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45 minutes ago, JoeK said:


I’ve found adding a US account is a must. Even with a bit of sales tax added on, judicious purchases of top up cards can see you get some really pretty decent deals on things. Think I bought the Miles Morales Ultimate edition for about £30-odd, which was nice.

 

Where did you get it for this price?

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Found a really good price on a PSN card (which might well have been a promo offer or something, as the next time I looked at it, the price had gone back up! They fluctuate wildly it seems), then used that in conjunction with the Black Friday offer the PS store had on it.

 

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2 minutes ago, JoeK said:

Found a really good price on a PSN card (which might well have been a promo offer or something, as the next time I looked at it, the price had gone back up! They fluctuate wildly it seems), then used that in conjunction with the Black Friday offer the PS store had on it.

 

 

Cheers, I take it you can still just input the code on the console when signed into a US account?

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Just now, Shimmyhill said:

 

Cheers, I take it you can still just input the code on the console when signed into a US account?

 

Yeah, you just add the funds to the wallet, and then go crazy really. It probably should be obvious, but make sure you do buy the right region top up card - there are so many variations it can  be rather easy to mess up and buy the wrong one! 

 

I used Eneba for the last one I bought.

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18 hours ago, HarryBizzle said:

Has anyone found a way to make HDMI-CEC on PS5 work like on Xbox? I’d like my PS5 to turn on my TV/change the input, but I don’t want my TV to turn on the PS5 or the PS5 to turn the TV off. 

 

In a way, yes - I connected up the PSVR, which changed the behaviour, so that the PS5 would turn on the TV and set the correct source, and stopped the TV from turning on the PS5.

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23 hours ago, JoeK said:


I’ve found adding a US account is a must. Even with a bit of sales tax added on, judicious purchases of top up cards can see you get some really pretty decent deals on things. Think I bought the Miles Morales Ultimate edition for about £30-odd, which was nice.

 

Or just set your fake US address to Alaska, Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire or Oregon, and pay zero tax ;)

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1 hour ago, Hello Goaty ♥ said:

I saw a PS5 console in the flesh! For the 1st time in CEX yesterday. All nice. But it was 695 poonds so i won't be getting one just yet lol 


I was in Game yesterday and they were selling them to walk-ins, so hopefully a bit of stock around.

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14 minutes ago, Uncle Mike said:

You got Overcooked as a PS Plus freebie if you've been assiduously grabbing them. Sackboy is definitely a good game (and on major digital discount until tomorrow on the Store - I think it's £35 instead of £50.) Also that It Takes Two got good reviews.

I’d forgotten about Sackboy tbh so I might give that a go. 

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2 hours ago, Stanley said:

I’d forgotten about Sackboy tbh so I might give that a go. 


isnt sackboy on the time trial thing? As long as you are ready to play it, you can get about 40% or the game in to rinse if you can be bothered.

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On 25/11/2021 at 18:53, JoeK said:


You’re talking crazy.

 

You damn well buy everything now and never play anything ever again.

 

It’s what the baby Jesus wants.

 

I'm weak purchased Judgment, Lost Judgment & AC Valhalla today!

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16 minutes ago, gospvg said:

I've had issues with CDKeys on redeeming the codes & it took a while to get resolved. So have stuck with Shopto for the last few purchases, the code is available online after you purchase.

 

Same here, I switched to Shopto for them all after being dicked around my CDKeys. 

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4 minutes ago, Stanley said:

Well in, that’s a great deal - definitely getting Demon’s Souls. What else should I get? 

 

I dunno! From reading the forum, I'm under the impression that all the games cost £70 and none are worth playing, so by buying Demon's Souls you should only have £17 left right?

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5 minutes ago, Kevvy Metal said:

 

I dunno! From reading the forum, I'm under the impression that all the games cost £70 and none are worth playing, so by buying Demon's Souls you should only have £17 left right?

It’s on sale for about £43.

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51 minutes ago, Stanley said:

Well in, that’s a great deal - definitely getting Demon’s Souls. What else should I get? 

 

Returnal would be the other obvious suggestion, but whether you want two tough hostile games is something you'd want to think about. Miles Morales Ultimate (which includes the Spider-Man remaster) and Sackboy are other, more colourful, friendly and fun options. As would be Ratchet and Clank. NB - I think these Black Friday prices might expire at midnight tonight. Not sure if they'll then drift into the new post-Black Friday sale or not. If you were buying £100 of credit, any of those should fit in that price alongside Demon's Souls.

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