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Old 20-09-2013, 08:09
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I was shocked to learn yesterday that GAME are charging 45 for GTA V. I had suspected they would break the 40 barrier and was unwilling to pre-order with them for that reason(even though I had games to trade). HMV closed their store near where I live so i'm not sure if they followed suit?

Anyways, amazing that they feel they can get away with that when Tescos are selling it for 38 and on-line even cheaper. Is it your average gamer at fault for not shopping around or is there a reason why gamers want to pay extra? When you think of the volumes that were shifted they still would've made a hefty profit if they sold at 40. To make it worse trade-in price is 22. Yeah, not a fan if you haven't guessed already.
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Old 20-09-2013, 08:20
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ASDA are selling for 42.
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Old 20-09-2013, 08:24
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ASDA are selling for 42.
I went to asda yesterday to get mine and it was 39.97
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Old 20-09-2013, 08:24
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Blockbuster was 44.99 on release day
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Old 20-09-2013, 09:42
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Granger games at 47
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Old 20-09-2013, 10:15
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I went to asda yesterday to get mine and it was 39.97
Second that
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Old 20-09-2013, 11:46
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I went to asda yesterday to get mine and it was 39.97
Then they just reduced it! I went in on release day and it was 42
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Old 20-09-2013, 12:35
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Then they just reduced it! I went in on release day and it was 42
I bought mine from Asda on release day at 39.97
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Old 20-09-2013, 16:07
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Amazon was listing it at 52 when I checked.
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Old 20-09-2013, 16:08
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You think GAME going into administration would make the alarm bells ring but nah they still over charge.
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Old 20-09-2013, 16:53
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Amazon was listing it at 52 when I checked.
not Amazon but a seller on there
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Old 20-09-2013, 16:53
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You think GAME going into administration would make the alarm bells ring but nah they still over charge.
Not really.

The RRP is 49.99, so while GAME might be more expensive than other retailers they aren't over charging at all. In addition, supermarkets will sell games like GTA at a very small (or even no) profit, as a way of generating footfall, in the hope that people will buy other things while they are there.
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Old 20-09-2013, 17:37
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HMV were selling it for 47.99 in the Trafford Centre. I was a bit pissed Game wouldn't allow student discount on "launch day". In the end the queue was so big I buggered off to tesco and got it for 38 which was still cheaper than game after discount anyway.
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Old 20-09-2013, 18:37
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You can't get everything cheaper because you're a student. Sometimes you need to stand in line with the big boys and pay the proper prices.
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Old 20-09-2013, 18:40
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HMV were selling it for 47.99 in the Trafford Centre. I was a bit pissed Game wouldn't allow student discount on "launch day". In the end the queue was so big I buggered off to tesco and got it for 38 which was still cheaper than game after discount anyway.
Good on you for going elsewhere. Nothing but pure greed on their behalf. There is absolutely no reason why you should pay more than you have to. Do they allow the student discount for other launches?
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Old 20-09-2013, 21:03
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I don't agree with student discounts on things that have no relation to what that student is studying.
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Old 20-09-2013, 21:12
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I'm surprised Rockstar didn't hike the RRP to 54.99 knowing that even at that price it would still sell millions of copies.
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Old 20-09-2013, 21:32
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I don't agree with student discounts on things that have no relation to what that student is studying.
What if you are studying media or computer programming?
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Old 20-09-2013, 21:37
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Or studying for a degree in grand theft auto
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Old 20-09-2013, 21:44
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HMV are selling it in Glasgow for 46.99. But their is a 10% discount for students.
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Old 20-09-2013, 21:51
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PSN 49.99
a independant trader called Games4u had it priced at 59.99
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Old 20-09-2013, 23:13
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I bought my cop from Tesco's online. was 38.99 but they done a deal where you get 5 off so that come to 33.99. Then the day after release they refunded me 1.99 for some reason so I got the game for 32 and it arrived at about 10am on release day.
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Old 20-09-2013, 23:21
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brought mine from tesco for 38.

i new game would charge as much as they can.
they still got the last of us for 40
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Old 20-09-2013, 23:31
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CEX were selling it for 75 on release day, I think it was on ebay for the same as well, when amazon ran out of stock.
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Old 20-09-2013, 23:39
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CEX were selling it for 75 on release day, I think it was on ebay for the same as well, when amazon ran out of stock.
They were selling it at 75 quid sat to monday...before release somehow, then it dropped it to 55 quid on release day up to yesterday and they now got it at 45 quid
so they win and i thought they were just second hand
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