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DryvBy
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(08-04-2014, 12:36 PM)
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UPDATE: Welp, my friend is out of luck. The guy didn't pay, so he's reposting it. It wasn't too shocking though, especially given how some collector's have sold for a ton before. Scalping DK2s are the way to go anyway.

I was watching a few of these bids on eBay for Destiny's limited edition and started watching a few. This morning, my friend's sold for $1,025.



Others were selling for $600-$700. I have one I want to keep, but that money is tempting. What's the chances of this going for even more (sealed) years from now? I guess it depends on the game's quality on release.

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Edit: IGN and GameSpot are covering this now. Aren't we special?
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Deku Tree
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(08-04-2014, 12:38 PM)
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I'm still surprised that Activison isn't flooding the market with these Ghost editions. It worked for Halo...
Joshrw81
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(08-04-2014, 12:38 PM)
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my friend's sold for $1,025


Dang! Your friend must be super stoked right now. Good for him!
EmpReb
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(08-04-2014, 12:38 PM)
Meh... I am playing Firefall and even though its gotten a bad rep it has everything i want in a shooter MMO set up. The TRUE open world does wonders for the game. Unlike Density which freaking ONE EARTH LOCATION?! Sorry not for me and yes I did play the beta.
AbandonedTrolley
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(08-04-2014, 12:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by DryvBy

I was watching a few of these bids on eBay for Destiny's limited edition and started watching a few. This morning, my friend's sold for $1,025.



Others were selling for $600-$700. I have one I want to keep, but that money is tempting. What's the chances of this going for even more (sealed) years from now? I guess it depends on the game's quality on release.

brainexplode.gif

Has your friend been paid for it yet though! that's what counts. A loom band dress ended an auction at over 100,000 the buyer never paid.
Renta
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(08-04-2014, 12:39 PM)
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Are they selling the pre-order or what?
DryvBy
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(08-04-2014, 12:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by AbandonedTrolley

Has your friend been paid for it yet though! that's what counts. A loom band dress ended an auction at over 100,000 the buyer never paid.

Once he does, I'm updating this. We're still waiting to see if the guy pays. He's a power buyer, too. Hopefully my friend will have that bling later today.
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Joshrw81
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(08-04-2014, 12:40 PM)
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Originally Posted by Renta

Are they selling the pre-order or what?

Yes, all you do is post your Pre-order then after the sale update your shipping address to theirs.
Alcoholikaust
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(08-04-2014, 12:42 PM)
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I plan on selling my second ghost edition the month before xmas-but not for $1,025

Im thinking more along the lines of $300
AbandonedTrolley
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(08-04-2014, 12:42 PM)
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Originally Posted by DryvBy

Once he does, I'm updating this. We're still waiting to see if the guy pays.

Would be bonkers if he gets paid, people are selling them here in the UK for around 230-300 which is slightly more reasonable, but still annoying moves from the scalpers.
Renta
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(08-04-2014, 12:43 PM)
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Originally Posted by Joshrw81

Yes, all you do is post your Pre-order then after the sale update your shipping address to theirs.

Huh. I may just get in on this while I can. I need to do some research on ebay selling.
DryvBy
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(08-04-2014, 12:44 PM)
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Originally Posted by Renta

Huh. I may just get in on this while I can. I need to do some research on ebay selling.

Just look at the DK2 for Oculus Rift. People are buying that for $1000+ from people that bought theirs. Insanity.
Icomp
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(08-04-2014, 12:46 PM)
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How do you sell a game that hasn't been released yet?
Vox Chaotica
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(08-04-2014, 12:48 PM)
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Honestly? I wouldn't want to sell my Ghost Edition pre-order, because I really want that Ghost replica.
Nemesis_
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(08-04-2014, 12:48 PM)
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Originally Posted by Icomp

How do you sell a game that hasn't been released yet?

are you unfamiliar with the concept of pre-ordering
Icomp
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(08-04-2014, 12:50 PM)
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Originally Posted by Nemesis_

are you unfamiliar with the concept of pre-ordering

Selling a pre-order seems like a very werid thing to do. Seems like lots of scams happen this way.
Joshrw81
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(08-04-2014, 12:51 PM)
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Originally Posted by Vox Chaotica

Honestly? I wouldn't want to sell my Ghost Edition pre-order, because I really want that Ghost replica.

