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Poll Results: Where is the best place to buy BF3?

 
  • 0% (0)
    Impulse
  • 23% (7)
    Origin
  • 66% (20)
    Boxed Copy
  • 10% (3)
    Other (other digital download site)
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post #1 of 17
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So I just figured out that if I buy this game in store or from amazon.ca I will have to pay about 68$ for it because of sales tax which is 13%. However if I buy it from Origin or Impulse I will only pay 59.99$ (probably a little less due to the strong CAD). Won't you have to use Origin anyway if you buy a boxed copy?

I wana know where you guys are buying the game from. It would be nice to have a boxed copy but I'm not sure about spending more on the game. Not paying tax is a nice plus.

If I buy it online should I buy it from Impulse or Origin? Or do you think the box and manual are worth the extra 8$ plus gas or wait time for shipping (depending on if I order it from amazon or pre-order from the local best buy).

EDIT: is everyone reading my OP at all? Everyone would rather pay 8$ more for a box?
Edited by james_ant - 7/30/11 at 9:33pm
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post #2 of 17
Buy Limited Edition from Origin and get the DLC for free

If you want the box... then I don't know smile.gif I personally think online is way better, boxes are old already
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post #3 of 17
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lune;14403396 
Buy Limited Edition from Origin and get the DLC for free

If you want the box... then I don't know smile.gif I personally think online is way better, boxes are old already

Doesn't the free DLC come with all pre orders?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by james_ant;14403437 
Doesn't the free DLC come with all pre orders?

Yeah :> I thought you were gonna buy it after it gets released.
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post #5 of 17
If BF3 is going to be as Epic as most people thing having a box to display would be nice.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Sodalink;14403470 
If BF3 is going to be as Epic as most people thing having a box to display would be nice.
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post #7 of 17
I'm still bitter it's not coming to steam...I guess since EA made me install origin to play the alpha, i'll probably just end up ordering it on that...even though I hate it.
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cdkeyshere.com ... 27$ + 13$ (limited edition).. Strong CAD dollar = PROFIT wheee.gif
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The sole reason I plan on getting an online copy is that its less information for the game to load off of the dvd, thus just a bit faster. Other than that, I could care less about displaying a box or having to keep track of another dvd.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by james_ant;14403385 
Won't you have to use Origin anyway if you buy a boxed copy?

This will more than likely be the case (no pun intended). For me, I'm going to be buying a physical copy, namely because I don't want to wait 5 hours for the darn thing to download; having all the necessary files on the disc means I'll be waiting a few minutes instead. cool.gif
 
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