send my cousin in to try or something (he has Target credit I could give him cash for, if it works). The question is whether or not I'd keep the game, if I got it. I might just get it for $35, get the promo game, trade it in at Best Buy for $44, then buy it with GCU for $48 and get a second downloadable game (solves my Pikmin/Zelda dilemma).

I asked this before in another thread, but forgot the answer: Are you able to redeem multiple promo games using multiple copies of MK8 on one Nintendo account?


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#9 Lil Frier   Has been playing The Golf Club
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Posted 11 June 2014 - 04:24 PM

Amazon just matched it.

Well, balls. That throws me into a confused state of deciding between risking Target for $35 or using my $20 Amazon credit and getting it there for $28.

 

Sigh...CAG problems.


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#10 Enuf   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   8184 Posts   Joined 4.9 Years Ago  

Posted 11 June 2014 - 04:25 PM

I find it ironic that getting the game on day 1 with $35 back at Kmart has turned into not so great a deal.


Trades in for $44 w/GCU, rebuy when the deal is right for you

#11 Lil Frier   Has been playing The Golf Club
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Posted 11 June 2014 - 04:25 PM

I asked this before in another thread, but forgot the answer: Are you able to redeem multiple promo games using multiple copies of MK8 on one Nintendo account?

People say it can be done, but requires an awkward family account creation process that I totally consider worth a free video game.


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#12 jessesixto   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   379 Posts   Joined 4.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 04:27 PM

Well, balls. That throws me into a confused state of deciding between risking Target for $35 or using my $20 Amazon credit and getting it there for $28.

 

Sigh...CAG problems.

How you get it down to 35 at target?



#13 dreamer131313   Has been playing Dying Light
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Posted 11 June 2014 - 04:31 PM

How you get it down to 35 at target?

price match the $48.80 game at target plus buy $1 pre order card at target which reduce game to $33.80 plus the $1 card and taxes

#14 Enuf   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   8184 Posts   Joined 4.9 Years Ago  

Posted 11 June 2014 - 04:34 PM

How you get it down to 35 at target?

Price match walmart or amazon then give them $1 pre-order card getting an instant $15 off the pm`d price.

#15 caffolote   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   200 Posts   Joined 10.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 05:09 PM

THANK YOU GODS



#16 caffolote   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   200 Posts   Joined 10.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 05:12 PM

I REALLY want to try to get Target to do this for me, but I might have to wait a day or two--I'm sure they're all looking for me at this point. I might send my cousin in to try or something (he has Target credit I could give him cash for, if it works). The question is whether or not I'd keep the game, if I got it. I might just get it for $35, get the promo game, trade it in at Best Buy for $44, then buy it with GCU for $48 and get a second downloadable game (solves my Pikmin/Zelda dilemma).

 

I wouldn't wait, the last sale ended in an hour



#17 nJoy7   Wait, what? CAGiversary!   2209 Posts   Joined 5.9 Years Ago  

Posted 11 June 2014 - 05:19 PM

Eff. I bought one... and I don't even touch my Wii U. Hopefully this will change that.

 

Thanks OP!


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#18 nnthomas   meeble meeble CAGiversary!   3132 Posts   Joined 10.6 Years Ago  

Posted 11 June 2014 - 05:20 PM

hopefully price is still active after work. would like to PM at Target with that $1 card.

#19 VaultDweller13   Zorch This CAGiversary!   355 Posts   Joined 7.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 05:49 PM

Just got back from Target and managed to successfully get it for $37.19 after sales tax. Thanks for saving me money as always, CAGs!


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#20 ChillyWillie   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   72 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 06:04 PM

Bought a copy!

 

Had almost $30 in Amazon Credit sitting in my account for a month now. Spent $23.16 out of pocket.

 

Thank you so much TC. Had my eye on this game since Day 1 and I'm glad I waited!

 



#21 jpatern   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   218 Posts   Joined 5.6 Years Ago  

Posted 11 June 2014 - 06:08 PM

I may have to try at Target since it's better.  But does Best Buy GCU work after the price match?  Still cheaper at Target but thinking of plan B if fail at Target.


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#22 ChillyWillie   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   72 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 06:17 PM

I may have to try at Target since it's better.  But does Best Buy GCU work after the price match?  Still cheaper at Target but thinking of plan B if fail at Target.

Please correct me if I'm wrong, but I don't think it does.

Some time ago I tried to PM Wii U ESPN Sports Connection for $30 and have it stack with a Gamer's Club $30 off coupon. The Computer (YMMV?) wouldn't accept both discounts.



#23 dreamer131313   Has been playing Dying Light
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Posted 11 June 2014 - 06:36 PM

I may have to try at Target since it's better.  But does Best Buy GCU work after the price match?  Still cheaper at Target but thinking of plan B if fail at Target.

no it doesnt it either price match price or standard price plus GCU discount one or the other not both. 



#24 starboyk   Reverand Cletus CAGiversary!   418 Posts   Joined 10.6 Years Ago  

Posted 11 June 2014 - 07:11 PM

$36.84

 

>drops mic

 

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#25 Lil Frier   Has been playing The Golf Club
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Posted 11 June 2014 - 07:19 PM

Going to have my cousin be the drug mule to scout Target today. I'm going to have him check who is working there, and if it's not the same person who denied me yesterday, I'm going to have him try to use his credit to get this for $35, then give him cash (he doesn't want to buy form Target). Going to shower and head out in a few, wish me luck.

 

If this fails, I preemptively offer my sincerest congratulations and bitter jealousy to the winners of this lottery.


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#26 starboyk   Reverand Cletus CAGiversary!   418 Posts   Joined 10.6 Years Ago  

Posted 11 June 2014 - 07:26 PM

Going to have my cousin be the drug mule to scout Target today. I'm going to have him check who is working there, and if it's not the same person who denied me yesterday, I'm going to have him try to use his credit to get this for $35, then give him cash (he doesn't want to buy form Target). Going to shower and head out in a few, wish me luck.

 

If this fails, I preemptively offer my sincerest congratulations and bitter jealousy to the winners of this lottery.

MAY THE ODDS BE EVER IN YOUR FAVOR!!



#27 ryosnk   I'm a super patriot. CAGiversary!   3894 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago  

Posted 11 June 2014 - 09:11 PM

I don't have a wii u yet but if I buy this can I still get the free game or does a wii u need to be registered on my club Nintendo?

#28 Lil Frier   Has been playing The Golf Club
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Posted 11 June 2014 - 09:28 PM

My cousin bailed and wouldn't do it for me. I still might go back and try myself, as the CS rep there let me do it a couple of days ago.


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#29 sfabo   bro CAGiversary!   673 Posts   Joined 5.7 Years Ago  

Posted 11 June 2014 - 09:54 PM

sweet deal.

 

plan on buying a used Wii U..

is there anything i should be checking for specifically?

also if the console was previously registered, does that have any major implication for me? (i cant register for club nintendo points?? etc.)

i would like to be able to get the free game from MK8 but dont know if this would affect me



#30 CouponKingofJax   CouponKingofJax CAG in Training   175 Posts   Joined 1.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 10:05 PM

I asked this before in another thread, but forgot the answer: Are you able to redeem multiple promo games using multiple copies of MK8 on one Nintendo account?

Yes, I did it this morning.  Had another copy of MK8, just made another account under the main account and then registered the game, got a popup for the free game soon after.  And the nice thing is you can access the games downloaded from any account, so its not like u have to log into the separate Mii account to play each game.