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Renting PS3/Wii games after November 19th

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Renting PS3/Wii games after November 19th

So...does anyone have any experience with this? Typically how long does it take the typically BBV or Rogers to carry these titles. I'm curious because I really want to have Rayman Raving Rabbits near the launch window for a social event but I can't afford to by the game and keep it.
Also I don't know BB/FS policies on returning games if I buy it, just to return it within the next couple of days.

Any experience or knowledge? Maybe like xbox 360 rentals around last year?
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IIRC, BBV didn't rent 360 games for at least the first week, citing limited userbase.

I expect the same for PS3. Wii, on the other hand, could be the wildcard.

Either way, I don't expect large chains to have either system's games rentable for at least 2 weeks.
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My local BBV has a rack of empty cases with PS3 logo on them. I assume that space is reserved for PS3 games so I think they are going be renting them out fairly quickly even though no one is going to have a system for a while.
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The BBV near me has signage up already stating that the Wii, PS3 and Xbox 360 rental games are $9.99 for a week, plus they already have some empty 'coming soon' cases out. Shouldn't be too hard to find anything on launch day or the day after.
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Tony Hawk and Marvel Ultimate Alliance have arrived for PS3 and that's it.
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Hanniganite wrote:
Nov 11th, 2006 10:42 am
Tony Hawk and Marvel Ultimate Alliance have arrived for PS3 and that's it.
Wow, crappy Activision beat EA to the punch.
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