dealselder scrolls v: skyrim for pc for $9.98

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It all depends on who you talk to. I first went to Toys r Us to verify what's going on (and also picked up Rage for $9). Then I went to the Best Buy a quarter mile from the company HQ and and the guy called TrU and adamantly refused to match because it didn't meet both price and availability requirements. Then tried Target and got the "it must be a print ad" stonewalling, that clearly wasn't going anywhere. Then went to another Best Buy nearby and had no problems, no phone calls or anything the manager just came over and signed off on it.

Experience was probably a factor, the first guy was pretty young and junior employees are usually more worried about being disciplined/fired for not doing it by the book than losing a customer. Find someone with seniority if you can, they're more likely to deal.

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My Wal-Mart-loving friend tried but they said they needed a 'physical ad' (even though they could look it up on the internet). Boo, Wal-Mart!

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@mtrlgrl: I feel ya, I got turned down at best buy and Walmart.

It is a sad day indeed.

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Went to BB in Atl, manager said no way, can't price match.... heading to another one totry again...

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I called my local Toys R' Us to see if they had the PC games in stock and was told that they are not offering those prices and do not have that deal presently. They wouldn't say if it had ended already or was coming soon, but said they had all their PC games in stock. Anyone have the same issue or know if this clearance is regional? I'm in Oregon.

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Gamefly has it right now for $35.99

Now, I know it's a big increase, but factor in gas (if you end up driving around to several different stores) and this seems alright.

It's Steam-required, so even if you purchase from Gamefly, you don't have to use their crappy application to play it.

Just an alternative for those who miss out on this, but don't want to pay the full $60.

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Toys r us was out of stock. Went to best buy and they price matched no problem!

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Thanks so much for letting us know about this deal. We didn't get Skyrim or Diablo III, but we did snag the last copies of MW3, and some other ones for our teenage gamer sons. Having to buy two or three copies of a game at a time (for multiplayer) is rough, so I really appreciate the deal.

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Thanks so much for letting us know about this deal. We didn't get Skyrim or Diablo III, but we did snag the last copies of MW3, and some other ones for our teenage gamer sons. Having to buy two or three copies of a game at a time (for multiplayer) is rough, so I really appreciate the deal.

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Best Buy refused to price match. He didn't call Toys R Us to see if they were out of stock, but he gave me a run-around about it being too expensive to honor, and he couldn't confirm that Toys R Us had stock (despite not calling). I should have fought for it, but I just left. I knew there was a Toys R Us nearby, so I convinced myself that I should just go to the source.

When I got to the Toys R Us, I discovered why they're selling this game on clearance: They're getting rid of their shelf space for PC games. The remaining PC games were sitting on the Electronics section counter, but Skyrim was no longer among them. The others were also $10, and included Battlefield 3 and Arkham City.

I suppose if I had raised a stink at Best Buy, I might have had better luck. But their policy only allows the price match if Toys R Us has them in stock, and had they called the local Toys R Us stores I'm sure they'd have found none remaining.

Oh well, I'll probably get it in a Steam sale this winter.

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remember Fry's price matches all online retailers.

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I just got two copies from Best Buy. He just looked up the price online and gave me the discount, he didn't even call to see if they had any in stock.

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Got it matched at Walmart after a bit of fuss. Was first given the "this is an online price" line, and then when I insisted it was not and asked the manager to call TRU, he came back and told me they said the game was $60 and there was nothing he could do. So I called TRU, and asked them to verify the price for the game by UPC code, and they verified $9.98. So I went back in, got a different manager, and insisted that they call again. She had TRU on speakerphone (thankfully) when they said their price was $60. I asked her to verify by UPC code, and then she said "oh, it's still up on the screen here, and it's $9.98".

Anyone matching at Walmart, I would recommend you print the price page, but only pull it out as a very last resort. First just tell them you don't have the ad, ask them to call TRU, and verify the price by UPC. Also print Walmart's matching policy to have with you. Your TRU is probably out of stock, but Walmart's match policy does not require that it is.

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The nearest Toys-R-Us is about an hour away, so I go to my local Wal*Mart and give it a shot. Brought D3 and Skyrim to checkout. Guy asks me which store, I tell him, he scans the items, asks me how much the other store has them for, I say $10 each. Cashier gets wide eyes "No, no, no, no. I don't think we can do that. The price difference is just too big. I'll have to check with the manager."

Manager happens to be right behind him, doing an override. She swings by and asks "Which store?" I say "Toys-R-Us" she says "I'll check that real quick." and walks off for about 60 or so, comes walking back and says "We don't price match with Toys-R-Us, they're out of our area." and just walks out the front entrance. Never once did she stop moving or give me direct eye contact, what a joke.

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@lcadaver: Okay, to further update:

As explained in the last comment, both Walmart locations in our area were managed by dense doucheheads and neither of them would price match because they thought this was an internet-only price, despite the page clearly showing the opposite.

This evening we went to Best Buy with no expectations and with no printout in hand. We grabbed two copies of Diablo III and one copy of Skyrim, went to the checkout where two girls who could not believe the price were about to call Toys'R'Us to confirm that it was in stock when they saw a nearby manager walk by and called her over. We overheard the manager say that she'd already seen this deal three times today, and that she knew our local Toys'R'US was out of stock, but that she didn't care; "I say yes anyway, that's all that matters." A few minutes later, we walked out happy customers!

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Best Buy wouldn't price-match for me. I checked that TRU (literally around the corner in the mall) had it, ran back to BBY before both stores closed, and they refused to price-match because it lists as out of stock online (no kidding, it's an in-store deal). Irritatingly, they waited to tell me this until after the store had closed. Guess I should've just gotten it at TRU and not bothered with BBY B.S.

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All Toys R Us in my area no longer carry PC games. When I called Best buy to price match they refused becuase the Toys R Us ad states you have to buy Pokemon Black or White to get the $10 price. Guess I'm not getting Skyrim right now.

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This deal is dead now.

By that I mean they took the game off their site (PC regular version).

Whether or not they still have them in stock/for $9 at a Toys R Us I have no idea.

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I got 2 copies at Walmart for 9.98 each. They weren't happy about it, and they were calling every Toys R Us in the area, even arguing with each other that they shouldn't give me the price. I piped in and mentioned that their policy states they will match any price, and that their own opinions don't matter. Now my Wife and I are playing the game and having a blast, knowing we stuck it to Walmart.

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Yeah this is done like dinner. Tried to get it from Target today and almost did, but it's no longer on the site.