With the long awaited Kingdom Hearts 3 right around the corner, Gamestop today took the unusual step of canceling an unknown number of pre-orders for the limited edition Playstation 4 Pro designed to celebrate the series.
So what good is a pre-order, anyway?
And what can the terms and conditions of Gamestop (and other retailers) tell us about what a pre-ordering customer should expect (and not expect)?
#KingdomHearts #GameStop #VirtualLegality
Discussed in this episode:
"GameStop cancels Kingdom Hearts 3 special edition PS4 pre-orders, infuriating fans"
Polygon, January 25, 2019
In-Store Pre-Order "Help"
Terms and Conditions of Purchase and Use
EB Games Website
Terms and Conditions
Best Buy Website
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