Anyone getting the games first before the console?

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User Info: GamingNerd2013

GamingNerd2013
3 years ago#1
Kinda weird I know, but I'm not planning on buying a PS4 anytime soon. I will, however, buy the games that I want to get and just store them away somewhere in my room for when I do get a PS4. Might try to get one on my bday (March) but if I'm not tempted still, I might just wait until summer or fall of 2014.

I was seriously going to get one this year, but after the whole Watch Dogs setback I changed my mind. It's a good thing though so I have more time to save up.

Have fun gaming guys.

User Info: TMOG

TMOG
3 years ago#2
Why not wait to get the games so they can drop in price?

Doesn't make sense to spend $60 to buy a game you can't play rather than wait a few months and buy it for less when you CAN play it...
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User Info: PeteyParker

PeteyParker
3 years ago#3
Technically I will since I'm going to Target as soon as they open on my way to work and my PS4 from Amazon won't be arriving until later in the day.
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Bac0n01
3 years ago#4
TMOG posted...
Why not wait to get the games so they can drop in price?

Doesn't make sense to spend $60 to buy a game you can't play rather than wait a few months and buy it for less when you CAN play it...
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User Info: isheltoe

isheltoe
3 years ago#5
Yes it appears that several of my game perorders such as AC4, BF4, will both arrive on November 12th from Amazon so I'll have to stare at them for three days till I get the PS4.
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User Info: SlimeSwayze

SlimeSwayze
3 years ago#6
No offense, but if you're not getting the console until March, that's a terrible idea to get the games early. You're just throwing away money. If you wait until 2014 to pick the games up when they're cheaper you'll easily save enough money to buy an additional game.
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User Info: GamingNerd2013

GamingNerd2013
3 years ago#7
TMOG posted...
Why not wait to get the games so they can drop in price?

Doesn't make sense to spend $60 to buy a game you can't play rather than wait a few months and buy it for less when you CAN play it...

Yeah you do have a point, but I just want to get them asap so I can get those games out of the way. Well, maybe I will wait, but sometimes it's still tempting to get a game even though I won't be able to play it. Just knowing that it's in my hands is pretty exciting haha

User Info: Gunther482

Gunther482
3 years ago#8
GamingNerd2013 posted...
TMOG posted...
Why not wait to get the games so they can drop in price?

Doesn't make sense to spend $60 to buy a game you can't play rather than wait a few months and buy it for less when you CAN play it...

Yeah you do have a point, but I just want to get them asap so I can get those games out of the way. Well, maybe I will wait, but sometimes it's still tempting to get a game even though I won't be able to play it. Just knowing that it's in my hands is pretty exciting haha


The games will still be available in March. They aren't going anywhere.

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GamingNerd2013
3 years ago#9
SlimeSwayze posted...
No offense, but if you're not getting the console until March, that's a terrible idea to get the games early. You're just throwing away money. If you wait until 2014 to pick the games up when they're cheaper you'll easily save enough money to buy an additional game.

I highly doubt after 4 months games will be cheaper. It takes at least 6 months (maybe more) until a price drop occurs.

User Info: TMOG

TMOG
3 years ago#10
GamingNerd2013 posted...
SlimeSwayze posted...
No offense, but if you're not getting the console until March, that's a terrible idea to get the games early. You're just throwing away money. If you wait until 2014 to pick the games up when they're cheaper you'll easily save enough money to buy an additional game.

I highly doubt after 4 months games will be cheaper. It takes at least 6 months (maybe more) until a price drop occurs.


Not all the time. IIRC Final Fantasy 13 saw its first price drop within three months.
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