Retail Copies of God of War PS4 Leaked 2 Weeks Before Release as people are eagerly posting pictures of their copies of the game on all places. Brace yourselves for spoilers all over!
OMG Time to cut myself off the internet!!!!! I feel this is going to be the pinnacle of the franchise!!! The previews have been nothing less than amazing.
Yep - peace out N4G and the rest of the internet!
Time to get my hands on some early release tings!
No spoilers or anything but theres a bread baking mini ga-*gets punched through computer*
Kratos has a daugther at the end, the story evolves into some Hansel and grettle thing. I wont say any more than that tho. Dont worry its not really a spoil-*gets slapped in the face*
Games have a RELEASE DATE for a reason... Man this annoys the hell out of me when retailers do this. They should be severely punished for stuff like this.
Yeah but if *you* were the one that received an early copy I'm sure it would be a different story! :D Anyway, not long until we all get to play! I've been commenting on GoW articles, but I haven't been watching / reading any of the previews. Now that I know it's been leaked I won't even visit the comment sections, just in case. You know what some people are like. Happy waiting, everyone!
Enjoying getting an early copy of something isn't the point, it's the fact that no one should be getting early copies period. (Aside from reviewers that need a few days to get a review up.)
I would and will gladly wait. Part of why I like playing new games is to talk about them also. Or if I get stuck to look something up. None of these people with early releases have that. You just get to be internet cool for 2 weeks.
pretty sure the retailer is a Canadian-based retailer, because both English and French descriptions are on the box.
Fair point. I guess it's hard to stop this from happening though. Also, thanks for making me come back in to the comments when I said I wouldn't xD
They usually are. Usually though these things come from theft, and not retailers selling them. Most retail outlets won't get their copies until a day or two before release, and they're sitting in distribution centers waiting for shipment. However, it's not unheard of of it being at retail establishments, in which case, retail establishment could be fined, or lose its pricing contract depending on how bad it is. Usually when it happen, publishers will sometimes decide to release the game early....so we all have that to look forward to. This looks like a Canadian release, based on the ESRB logo.
Wait, why do games have a release date?
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Back in my early GameCrazy days, If street date was broken by any store in the US, we were green lighted to sell immediately. I dont know why or when that changed.... its a damn shame.
It only annoys you because you aren't part of the lucky few who received an early release. Just be patient and avoid spoilers.
It's not people getting retail copies early that annoys me, it's the one's that get an early copy and then go on the internet to spoil the game that annoys me. Just play the game and keep it to yourself until others can play it.
Sony should punish people playing it early, as well as punish retailers for selling it early. Too many times has it been ruined for everyone else. Do Sony have any measures in place to block people from playing the disc or anything? Surprised nothing has been done about this in the past.
Cant really stop it if people disconnect from the internet before putting the disc in. Cant put a mandatory day one patch for a sp only game. Between a rock and a hard place.
Well, what if you pre-ordered online and get the game earlier in the mail? You wouldn't play it? Why punish the players?
Punishing the players isn't the way to go.
Trust me they will if he plays it online. I got black ops 2 3 weeks early and logged online and sent my friends a zombie game invite just to joke with them then I immediately went back off line and played the campaign offline. But Sony banned my account for life just for those 2 minutes I was online. I had just paid for psplus and everything lost every game I had ever bought digitally on that account and all my trophies. I was butt hurt but at the end of the day it was my fault. Now I got the game illegally through piration so that is different than a retailer breaking street date. But I don't think Sony cares they're ruthless and Savage and once permabanned it's gone forever
And you think that’s ok for Sony or ANY company to do? My god some of you are just ridiculous.
I gave a thumbs up for Sony banning the concept of piracy.
no company should ever punish for playing early, it's the lousy stores that sell them that should be held accountable, like a fine of some sort.
And what if a parent randomly walks in to the store and sees the game on sale not caring or knowing about when the game is supposed to release and they just bought it for their kid? Should they be punished?
