I doubt the "buy it now and get the difference refunded" will work

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User Info: stonio99

stonio99
5 years ago#1
I keep seeing this suggestion and I have to believe that retailers, knowing the price drop is incoming, will introduce a clause to prevent this from happening. No different than Gamestop saying that their "extra $10 for 3 trades does not apply to games valued under $2" in their most recent email. Companies won't allow themselves to be duped like that.
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User Info: PhillyCheese

PhillyCheese
5 years ago#2
They aren't being duped lol... Only one being duped is Nintendo and they deserve it.

User Info: Mwulf

Mwulf
5 years ago#3
Most retailers will only refund the current price. So if you buy it for $270 today, and try to return it for the difference, you'll only be refunded $170.

You could TRY to recoup the loss by selling on eBay, but you won't even come CLOSE to breaking even--which is one of the reasons why Nintendo was forced to decrease the price so dramatically, so early. See: http://n4g.com/user/blogpost/canary/517980
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Prince Shondronai 5 years ago#4
PhillyCheese posted...
They aren't being duped lol... Only one being duped is Nintendo and they deserve it.

Yeah, they deserve to have a few hundred thousand more people buy their handheld who otherwise might not have. You show 'em.

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hatemakingnames
5 years ago#5
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User Info: Mattperd

Mattperd
5 years ago#6
PhillyCheese posted...
They aren't being duped lol... Only one being duped is Nintendo and they deserve it.

...really? Some people...
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User Info: Dustin1280

Dustin1280
5 years ago#7
I went into in detail in another topic but I really doubt this will be an issue.

What is more valuable to a company? A pissed off customer, and a returned DS that you can no longer sell with nothing to show for it OR $170 and a happy customer?
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User Info: parKb5

parKb5
5 years ago#8
I could see GameStop refusing to refund the difference b/c they are in the video game business, but if you buy the 3DS at Best Buy or Target or someplace like that, you will have no problem getting the difference. They do it everyday. It's not like they will tell their employees, "you can price match any thing EXCEPT Nintendo products."
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