xbox 360 reservations

Discussion in 'Other Off Topic Forum' started by damcgee, Oct 2, 2005.

  1. damcgee

    damcgee Formula 3

    Feb 23, 2003
    Mobile, AL
    So I walked into my local video game store today to reserve an Xbox 360, only to be told, "Our first shipment is sold out -- you can reserve a system for the second shipment, which will be 2-3 weeks later".

    I'm not waiting 3 weeks! If I'm plunking down $500 bucks for a system and game, I want it THE DAY it comes out! Can anyone offer any advice?
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  3. Alex_V

    Alex_V F1 Rookie

    Apr 8, 2004
    Boulder, CO
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    Buy the PS3 :D
  4. WJHMH

    WJHMH Two Time F1 World Champ
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    Sep 5, 2001
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    Better hope for some good software available for it when it comes out, otherwise you're a proud owner of an over hyped CD/DVD player. Project Gotham Racing 3 & Need for Speed Most Wanted are the only titles I'd be interested in.
  5. Dino Martini

    Dino Martini F1 Rookie

    Dec 21, 2004
    Calgary Alberta
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    Toys R Us if you have that. You can put as little as 50 bucks down right now and pay the rest later.
  6. 285ferrari

    285ferrari F1 World Champ

    Sep 11, 2004
    Southern Md
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    Have read several reviews all saying the PS3--slated for a 04/06 release will blow away the 360--I will wait....
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  8. ryalex

    ryalex Two Time F1 World Champ
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    Aug 6, 2003
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    What are you complaining about? "If I'm plunking down $500 bucks for a system and game, I want it THE DAY it comes out"... well, put your frickin money down earlier then, or at a different store. Everyone else who buys it after day 1 still pays the same, it's not like you were paying extra for that privilege.

    I didn't book my first Xbox, and got it the day it came out... I just had to call around to 6-8 stores to track one down, and drive an hour to get it (of course, I lived 45min from a big city).
  9. Z0RR0

    Z0RR0 F1 Rookie

    Apr 11, 2004
    Montreal, Canada
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    Well doh! You got there too late, bud! Try another shop ...
  10. Testacojones

    Testacojones F1 Veteran

    Nov 3, 2003
    I did my reserve like a year ago, $50 that was it at Game Stop, but I was told Wall Mart will sell without reserves, first comes basis.

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