Cross Buy idea..

Discussion in 'PS Vita - Games & Content' started by ZenZero, Aug 15, 2012.

  1. ZenZero

    ZenZero GBATEMP's regular arse.

    Mar 12, 2008
    Hey Guys,
    Just thought I'd see if anyone could point out any flaws with my cross-buy theory...

    So, what if I bought the ps3 version of sony smash bros Playstation All-Stars, for lets say.. £35,

    Surely I could then redeem the vita code, and trade in the game, (brand new title, day after release.. I'd guess at maybe £20?)

    That way, Youve basically got a full Vita game, for around £15?

    Anyone noticing any flaws?
    surely SONY would realise this?
  2. Guild McCommunist

    Guild McCommunist (not on boat)

    May 6, 2009
    United States
    The Danger Zone
    It's still unknown exactly how this will work. It may even be digital only or the downloads are tied to a single PSN account.

    Surely Sony wouldn't allow such an obvious loophole.
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  3. Langin

    Langin HI! ^O^

    Jul 29, 2008
    The Hague
    I guess it will be digitally only since they've done it with more digital only titles.(Hustler Kings, etc.)

    But I must agree with Guild on this point.
  4. strawhatninja

    strawhatninja Member

    Jul 3, 2012
    United States
    From what I understood you are going to be able to buy the retail copy at say gamestop, and then you get a code for the digital copy of the vita. I'm loving this cross buy idea though. I'm getting playstation all stars and sly cooper for sure.
  5. Originality

    Originality Chibi-neko

    Apr 21, 2008
    London, UK
    Waiting for more details on Cross Buy before I attempt anything like this.
  6. MaGosT

    MaGosT GBAtemp Regular

    Sep 22, 2006
    They could include both the cd and vita card in the retail version you know :)
  7. Hells Malice

    Hells Malice Are you a bully?

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    Apr 9, 2009
    People did that for Portal 2.
    Bought PS3 version at launch, activated the PC version, then traded it in. Getting the game for essentially $15~ on the superior platform.

    Depends how it works.
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