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User Info: AzurexNightmare

AzurexNightmare
4 years ago#1
Best buy won't take it because i didnt buy a protection plan (i bought this online on black friday) and sony wont because they say its cheaper just to buy a new controller than to fix one. Great. Am I really screwed? I didn't do anything to this controller and the O button just stopped working. :/ There is really NOTHING i can do but throw this away and buy a new one? Ugh...God damn it.

The only reason I bought this was because it was on sale...and now I just wasted my ****ing money.
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User Info: Thor61

Thor61
4 years ago#2
It happens brah. You have to buy a new one.

User Info: AzurexNightmare

AzurexNightmare
4 years ago#3
I bought it with the killzone HD collection - both for $40

I guess the Killzone HD collection is worth $40 on its own as it is...so it's not too much of a loss....sigh. :/ This blows....
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User Info: 01Philip01

01Philip01
4 years ago#4
First world problems
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User Info: ThePuddingMan

ThePuddingMan
4 years ago#5
Buy a new one. Keep the receipt for it. Take the new one out of the package and put your broken one in it after cleaning the thing up really well. Return it with the receipt. Heck, at Walmart you wouldn't even need the receipt. If you still have the package and there's no Best Buy markings on it, just return it to Walmart without a receipt.. tell them you bought it last week and you just want to even exchange it for a new controller. Easy.

User Info: brycemorr

brycemorr
4 years ago#6
Sadly all you can do is buy a new one. Sony is right it is cheaper and quicker to buy a new one then to have one fixed. I know from experience. 180 bucks to fix a 50 buck controller isnt worth it.
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User Info: huyi

huyi
4 years ago#7
don't you have a standard warranty for defects on the controller? sony shouldn't charge you to fix the controller if it's no fault of your own, something like that should definitely be covered by standard warranty, not sure how the law works in the US so it could be different.
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User Info: jubjub360

jubjub360
4 years ago#8
http://forums.redflagdeals.com/sony-warranty-ps3-controllers-total-scam-illegal-1002071/

This topic has the warranty for the controller. Go read it.
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User Info: AzurexNightmare

AzurexNightmare
4 years ago#9
01Philip01 posted...
First world problems


Added to ignore list, have a nice day.
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User Info: Varron

Varron
4 years ago#10
AzurexNightmare posted...
I bought it with the killzone HD collection - both for $40

I guess the Killzone HD collection is worth $40 on its own as it is...so it's not too much of a loss....sigh. :/ This blows....


Not that much of a loss then, but still sucks. Try selling it at Gamestop or something.
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