Free 15 dollars if you preorder at Amazon

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#1 Posted by ikusaba (34 posts) -
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#2 Posted by Ravenlight (8057 posts) -

In a similar vein of preorder value, you get Sid Meier's Civilization V for free if you preorder on Steam. Potato, potato.*

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*Pronounced exactly the same.

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#3 Posted by Sanity (2151 posts) -

Only good if you get the retail game which is pointless considering that the digital version is 15 bucks less already plus the free copy of civ 5. I already own civ 5, sure but its still a better deal.

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#4 Posted by AngelN7 (3001 posts) -

@dudy80 said:

Only good if you get the retail game which is pointless considering that the digital version is 15 bucks less already plus the free copy of civ 5. I already own civ 5, sure but its still a better deal.

It's a good deal for people planning to play it on consoles.

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#5 Posted by SomeDeliCook (2353 posts) -

Its not free if you have to pre order

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#6 Posted by mesoian (1621 posts) -

And if you want the game on the day of release, you have to cough up 4 bucks shipping.

That new shift in ideals might push me away from using Amazon for games.

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#7 Posted by ChaosDent (237 posts) -

@dudy80 said:

Only good if you get the retail game which is pointless considering that the digital version is 15 bucks less already plus the free copy of civ 5. I already own civ 5, sure but its still a better deal.

I've never seen a difference between official retail and Steam prices at launch before. That's interesting. The Amazon digital deal is $45 already and also includes Civ 5, so you could save $5 over Steam that way.

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#8 Posted by Sanity (2151 posts) -

@ChaosDent said:

@dudy80 said:

Only good if you get the retail game which is pointless considering that the digital version is 15 bucks less already plus the free copy of civ 5. I already own civ 5, sure but its still a better deal.

I've never seen a difference between official retail and Steam prices at launch before. That's interesting. The Amazon digital deal is $45 already and also includes Civ 5, so you could save $5 over Steam that way.

I meant the amazon deal, but yea, its a good deal if your getting the console version dont get me wrong, but i think most people will be getting the pc version.

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#9 Posted by crusader8463 (14757 posts) -

Or you can get it on Greenman Gaming for like $30. They seem to always have a 25%-30% off code running on their site at all times and they apply to any game you can buy/pre-order. And once they come out you can just apply the code to Steam and have the best of everything!

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#10 Posted by Sanity (2151 posts) -

@crusader8463 said:

Or you can get it on Greenman Gaming for like $30. They seem to always have a 25%-30% off code running on their site at all times and they apply to any game you can buy/pre-order. And once they come out you can just apply the code to Steam and have the best of everything!

Dont work on the NA version as they already have it marked down 10%

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#11 Posted by crusader8463 (14757 posts) -

@dudy80 said:

@crusader8463 said:

Or you can get it on Greenman Gaming for like $30. They seem to always have a 25%-30% off code running on their site at all times and they apply to any game you can buy/pre-order. And once they come out you can just apply the code to Steam and have the best of everything!

Dont work on the NA version as they already have it marked down 10%

Weird that they singled that one out. A month or so back I bought 2-3 games with a 30% off code on top of them already having 20%-30%. I bought like 5-6 brand new pre-orders for like $30 a pop.

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#12 Edited by Jams (3043 posts) -

The Amazon digital version seems to have added Civ V for the PC version, but no $15.

Pre-order and get the "Elite Bonus Pack" and "Civilization V" free
Pre-order XCOM: Enemy Unknown digital download and get the Elite Soldier Pack and a free download of Civilization V. The Elite Soldier Pack includes a Classic X-COM Soldier, Soldier Deco Packs, and complete color customization options. Once the game releases on October 9, 2012, you will get an email notifying you that you may redeem your free download of Civilization V. Return to the Civilization V page and place your order before November 8, 2012, and the price will be reduced to make the item free. To read a Firaxis Q&A Session for XCOM: Enemy Unknown, click here. The bonus will be available in the product packaging. Offer valid when shipped and sold by Amazon.com, while supplies last. This offer will be extended to all pre-orders. Amazon reserves the right to change or terminate this promotion at any time.
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#13 Posted by Dizzyhippos (3477 posts) -

Eh the steam version of it is $10 cheaper and comes with civ 5

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#14 Posted by VooDooPC (552 posts) -

The Steam version isn't $10 cheaper than the Amazon digital version, it's $5 more and the Amazon version comes with Civilization 5. The only reason I see to order on Steam is if that Team Fortress 2 stuff is worth $5 to you.

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#15 Posted by MagusMaleficus (1167 posts) -

I'm getting it for PS3 (PC isn't an option for me) so the Amazon deal is great. Now I can get Dishonored for 15 bucks less.

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#16 Posted by solidwolf52 (368 posts) -

@MagusMaleficus: Same here, i feel like sometimes the internet forgets that not everyone has a gaming PC.

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#17 Posted by jakemuffins (7 posts) -

greenmangaming is still the best deal for steam

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#19 Posted by killacam (1341 posts) -

i just got this through GMG but didn't get a code for civ V. will it show up after xcom is released, anyone?

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#20 Posted by Slow_pC (274 posts) -

I think you get it and the 10 bucks credit on launch of the game.

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