Featured Articles

Nvidia Shield 2 shows up in AnTuTu

Nvidia Shield 2 shows up in AnTuTu

Nvidia’s original Shield console launched last summer to mixed reviews. It went on sale in the US and so far Nvidia…

More...
AMD CSO John Byrne talks ARM

AMD CSO John Byrne talks ARM

We had a chance to talk about AMD’s upcoming products with John Byrne, Chief Sales Officer, AMD. We covered a number…

More...
AMD Chief Sales Officer thinks GPU leadership is critical

AMD Chief Sales Officer thinks GPU leadership is critical

We had a chance to talk to John Byrne who spent the last two years as Senior Vice President and Chief…

More...
OpenPlus One $299 5.5-inch Full HD phone

OpenPlus One $299 5.5-inch Full HD phone

OnePlus is one of the few small companies that might disrupt the Android phone market, dominated by giant outfits like Samsung.…

More...
KFA2 GTX 780 Ti Hall Of Fame reviewed

KFA2 GTX 780 Ti Hall Of Fame reviewed

KFA2 gained a lot of overclocking experience with the GTX 780 Hall of Fame (HOF), which we had a chance to…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 10:27

Forza 4 Limited Edition oversold

Written by David Stellmack

 

xbox360

Some buyers being asked to take standard instead

In what is becoming even more commonplace these days, word reaches us that a number of retailers have apparently oversold the Forza 4 Motorsport Limited Edition. The $79.99 Limited Edition version contains the normal amount of extra goodies that make it valuable, especially to hardcore players of the series.

The biggest of the retailers that we hear is having problems filling their pre-orders is none other than Best Buy. In fact, Best Buy is asking customers to take the Standard Edition instead, and they will throw in $20 worth of Microsoft Points (1,600) and a $20 Best Buy gift card. Those that that have been offered this deal by Best Buy have until this Friday to decide.

We have been hearing other tales of retailers not getting the quantity of Limited Edition copies they ordered. As one independent retailer told us, “I ordered 10 and I only received 7; lucky for my customers that I only needed 7 copies to satisfy pre-orders.” Other retailers were apparently not so lucky.

If you didn’t get your Limited Edition copy, if you act quickly you might be able to find one with a few phone calls; but it is going to require some effort and a little luck. Of course, we are already seeing Limited Edition copies going for much more than the $79.99 price tag as some dealers are trying to price gouge. We suspect that this will continue to be an issue with these Limited Editions and Collectors’ Editions. Our advice is to know your retailer and get your order in early if you want to have the best chance of actually getting a Limited Edition copy.


blog comments powered by Disqus

To be able to post comments please log-in with Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments