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by IAmTheSaladMan » Fri Oct 13, 2017 2:58 pm

What's everybody's track record with getting new releases from these guys. I never managed it when I was first a member and now that I've signed up again I timed sending a game back perfectly to coincide with Evil Within 2 coming out then pushed it to the top of my queue so was hoping they'd send it out to me today but nope I'm getting Lego Force Awakens instead.

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PostRe: Boomerang
by Saint of Killers » Fri Oct 13, 2017 3:49 pm

IAmTheSaladMan wrote:What's everybody's track record with getting new releases from these guys. I never managed it when I was first a member and now that I've signed up again I timed sending a game back perfectly to coincide with Evil Within 2 coming out then pushed it to the top of my queue so was hoping they'd send it out to me today but nope I'm getting Lego Force Awakens instead.


Excellent. As long as I have my most wanted games (and nothing else) in my list and have it in there as close to the moment as they go up on the site. So your chances of being sent the latest games upon release dwindle the later you add them to your list. Something else which I am guessing matters is the level of your membership. I dunno if they state it outright, but to me it makes sense that if there are 2 people after the same game, and one of the 2 is paying for a pricier sub, then chances are they're the one that's going to get it ahead of the one paying for the lower tier sub. The last big game I didn't get on release was Persona 5 (though I am pretty sure I was partly to blame for that as I had it on my list for ages and then removed it close to release only to add it back soon after), but I fully expect to receive South Park: TFBW and Wolfenstein II: TNC upon release because of what I have stated above about adding 'em in asap.

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| (•_•)| S: This is the best date I've been on since my last date. PB: This is not a date.
S: Neither was the last one. It was a robbery. M: Really? S: Yeah. She stole my heart. And my crown. (❍ᴥ❍ʋ)
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by IAmTheSaladMan » Fri Oct 13, 2017 3:59 pm

They do state that you take preference for new releases if you have a priority account. I have a pretty big rental list so I've got plenty to play and it’s not a huge issue I was just hoping for a new release for a change.

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PostRe: Boomerang
by Slayerx » Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:43 pm

Saint of Killers wrote:
IAmTheSaladMan wrote:What's everybody's track record with getting new releases from these guys. I never managed it when I was first a member and now that I've signed up again I timed sending a game back perfectly to coincide with Evil Within 2 coming out then pushed it to the top of my queue so was hoping they'd send it out to me today but nope I'm getting Lego Force Awakens instead.


Excellent. As long as I have my most wanted games (and nothing else) in my list and have it in there as close to the moment as they go up on the site. So your chances of being sent the latest games upon release dwindle the later you add them to your list. Something else which I am guessing matters is the level of your membership. I dunno if they state it outright, but to me it makes sense that if there are 2 people after the same game, and one of the 2 is paying for a pricier sub, then chances are they're the one that's going to get it ahead of the one paying for the lower tier sub. The last big game I didn't get on release was Persona 5 (though I am pretty sure I was partly to blame for that as I had it on my list for ages and then removed it close to release only to add it back soon after), but I fully expect to receive South Park: TFBW and Wolfenstein II: TNC upon release because of what I have stated above about adding 'em in asap.


I do the same If I want a new release I leave only the game I want on my list.

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PostRe: Boomerang
by IAmTheSaladMan » Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:51 pm

Slayerx wrote:
Saint of Killers wrote:
IAmTheSaladMan wrote:What's everybody's track record with getting new releases from these guys. I never managed it when I was first a member and now that I've signed up again I timed sending a game back perfectly to coincide with Evil Within 2 coming out then pushed it to the top of my queue so was hoping they'd send it out to me today but nope I'm getting Lego Force Awakens instead.


Excellent. As long as I have my most wanted games (and nothing else) in my list and have it in there as close to the moment as they go up on the site. So your chances of being sent the latest games upon release dwindle the later you add them to your list. Something else which I am guessing matters is the level of your membership. I dunno if they state it outright, but to me it makes sense that if there are 2 people after the same game, and one of the 2 is paying for a pricier sub, then chances are they're the one that's going to get it ahead of the one paying for the lower tier sub. The last big game I didn't get on release was Persona 5 (though I am pretty sure I was partly to blame for that as I had it on my list for ages and then removed it close to release only to add it back soon after), but I fully expect to receive South Park: TFBW and Wolfenstein II: TNC upon release because of what I have stated above about adding 'em in asap.


I do the same If I want a new release I leave only the game I want on my list.


I wish they'd employ a multi list system like LoveFilm had where you could choose which list you wanted them to send titles from. With LoveFilm I had a pretty good run of getting exactly what I wanted.

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PostRe: Boomerang
by Saint of Killers » Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:42 am

:toot: SP: Fractured But Whole GET.

| (•_•)| S: This is the best date I've been on since my last date. PB: This is not a date.
S: Neither was the last one. It was a robbery. M: Really? S: Yeah. She stole my heart. And my crown. (❍ᴥ❍ʋ)
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PostRe: Boomerang
by Saint of Killers » Thu Oct 26, 2017 12:18 pm

:toot: And now Wolfenstein II The New Colossus is on its way to me.

| (•_•)| S: This is the best date I've been on since my last date. PB: This is not a date.
S: Neither was the last one. It was a robbery. M: Really? S: Yeah. She stole my heart. And my crown. (❍ᴥ❍ʋ)
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PostRe: Boomerang
by Saint of Killers » Thu Nov 02, 2017 10:27 am

We have just despatched Call of Duty WWII.

Only bothering with it because it's a return to its roots. That and oldey timey weapons > futuristic gooseberry fool.

| (•_•)| S: This is the best date I've been on since my last date. PB: This is not a date.
S: Neither was the last one. It was a robbery. M: Really? S: Yeah. She stole my heart. And my crown. (❍ᴥ❍ʋ)
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PostRe: Boomerang
by Saint of Killers » Wed Dec 13, 2017 6:58 am

That feeling when all your first choices are on medium to long wait and so you add a game which is in stock only for the dispatch email to inform you you're being sent one of your first choices instead :wub: :wub: :wub: Now to see if Assassin's Creed Origin is worth all that.

| (•_•)| S: This is the best date I've been on since my last date. PB: This is not a date.
S: Neither was the last one. It was a robbery. M: Really? S: Yeah. She stole my heart. And my crown. (❍ᴥ❍ʋ)

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