Odin Sphere (PS4) brand new at Game in store - £18
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Odin Sphere (PS4) brand new at Game in store - £18

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Found 17th Nov
Odin Sphere brand new. Whether it's sealed or not, well, it's Game...

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Are game starting to go down the same route as Grainger?

No chance it's sealed, I bought one in store a week or so ago and it wasn't.

"Whether it's sealed or not, well, it's Game..." what a stupid thing to say. down voted for that remark.

you do realise they have to open it. you can't display a product, espeially this kind of game without showing consumers you've actually got it. Especially this kind of game that frankly doesn't appeal to mass consumers. NEWSFLASH these kind of games do not receive an unlimited supply of dummy sleeves.

not just a game thing either, any games specialist retailer open a few copies to display, thus informing any customer they have said product. Most consumers, if they don't see something advertised on the shop floor, they assume they haven't got it. this applies to all brick and mortar video game shops. e.g there's a smaller chain of game shops in somerset called insane games. they do the same thing. then there's another group called planet games exchange, yup they do the same thing too.

& what on earth do you expect from a game, that's 6 months old & likely had a tiny print run.

'oh but it's from their website' where do you think they source copies from when the website runs out? ...their stores and if they're the last two copies that store has they're going to be open. as i said above, 6 months old tiny print run, the odds of some of the stock coming from stores with limited stock is higher, than say battlefront 2, which you could pretty much gurantee buying it right now would get you a sealed copy...not a gurantee 6 months from now even on a huge release like that.

rant over.
Edited by: "bobafettish" 17th Nov

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bobafettish16 m ago

"Whether it's sealed or not, well, it's Game..." what a stupid thing to …"Whether it's sealed or not, well, it's Game..." what a stupid thing to say. down voted for that remark. you do realise they have to open it. you can't display a product, espeially this kind of game without showing consumers you've actually got it. Especially this kind of game that frankly doesn't appeal to mass consumers. NEWSFLASH these kind of games do not receive an unlimited supply of dummy sleeves. not just a game thing either, any games specialist retailer open a few copies to display, thus informing any customer they have said product. Most consumers, if they don't see something advertised on the shop floor, they assume they haven't got it. this applies to all brick and mortar video game shops. e.g there's a smaller chain of game shops in somerset called insane games. they do the same thing. then there's another group called planet games exchange, yup they do the same thing too. & what on earth do you expect from a game, that's 6 months old & likely had a tiny print run.'oh but it's from their website' where do you think they source copies from when the website runs out? ...their stores and if they're the last two copies that store has they're going to be open. as i said above, 6 months old tiny print run, the odds of some of the stock coming from stores with limited stock is higher, than say battlefront 2, which you could pretty much gurantee buying it right now would get you a sealed copy...not a gurantee 6 months from now even on a huge release like that.rant over.

Hope you feel better for that

Generally if they have more than one copy in stock, one is opened and the rest are sealed.

Lesson over

Got mine ins store for£15 not sealed.

bobafettish35 m ago

"Whether it's sealed or not, well, it's Game..." what a stupid thing to …"Whether it's sealed or not, well, it's Game..." what a stupid thing to say. down voted for that remark. you do realise they have to open it. you can't display a product, espeially this kind of game without showing consumers you've actually got it. Especially this kind of game that frankly doesn't appeal to mass consumers. NEWSFLASH these kind of games do not receive an unlimited supply of dummy sleeves. not just a game thing either, any games specialist retailer open a few copies to display, thus informing any customer they have said product. Most consumers, if they don't see something advertised on the shop floor, they assume they haven't got it. this applies to all brick and mortar video game shops. e.g there's a smaller chain of game shops in somerset called insane games. they do the same thing. then there's another group called planet games exchange, yup they do the same thing too. & what on earth do you expect from a game, that's 6 months old & likely had a tiny print run.'oh but it's from their website' where do you think they source copies from when the website runs out? ...their stores and if they're the last two copies that store has they're going to be open. as i said above, 6 months old tiny print run, the odds of some of the stock coming from stores with limited stock is higher, than say battlefront 2, which you could pretty much gurantee buying it right now would get you a sealed copy...not a gurantee 6 months from now even on a huge release like that.rant over.


Well... I'm going to vote "hot". And save your comment for supplementary reading material.

baritonecolin133 m ago

Generally if they have more than one copy in stock, one is opened and the …Generally if they have more than one copy in stock, one is opened and the rest are sealed.Lesson over


WRONG it's 2 with GAME actually. always 2. whether they only have 2 in stock or 600. they always open two. (eg look at a stores back cat of new titles, there'll be 2 of each.) Normally if you only see 1 it means that's ALL the stock they have.

other stores do different things, insane games i refrenced earlier, would open 4+ copies to display on shelves.
Edited by: "bobafettish" 17th Nov

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bobafettish23 m ago

WRONG it's 2 with GAME actually. always 2. whether they only have 2 in …WRONG it's 2 with GAME actually. always 2. whether they only have 2 in stock or 600. they always open two. (eg look at a stores back cat of new titles, there'll be 2 of each.) Normally if you only see 1 it means that's ALL the stock they have. other stores do different things, insane games i refrenced earlier, would open 4+ copies to display on shelves.


Ummmm, ok then. Thanks for the info.

Thanks for making the community seem so welcoming, the shouty WRONG bit was a nice touch
Edited by: "baritonecolin1" 17th Nov

BIGUSHEADUS2 h, 3 m ago

Are game starting to go down the same route as Grainger?


Starting? In my experience over the past year or two it's pot luck wether you get Sealed or a store copy (which has been opened)

Those boxed special editions are a joke as you get 3 or 4 stickers on them and a store seal too...
Edited by: "SavageDonkey" 17th Nov

baritonecolin15 h, 59 m ago

Ummmm, ok then. Thanks for the info.Thanks for making the community seem …Ummmm, ok then. Thanks for the info.Thanks for making the community seem so welcoming, the shouty WRONG bit was a nice touch


TWO. It's ALWAYS two. Unless it's ONE or maybe even FOUR

Orders.online a few weeks ago and I got a sealed copy.

Legit made a account just to comment, 18 quid is an absolute bargain some major improvments over the orginal release well worth the purchase 103%.

Irnbrudrinker2256 m ago

Legit made a account just to comment, 18 quid is an absolute bargain some …Legit made a account just to comment, 18 quid is an absolute bargain some major improvments over the orginal release well worth the purchase 103%.

It's a wonderfully charming game. Very pleasent on the eye. Anime style graphics which I love
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