Maybe the guy that sold it has his own Ghost Edition outside the Amazon pre-order??
DryvBy
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(08-04-2014, 12:51 PM)
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Originally Posted by Icomp

Selling a pre-order seems like a very werid thing to do. Seems like lots of scams happen this way.

I'm pretty sure eBay and PayPal have measures against scams. You could say that about things that aren't even pre-orders, too.
ZServ
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(08-04-2014, 12:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by EmpReb

Meh... I am playing Firefall and even though its gotten a bad rep it has everything i want in a shooter MMO set up. The TRUE open world does wonders for the game. Unlike Density which freaking ONE EARTH LOCATION?! Sorry not for me and yes I did play the beta.

This isn't on topic, like, at all.

OP, I'd sell. Just get the normal LE. So you don't get a Peter Dinklage toy. Best case scenario you make dough by selling it regardless down the line, worst you make dough now and get the game for free and later buy the toy if the price becomes reasonable.
NeOak
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(08-04-2014, 12:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by Vox Chaotica

Honestly? I wouldn't want to sell my Ghost Edition pre-order, because I really want that Ghost replica.

I really want it too, but considering that the figures from other LEs are just collecting dust, I'm tempted to sell my preorder.

It seems to go for ~$300-$450 on the US eBay.
Joshrw81
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(08-04-2014, 12:53 PM)
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Originally Posted by Icomp

Selling a pre-order seems like a very werid thing to do. Seems like lots of scams happen this way.

I would normally agree with you but peoples Ebay ratings are typically very important to them. People make a lot of money on Ebay and want to be trusted, so they dont take chances with messing with their reveiw scores.
ZServ
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(08-04-2014, 12:54 PM)
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Originally Posted by NeOak

I really want it too, but considering that the figures from other LEs are just collecting dust, I'm tempted to sell my preorder.

It seems to go for ~$300-$450 on the US eBay.

Call me when it floats like the in game ghost. Until then, it's fairly forgettable IMO.
Jimmyfenix
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(08-04-2014, 12:55 PM)
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Originally Posted by EmpReb

Meh... I am playing Firefall and even though its gotten a bad rep it has everything i want in a shooter MMO set up. The TRUE open world does wonders for the game. Unlike Density which freaking ONE EARTH LOCATION?! Sorry not for me and yes I did play the beta.

What does this have to do with the topic on hand?

I know a few people with pre orders I will let them know how much money is being made!
Usobuko
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(08-04-2014, 12:57 PM)
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This is a new tier of madness especially for a game that has not been released yet and how many times it went over the MSRP.
Slair
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(08-04-2014, 01:00 PM)
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That's pretty cool, it's going for euro retail prices on the US ebay.
tghm1801
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(08-04-2014, 01:00 PM)
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Originally Posted by Usobuko

This is a new tier of madness especially for a game that has not been released yet and how many times it went over the MSRP.

It is a game that hasn't been released yet, but from one of gaming's pedigree studios. So it's understandable.
E92 M3
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(08-04-2014, 01:01 PM)
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Every time I preorder a new collectors edition on Amazon, just to be safe. And this time I decided against it. I have the worst luck with this stuff.
NeOak
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(08-04-2014, 01:07 PM)
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Originally Posted by ZServ

Call me when it floats like the in game ghost. Until then, it's fairly forgettable IMO.

The digital Guardian edition brings the same in-game stuff as the CE/Ghost plus no disc needed.

So its like.... yeaaaahhhh... Dust collecting stuff? What for?
Karl Hawk
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(08-04-2014, 01:07 PM)

Originally Posted by EmpReb

Meh... I am playing Firefall and even though its gotten a bad rep it has everything i want in a shooter MMO set up. The TRUE open world does wonders for the game. Unlike Density which freaking ONE EARTH LOCATION?! Sorry not for me and yes I did play the beta.

One, what does this have to do with the topic at hand?

Two, do some people misspell Destiny or ''Density'' is some kind of insult against the game?
ZServ
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(08-04-2014, 01:09 PM)
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Originally Posted by Karl Hawk

One, what does this have to do with the topic at hand?

Two, do some people misspell Destiny or ''Density'' is some kind of insult against the game?

