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Old 19-06-2013, 10:14
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Hi I am looking at buying the PS4 on release day (first time i have ever done this but it has been a long wait for this next gen )

Will i definitely need to pre order?
Who is the best to pre order with?
When will the package deals be released?

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Old 19-06-2013, 10:24
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I'd recommend pre-ordering to guarantee one. I know from past history Shopto.net are very good, but also Game, Amazon etc.

I know last year Shopto delivered many WiiU consoles a day before release - Amazon got me mine on release day. Game in store would be best if you want to pick it up at midnight at launch.

Havent seen many bundles - Game instore will definetely be doing them, I know Amazon in the US have also listed bundles online.
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Old 19-06-2013, 10:42
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I preordered with shopto. I've used them for years and never had a problem. No word on deals yet but they will probably release info sooner to launch time. I don't think I'll be buying a deal unless the games I want are included in it as I know which games interest me most.
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Old 19-06-2013, 10:48
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Thanks for the reply's i wont be staying up for a midnight launch but i do like the idea of just being able to nip to my local game rather than rely on a courier (waiting all day )

I have never used shopto, but heard lots about it on here.

What about the supermarkets?

Im hoping they will have either FIFA 14 OR GTA out for release but dont know how likely this is???

If they are they will sure bundle them with the console
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Old 19-06-2013, 10:51
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GTA V isn't gonna be on next gen consoles its on this gen (PS3/360)

No one knows what the bundles will be yet.
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Old 19-06-2013, 10:56
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GTA V isn't gonna be on next gen consoles its on this gen (PS3/360)

No one knows what the bundles will be yet.
I have heard loads of people saying that it will get a release on the next gen though?

Its really annoying that GTA V is coming out so close to the next gen releases. I am planning on selling my 360 to help fund my PS4 purchase so wont be getting GTA at all unless it does get a release on the PS4 maybe through PS+ ?
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Old 19-06-2013, 11:19
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Thanks for the reply's i wont be staying up for a midnight launch but i do like the idea of just being able to nip to my local game rather than rely on a courier (waiting all day )

I have never used shopto, but heard lots about it on here.

What about the supermarkets?

Im hoping they will have either FIFA 14 OR GTA out for release but dont know how likely this is???

If they are they will sure bundle them with the console
Stay up for midnight, lol.

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I'd pre-order with a few. You can always cancel at any time if/when the bundles arrive.
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Old 19-06-2013, 11:19
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I pre ordered mine from Sainsburys Entertainment website last night. I was reading their FAQ and for bulky/expensive items they will send them out with a courier and tracking number which is good enough for me.

I was going to pre order at a Game Store but the last time I picked up a pre order that way (Black ops) I was in the store for over an hour. I imagine it will be longer when it is a console and the staff are trying to flog games and accessories at the Till!

I'll be quite happy waiting around at home, preparing my man cave for its arrival
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Old 19-06-2013, 11:28
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Stay up for midnight, lol.

sorry



I'd pre-order with a few. You can always cancel at any time if/when the bundles arrive.
lol i know, sad but between work and kids im wrecked by 11 lol

Surely if i cancel my pre order i lose my 20 dont I, other wise there is no point in them taking a deposit
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Old 19-06-2013, 11:28
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I pre ordered mine from Sainsburys Entertainment website last night. I was reading their FAQ and for bulky/expensive items they will send them out with a courier and tracking number which is good enough for me.

I was going to pre order at a Game Store but the last time I picked up a pre order that way (Black ops) I was in the store for over an hour. I imagine it will be longer when it is a console and the staff are trying to flog games and accessories at the Till!

I'll be quite happy waiting around at home, preparing my man cave for its arrival
thats a good point lol
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Old 19-06-2013, 11:44
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Surely if i cancel my pre order i lose my 20 dont I, other wise there is no point in them taking a deposit
Game will transfer your deposit to a Game giftcard if you cancel a preorder, but they won't issue you an actual refund.

ShopTo have gotten all of my preorders to me before actual release, so I'd say they are a good bet.
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Old 19-06-2013, 11:52
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Game will transfer your deposit to a Game giftcard if you cancel a preorder, but they won't issue you an actual refund.

ShopTo have gotten all of my preorders to me before actual release, so I'd say they are a good bet.
well thats pretty cool, they leave themselves open though to having to much stock.

Toysrus is selling it for 10 cheaper than most with free deliver but it says on their website 13.12.13 is the release date? I have not seen that confirmed anywhere else
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Old 19-06-2013, 11:54
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well thats pretty cool, they leave themselves open though to having to much stock.

