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NVIDIA launches Gear Up Game bundle
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Default NVIDIA launches Gear Up Game bundle - 02-11-2013, 09:03 | posts: 21,306 | Location: Guru3D testlab

NVIDIA is going to offer a new bundle with Free-to-play games. Everyone who purchases a GeForce GTX card (GTX 650 or above), will receive up to 110 EUR of in-game value to use with three game title...

NVIDIA launches Gear Up Game bundle
   
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Default 02-11-2013, 09:04 | posts: 13,550 | Location: USA

Lameo games. At least AMD has the cool bundle. GG Nvidia
   
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Default 02-11-2013, 09:09 | posts: 23,432 | Location: Hoek van Holland, Netherlands

How about lowering prices with 110 EUR ??
   
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Default 02-11-2013, 09:11 | posts: 155 | Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

The game bundles are definitely swinging my new card from GTX670 to HD7970.
   
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Default 02-11-2013, 09:11 | posts: 4,385 | Location: Spain

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How about lowering prices with 110 EUR ??
why?, they are offering free games

Anyways quality price on single cards i think AMD has the winning spot now, with or without games.
   
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Default 02-11-2013, 09:12 | posts: 23,432 | Location: Hoek van Holland, Netherlands

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why?, they are offering free games
Well if they would have included DOTA2 (where i already have 15 invites on steam) i would have ordered 2. oh well too bad....
   
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Default 02-11-2013, 09:27 | posts: 6,888 | Location: Dubai

The poor man's battlefield? Meh! They should've added Dota2, lol and Tf2 instead of PL2 items. Dunno about Hawken.

Pretty smart to offer f2p items, tbh. The other core games can be had very cheap but f2p items have their own economy.
   
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Default 02-11-2013, 13:07 | posts: 51 | Location: Romania

"Planetside 2 One of the highest scoring game on Metacritic in 20112" .

I'm not that old yet
   
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Default 02-11-2013, 13:15 | posts: 8,073 | Location: UK

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How about lowering prices with 110 EUR ??
^^this^^
   
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Default 02-11-2013, 13:31 | posts: 892 | Location: Taipei, Taiwan

Rather terrible response. Planetside 2 is still half broken, Hawken is rather boring till they add more maps and don't get me started on World of tanks.
   
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Default 02-11-2013, 13:40 | posts: 123 | Location: Warsaw, Poland

I have to agree, I find this bundle rather disappointing. In fact, if I were in the market for a new GPU, this deal wouldn't interest me in the slightest.
   
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Default 02-11-2013, 13:44 | posts: 6,559

Looks like Nvidia is pretty desperate. Also, who bundles a free to play game?
   
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Default 02-11-2013, 13:52 | posts: 5,673 | Location: PA, USA

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Looks like Nvidia is pretty desperate. Also, who bundles a free to play game?
I dunno, if they were really that desperate, which according to sales figures they aren't, You'd think they would knock 50 bucks off the 680's, then release their latest TWIMTBP with the cards for free.

I think this is just to sell low-mid range series cards.
   
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Default 02-11-2013, 13:55 | posts: 6,559

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I dunno, if they were really that desperate, which according to sales figures they aren't, You'd think they would knock 50 bucks off the 680's, then release their latest TWIMTBP with the cards for free.

I think this is just to sell low-mid range series cards.
I say desperation, you say tomato.
   
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Default 02-11-2013, 14:02 | posts: 5,588 | Location: Switzerland

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Looks like Nvidia is pretty desperate. Also, who bundles a free to play game?
They dont really offer "Free to play games " ( who will be really stupid, as they are free lol ), they have offer a coupon for buy items in thoses Free to play games..

Edit: lol i have not see it was limited to 25$ and 50$ / games depending the level of cards ( 650 or 660 and up ).

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Default 02-11-2013, 14:09 | posts: 527 | Location: UK

Well i got Borderlands 2 and AC3 with my gtx680. Game bundles come n go. Deal with it
   
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Default 02-11-2013, 14:10 | posts: 11,990 | Location: new jersey

They would do better just giving away hacks for these free to play games.
   
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Default 02-11-2013, 15:10 | posts: 3,000

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Looks like Nvidia is pretty desperate. Also, who bundles a free to play game?
obviously the one who doesn't give a ****.
because it's already outselling competition with 2:1 with much healthier margins to boot

as opposed to the one who's sitting on so much inventory that it has to bundle 6 games, and is willing to dish $4M for Far Cry 3 bundle alone

http://www.hardwareluxx.com/index.ph...-3-bundle.html
   
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Default 02-11-2013, 16:16 | posts: 4,896 | Location: Washington DC

I really don't care what free crap Nvidia or AMD are giving out to try to sway buyers to purchasing their products. I buy what is the best performing (Nvidia) card for my budget.
   
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Default 02-11-2013, 16:37 | posts: 6,559

Oooh. I get it, I get it. AMD bundles a game, desperation. Nvidia, benevolence. Makes sense. Sorry guys.
   
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Default 02-11-2013, 17:30 | posts: 11,990 | Location: new jersey

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Yeah but you know nvidia they probably charge sony and the others to promote those games.j/k

Most people will just buy the card and get those coupons as and after thuoght Then install the games and see how much they suck then stop playing.... Simple

As apossed to getting the card for the Top titles in the bundle like amd did

Nv is to cheap to buy the bundle for c3 like they did with c1 and thats what they really should do...

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Default 02-11-2013, 18:50 | posts: 3,503 | Location: USA

is it time for AMD and Nvidia to play the who can one up the other? lmao
   
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Default 02-11-2013, 19:18 | posts: 3,455 | Location: UK

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I really don't care what free crap Nvidia or AMD are giving out to try to sway buyers to purchasing their products. I buy what is the best performing (Nvidia) card for my budget.
You buy a graphics card to play games, no?
   
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Default 02-11-2013, 19:19 | posts: 344

Well, my experience in the past has always been that if I can find a "bare" card without a bundle in times that normally has bundles I can always get that card a tad bit cheaper. And that is good, since more often than not I have no interest in the bundled games.
   
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Default 02-11-2013, 19:24 | posts: 782

That's one sucky bundle. At least with the AMD bundle you get stuff that will push your hardware.

Even I benefit from AMD's promotions, I get those games dirt cheap and I will do the same again! Already have a complete setup, so don't care about what either companies offer now but I don't see anyone picking an Nvidia card because of these games.
   
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