It looks like we got a free DualShock 4 controller (Amazon)

#1 Posted by ShadowSkill11 (1783 posts) -

If you ordered a launch edition PS4 (on or near June 10th) take a look at your pre-ordered on Amazon. It looks like everyone is getting 2 DualShock 4 controllers now. Check it with live chat to confirm if you wish. I just checked mine and I have two now.

#2 Edited by MonkeyKing1969 (2666 posts) -

Nope. I ordered on June 11th (@ 6AM) and the order is still just a PlayStation 4: Launch Edition [Video Game].

I would ask Amazon.com what is up with your order and why the controller is there.

#3 Posted by TooWalrus (13155 posts) -

I ordered minutes after the e3 press conference and I don't have one. Hmm. I'm probably going to cancel that preorder, anyway.

#4 Edited by ronin00 (28 posts) -

Nope, I ordered on June 10th. When I click on the product from my order it takes me to the 2 dualshock 4 bundle, but when I don't see the indicator up top saying I bought this product. When I click over to the Launch Edition package with only 1 dualshock 4 controller it tells me I ordered that package up top.

#5 Edited by jimmyfenix (3851 posts) -

I am getting 3 controllers! I got the killzone bundle with the ps eye and two dual shocks for the same price as the X1. Now it is saying i am getting a third dual shock at the same price.

#6 Posted by ShadowSkill11 (1783 posts) -

Thats odd. I pre-ordered mine during the E3 press conference and I have it on mine.

#7 Posted by Cameron (596 posts) -

Nothing for me. I ordered it as soon as it was up for pre order on the 10th.

#8 Posted by Sterling (2144 posts) -

@ronin00 said:

Nope, I ordered on June 10th. When I click on the product from my order it takes me to the 2 dualshock 4 bundle, but when I don't see the indicator up top saying I bought this product. When I click over to the Launch Edition package with only 1 dualshock 4 controller it tells me I ordered that package up top.

Same, this is probably just a glitch in their system. Why would they be giving away $50 controllers to everyone for free? Unless Sony is secretly putting two in every box now.

#9 Posted by Hitchenson (4682 posts) -

Any idea if this is a US only thing?

#10 Posted by MonkeyKing1969 (2666 posts) -

I thinks as someone said it a glitch, and those controllers will be removed in all likelihood. I would not get to 'over the moon' about the prospect of getting a free controller because it probably won't happen.

#11 Posted by TooWalrus (13155 posts) -

@shadowskill11: I don't notice anywhere on your screenshot that it says "You placed this order on June 10th" like it says on mine. Click over to the "Launch Edition" option and see if it says it there.

#12 Posted by Matt_F606 (305 posts) -

One of the UK Amazon bundles is Killzone, two dual shocks and the camera. The pricing works out to make the camera essentially free.

#13 Posted by RioStarwind (515 posts) -

Its like that on mine too but it has to be a error of some kind. While getting ready for launch amazon must have messed up the link in some orders.

#14 Posted by brutushayesosu (116 posts) -

I see a Launch Edition and a Dual Shock 4 Launch Bundle. Two different listings. Which one you preordered will have Instant Order at the top of the page

#15 Posted by ShadowSkill11 (1783 posts) -

@toowalrus: Thats just it. I clicked on my order for Playstation 4: Launch Edition that I ordered literally seconds after it was available on Amazon during E3. It sent me to the page for DS4: Launch Bundle. Upon checking the amazon chat support I was told I am confirmed to get that package. I've also seen other boards on different sites where people said the same thing happened to them. Thats why I though it was a wide spread deal for early Amazon orders.

#16 Posted by ShadowSkill11 (1783 posts) -

@shadowskill11: I don't notice anywhere on your screenshot that it says "You placed this order on June 10th" like it says on mine. Click over to the "Launch Edition" option and see if it says it there.

Okay, and? I have no intention of posting my order number, address, or contact information here.

#17 Posted by hughesman (312 posts) -

Yep it shows me the same thing when I click my order.

The thing is when i click the "Launch Edition" option on the different bundles, that's when I get the message at the top that says "You purchased this item on June 10".

So I think it might just be sending us to the wrong page when we click the order link.

#18 Posted by Lava (665 posts) -

I think it is just sending us to the wrong page. I ordered the "Launch Edition" the moment I could. It'd be cool! But I don't think it's happening.

#19 Edited by StrainedEyes (1323 posts) -

@shadowskill11 said:

@toowalrus said:

@shadowskill11: I don't notice anywhere on your screenshot that it says "You placed this order on June 10th" like it says on mine. Click over to the "Launch Edition" option and see if it says it there.

Okay, and? I have no intention of posting my order number, address, or contact information here.

Click the launch edition button, you'll get a message saying that's the one you ordered. Which is why when you are on the DS4 bundle page it gives the message to sign up for notification.

#20 Posted by MetalBaofu (1365 posts) -

@strainedeyes: Yeah, the thing as I've been able to understand it, is that when you go to your order history and click on the order it takes you to the page for the DS4 bundle. It seems to have been some sort of glitch or whatever on Amazon's end. It shows on the regular launch edition page that you ordered that one, but the link in your order history is connected to the DS4 bundle. Because of that, I guess Amazon has been telling people they will receive the DS4 bundle. Obviously, I have no idea if they will or not.

Mine is doing it as well. Everything about my order seems normal and shows me as having the regular launch edition, but if I click on the launch edition link in my order history it takes me to the DS4 bundle page.

#21 Edited by StrainedEyes (1323 posts) -

Yeah I just checked mine too and it's linking to the DS4 bundle, but the Launch Edition is the page with the "You Ordered This" message at the top.

I highly doubt they are sending everyone DS4 bundles, it's just a linking glitch from the order page.

#22 Posted by csl316 (8359 posts) -

Same thing, it sends me to DS4. But when I click on the normal launch edition it gives me the order update.

#23 Posted by Sander (411 posts) -

Ordered mine June 13 and it still hasn't been upgraded to Launch Edition, nevermind getting an additional DS4.

#24 Edited by StriderNo9 (1085 posts) -

Yup, that's how mine looks also, but when I click on Launch edition it says that's the one I purchased.

#25 Posted by yevinorion (696 posts) -

Just checked mine and it was ordered June 10, but just takes me to the Launch Edition (with the message up top saying I purchased this) and not the DS4 Launch Bundle. Cool for you guys who got it, hope is not just a glitch for you!

#26 Posted by EarlessShrimp (1632 posts) -

I ordered mine about 5 minutes after they announced the price, my order is sending me to the regular launch edition. That's okay though, I already bought a 2nd controller...

#27 Posted by SMTDante89 (2560 posts) -

Looks like it was just an error at the time. I had the same thing happen to me where I would be sent to the DS4 Bundle page a couple of days ago, but now it properly links me to the launch edition.

#28 Posted by TooWalrus (13155 posts) -

@toowalrus said:

@shadowskill11: I don't notice anywhere on your screenshot that it says "You placed this order on June 10th" like it says on mine. Click over to the "Launch Edition" option and see if it says it there.

Okay, and? I have no intention of posting my order number, address, or contact information here.

Nobody wants you to post that. But yeah, I think you got your hopes up over nothing, it says "sign up to become notified when this becomes available", not "You pre-ordered this item on..." like it should if you were receiving the two-controller pack. All clicking on the launch bundle tab would have done was confirm my theory.

#29 Posted by Sterling (2144 posts) -

Another E3 Launch Day Mystery solved!

#30 Posted by mrfluke (5128 posts) -

power to you folks that got upgraded.

mines still the regular launch edition, ordered on june 10th as well.

#31 Edited by HellBound (1066 posts) -

I ordered minutes after the e3 press conference and I don't have one. Hmm. I'm probably going to cancel that preorder, anyway.

Don't. Sell it on ebay. Seriously. That is what I am doing along with two Xbox One's. The closer we get to launch the higher they will go.

#32 Edited by TooWalrus (13155 posts) -

@toowalrus said:

I ordered minutes after the e3 press conference and I don't have one. Hmm. I'm probably going to cancel that preorder, anyway.

Don't. Sell it on ebay. Seriously. That is what I am doing along with two Xbox One's. The closer we get to launch the higher they will go.

Nah, I don't need to be one of those assholes.

#33 Posted by HellBound (1066 posts) -

@hellbound said:

@toowalrus said:

I ordered minutes after the e3 press conference and I don't have one. Hmm. I'm probably going to cancel that preorder, anyway.

Don't. Sell it on ebay. Seriously. That is what I am doing along with two Xbox One's. The closer we get to launch the higher they will go.

Nah, I don't need to be one of those assholes.

You live in a society that runs on capitalism. Sorry, but $250 profit is too big to turn down. You are not forcing them to buy it.

#34 Edited by HellBound (1066 posts) -

I am honestly curious at how often do people actually use a second controller. It has been a standard for me to always have more then one, but I never used the other one unless mine gets old.

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