UK video game retailer GAME has started sending out £10 gift cards to those who were affected by the Super Mario Maker issues. As you may have already read the retailer charged some customers up to seven times for their Super Mario Maker pre-orders which caused some to go extremely overdrawn with their bank. The retailer has now offered an apology to those affected and will issue them with £10 gift cards for them to spend on what they want.
As you have been affected by some billing issues on Mario, we wanted to get in tough to say sorry and that we made a mistake. We know this was wrong and have been working to ensure things go smoothly in future.
We wanted to send you this goodwill voucher of £10 which you can redeem either in store or online. We know you love gaming or were buying Mario as a gift. We’re sorry if we caused you any inconvenience and please accept our sincere apologies.
If you’re excited for Xenoblade Chronicles X then you be pleased to learn that you can now pre-order the Xenoblade Chronicles X Limited Edition bundle at UK retailer GAME. The company says that it is exclusive to GAME, but I wouldn’t be too surprised if it popped up on the Nintendo UK Store. For those wondering, the Xenoblade Chronicles X Limited Edition costs £59.99. You can order it, here.
Xenoblade Chronicles X Limited Edition includes:
- Xenoblade Chronicles X Game
- Double-Sided Poster
We reported yesterday that a number of GAME customers had taken to Twitter and the company’s website to complain that they were being charged for multiple copies of Super Mario Maker. The company promised that they would have the issue resolved in 24 hours, but now it turns out the problem is only getting worse. Some customers have found that they have been charged up to seven times for Super Mario Maker causing a number of customers to go overdrawn with their bank accounts.
The UK retailer, GAME, started taking payments today in anticipation of the release of Super Mario Maker this Friday. Unfortunately for some customers, they were charged multiple times in error. One person reached out to GAME on Twitter after they had been charged a total of £234.94.
GAME has now acknowledged the issue and apologised – they have also advised that it will be resolved within 24 hours.
UK video game retailer GAME has announced via Twitter that Charles Martinet who is the voice behind Mario will be a special guest at GAME Hamleys. If you are able to attend the event you can get Super Mario anniversary posters and sleeves signed by the man himself. Charles Martinet will be at GAME Hamleys on September 10th from 11:00 – 13:00 and 14:00 – 16:00.
Nintendo of America today confirmed the existence of the long-rumoured Shovel Knight amiibo. If you are in the United Kingdom then you can pre-order the figure from GAME. It’s slightly more money than previous amiibos at £14, but it’s sure to be snapped up by collectors and sold for a higher price online. If you want to secure your Shovel Knight amiibo then pre-order, here.
If you are thinking of pre-ordering the ultra creative Super Mario Maker then you’re probably best of doing it at GAME. The UK retailer has tweeted that any pre-order of Super Mario Maker is eligible to receive a rather attractive Super Mario themed free Pin Badge Set. There’s various editions of Super Mario Maker, from the limited edition to the standard edition, so it’s worth having a browse.