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Amazon Zero Time Dilemma Preorders - Aksys Watch Tax in Europe is 10x Atlus Tax!

D-Man

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If Amazon doesn't ship this by tomorrow, I think I'll just cancel and get it on PSN instead. I REALLY want the watch but there's no way in hell I'm waiting more than 3 days to get this damn game.

I talked to CS and I basically got no answer on the situation. I gave them links to Aksys' twitter and they said they would pass it around but aside from that, all I got was a one-day shipping upgrade.
 

Zonic

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Wait wait, is it seriously a month delay for Amazon?
We're not entirely sure at the moment, seems that's what one CS representative said, but it could just be they're not sure what's going on exactly.

According to Aksys, Amazon has the games, but they might just wait for the watches to arrive & then ship out copies for those who pre-ordered the Watch Edition.

I'm guessing tomorrow, we'll get more details from Aksys on what the hell is going on.
 

Gaardus

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Wait wait, is it seriously a month delay for Amazon?
If i read tge email right, you have one month to confirm you don't want to cancel. If they get the watches before then, they'll ship whether you've confirmed or not.
 

Toki767

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Think Aksys will eventually just be like "let's just ship the watches ourselves, send us proof that you ordered the game from Amazon or whoever with the watch edition & we'll ship them out whenever we get the replacement watches"?

It doesn't fix the issue of Amazon not sending out the games itself in time for launch though.
 

Bunta

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A few members have gotten that from CS. Others have gotten a completely different answer. Nobody should be panicking until we get full info.

We're not entirely sure at the moment, seems that's what one CS representative said, but it could just be they're not sure what's going on exactly.

According to Aksys, Amazon has the games, but they might just wait for the watches to arrive & then ship out copies for those who pre-ordered the Watch Edition.

I'm guessing tomorrow, we'll get more details from Aksys on what the hell is going on.

I see.

If i read tge email right, you have one month to confirm you don't want to cancel. If they get the watches before then, they'll ship whether you've confirmed or not.

I've got nothing from Amazon so far to confirm if I want to keep my order. I guess it hasn't gone out to everyone yet.
 

//ARCANUM

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Anyone have an email address for some sort of corporate level Amazon customer service? I just had an hours long horrible experience spanning chat and phone calls with all representatives being incredibly rude to me while I was polite to them. Like shockingly rude.
 

yami4ct

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It doesn't fix the issue of Amazon not sending out the games itself in time for launch though.

The one thing we pretty much can confirm is that watch people (and some(?) stand alone folks) are not getting it for launch unless Aksys pulls a miracle play and gives everyone codes. How long we have to wait and why are what are up in the air.
 

yami4ct

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They need to throw psn or steam codes at us this is ridiculous

Aksys aren't responsible for the steam version and can't give us codes for that. Sony and Nintendo are stupid about giving pubs codes to give out IIRC.
 

orthodoxy1095

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Amazon Customer Service has to be run by the dumbest chumps on the frigging planet.

I opened a chat to ask if my normal edition hadn't shipped because of stock issues

Initial Question: I had a question regarding my order #######. It is a game that is due to come out tomorrow, and as per Prime benefits, I was supposed to get it on release date. However, it hasn't shipped yet. Could you let me know if there is some kind of stock issue?

07:30 PM PDT Joe(Amazon): Hello, my name is Joe. I'm here to help you today.
07:31 PM PDT Joe: I am sorry that the order is not being ship yet, let me check it.
07:32 PM PDT Joe: This item will be released on June 28, 2016, tomorrow we will send you an update about the delivery.
As long as we have the supply we will ship it as soon as possible.
07:32 PM PDT Me: That doesn't really answer the question, but thanks.

Why would I want an update about delivery on the day the game comes out? Do they really have no idea if they have the stock to send me the damn item? Come on.
 

yami4ct

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Youd be more likely to get a digital version of their version then someone elses.

Makes me wonder though, did Spike Chunsoft just use Aksys' dub/localization for their own version?

Absolutely. They probably came up with some agreement with Aksys on sharing that. No way it get's re-localized and dubbed. It's already a niche game.
 

Salarians

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Has anyone seen confirmation from anyone, anywhere that their standard edition has shipped and should be arriving on time? Because I haven't.
 
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Has anyone seen confirmation from anyone, anywhere that their standard edition has shipped and should be arriving on time? Because I haven't.

Not that I've seen, no. Which suggests to me two things:

1. Amazon.com may be a bigger fuck up than they initially appeared to be (or that Aksys fucked up on all levels)

2. That the biggest silver lining of this mess is that at least everyone who ordered on Amazon.com got screwed instead of just the most loyal fans
 
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Absolutely. They probably came up with some agreement with Aksys on sharing that. No way it get's re-localized and dubbed. It's already a niche game.

Yeah, I just decided to tweet Spike Chunsoft and they confirmed.

Pffft.....all you people and your amazon delay emails.

At least I got 20 bucks and one day shipping out of it.
 

Sioul

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Can you post the email? I haven't received an email from Amazon for either of my orders.

I got this email:


:/
 

Megawarrior

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Yeah I canceled the standard edition from amazon. Grand Kingdom LE also delayed to thursday for me so I canceled that too since I won't be home :/
 

Recompose

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Hey, happy birthday!

Hope you wished for disappointment

Yeah it sucks a lot of shit lol

Hey, thanks! I won't be able to seriously celebrate because I've been so busy with work, but at least I would have had ZTD to play. Now I won't even have that, as it turns out. It's pretty lame, but whatever. I'll push being mad about it to tomorrow.
 

MikeDip

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Hey, thanks! I won't be able to seriously celebrate because I've been so busy with work, but at least I would have had ZTD to play. Now I won't even have that, as it turns out. It's pretty lame, but whatever. I'll push being mad about it to tomorrow.

Happy birthday.

My birthday was today. I feel your despair. :(
 

WeWereGiants

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Is the standard edition still shipping as normal? I really want a physical copy and I don't really care about the watch in the end, thinking about cancelling and swapping to the standard edition.
 
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Is the standard edition still shipping as normal? I really want a physical copy and I don't really care about the watch in the end, thinking about cancelling and swapping to the standard edition.

I've not seen anyone indicate whether standard versions are coming on time. For what it's worth, the checkout section for the standard version doesn't give an estimate for delivery.

This isn't danganrompa 3 why am I feeling so much despair :(

Monokuma is sabotaging this release to fill us with despair (and to make us buy Danganronpa V3 instead).
 

Recompose

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We can all lament not getting the game on our birthday together!

;-;

Lol man, this is pretty depressing. Happy birthday, though!

Same, I ordered mine July 7...wtf Amazon.

7th as well for me, but I did actually get the e-mail.
I figured something was suspicious when I checked out my order this morning and it still had no estimated delivery date, but I wanted to stay optimistic.
 

LiK

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i wouldn't put stock into the 1 month thing. they say that for all delayed orders that require approval. here's hoping it ships sooner.
 

//ARCANUM

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I won't go into the whole thing here, but I had such a horrible amazon customer service experience (seriously, shockingly bad), that I just emailed Jeff Bezos. We'll see what comes of it.

Note - this is not out of anger over the delayed games/watches. Shit happens, I get that. This was over having to deal with multiple incredibly rude CS members, being hung up on multiple times, and being called a liar.

So yeah, fun night.