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Time And Date You Got Your 360? (The Hunt!)

Discussion in 'Console Games & Hardware' started by -=Maxed=-, 9 Jan 2006.

  1. -=Maxed=-

    Hitman

    Joined: 20 Oct 2002

    Posts: 586

    Location: Newcastle

    After thinking for ages i want a 360 premium and want to get it soon (like most) but it seems like the online market seems to get sold out very very fast!!

    What i would like to know is Where (Game, Argos, *ahem*?), What day and What time did you get yours?

    Its just so i can predict the best day to just turn up and get one at local shops.

    Any help about Game and there Deliveries days would be great..

    Cheers
     
  2. A-n-d-y

    PermaBanned

    Joined: 3 Oct 2004

    Posts: 2,253

    Location: East anglia

    Your best bet would be to goto your local game shops every day or ring them, they are getting stock in but not a lot and it goes very quick.

    I was lucky got mine on launch nite without pre-oder was just pure luck.
     
  3. Firestar_3x

    Caporegime

    Joined: 11 Mar 2005

    Posts: 30,292

    Location: Leafy Cheshire

    yep best bet it to phone around every day, i got mine on launch day around lunctime without a pre order.
     
  4. GuruJockStrap

    Sgarrista

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 8,699

    Got mine delivered on launch day but I pre-ordered back in September.
     
  5. lordrobs

    Capodecina

    Joined: 30 Sep 2003

    Posts: 14,810

    Location: Mulbarton, Norwich

    I got mine in Toys R Us on December 31st at 10:20am :)

    Round my way Toys R Us seems to be the most likely place to have stock, but expect a bundle with some rubbish DVD that you end up paying £12.99 for. After them i'd say GAME is an ok bet but round here that means a £759 package for a premium :eek:

    Virgin is a good bet for one off deliveries of a few consoles here and there.
     
  6. Steedie

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 29 Jun 2004

    Posts: 20,239

    Location: Oxfordshire

    on launch day at 8am :)

    swansea seems to have a few at the moment if you look around
     
  7. scoopex

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 15 Nov 2002

    Posts: 1,803

    Delivered 7.35 am on release day from online retailer. :D
     
  8. scoopex

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 15 Nov 2002

    Posts: 1,803

    Delivered 7.35 am on release day from online retailer. :D
     
  9. scoopex

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 15 Nov 2002

    Posts: 1,803

    Please delete.
     
  10. -=Maxed=-

    Hitman

    Joined: 20 Oct 2002

    Posts: 586

    Location: Newcastle

    Hmm didnt think of Toys R Us and Virgin i will add them to my list of phones calls to make!

    So anytime any day then.. hmm i was hoping that there would a good day to try like mon or wed..
     
  11. Spikey

    Soldato

    Joined: 28 Feb 2004

    Posts: 5,347

    Location: North East, UK

    Ordered from game.net on 17th Aug got it delivered on launch day (parcel force took all day though!)
     
  12. Bigpops

    Mobster

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 4,289

    Location: Sheffield, UK

    Ordered 21st Dec 2005, Delivered 23rd Dec 2005 (Core, memory card, 2 games)
    HD cable ordered 23 Dec, Delivered 28th Dec
    Scart cable ordered 28th Dec, Delivered 31st Dec

    I ordered a Premium on Saturday (because i can't find a HDD anywhere), but i'm waiting for a phonecall to confirm my order. I won't hold my breath.

    EDIT: Looks like it'll be here on Thursday. It's a miracle.
     
    Last edited: 10 Jan 2006
  13. FakeSnake

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 1,907

    Location: The South West

    Got mine Saturday 7th Jan from Comet in Exeter
    Just happened to be in there looking a washing machines, and noticed 2 on the shelf.. Ummmed and Arrrred, the decided I may as well get one. So I got A Core, Mem card, PGR3 and another controller as a spur of the moment purchase.
     
  14. 0gami

    Hitman

    Joined: 19 Dec 2005

    Posts: 677

    Location: Manchester, England

    I did exactly that, then auctioned the premium minus the hdd for £290+£30p&p

    How to get a free HDD for your xbox.
     
  15. Psycho Ned

    Sgarrista

    Joined: 25 Jul 2003

    Posts: 8,880

    Location: Northants

    Premium Pack ordered: August 17th, Delivered: 2nd December (Gameplay)
    Wireless Controller & Rechargeable battery pack ordered: 2nd December, Delivered: 5th December (Gameplay)
    Play & Charge kit ordered: 28th November, Delivered: Fat Chance! still waiting (Useless No competitor talk please shop)

    Moral of this story keep an eye on gameplay :p
     
  16. JimmyEatWorms

    PermaBanned

    Joined: 18 May 2003

    Posts: 4,686

    Location: Londinium

    Ordered 7th Dec from Game.net. I think it was their first lot in post launch. Received Monday 12th.
     
  17. LoadsaMoney

    Caporegime

    Joined: 8 Jul 2003

    Posts: 29,213

    Location: In a house

    Walked into my local Game about 2:15pm on Christmas Eve and picked one up for my nephews for Christmas, they had just had some delivered. :)
     
  18. starscream

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    Joined: 8 Mar 2003

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    Location: Looking at the internet

    Ordered a premium in game store early september, picked up on launch day at 8.00am.
     
  19. laiman

    Hitman

    Joined: 11 Mar 2005

    Posts: 964

    Location: Scotland

    Game had a delivery at 12:00 on friday, just walked in, picked up my premium 12:01!
     
  20. Phantom_Master

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    Joined: 6 Jan 2006

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    Local Inderpendant 16/12/05 @ 5:10pm 360 premium pack
    preordered in august.