@Sunny_D GOW is rated M. Which means for 17 and up.
Usually when it happened in the past by any significant time, they up the release date and just tell retailers they can start selling it. Can't remember which game it was, but one rather high profile game from EA got leaked last gen, and ended up releasing about 10 days early when they lifted the sales restriction. As far as punishing people. No. It's not the players fault they were allowed access early, and it's possible some may not have known it wasn't allowed to be sold by the retailer. Sony can punish the retailer, they have contracts for that....particularly if they get their stock 2 weeks early.
Why? Unless someone got his/her hands on the copy of the game illegally I don't see why someone should be punished. Don't want the game spoiled? Then its up to you to avoid it.
why? be a gentleman and dont spoil it if you get it early.. thats the spirit ! play fair lol why punish ppl who play it early without spoiling :D
That's being kinda like a spoilt baby don't you think? You don't want anyone to play the game early, because you say so? Haha seriously, you entitled little hipsters need to stop acting like such cry babies and man up! Don't click on a youtube god of war walkthrough then, simple! Nobody is forcing you to watch!!!! I will be receiving it early as well and when I do, I will make sure to pm you the ending. How's that sound?
punish for what? why does it matter if others have it before everyone else, is it really going to affect your life that much? i pre-ordered the game and im happily waiting by keeping myself busy with other things
Yeah like give them nice big spankings.
Can't wait to pick this up along yakuza 6 and the Totaku figures next week...need to find me a sugar momma so I can just play non stop😂😂😂 ;
Screw YouTube I ain't going on there because I know one of these buttholes are going to try an ruin it for us lol. Can't wait, this game will be lit asf. 🔥🔥💯
Still going to get great reviews 😁
and i was hoping for retail gameplay footage...but what the companies should do is embargo the game from being able to be played until release day/ Meaning you can load it, but it wont function.
I wonder if Amazon will send my GOW Pro early? :P
F$#& I wish this was me. But I also wouldn't be a dick and broadcast it I'd enjoy it offline in the comforts of my own home. Used to get games early in the previous game generations I remember having friends over to play Halo Reach that I had like a whole month early and we all played it all night. But this shit with uploading the ending and ruining it for everyone is BS. But then again you can do like I do and just don't watch the gameplay or any spoilers and wait to enjoy it yourself.
Ugh, careful of spoilers everybody!
Well, nice seeing you dudes, I'm out.
Yup. playing mine now
Lol I bet
Is it glorious?
Better than i thought
halfway through now and it's GOTY
I can wait to get my GOW bundle.
Whoever picked up a copy, you're a lucky bastard.
Goodbye internet, see you after release.
It has begun.....GOTY!
This is just an annoyance to those that haven't got it yet but you know there's gonna be those stupid assholes who drop spoilers in here
I remember when my country recieved FF XV 15 days early (All retailers broke street date) It happens quite often here, but usally its a couple of days early, not 2 weeks before release
If anyone got an early copy please have the decency not to post spoilers. Thank you.
Ok guys , now i have to be careful af not to run into spoilers.
Lucky fks! I wonder if it'll be broadcasting by someone on PS Live.
lucky bastards ahah
I can hold off til the 20th because Far Cry 5 is the shiznit.
Dammit... I’m out.
A way to prevent such things is to make a couple megabytes (<100MB) update in order to run the game the day of the release, so that leaking the game will be useless.
That would prevent reviewers from being able to play it, unless they had a different copy with that update built in
Talk about petty. What about people without an internet connection, or just simply don't wanna DL something before being able to play what they paid for
Offline game requires update to play at all, Sony beats Microsoft to online required gaming.
Dam son. Let me hit my plug up and see if they got my copy lol
Welp, guess that means no more internets for me then! Peace out till the 20th!
Retailers actually often have copies of upcoming games weeks in advance with instructions not to sell them until the street date. It's retail's worst kept secret. I think there are serious consequences to breaking the street date, but I'm sure it's not unheard of for that to happen.