Midnight Release Question

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2 years ago#1
I plan to go to the midnight release of GTA V. I didn't go to the midnight release of GTA IV. I bought it online on Amazon. What was the lines like for the release of GTA IV like how many people should I expect? I live in Los Angeles and just to give you guys an idea...when Battlefield 3 came out, I went to the midnight release of it, also Ultimate Marvel V.S. Capcom 3 came out that same night and the line was bout 50-60 people long. I got there around 11:45 and was about the 48 person in line and got back home at around 12:30. Should I expect GTA V to be way longer?
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2 years ago#2
Midnight releases are one of the worst things ever
2 years ago#3
I have no idea for GTA 4 but I would think GTA 5 will sell 3 times as much as Battlefield, on the other hand it might be more younger players with GTA who cannot attend a midnight launch.
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2 years ago#4
Well I have Jury Duty the next day so I would like to spend a little time on GTA before possibly having to spend all of my time the next day and rest of the week at the court house.
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2 years ago#5
Darkness3389 posted...
Well I have Jury Duty the next day so I would like to spend a little time on GTA before possibly having to spend all of my time the next day and rest of the week at the court house.


The Gamestop that I work at has 500 pre orders as of yesterday. So assuming all of them make it out, most places will have extremely long lines.
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2 years ago#6
A_Long_December posted...
Midnight releases are one of the worst things ever


I keep hearing this and I'm surprised. The Gamestop that I go to has a slick system, I'm in and out of there in 15 min usually, if there is a line it goes lightning fast.
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2 years ago#7
Maybe it's an English thing

All the employees want to talk to you about is their mates indie game company that I should check out

Full of 15 year olds with their parents shoving past you

And you get some creepy people going
2 years ago#8
For GTA you might want to go early...like a few hours early

However, sometimes waiting in line isn't all bad...I went to the midnight release of Saints Row 4...there was only like 8 people in line so we had some hilarious conversations in between when me and my friend got there at like 11 and when midnight hit
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2 years ago#9
it is better to pick up the game the next day. the lines are long. midnight release aint worth it. go to sleep then wake up
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2 years ago#10
Darkness3389 posted...
Well I have Jury Duty the next day so I would like to spend a little time on GTA before possibly having to spend all of my time the next day and rest of the week at the court house.



Simple, first day you say u know the guy.
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