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I was happy to see my birthday code came in but I was ecstatic when the purchase finally went through. I tried 3 times and got "invalid transaction", waited a couple hours and it went through to the invoice review page.



After the exchange rate I was charged $62.03 CAD. Somehow with 25% off this still came to be more money than a U.S. Citizen ordering out of state who can ship it to their house for $59.99 USD.


For the record, my 48h (2-day) account did not get the e-mail, and my 72h (3-day) account did get the e-mail.

Thank you OP and I wish luck to the rest of you.
Edited by SkillzKillz - 9/23/11 at 11:25pm
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Originally Posted by SkillzKillz View Post
I was happy to see my birthday code came in but I was ecstatic when the purchase finally went through. I tried 3 times and got "invalid transaction", waited a couple hours and it went through to the invoice review page.



After the exchange rate I was charged $62.03 CAD. Somehow with 25% off this still came to be more money than an U.S. Citizen ordering out of state who can ship it to their house for $59.99 USD.


For the record, my 48h (2-day) account did not get the e-mail, and my 72h (3-day) account did get the e-mail.

Thank you OP and I wish luck to the rest of you.
Any particular reason you want the physical copy? I'm sure there's cheaper alternatives if you're in Canada!

I believe this would be your "cheapest" alternative http://www.bestbuy.ca/en-CA/product/...dc93801f10en02

BestBuy and you get a 800 Reward points which equal to 10bucks
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If you buy the physical copy you have to wait till you register the cd key onto your origin account. Otherwise it will NOT show up on your origin account, meaning you cant preorder .

Plus you wont have access to the early beta if it matters to you!
Don't think that's true. I ordered a physical copy of the Limited Edition a long time ago (before EA Download Manager completely transitioned to Origin...this was in March I believe) and i've gotten all the Origin emails for a free game coupon, etc., that specifically say, "Thank you for Pre-Ordering Battlefield 3 at Origin."

Actually, here's a screenie:



I am pretty sure that if you buy a copy of the game online via EA, it's automatically considered as being an "Origin" game, as the entire EA online store is essentially now Origin. So, physical copy or digital, i am willing to bet that those of us who ordered the Limited Edition via physical means will still get an early beta access code via email, kinda like for the Alpha here:

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I'm not getting my code!!! Can anyone send me an extra? Thanks!
     
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I'm not getting my code!!! Can anyone send me an extra? Thanks!
Try setting your birthday to 72 hours from the creation of the account, use a new email address, and make sure to click promotional codes.
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Nevermind I got it. Thanks!
     
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Nevermind I got it. Thanks!
lol

Keep in mind, that the birthday coupon doesn't get sent out right at midnight. I believe it is some time around 1 EST.
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post #108 of 236
Is anyone else's order stuck in pending but submitted?
post #109 of 236
x.x Really in need of a code, anyone have any extras?
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x.x Really in need of a code, anyone have any extras?
Unless you get real lucky, you are not gonna grab one.

Only be a couple days late for the beta, not the end of the world by any stretch of the imagination. Its only 1 map anyways, how much playtime can you get?
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