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[Best Buy] Playstation Classic - $29.99 (starts April 18)

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I cant explain it, but I always love the Dollarama comments. They just never get old..
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I've waited this long so I might as well hold off for the inevitable $5 bargain bin price by the summer. They completely missed the boat with this one, would almost have to be given for free with any purchase at this point.
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The controllers are quite good. I prefer them over the Xbox 360 ones for games that don't require analog sticks. E.g. SNES games.

The hardware is supposedly around raspberry pi3+ level? And is more powerful than the SNES classic.

The built in emulator is garbage and the games run in low fps. Hacking it is a must. And it is fairly easy.

The psc can emulate things up to n64 well. Retroarch itself has a steep learning curve though because the ui is garbage.

If you do hack it, you will need a USB hub (powered preferred) if you need to have multiple controllers plugged in because one USB is occupied by the USB stick. The $20 insignia one at bestbuy does well.

I do regret buying it though because my laptop does everything better.
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How much is a second controller? is it cheaper to buy two kits to get a second controller? second controller is probably $29
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For all the people that bought it from Walmart last week, you can still price match: https://www.walmart.ca/en/help/products

"Will Walmart match competitor prices?
Absolutely! We pride ourselves on having everyday low prices. So, if you ever find a price that beats ours – we’ll match it. We’ll gladly Ad Match with proof of the current in-store retail price of any local competitor’s ad (printed or digital) for an identical item, provided that the item is in stock.Here’s how you can request an Ad Match:
1. ONLINE:
Visit our Ad Match page and fill in the required details on the form.
Click the “Submit” button. Your request will be forwarded to our Customer Service team and you’ll hear from us shortly.
Please note that when submitting an Ad Match request online, you must provide a URL (website address) to the local competitor’s digital flyer. If you only have a printed copy of the flyer, please request an Ad Match in store.
2. IN STORE:
Present a valid flyer (printed or digital) of any local competitor to a Walmart Associate at checkout.
If approved, your Walmart Associate will match the price on the spot.
Please note that Ad Match is not applicable to: used or refurbished items, clearance sales, combination promotions (i.e. gift with purchase), double or triple coupons, after-sale rebate offers, preferred customer discounts or random discounts (i.e. scratch and save events) offered by other retailers, or competitor misprints or withdrawn or corrected advertisements.We reserve the right to limit quantities. Our “local competitors” and “identical items” are determined by us. Walmart’s Ad Match program may be modified or withdrawn at any time without notice."
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priceman wrote:
Apr 15th, 2019 7:27 am
How much is a second controller? is it cheaper to buy two kits to get a second controller? second controller is probably $29
It comes with two.
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I'll bite at $19.99!!
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TheMadMax wrote:
Apr 15th, 2019 7:28 am
It comes with two.
dang... i’m in for $29.99

thx!
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So- can i buy it at Best Buy today, and then go back on 18th to get price adjusted? (for insurance against OOS on 18th).

Or will Best Buy decline price adjustment on 18th?
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Lancer2004 wrote:
Apr 15th, 2019 1:44 am
I cant explain it, but I always love the Dollarama comments. They just never get old..
Schadenfreude? Or the fact that a legit gaming product can be paid with your pocket change.
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Sweet, time to buy Spider-Man! I've been waiting for it to hit $30.
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What happened to NES and SNES Classic??? i thought they just came out... can’t find them for sale at the usual stores... discontinued already??

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