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Best Buy: $1 off ANY games w/ in store pick up


#1 poker360   Banned Banned   1917 Posts   Joined 10.7 Years Ago  

Posted 24 September 2017 - 02:03 AM

This is something that i have seen work in the past for movies, but never noticed it working on games. I've tried multiple games already released as well as pre orders and it works fine.

Basically, choose shipping in your cart and then at checkout it will say save $1 with in store pick up.

Makes pre orders 46.99, or a dollar off any game. Tried it on a game less than 10 bucks and it still took the dollar off.

If old, I apologise I've just never seen this before on games.

#2 SgtWiggles   Artist formally known as dgwillia CAGiversary!   11215 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

Posted 24 September 2017 - 02:07 AM

If you buy 48ish games with GCU, you'll get one free!



#3 poker360   Banned Banned   1917 Posts   Joined 10.7 Years Ago  

Posted 24 September 2017 - 02:09 AM

If you buy 48ish games with GCU, you'll get one free!


Right, I mean it's not a crazy deal but if anyone has pre orders they can easily save a buck by re placing the order

#4 Ferrari Racer   Banned CAGiversary!   6667 Posts   Joined 7.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 September 2017 - 02:12 AM

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#5 hauz20   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   534 Posts   Joined 9.0 Years Ago  

Posted 24 September 2017 - 02:22 AM

Sarcasm aside, thanks OP.

#6 Kain   Dragoon CAGiversary!   881 Posts   Joined 14.1 Years Ago  

Posted 24 September 2017 - 02:26 AM

I've actually known about this for a while and it works on more than just games, the problem is that it's very finicky.  It seems to be like they're using it to change a customer's mind on their order, as an incentive to pick up the item in the store rather than having it shipped to you.  So you have to add it to you cart for shipping first and it's during the checkout process where you see it give you that offer.  If you choose to pick it up directly from the cart, you won't get the offer.  Plus, it's very hit and miss on pre-orders, I usually find it only works if the item is already released.



#7 poker360   Banned Banned   1917 Posts   Joined 10.7 Years Ago  

Posted 24 September 2017 - 02:27 AM

I've actually known about this for a while and it works on more than just games, the problem is that it's very finicky. It seems to be like they're using it to change a customer's mind on their order, as an incentive to pick up the item in the store rather than having it shipped to you. So you have to add it to you cart for shipping first and it's during the checkout process where you see it give you that offer. If you choose to pick it up directly from the cart, you won't get the offer. Plus, it's very hit and miss on pre-orders, I usually find it only works if the item is already released.


Yea, that is how it has been in the past for me. I just pre ordered 3 games though and received the discount.

#8 Kain   Dragoon CAGiversary!   881 Posts   Joined 14.1 Years Ago  

Posted 24 September 2017 - 02:32 AM

Interesting. They refused to give it to me on my last three preorders (White Day, RE7: GotY, Senran Kagura: PBS).  Eh, it's just a buck each, but it would be nice if they'd be more consistent.



#9 gunstar808   Capitalism, Ho! CAGiversary!   1013 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

Posted 24 September 2017 - 02:32 AM

Worked for me. Also used the retailmenot $5 back on $30+ to get Pokken Tournament. 



#10 awp   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   7853 Posts   Joined 14.5 Years Ago  

Posted 24 September 2017 - 02:59 AM

Yes, I realize it’s only a buck but never knew about this before — even for movies. Guess that’s probably because I always choose store pick up right away. Now that I know the trick to ship it first, I’m gonna do this.

Just placed an order for Shadow of War and it worked just fine.

Hey, those dollars add up.

Thanks OP!

#11 GeekTekRob   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   14 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 September 2017 - 03:16 AM

Thank you.  I always do pick up in store unless they don't let you so I never noticed that before.  $1 is a dollar and it is off each item so it adds up sometimes when I'm buying a few items.



#12 NickSC07   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1084 Posts   Joined 11.6 Years Ago  

Posted 24 September 2017 - 04:14 AM

Shipping kills the deal

#13 LonelyBacteria  

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Posted 24 September 2017 - 04:37 AM

Guess they're matching the walmart thing but making it easier.

#14 motaku96   CAG in Training CAGiversary!   1786 Posts   Joined 5.4 Years Ago  

Posted 24 September 2017 - 04:40 AM

Cool. Better than no rush shipping credit at amazon.



