How do people get games early?

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#1 Posted by MrMe1000 (2215 posts) -

Whenever a game is going to come out someone is already playing it and posting videos. How do they manage to get a copy of one?

#2 Posted by barry000 (837 posts) -

they either know someone who works for stores like gamestop or they are a video game tester (video game testers get games early for free)

#3 Posted by MrMe1000 (2215 posts) -

they either know someone who works for stores like gamestop or they are a video game tester (video game testers get games early for free)

barry000
If someone who works at GameStop and does that how do they not get caught?
#4 Posted by EvilSelf (3619 posts) -

Also some countries tend to get the games earlier ( like a week early even). I know some countries in the Middle East are getting releases a week early than world release or US...

#5 Posted by barry000 (837 posts) -

[QUOTE="barry000"]

they either know someone who works for stores like gamestop or they are a video game tester (video game testers get games early for free)

MrMe1000

If someone who works at GameStop and does that how do they not get caught?

if they do that at gamestop then they don't get caught because they don't mark the game down as purchased until the day it comes out but if they do get caught then they will get fired

#6 Posted by shadow13702 (1791 posts) -

[QUOTE="MrMe1000"][QUOTE="barry000"]

they either know someone who works for stores like gamestop or they are a video game tester (video game testers get games early for free)

barry000

If someone who works at GameStop and does that how do they not get caught?

if they do that at gamestop then they don't get caught because they don't mark the game down as purchased until the day it comes out but if they do get caught then they will get fired

Gamestop I harder to give games out early since its a major brand name store. If you go to a lesser gamestore then you could more then likely get it earlier. My cousin got reach a few days before it was actualyl release

#7 Posted by CUDGEdave (2590 posts) -

I order from Gameplay.com,and If the release day is Friday I usually get the game on Thursday,Bonus!

#8 Posted by looseyourself87 (305 posts) -

some of the people who mod get it from torrent... seen a friend do it...

#9 Posted by ModeDude (1135 posts) -
Usually when ordering from a website it ships off to people a bit of time before the release date, so there's the possibility of it arriving early.
#10 Posted by Wolfetan (7522 posts) -

they either know someone who works for stores like gamestop or they are a video game tester (video game testers get games early for free)

barry000
Do video game testers get all games for free?
#11 Posted by barry000 (837 posts) -

[QUOTE="barry000"]

they either know someone who works for stores like gamestop or they are a video game tester (video game testers get games early for free)

Wolfetan

Do video game testers get all games for free?

not sure but i know video game testers get games for free and can keep them however to be a video game tester, you have to be able to find things that regular everyday gamers can't see like glitches that aren't that noticeable and you gotta be good at hand writing

#12 Posted by gem98088 (542 posts) -
I remember when Fable 2 was out, my local Kmart store had it for sale a week before release date, and no one on here had it yet. I made a post about it, but no one beleived me, but it was true. They sold it a week before its release. I havnt seen them do that since with any other games. So im guessing was probally just put out early by mistake.
#13 Posted by InjuredStraw (151 posts) -

i broke into gamestop and stole copies of black ops weeks before release

#14 Posted by LustForSoul (5904 posts) -
Game testers? Game testers don't go online with a game, I'd say that's too risky. Either the store sent it too early by accident or they just got it the illegal way.
#15 Posted by ChristopherRage (490 posts) -
Games Testers or QA's pretty much require a degree now a days to actually be hired. They can't go online until the final product is put into production but they do/can get a copy earlier than those who purchase it retail. In this case they can play the game online without fear of penalty.
#16 Posted by chaoscougar1 (36906 posts) -
Usually illegally, sometimes they can get it from stores if they A-Know someone who works there or B-The store releases it early
#17 Posted by zombiejonny (8277 posts) -
I know a lot of little game stores sell many games like a couple of days to a week early. But stores like Gamestop there not allowed to sell games until release day.