Nintendo Switch

Best Buy: Get $10 Gift Card When Buying Super Mario Odyssey Digital Or Physical

If you are looking for somewhere to pre-order the upcoming smash hit Super Mario Odyssey for the Nintendo Switch then you will want to head on over to Best Buy. The North American retailer is offering a $10 gift card if you purchase the physical or digital edition of the 3D Mario adventure. That’s not a bad offer at all!

 

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  1. This is a great deal if you’re wanting to preorder the digital version. For physical, Amazon’s every-physical-game-preorder-ever deal is still better ($12 off instead of $10, and on top of that you get that $12 in the form of the purchase price actually being cheaper in the first place instead of store credit).

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    1. Amazon’s 20% off is only for Prime members and for up to 2 weeks after a game releases. Best Buy’s Gamer’s Club Unleashed is $30 for a 2 year membership, gives 20% off any game, no matter when it was released and what sale it already has going on. So here, Mario is $47.99, gives you 25 point + 25 points for doing a review (you need 250 for a $5 gift card) and a $10 gift card. I bought my GCU membership when they were running a visa checkout promotion for $25 off a $100 purchase when I preordered controllers for my Switch. Best Buy is absolutely the best one to watch if you buy a lot of games.

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      1. Define work. The review? Easily skippable and not really the point here. Best Buy’s GCU >= Amazon Prime savings on most game purchases, without any difference in effort between the two. If you want to put extra effort into it you can do even better. I keep an eye on Cheapassgamer so I know when there’s something worth jumping on, and that does most of the work for me.

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    2. I’m pretty sure that’s only for Prime members. But if you have Best Buy’s Gamer Club Unlocked (which is MUCH cheaper than a Prime membership) you get the same deal – but it’s for EVERY new game, not just preorders. So you can still get the $12 off from that plus a $10 card at Best Buy. Sounds pretty sweet to me!

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  2. To the discussion about Best Buy VS Amazon, I’ll stick with my Amazon Prime 20% off since there are other things I get with having Prime like free 2 day shipping, Amazon’s cloud storage for pictures, videos, & other things, free music to listen to on Amazon Music, can watch free movies on their Amazon Video thingy, free Kindle books, etc. So $9.99 a month is actually pretty cheap when you put all of this stuff together. When Best Buy offers all of that for less, then I’ll bite.

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    1. That’s legit. I already have Prime but buy enough games after the initial 2 week release that it justifies the $15 a year, especially since Nintendo games never go on sale.

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