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Dixons, PC World & Currys: Now With Downloads

Dixons Retail – home to the UK’s largest electrical retailers Currys and PC World is launching a new digital gaming download site.

From 11.00 am Thursday 18th May 2011, gamers will have access to an impressive download library of over 600 titles – spanning everything from classic old favourites to today’s best sellers.

To celebrate the launch of the new service, the retailer is offering exclusively a FREE gaming bundle comprising four Games worth up to £45 for the first ten thousand people who register at any one of these three download sites: pcworlddownloads.co.uk, currysdownloads.co.uk and dixonsdownloads.co.uk.

Customers can choose between two types of gaming bundles: a package containing a selection of games suitable for all the family, and an over 18s bundle comprising a range of challenging action games.

Customers can also take advantage of other great launch offers on site, including half price on selected games, and half price on simulators.

Chris Rogers, Category Manager of Gaming at Dixons Retail comments: “The new digital download site really enhances our existing gaming offering, which already encompasses the latest and greatest in consoles, gaming computers and hardware for all types of interactive players. With hundreds of games, from platform and puzzlers, readily available at the touch of the fingertips, we’re confident that the download site will be hugely popular. ”
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EDIT:Its UK Only and i have a screenshot proving it works


Edited by azy141 - 5/20/11 at 10:18am
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"Your IP address is not from this region, you can not shop here"

Wth.... Thats the only site i have ever been to that says only a certain region can buy from them. Ill stick to D2D and steam, screw these guys.
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looks very suspect to me, no offence.

Any1 signed up yet ?
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looks very suspect to me, no offence.

Any1 signed up yet ?
Yeah they told me to go away.
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I can use none of them..
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Games aren't even worth getting for free, certainly no interest to me. Also it doesn't surprise me that they aren't selling games to customers outside the UK considering they are UK stores.

@ Pwnography

Its linked on the homepage of each site so unless somehow every one of their websites has been hacked to set up this scam then I'm pretty sure its legit. Its free anyway...
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I haven't tried to register as I'm disinterested in anywhere other than Steam and Impulse as a digital shopping channel, but this is far from suspect. Dixons / Curry's / PC World are all owned by the same parent company are are the UK equivalent of Best Buy / Frys etc.
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Has anyone tried this yet? Not sure if i want to register if the only free game i get is farming simulator 2011.

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Edited by Boyboyd - 5/20/11 at 9:33am
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Works here
Registered & downloading...

EDIT:
Attachment 211509
Umm...

Edited by GAZ_MAN_432 - 5/20/11 at 10:04am
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i got mine
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