Journey Still Preorder Only? (Non-PSN+ subscriber)

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#1 Posted by HelliSkelli (62 posts) -

I thought the game officially released today. Why is it only still showing as a preorder? I preordered it yesterday and shouldn't the game be up for download now? Anyone else experiencing this issue?

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#2 Posted by naughtydog (18 posts) -

Same problem here... Might be coming out at a certain time.

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#3 Posted by ESREVER (2888 posts) -

Playstation store doesn't update until the late afternoon.It'll be out today, you just need to wait for them to update the store.

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#4 Edited by StrainedEyes (1365 posts) -

PSN usually updates around 5pm for me. The store updates in late afternoon every week, yet every week a new person posts about how something isn't showing up yet.

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#5 Posted by BoFooQ (986 posts) -

had the same problem, was hoping to get it started now.

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#6 Posted by ExplodeMode (851 posts) -

Yeah, wait about 5 or 6 hours and then check.

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#7 Posted by HelliSkelli (62 posts) -

@StrainedEyes: Personally, I don't check PSN that often except for checking out the new stuff each week. This is the first time I have ever been fanatically waiting for a game to finally be put up.

@ESREVER: Thanks, sad thing is I got stuff to do tonight and had all morning and afternoon to play this... I am sad now...

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#8 Posted by Dtat (1749 posts) -

It's really really annoying that it's the release date and I can't get it. Steam usually unlocks pre-ordered games at midnight. That's one reason why I rarely play console games anymore. Steam has this shit on lock down.

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#9 Posted by RE_Player1 (8010 posts) -

@ESREVER said:

Playstation store doesn't update until the late afternoon.It'll be out today, you just need to wait for them to update the store.

Yup. The store usually updates late at light.

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#10 Posted by Shun_Akiyama (519 posts) -

PSN does not update till like 8:00PM on tuesdays

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#11 Posted by iBushido (138 posts) -

You mean I waited all day to get home and download this thing and now I gotta wait possibly hours more? So for normal people who have to go to bed and work the next day, the real release date is tomorrow? It's already 5:30 PM here and it still says preorder. This is sadness! =[

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#12 Posted by HelliSkelli (62 posts) -

So it hardly even is coming out on the day it says it will? That is really stupid.

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#13 Posted by BoG (5390 posts) -

@Dtat said:

It's really really annoying that it's the release date and I can't get it. Steam usually unlocks pre-ordered games at midnight. That's one reason why I rarely play console games anymore. Steam has this shit on lock down.

You would think that a company as big as Sony would be so kind as to provide us the same conveniences that a smaller company like Valve does. I won't complain, I'll have the game today, but it's really killed my productivity. Combine my anticipation for Journey with my reflections on Mass Effect, and I'll never get my homework done. Good thing it's Spring Break.

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#14 Posted by ImmortalSaiyan (4748 posts) -

This is unfortunate. Games of 360 don't have this problem. I really want to play Journey too. I preordered it, why not I figured.

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#15 Edited by Shun_Akiyama (519 posts) -
@ImmortalSaiyan said:

This is unfortunate. Games of 360 don't have this problem. I really want to play Journey too. I preordered it, why not I figured.

Dude it's not a problem, it's not a glitch or something. The store just hasn't updated yet, because it's not the normal update time yet.
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#16 Posted by ImmortalSaiyan (4748 posts) -

@Shun_Akiyama said:

@ImmortalSaiyan said:

This is unfortunate. Games of 360 don't have this problem. I really want to play Journey too. I preordered it, why not I figured.

Dude it's not a problem, it's not a glitch or something. The store just hasn't updated yet, because it's not the normal update time yet.

Problem was a poor word choice. I know it's intentional.

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#17 Posted by StrainedEyes (1365 posts) -

It is extremely weird that PSN updates so late in the day. Xbox Live does it at like 4am.

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#18 Posted by Shun_Akiyama (519 posts) -
@StrainedEyes said:

It is extremely weird that PSN updates so late in the day. Xbox Live does it at like 4am.

PSN use to update on Thursdays.
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#19 Posted by MisterFaulkner (59 posts) -

I'm going to have a heart attack if the store doesn't update soon. I survived a long, stressful day only in anticipation of playing this game today.

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#20 Posted by BoG (5390 posts) -

Journey is now available for those of us too poor to be PSN+ users! I'm downloading it as I type. GO GO GO!

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#21 Posted by BoFooQ (986 posts) -

even if you can't get it till 8pm if they atleast told me when I wouldn't be so upset. I was thinking that at 1am they would start selling it. They should have a set time so people know. hopefully it's there now.

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#22 Posted by Redbullet685 (6453 posts) -

@Dtat said:

It's really really annoying that it's the release date and I can't get it. Steam usually unlocks pre-ordered games at midnight. That's one reason why I rarely play console games anymore. Steam has this shit on lock down.

I'm pretty sure that when they had ME3 for pre-order on PSN, they unlocked it the day of release before the rest of the store updated. Since Journey isn't as big a game as ME3, they'll just release it wen they regularly update the store.

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#23 Posted by ESREVER (2888 posts) -

@HelliSkelli: Store has been updated. Have at it!

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#24 Posted by Vitor (3087 posts) -

@BoG said:

Journey is now available for those of us too poor to be PSN+ users! I'm downloading it as I type. GO GO GO!

EU PSN also or just US?

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#25 Posted by metalsnakezero (2832 posts) -

15 mins, I'm almost there!

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#26 Posted by efman (218 posts) -

@Vitor EU store not as of this writing. Just checked, hoping it'll be available past midnight. Not so much the case.

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#27 Posted by Vitor (3087 posts) -

@efman said:

@Vitor EU store not as of this writing. Just checked, hoping it'll be available past midnight. Not so much the case.

Probably updates at 5pm as usual. Annoying. At least, that's what I think the update time used to be.

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#28 Posted by EVO (4029 posts) -

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