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Batman: Arkham Origins(PS3/360) w/ Free Season Pass $19.99 @ GS (In-Store)


#1 Geco17   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2786 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  

Posted 29 July 2014 - 05:22 AM

I don't know if it is YMMV or not, but saw this up in-store today, and got it. I was told it was part of their new marketing material, so it might be good everywhere. Might be a good deal for anyone who is waiting for an Ultimate Edition of sorts. It is good for both PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of the game.

 

EDIT:

 

This is for a new copy, and the season pass automatically printed on the receipt.


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#2 pittsnoggle   Lord CAGiversary!   3272 Posts   Joined 2.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 05:23 AM

this is very interesting. is can anyone tell me if the dlc is any good? with arkham knight being delayed i might grab this


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#3 JakeM17   Semper Fi CAGiversary!   729 Posts   Joined 3.8 Years Ago  

Posted 29 July 2014 - 05:37 AM

Thanks, i'm heading to GS tomorrow anyways so i'll check it out. 



#4 strait edge follower   Cult of personality CAGiversary!   11376 Posts   Joined 5.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 05:40 AM

season passes.are evil period lol. at least deals like this make them easier to accept
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#5 EldritchOnRye   Flim Flam Argle Bargle CAGiversary!   35482 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 05:42 AM

Sigh, just bought the game on PSN today too.  If it's a physical copy I suppose I can use the $5 coupon on it and get both for $15, keep the pass and sell the game.  Did they mention if it was new or used?


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#6 Dr0p119   Chief Red Thunder CAGiversary!   1241 Posts   Joined 4.1 Years Ago  

Posted 29 July 2014 - 05:43 AM

Complete edition soon, whether NA gets it is a mystery to me.

At first I wanted it but I'll probably be better off to not tarnish my good memory of the series while we await the release of arkham knight.

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 05:55 AM

you get the season pass on the recipt right ? cant you just buy the game,, keep the pass and return it ?
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#8 Corgstradamus  

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 06:01 AM

Sigh, just bought the game on PSN today too.  If it's a physical copy I suppose I can use the $5 coupon on it and get both for $15, keep the pass and sell the game.  Did they mention if it was new or used?

The cons of digital. Things like this may be few and far between, but I am holding off on going digital for as long as I can. At least it was on sale.


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#9 plus1zero   Why did the chicken cross the road? To join the ACC. CAGiversary!   5360 Posts   Joined 4.7 Years Ago  

Posted 29 July 2014 - 06:02 AM

Complete edition soon, whether NA gets it is a mystery to me.

At first I wanted it but I'll probably be better off to not tarnish my good memory of the series while we await the release of arkham knight.


Still an 8/10. And even decent batman is still batman, which is great. The story is awesome too.

#10 EldritchOnRye   Flim Flam Argle Bargle CAGiversary!   35482 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 06:02 AM

The cons of digital. Things like this may be few and far between, but I am holding off on going digital for as long as I can. At least it was on sale.

 

Yeah but if it's a new sealed copy and I pay $15 I'll at worst break even on selling a sealed copy or be under $5 for the season pass which is acceptable.

 

Too bad the 50% bonus is over, would trade back for almost $13.


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#11 Corgstradamus  

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 06:06 AM

Yeah but if it's a new sealed copy and I pay $15 I'll at worst break even on selling a sealed copy or be under $5 for the season pass which is acceptable.

 

Too bad the 50% bonus is over, would trade back for almost $13.

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#12 Dr0p119   Chief Red Thunder CAGiversary!   1241 Posts   Joined 4.1 Years Ago  

Posted 29 July 2014 - 06:09 AM

Yeah but if it's a new sealed copy and I pay $15 I'll at worst break even on selling a sealed copy or be under $5 for the season pass which is acceptable.

Too bad the 50% bonus is over, would trade back for almost $13.


It comes back the last week of August with a summer sale coupon lol.

#13 dreamer131313  

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 06:25 AM

Complete edition soon, whether NA gets it is a mystery to me.

At first I wanted it but I'll probably be better off to not tarnish my good memory of the series while we await the release of arkham knight.

also the complete arkham collection with all three games together might release to if this European amazon listing is any indication http://www.amazon.de..._sbs_2?pi=SS115

#14 Kev Cypunk   CAG in Training CAGiversary!   303 Posts   Joined 3.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 08:30 AM

you get the season pass on the recipt right ? cant you just buy the game,, keep the pass and return it ?

I'd be willing to do this, but I don't want to risk it since I already own the game. Can anyone confirm if this is possible?



#15 Ravenduo   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   76 Posts   Joined 7.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 09:54 AM

So did they ever fix the bug that deletes your save games for this game?



#16 Corgstradamus  

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 10:18 AM

So did they ever fix the bug that deletes your save games for this game?

Nope. They developers came out and said they weren't going to patch a lot of the problems. I believe there were some patches, but according to this www.gamerheadlines.com/2014/02/no-fixes-are-coming-for-batman-arkham-origins/ they weren't going to fix some of the game breaking stuff.


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#17 detectiveconan16   Limoncello Freshness CAGiversary!   6571 Posts   Joined 9.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 10:25 AM

That's why I'm holding off on getting the game, even at $22. If there is no GOTY because the developers don't want to patch the game and a PS4 excuse, I'll probably reconsider.


