G2A buying thoughts

#1 Edited by PredatorRules (7385 posts) -

I just purschased Diablo 3 via g2a.com, you know the site that usually sells you fresh multiplayer games at reduced prices, now I've learned that their method is buying huge amount of CD keys, this way the can offer reduced prices.

My experience was like this:

  1. you gain a token.
  2. you enter their live chat.
  3. you wait for someone from their support to join the conversation (I've waited about an hour),
  4. Then the person from the support guides you throught all the way via screen sharing untill you enter the cd key they provide you in the live chat.

As a summary, I didn't like to wait a whole hour but then again I was at number 100 on queue;

Overall bought the game half priced and I think it's worth it.

As I understood you can also sell your CD keys that you own, this way you profit from a game you no longer play or ever going to play.

Have you ever used g2a? what was your experience? and what do you think of the whole concept?

IMO they give a good fight to Steam and GMG

#2 Edited by soolkiki (1745 posts) -

I bought D3 for the first time two days ago from Blizzard for $20. Seems pretty cheap to me. I don't know about the whole G2A thing. I know I wouldn't go through that process.

EDIT: I guess it was yesterday. Heh.

#3 Posted by PredatorRules (7385 posts) -

@soolkiki said:

I bought D3 for the first time two days ago from Blizzard for $20. Seems pretty cheap to me. I don't know about the whole G2A thing. I know I wouldn't go through that process.

That's impossible, Blizzard sells it for 40$.

#4 Edited by Arthas045 (5100 posts) -

I have heard mainly good things, but I have not seen anything worth purchasing yet. I almost did Titanfall, but the UK release was like 3-4 days after the US release. So, I acted like a brat on that one. I always heard to use Paypal with them because sometimes they have problems processing certain credit cards etc.

I would gladly wait an hour though to save 50%.

Thief is on there now for 13 bucks.

#5 Edited by soolkiki (1745 posts) -

@PredatorRules said:

@soolkiki said:

I bought D3 for the first time two days ago from Blizzard for $20. Seems pretty cheap to me. I don't know about the whole G2A thing. I know I wouldn't go through that process.

That's impossible, Blizzard sells it for 40$.

And yet it happened.

Bank Statement

Confirmation email

#6 Posted by PredatorRules (7385 posts) -

@soolkiki said:

@PredatorRules said:

@soolkiki said:

I bought D3 for the first time two days ago from Blizzard for $20. Seems pretty cheap to me. I don't know about the whole G2A thing. I know I wouldn't go through that process.

That's impossible, Blizzard sells it for 40$.

And yet it happened.

Bank Statement

Confirmation email

Wow nice, I guess it was one timed sale for the RoS release.

#7 Posted by soolkiki (1745 posts) -

@soolkiki said:

@PredatorRules said:

@soolkiki said:

I bought D3 for the first time two days ago from Blizzard for $20. Seems pretty cheap to me. I don't know about the whole G2A thing. I know I wouldn't go through that process.

That's impossible, Blizzard sells it for 40$.

And yet it happened.

Bank Statement

Confirmation email

Wow nice, I guess it was one timed sale for the RoS release.

It must have been. Because I went back to check, and it's back to $40. I happened to check yesterday on a spur of the moment. :P

#8 Posted by PredatorRules (7385 posts) -

@soolkiki said:

@PredatorRules said:

@soolkiki said:

@PredatorRules said:

@soolkiki said:

I bought D3 for the first time two days ago from Blizzard for $20. Seems pretty cheap to me. I don't know about the whole G2A thing. I know I wouldn't go through that process.

That's impossible, Blizzard sells it for 40$.

And yet it happened.

Bank Statement

Confirmation email

Wow nice, I guess it was one timed sale for the RoS release.

It must have been. Because I went back to check, and it's back to $40. I happened to check yesterday on a spur of the moment. :P

Nice, could've saved me about 6-7$ because when I enter to Blizzard site it transforms currency without changing the amount, so I'd pay 20 euros and not $.

#9 Posted by harry_james_pot (10550 posts) -

I tried buying from them once, and they rejected my card for some reason..

#10 Edited by PredatorRules (7385 posts) -

I tried buying from them once, and they rejected my card for some reason..

They've done the same thing when I've tried to purchase a gift card but I have currency in $ on my credit card while they've wanted to charge me in euros, so I think that could've been the rejection problem.

#11 Posted by Horgen (110055 posts) -

@harry_james_pot said:

I tried buying from them once, and they rejected my card for some reason..

They've done the same thing when I've tried to purchase a gift card but I have currency in $ on my credit card while they've wanted to charge me in euros, so I think that could've been the rejection problem.

I have never experienced that to be a problem. If It was I would be having trouble with Steam, GOG and a few other places I have bought games.

#12 Edited by insane_metalist (5975 posts) -

@soolkiki said:

I don't know about the whole G2A thing. I know I wouldn't go through that process.