#15 acthechamp   The CAG Hero CAGiversary!   1481 Posts   Joined 7.6 Years Ago  

Posted 24 September 2017 - 05:00 AM

Don't understand why some folks are being dicks on this thread. It's a good thing to know, and a $1 saved is a $1 earned pretty much.



#16 WWF   Games Jandolfini & Bobby Balaklava CAGiversary!   846 Posts   Joined 5.6 Years Ago  

Posted 24 September 2017 - 06:04 AM

Thanks for pointing this out but it’s never worked for me before and I always choose SPU. I’m afraid of picking shipping and accidentally clicking place order trying to get to screen where they beg you to change your mind.

Also, lol, that $1 is the true cost to ship crap that size.

#17 FadeToOne   It's CAGtastic! CAGiversary!   1880 Posts   Joined 10.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 September 2017 - 06:12 AM

A buck isn't even worth my time to drive there, let alone go into the store, but good for bulk purchases I guess.



#18 YawnAmuroYawn  

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Posted 24 September 2017 - 07:38 AM

Don't understand why some folks are being dicks on this thread. It's a good thing to know, and a $1 saved is a $1 earned pretty much.

This isn't really a deal. It's literally a teeny tiny bonus. If this were a prize on Let's Make a Deal it would be followed by a zoink noise. If someone made a Best Buy thread and then this was added to the front page or the FAQ section, then that would actually be great to know. To do that you would need a community , which goes hand and hand with the owner, mods, and members all working in unity. But we've all seen what happens when the members of this website try and actually help the website.



#19 RiPPn  

Posted 24 September 2017 - 08:25 AM

I have always opted for shipping even though I drive by the Best Buy almost daily.  Thanks for the heads up, for a dollar I'll stop in and grab it.



#20 asspickle   Scandinavian King CAGiversary!   1978 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

Posted 24 September 2017 - 08:27 AM

Still need to pre-order all the big fall games for pickup, I'll use this method when I do. Thanks OP for saving me some credit!



#21 Brendan_Frye   All 5 Senses CAGiversary!   1255 Posts   Joined 3.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 September 2017 - 09:02 AM

Too much water



#22 dontBlink86  

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Posted 24 September 2017 - 09:28 AM

Awesome, this adds up, thanks

#23 poker360   Banned Banned   1917 Posts   Joined 10.7 Years Ago  

Posted 24 September 2017 - 10:21 AM

So much negativity on here. Times have changed.

Glad I could help some out.

#24 hauz20   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   534 Posts   Joined 9.0 Years Ago  

Posted 24 September 2017 - 11:19 AM

This isn't really a deal. It's literally a teeny tiny bonus. If this were a prize on Let's Make a Deal it would be followed by a zoink noise. If someone made a Best Buy thread and then this was added to the front page or the FAQ section, then that would actually be great to know. To do that you would need a community , which goes hand and hand with the owner, mods, and members all working in unity. But we've all seen what happens when the members of this website try and actually help the website.


Sounds like a project for ya, bud!

#25 ItachiUchiha   Of the Mangekyo Sharingan CAGiversary!   93 Posts   Joined 2.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 September 2017 - 11:36 AM

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Damit, you beat me to it.



#26 M-10  

Posted 24 September 2017 - 12:10 PM

I guess this is fine for people who don't have to pay for the gas it takes to drive to the store.



#27 shosaisyu   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   128 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 September 2017 - 12:55 PM

going outside the house kills the deal



#28 litobirdy   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   379 Posts   Joined 7.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 September 2017 - 01:30 PM

Worked for me. Also used the retailmenot $5 back on $30+ to get Pokken Tournament.

Hey does that retailmenot promo work on preorders. Wanna do it for Mario odyssey

#29 Vinny   Bang, bang... pew... CAGiversary!   22419 Posts   Joined 13.9 Years Ago  

Posted 24 September 2017 - 01:34 PM

I'm really not sure why so many of you are being dicks... yes it's only a dollar but jesus, it's not like it's a bad thing to save a buck if you have the option and plan to pick it up anyway. 

 

With some items, especially collectors editions, I'd rather go my BBY rather than know they're gonna ship it in a fucking bubble mailer. 



#30 Perfect*Ending   Cute Kelly CAGiversary!   2400 Posts   Joined 12.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 September 2017 - 01:39 PM

Worked for me. Also used the retailmenot $5 back on $30+ to get Pokken Tournament. 

Now that's a good one.  :)