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Sony countering Xbox One Madden 16 bundle. Free Madden with every new PS4

OnionPowder

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Since when does Target have a movers coupon? You're talking about pming with target discounts? Not gonna happen.
Target always has moving coupons. Change your address on USPS and you get coupons for Best Buy, Chase, Target and a few other places. The Target one is 10% off your entire bill
 

Grimgrillz

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This isn't sony this is a gamestop promo.

From how the game is charting on amazon I'd say the PS4 version is selling faster and better than the XO version and that should show on NPD even if we include XBO madden bundle sales.
 

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Thats not how these deals work. At all.

You think GS is giving away milions in Madden for the heck of it? Its certainly not to drive new hardware, they make pennies off of a new hardware sale.

Its Sony for certain
So then why is the promotion only at Gamestop? Why is it receiving next-to-no advertising support and promotion? Why are we only learning about it 24 hours before the deal goes live?

It seems like Gamespot penny-pinching to me. They want knowledge of the sale to be limited so they don't take a huge loss on it, but at the same time they pretty much know that every bundle they sell will include items they have a decent margin on (at least a 2nd controller and/or a PSN subscription card).
 

Pejo

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Are there currently any white PS4 consoles for sale at Gamestop? I'd love one to match my Vita, and I could give my GF my current PS4. I do want to buy Madden too, so this would be a pretty good deal.
 

Arttemis

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Very glad to see the results of competition! Here's to hoping a slim version is announced next year (or sooner), as I'd definitely upgrade and hand down my current PS4. The next hardware revision better have 5 GHz wifi AC, though.
 

Obliterator

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So then why is the promotion only at Gamestop? Why is it receiving next-to-no advertising support and promotion? Why are we only learning about it 24 hours before the deal goes live?

It seems like Gamespot penny-pinching to me. They want knowledge of the sale to be limited so they don't take a huge loss on it, but at the same time they pretty much know that every bundle they sell will include items they have a decent margin on (at least a 2nd controller and/or a PSN subscription card).
Its not abnormal at all to have an exclusive deal with GS from Sony. They are the number 1 retailer in the US for the gaming industry.

Idk maybe it is just them, but they basically never do this "just because". I mean the company doesn't even price match its competitors. I'd be surprised if this isn't a deal between Sony / GS
 
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What a fucking missleading title! It's NOT Sony who makes this offer, it's this shop who made this add who sells this offer! F*** Fanboys!
 

Boke1879

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What a fucking missleading title! It's NOT Sony who makes this offer, it's this shop who made this add who sells this offer! F*** Fanboys!
Wow man calm down. Again like was stated earlier I wouldn't be shocked if Sony did make some sort of deal like this. It's not like GS makes anything offering this bundle themselves.
 

RedAssedApe

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What a fucking missleading title! It's NOT Sony who makes this offer, it's this shop who made this add who sells this offer! F*** Fanboys!
lol...you do understand that many of these promos are offered because someone is paying the retailer right?
 

fedexpeon

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What a fucking missleading title! It's NOT Sony who makes this offer, it's this shop who made this add who sells this offer! F*** Fanboys!
LOL.
It has to be sarcasm...because everyone is calm and collective before this weird post.
Then again...You can't be sarcastic when everyone is saying cool deal and stuff.
 

daveo42

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That'll get more people on both systems. Competition getting thick going into the holidays. Looks good to me.

What a fucking missleading title! It's NOT Sony who makes this offer, it's this shop who made this add who sells this offer! F*** Fanboys!
Sony is more than likely pushing this unless you think Gamestop is fine with giving games away for free. Hint: They don't.
 

RedAssedApe

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Sony is more than likely pushing this unless you think Gamestop is fine with giving games away for free. Hint: They don't.
Judging by their BF and used game prices...there is a 0% chance this is Gamestop taking the hit lol
 

DannyDanger

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Soooooo... Is it Sony or Gamestop?

I hope it's Sony, i thought it was pretty low when MS did it. Even after yrs of sony not messing with any of their 360 partnerships
 

Blanquito

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What a fucking missleading title! It's NOT Sony who makes this offer, it's this shop who made this add who sells this offer! F*** Fanboys!
Even if this is sarcasm, it just doesn't really fit with anything else being said in the thread.

This is a really weird post.
 

sturgboski

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Hmm no perfume ad or Major Nelson making references to Star Wars without saying Star Wars? Weak response Sony. Step it up.

Also geez, is it normally this bad with Madden? Free with Xbox One, free with PS4, free with an Uber ride. Who is going to actually pay for this game?
 

RedAssedApe

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I was wondring why plus doesn't get deals like live does. Just got my ps4 and couldn't find any deals yet live you can always get for like 35-40 bucks
don't think you're looking hard enough or just not paying attention. i probably see a 39.99 ps+ at least once every couple of months. if you're on twitter follow @cheapassgamer
 

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There was unofficial bundles for FIFA and PS4 last year in Norway. It was quite funny because even tough Xbox had the official bundle and the Xbox One was also launching during that time there was still more ads for the PS4 bundle by retailers.
 
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It's only valid for 5 days, which arguably is the most important 5 days. It's a loss leader to get people in store at Gamestop for Madden, regardless of the console.

They want those Madden sales.
 

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That sweet, glorious taste of competition. Is this only Gamestop?
 

Fiznu

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Why isn't Tom Brady on the cover?
Honesty EA...Was Peyton the last QB on your cover?
No cash for the QB love?
Well, they test marketed a version with Brady on the cover, but fans were pretty deflated when they saw it.