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#18 detectiveconan16   Limoncello Freshness CAGiversary!   6571 Posts   Joined 9.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 10:30 AM

also the complete arkham collection with all three games together might release to if this European amazon listing is any indication http://www.amazon.de..._sbs_2?pi=SS115

http://www.ign.com/a...ition-announced


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#19 Masterkyo   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   11126 Posts   Joined 12.8 Years Ago  

Posted 29 July 2014 - 11:29 AM

I waits for Complete Edition for $15 or less.  Already owned wii u version no rush getting PS3 or 360 version for cheap ;)


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#20 mrclutch   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2632 Posts   Joined 5.2 Years Ago  

Posted 29 July 2014 - 12:11 PM

Is this for used also? I might be interested if I could use a b2g1 with it.

Tastes like chicken.


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Posted 29 July 2014 - 01:35 PM

I waits for Complete Edition for $15 or less.  Already owned wii u version no rush getting PS3 or 360 version for cheap ;)

FWIW you are missing out on some pretty interesting multiplayer.  I haven't even gotten to the single player game yet, but I've spent some time in the multiplayer and it is fun, there's really nothing out there like it.  

 

And has the complete version even been confirmed?  Honestly I never thought it was coming, or I probably would've waited too.  Either way, wasn't most of the DLC just skins, with one or two challenge maps and the Mr. Freeze story?  I mean, if I can find a half decent trade-in value for the original I'll make the trade if for no other reason than because I have the complete editions of Asylum/City.  

Then again, the season pass wouldn't unlock Deathstroke would it?  And the Wal-Mart exclusive skins were never released as DLC right?   Fuck, as much as I love WB this DLC crap really pisses me off sometimes.  I mean I'd be buying all these games on Day 1 if not for this bullshit, instead I can't bring myself to pay over $20 for any of their stuff.  

 

Anyways..... don't get the WiiU version lol.  Even if you ignore the framerate/graphical issues that version is said to have, the multiplayer is worth the money.  I don't think there's another game out there like it when you throw Batman/Robin into the mix.

 



#22 Geco17   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2786 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  

Posted 29 July 2014 - 01:52 PM

Sigh, just bought the game on PSN today too.  If it's a physical copy I suppose I can use the $5 coupon on it and get both for $15, keep the pass and sell the game.  Did they mention if it was new or used?

It's a new copy.

 

 

you get the season pass on the recipt right ? cant you just buy the game,, keep the pass and return it ?

It's on the receipt. And if you really wanted to do that, no one is stopping you.


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#23 whitereflection   Shake well before serving CAGiversary!   4614 Posts   Joined 12.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 02:07 PM

Actually, I heard Gamestop is good about this kind of thing. Because what would stop someone from buying a new release just for the preorder bonus and then returning the game? I've heard people being banned from Gamestop doing just this, though I can't verify it myself.



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Posted 29 July 2014 - 02:38 PM

you get the season pass on the recipt right ? cant you just buy the game,, keep the pass and return it ?

I actually thought of doing this, but I just looked up what's included in the season pass. Its just mainly costumes, the mr.freeze dlc (which I heard isn't that great) and then the combat challenge map. Honestly the season pass is just like the game, lackluster.

 

For anyone that has the game, is the online dead? I never bothered to touch it when I had my copy. Seemed like a stupid decision to include multiplayer.



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Posted 29 July 2014 - 02:56 PM

I actually thought of doing this, but I just looked up what's included in the season pass. Its just mainly costumes, the mr.freeze dlc (which I heard isn't that great) and then the combat challenge map. Honestly the season pass is just like the game, lackluster.

For anyone that has the game, is the online dead? I never bothered to touch it when I had my copy. Seemed like a stupid decision to include multiplayer.


i hate season passes as you are buying them without knowing what content you are getting in the future. its a real crap shoot
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#26 wingzero16   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   237 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 03:10 PM

one of the challenge maps is free

mister freeze is 10

i got a free dlc from gamefly when i bought it

the other challenge pack is 2 

id rather pay 12 instead of 20 since the dlc only includes 10 skins and mister freeze 



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Posted 29 July 2014 - 04:35 PM

I actually thought of doing this, but I just looked up what's included in the season pass. Its just mainly costumes, the mr.freeze dlc (which I heard isn't that great) and then the combat challenge map. Honestly the season pass is just like the game, lackluster.

 

For anyone that has the game, is the online dead? I never bothered to touch it when I had my copy. Seemed like a stupid decision to include multiplayer.

No, the multiplayer is not dead (at least not on PSN).  It is pretty fun.



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Posted 29 July 2014 - 05:13 PM

I wish I had more time to play games. I beat this game in early December and have been meaning to play new game + for the past 8 months. I don't get the hate this game gets. It's fine. People are just pissy because it doesn't have the voice actors from the animated series like the last 2 games.


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#29 EldritchOnRye   Flim Flam Argle Bargle CAGiversary!   35482 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 06:28 PM

Has anyone confirmed this is going on elsewhere today?


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#30 ultramanJ   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   533 Posts   Joined 12.5 Years Ago  

Posted 29 July 2014 - 07:14 PM

Do you have to beat the campaign to unlock the bonus costumes like in Arkham City?