Toysrus is selling it for 10 cheaper than most with free deliver but it says on their website 13.12.13 is the release date? I have not seen that confirmed anywhere else
That's the date being floated at the minute. Just a holding date I think. Most likely a mid-late November release for both consoles.
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Old 19-06-2013, 11:56
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I have heard loads of people saying that it will get a release on the next gen though?

Its really annoying that GTA V is coming out so close to the next gen releases. I am planning on selling my 360 to help fund my PS4 purchase so wont be getting GTA at all unless it does get a release on the PS4 maybe through PS+ ?
GTA V on next gen consoles is not happening. Also about it coming through PS+ no one can say, you're asking things people can only hazard a guess at. All you can do is get GTA on your 360 and hope you finish it before you sell your 360, hang on to the 360 as it still has a few more years life left in it or, like the rest of us, just wait and see what happens.
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Old 19-06-2013, 11:58
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has anyone pre ordered with Amazon in the past ? I have heard they take no money out of your account and dont charge any fee if you cancel a pre order with them?
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Old 19-06-2013, 12:18
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Hi J-J - I ordered my WiiU with them, they take the money normally 24-48hrs before release as they will send it by courier the day before. If you select first class or release day shipping - you will get it on the day.
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Old 19-06-2013, 12:20
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has anyone pre ordered with Amazon in the past ? I have heard they take no money out of your account and dont charge any fee if you cancel a pre order with them?
Amazon is my go to. I've never had a problem with them. They only take the money once despatched (I'm sure most do this) and no cancellation fees.
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Old 19-06-2013, 12:21
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I wouldn't get caught up in the whole "Bundle" deals, your only saving a fiver or so, looking at the Amazon.com site I think it's $10
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Old 19-06-2013, 12:50
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Still not bad, console, game & ps+ for $500.

I'd take that in the UK, 450ish
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Old 19-06-2013, 12:51
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You can get it for a total of 329.29 (probably) from toysrus

339.99-3.15% (10.71) cashback = 329.29

Cashback site - http://www.topcashback.co.uk/ref/stevem753

Cash back may be for it before tax so may be less.
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Old 19-06-2013, 13:33
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GTA V on next gen consoles is not happening. Also about it coming through PS+ no one can say, you're asking things people can only hazard a guess at. All you can do is get GTA on your 360 and hope you finish it before you sell your 360, hang on to the 360 as it still has a few more years life left in it or, like the rest of us, just wait and see what happens.
Ye i do still like my 360 but i am selling it now hopefully to get a higher price than after the new machines come out, ill get a trade in from Game of 120 if i want, but ill put it on ebay and hopefully get near 150, i can survive a few months without it (im not playing it much right now as im training all the time anyway).
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Old 19-06-2013, 13:35
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Amazon is my go to. I've never had a problem with them. They only take the money once despatched (I'm sure most do this) and no cancellation fees.
Thats great
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Old 19-06-2013, 14:03
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GTA V on next gen consoles is not happening. Also about it coming through PS+ no one can say, you're asking things people can only hazard a guess at. All you can do is get GTA on your 360 and hope you finish it before you sell your 360, hang on to the 360 as it still has a few more years life left in it or, like the rest of us, just wait and see what happens.
GTA V will probably be available through Gakai next year. If you can wait. I won't be. It'll be my last 360 purchase.

Ye i do still like my 360 but i am selling it now hopefully to get a higher price than after the new machines come out, ill get a trade in from Game of 120 if i want, but ill put it on ebay and hopefully get near 150, i can survive a few months without it (im not playing it much right now as im training all the time anyway).
Ask about a launch day trade-in maybe there'll have a deal somewhere?
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Old 19-06-2013, 14:35
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GTA V will probably be available through Gakai next year. If you can wait. I won't be. It'll be my last 360 purchase.
I was thinking that but as I'm not getting rid of my PS3 I'll buy GTA V for that but that will probably be my last PS3 purchase for a while as any spare money I have between now and when the PS4 is released is going into my savings account towards that.
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Old 19-06-2013, 16:08
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I was thinking that but as I'm not getting rid of my PS3 I'll buy GTA V for that but that will probably be my last PS3 purchase for a while as any spare money I have between now and when the PS4 is released is going into my savings account towards that.
Ye its a pitty GTA couldnt have come out earlier in the year (i think it had been rumoured for a June release at one point), sales will be effected by the close release of the new systems same with opening day FIFA 14 sales, i dont see why people would buy it on their 360/PS3 knowing in a months time they will be getting the new console so sales will be split.
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