How to buy video games without breaking the bank

Aberdeen, North Carolina
October 19, 2017 12:22pm CST
Buying new video games can be a pretty expensive thing to do especially in a family full of gamers. I have a suggestion however if you have amazon prime. When buying items eligible for amazon prime, you are often given the option to defer 2 day prime shipping and are offered a credit: sometimes it's for prime NOW, prime pantry free shipping, or a $1 digital credit. I frequently purchase on amazon. When I order my items, I defer the prime shipping for the digital credit and save these digital credits to purchase microsoft e-gift cards which I can then use to purchase games for my teens. Sometimes, it will only offer the prime now credit or the prime pantry shipping. Generally, if you choose these options once or twice, it will go back to offering the digital credits. Christmas is looking up for my kids even though I don't have much in the way of cash. They'll each get a game or two brand new in digital download format.
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19 Oct
Maybe... Buying used ones?
• Aberdeen, North Carolina
19 Oct
I don't like buying new games used, because generally you only save $5 to $10 in store. Using the digital credits, the kids can't damage any discs and I don't spend cash so it works great for us :) but I know plenty of people who do buy used games, nothing wrong with that
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19 Oct
@acrogodess It's only an option, but personally... I don't like it either.
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