Apparently a few wires were crossed at Sony, and the company is now sending mails to customers that pre-ordered inFAMOUS: First Light mentioning that their pre-order has been canceled due to a “technical error.”
I don't recall ever hearing about pre-orders being canceled for a video game except in the event of a company going bankrupt. And in those instances, they explained WHY they were canceled. What is strange is how Sony is not giving an actual reason why these cancellations are happening. The "technical error" excuse sounds like complete BS. I hope their servers didn't get hacked, compromising customer and payment information.
What the hell are you talking about?
you preorder online, it goes into their system. Something went wrong with that system, preorders cancelled. You dont have to doomthink everytime a mistake is made....
I'll have what Andrew is having with a crack on the side wall.last time I check computers aren't infallible or perfec..............a error have deleted the rest of this comment summit a ticket to Microsoft. error # 102837575684858478584737583929 348894893884484939487
Bwahaha! Oh, man. The desperate. It's... it's too much. Come on, son. Bankruptcy and server hacks? Have you gotten so desperate that you'll try to insert those last two hopes for a PS4 fail you're clinging to into any conversation?
Dude - I think your imagination has totally gone with the faeries with this one. There's nothing strange. Sony have even provided a free costume for Fetch. Anyone who has pre-ordered will receive it.
Meh, you can just pre-order again.
Looks like many can't. It shows for them as purchased.
So if its purchased you can download it lol
Not in this case. There is no option download it. In transactions history there is an expiration date as purchase date. Not able to purchase it again. Hope Sony will resolve the issue by launch date.
I noticed that too yesterday. I saw the PreOrdert in the store as 'bundle' and wondered why it wasn't marked as 'preordered'. It is not in my library but preordering again does not work either, because 'i already purchased it'. Just a couple of days to go SONY!
Damn that sux. Hope sony fixes this before launch.
I'm sure some will defend and some will freak out. Neither is necessary. Every company makes mistakes. EVERY company.
But It wouldn't be N4G without extreme overreaction!
Not Valve! Not Northrop Grummen Not Waylan Corp. Not Apple (according to the delusional people at Starbucks)
Nor Weiland-Yutani! Oh uh well.....
lol @ Northrop Grumman. I used to work on developing a Intranet site that tracked the many infractions and fees owed due to the government that companies would incur due to shipping products to countries where they weren't supposed to (China being a big one). Northrop was right up there with Lockhead and Boeing.s
Technical glitches happen all the time in stuff like this. If they don't acknowledge it or remedy it, then it's a mistake. Otherwise it's a bug that went unnoticed until it was too late. Believe it or not, stuff like this happens without anyone realizing it until the problem is actually fixed. I'm sure Sony didn't do it maliciously...why would they want to lose business.:)
Sending mails? Proofread much? Not a big deal. Just buy it when it comes out.
it has preload though, most people want to be able to play right as it goes live
The pre-orders are ONLY for the DLC version, and not the standalone correct? What's the price gonna be for the standalone? I'm asking even though I have it digitally.(ISS)
There's only one version. Whether you buy it digital or at retail it's standalone.
So there's no price variation between people who own the original game, and those who do not? edit: what I'm reading is that the retail disc isn't releasing until next month. And inFamous owners simply get bonus content. Since I don't own a inFamous box. (bought digitally) I think I might go for the disc-version of First Light!
@Abriel No.... Sony is releasing a disc version.
I cancelled mine last month for the disc version when I received the e-mail from Sony saying they've cancelled my pre-order but will still send me the Fetch costume DLC codes. :P
I had my Battlefield hardline pre-order cancelled from this error too.
Confirmed. I received my email this morning, but instead of as it says above and showing up as purchased, it's allowed me to pre-order it again. Strange.
PS+ PS4 title confirmed! They cancel it from pre-order so they give it for free with PS+ ;) I'm joking, but i'd like that....
That's what I was thinking.
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