If you don’t want to pre-order a new copy of Crysis 2 and don’t want to have to head into GAME on a whim, hoping that there’ll be a second-hand copy waiting for you, you can now pre-order pre-owned games.
For what amounts to between a fiver and up to around fifteen quid off the cost of the game brand new, you can now put your name down to get a pre-owned copy of certain big titles any time after a week past the release date.
Such ‘big’ titles will include Fight Night Champion, Dragon Age II, Crysis 2, Homefront and Virtua Tennis 4, effectively saving yourself a few quid but meaning the publishers (and developers) won’t see a cut of the cash.
In addition, you’ll miss out on any Online Passes or content you’d normally only get with a brand new copy. Here’s an example of Crysis 2 for 360, pre-owned and ready for pre-order, but not even released yet.
MCV have stated that the campaign is running on a ‘trial basis’ at the moment.