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Do big name companies get promocodes?

10-18-2009, 09:56 PM
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Do big name companies get promocodes?

Do big companies get ptomocodes like electronic arts or gameloft?

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10-18-2009, 09:58 PM
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Everybody does. All developers get 50 per version.

so the answer is yes.

10-18-2009, 10:00 PM
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I never see them distribute the codes?

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10-18-2009, 10:01 PM
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I never see them distribute the codes?
They only get distributed to review sites. So if you want one, you have to be part of a well-known review site.
10-18-2009, 10:01 PM
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I never see them distribute the codes?
Not publicly. They give them to websites for reviews. And probably to the developers for their friends or whatever, idk.

They occasionally may have a contest or whatever. But yeah they don't usually give them out, they know you'll buy the game anyway if they don't give out codes.
10-18-2009, 10:03 PM
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Not publicly. They give them to websites for reviews. And probably to the developers for their friends or whatever, idk.

They occasionally may have a contest or whatever. But yeah they don't usually give them out, they know you'll buy the game anyway if they don't give out codes.
Not ever since that Spore fiasco if I remember correctly

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10-18-2009, 10:04 PM
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Not ever since that Spore fiasco if I remember correctly
EA isn't the only "big company" the OP is talking about
10-18-2009, 10:05 PM
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EA isn't the only "big company" the OP is talking about
Lol I know that but I was just giving an example

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10-19-2009, 02:09 AM
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Yep. They certainly do.

Only very very rarely to the public though. Neither Gameloft or EA have given them to the normal folk for a long time

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10-19-2009, 02:57 AM
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You`d find their promo codes on different gaming blogs for contest etc. I remember entering in one for Gang$tar right when it was released. But yes, it`s very rare to see them giving out codes generally.