Gonna guess he's on mobile and it auto corrected.
Nokagi
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(08-04-2014, 01:14 PM)
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1000 for a bunch of cheap junk.Sounds like a great deal!(For the seller that is)
HowZatOZ
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(08-04-2014, 01:17 PM)
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Originally Posted by Nokagi

1000 for a bunch of cheap junk.Sounds like a great deal!(For the seller that is)

People love their collector's editions. I sold my Elder Scrolls Online one for $450 when that came out. Statues bring in that dosh.
LiK
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(08-04-2014, 01:17 PM)
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Originally Posted by Icomp

Selling a pre-order seems like a very werid thing to do. Seems like lots of scams happen this way.

It's allowed in eBay if you specifically mention it as a preorder in the description.

Originally Posted by Nokagi

1000 for a bunch of cheap junk.Sounds like a great deal!(For the seller that is)

People pay thousands of dollars for rocks everyday. It depends on what you consider valuable.
nateeasy
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(08-04-2014, 01:23 PM)
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I hope its made out of high quality plastic
PaulloDEC
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(08-04-2014, 01:26 PM)
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Yikes. And I thought the Australian retail price was crazy.
we.are.the.armada
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(08-04-2014, 01:29 PM)
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collecting dustiny

But yeah, totally sell it if you got it, all that profit in exchange for the $50 ghost toy is pretty nice :)
Altima
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(08-04-2014, 01:32 PM)
I also want collector edition but I will wait 2-3 years later and I will buy it at reasonable price.
Cheech
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(08-04-2014, 01:32 PM)
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It's an LE for one of the best, if not the best, games of the year. Getting that game in the hands of people early was incredible marketing.

Preorders are even more ridiculous after that beta, I'm sure. So, no, the mack daddy LE going for huge bucks is not shocking.
SolsticeZero
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(08-04-2014, 01:37 PM)
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I'm so damn tempted to sell mine now, too......
NoMoreTrolls
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(08-04-2014, 03:40 PM)
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Originally Posted by EmpReb

Meh... I am playing Firefall and even though its gotten a bad rep it has everything i want in a shooter MMO set up. The TRUE open world does wonders for the game. Unlike Density which freaking ONE EARTH LOCATION?! Sorry not for me and yes I did play the beta.

Hahahaha, what the fuck am I reading? Is this a parody of all the negativity coming from some posters about the game?

Damn, I really wish I had ordered one of these to scalp.
toastyToast
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(08-04-2014, 03:47 PM)
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1025 United States Dollars

What the hell? Has to be a joke. There are Buy It Now auctions for less than half that.
thesuperfunk
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(08-04-2014, 03:52 PM)
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So ...

DryvBy
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(08-04-2014, 03:54 PM)
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Originally Posted by thesuperfunk

So ...

Vooduu
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(08-04-2014, 03:56 PM)
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While everybody is talking about how this is a great and a good deal, we're forgetting something much more interesting...

Who the fuck paid $1000+ for 90% of the LE plus a plastic toy?..

I want the ghost edition bad too but yikes..
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(08-04-2014, 03:59 PM)
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Hoo-doo
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(08-04-2014, 04:00 PM)
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Originally Posted by EmpReb

Meh... I am playing Firefall and even though its gotten a bad rep it has everything i want in a shooter MMO set up. The TRUE open world does wonders for the game. Unlike Density which freaking ONE EARTH LOCATION?! Sorry not for me and yes I did play the beta.

Okay, enjoy your game, alone.
Title Fight
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(08-04-2014, 04:02 PM)
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Just because bidding ended on an item doesn't mean someone is going to actually pay. Just like the Flappy Bird phones that went for $10,000 on eBay, no one is paying that much.
LiK
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(08-04-2014, 04:02 PM)
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Originally Posted by Vooduu

While everybody is talking about how this is a great and a good deal, we're forgetting something much more interesting...

Who the fuck paid $1000+ for 90% of the LE plus a plastic toy?..

I want the ghost edition bad too but yikes..

People paid $400-500 on eBay for the US MK8 LE. They're basically paying that much for the game and a Blue Shell toy. They could've paid a fraction for that by simply importing the EU LE and buy the US game.
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(08-04-2014, 04:04 PM)
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Originally Posted by Title Fight

Just because bidding ended on an item doesn't mean someone is going to actually pay. Just like the Flappy Bird phones that went for $10,000 on eBay, no one is paying that much.

As someone who has flipped a ton of things on ebay, people pay.
ddrtyger
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(08-04-2014, 04:05 PM)
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The only auction in the seller's history is one that sold for $440.

http://www.ebay.com/sch/m.html?_nkw=...etti79&_sop=14

Hmm.

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