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how come you can pre-order GTA5 on Xbox live but not PSN?!!

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i was checking out Rockstars GTA5 page today to see if/when i can pre-order directly thru PSN, and although they had a link it leads to a dead end.https://store.sony.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/SYCustomGenericErrorView?langId=-1&storeId=10151&ca...

now when i checked on the pre-order link for XB360 they have it up and functioning, http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/en_US/pdp/productID.260620700

 i guess my question is...is this a propriatary thing or an epic failure on Rockstar or Sony's part?

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Rock star probably has a contract with Microsoft to make it so that Xbox gets preorders for digital copies. This happens a lot.
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Well, if they have a link for preorders, that should mean its coming.

 

The problem is probably that the link isn't leading to the correct store (store.sony rather than store.sonyentertainmentnetwork) and the fact that Sony doesn't have GTA V up and listed on the store anyways. Probably a placeholder link. Even so, we've still got some months before the game is actually released.

 

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Why not just pre-order it at a store?

 

Seem pretty trivial if you ask me

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gR3yGh051 wrote:

Why not just pre-order it at a store?

 

Seem pretty trivial if you ask me


for a fanboy that seems like a pretty dumb question, if sony is going to take the time to have PSN or offer digital day one purchases why wouldnt i take advantage of it?

i probablly will preorder thru gamestop now since as stated before the PSN link is a dead end, its just a shame that sony cant seem to get it together.

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Cascadien wrote:

gR3yGh051 wrote:

Why not just pre-order it at a store?

 

Seem pretty trivial if you ask me


for a fanboy that seems like a pretty dumb question, if sony is going to take the time to have PSN or offer digital day one purchases why wouldnt i take advantage of it?

i probablly will preorder thru gamestop now since as stated before the PSN link is a dead end, its just a shame that sony cant seem to get it together.


Considering they have quite some time to make the digital pre-order available, I wouldn't cry over it just yet.

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Never quite understood the concept of preordering a digital copy.

 

You preorder a physical copy at a store to ensure that you get a copy the day the game releases.

 

Since the 'supplies' of digital copies are unlimited, you are guaranteed a copy when the game releases.

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Yea no point in pre ordering a digital copy unless you get something for it. With all the Day 1 digital titles sony puts up on the store i'm sure GTA5 will be up when it gets closer to launch.

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Cascadien wrote:

gR3yGh051 wrote:

Why not just pre-order it at a store?

 

Seem pretty trivial if you ask me


for a fanboy that seems like a pretty dumb question, if sony is going to take the time to have PSN or offer digital day one purchases why wouldnt i take advantage of it?

i probablly will preorder thru gamestop now since as stated before the PSN link is a dead end, its just a shame that sony cant seem to get it together.


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BBurgSteve wrote:

Never quite understood the concept of preordering a digital copy.

 

You preorder a physical copy at a store to ensure that you get a copy the day the game releases.

 

Since the 'supplies' of digital copies are unlimited, you are guaranteed a copy when the game releases.


Pre-order bonuses, but those usually suck.

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