GoW Collection free via PS+ glitch

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  1. GameWinner
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    I'm not sure if Sony will take it down or not but I might as well inform everyone on how to get the game.
    Using the webstore, buy both free trials of GoW I & II. After that, search for the Gow Collection for Vita and it should be marked as free.

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  2. It worked great for me!
     
  3. emmanu888

    emmanu888 6 years and still going strong

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    Thanks for the tips, just did it and was able to get the Vita collection free
     
  4. Nathan Drake

    Nathan Drake Obligations fulfilled, now I depart.

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    Oh sigh. My account is apparently PS+less right now. A shame.
     
  5. ResleyZ

    ResleyZ Swiggity swaggity swooty, I love my own booty

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    Can't seem to find any God of War games for the Vita, only for PS3 and one for PSP. Oh well..
     
  6. Joe88

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    works on the web site also (if you dont have a vita).

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  7. GameWinner
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    I forgot to mention in the OP but it's NA only. Sorry about that.
     
  8. ResleyZ

    ResleyZ Swiggity swaggity swooty, I love my own booty

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    *insert obligatory comment about how NA always get the cool stuff, while EU gets screwed over*
     
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    I cant find the trials, where do I go to find them? Wanna snag these before theyre gone
     
  10. Chris_Highwind

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    chavosaur You need to have a PS+ subscription to get the time trials.

    Also, I'm downloading the game now, and from what I've heard, it also makes the PS3 games permanent, though I'm still downloading all 3 so I don't know for sure yet. I don't think this is a glitch at all, but an unfortunate side effect of mixing the timed trials with cross-buy. When you buy the free time trial of a game, the store still shows it as Purchased until you start the trial and it subsequently ends. Since both GoW I and II are flagged as Purchased, this in turn activates cross-buy, giving the user access to the GoW Collection on the Vita for free. And, quite possibly after this, buying the collection for Vita activates cross-buy again and flags GoW I and II to be permanently purchased. However, GoW I and II on the PS3 being permanent I haven't verified yet, I'll have to wait until the games are downloaded on to my PS3.
     
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    I have the PS+ Subscription, I wonder why Im not seeing anything...
     
  12. ov3rkill

    ov3rkill GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Not free anymore? I got a US PS+ subscription and it's not free. :(
     
  13. Chris_Highwind

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    chavosaur You have to look under Timed Trials under Playstation Plus
    ov3rkill: You need to have not gotten the free timed trials of GoW I and II yet.

    Either that or Sony found out and fixed it.
     
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    I believe it has been patched, in attempting to download it, I am getting the message, "You are not eligible to recieve this product. I also have no option to even buy it anymore on my Vita so I assume its being patched. DAMN i must have missed it by minutes.
     
  15. WiiCube_2013

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    Good that Sony fixed it up even though some got it illegally by using a glitch on their system.

    If anyone really wants it then just buy it.
     
  16. YayMii

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    Aww, I must've missed it. They've blocked access to purchasing the game.
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    I don't think they patched the PS3 version yet. I'm downloading the collection on my Vita and PS3 right now
     
  18. GameWinner
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    Did they really patch it? Wow, Sony is on the ball today!
     
  19. Joe88

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    well it was on all the deal sites on other gaming sites too
    it was just a matter of time
     
  20. Anfroid

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    i just used it, but i had to do it through the web based version, it wouldnt let me on the mobile version