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    News - GAME wants you back, plans to offer free WiFi in every store

    Teams up with BT - no - not the one you have to pay lots of money for!
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    Re: News - GAME wants you back, plans to offer free WiFi in every store

    What is within each WiFi? The Matrix?

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    Re: News - GAME wants you back, plans to offer free WiFi in every store

    Nice idea but i'd prefer it if they offset the cost of integrating Wi-Fi into their stores against their extortionate game prices. all that will happen now is people will use their internet to see how much cheaper it is everywhere else.
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    Re: News - GAME wants you back, plans to offer free WiFi in every store

    Free Wifi at game?

    Well that's it, no point shopping elsewhere!
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    Re: News - GAME wants you back, plans to offer free WiFi in every store

    If they force a more realistic price in-store that is more in line with the on-line price would be a better idea, say £5 more for in-store vs game on-line shop if they cant manage that. On-line buy and collect from local store but still getting the lovely lower on-line price.

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    Re: News - GAME wants you back, plans to offer free WiFi in every store

    Great! I can use GAME's wifi to order far cheaper stuff online!

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    Re: News - GAME wants you back, plans to offer free WiFi in every store

    So they want to add more infrastructure cost onto their products, instead of making their stores more efficient to bring prices more in line with other retailers? Clever.

    No thanks.

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    Re: News - GAME wants you back, plans to offer free WiFi in every store

    wonder how miffed they would be to watch you download something from steam while sat outside the store lol

    Not been to a bricks and mortar games shop for ages now

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    Re: News - GAME wants you back, plans to offer free WiFi in every store

    BT was also happy to introduce GAME as one of its WiFi partners, stating that the service "will give gamers access to all the information they need to buy there and then.”
    ... from someone a lot cheaper (like Amazon).

    I know they're looking for ways to get folks into the new GAME stores, but this isn't it I'm afraid. I'm surprised that they didn't come up with something even more obvious - like a Click and Collect type arrangement. Or close some of the stores and try and partner with Waterstones to setup game areas in the book stores?

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    Re: News - GAME wants you back, plans to offer free WiFi in every store

    Free WiFi? How does that make anyone want to come back to GAME? Lower your prices and maybe have nicer staff then I'll come back.

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    Re: News - GAME wants you back, plans to offer free WiFi in every store

    Free wifi in store? no thanks I have steam, no need to be in there store.
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    Re: News - GAME wants you back, plans to offer free WiFi in every store

    Haha some of these comments are legendary. However, for die hard Game customers such as myself. I think this is a great idea, but I don't see them making any more profit from it in all honesty.

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    Re: News - GAME wants you back, plans to offer free WiFi in every store

    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    Free Wifi at game?

    Well that's it, no point shopping elsewhere!
    I share your sarcastic cynicism.
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    Re: News - GAME wants you back, plans to offer free WiFi in every store

    Free Wifi is definitely not an incentive to go back with GAME. Matching online price for games is one.

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    Re: News - GAME wants you back, plans to offer free WiFi in every store

    A coffee shop yes, a game shop with no seats or reason to *need* wifi instore though?

    Went into one tonight, wifi network is on but no connection yet. I genuinely was looking for prices from other places including using the HMV replay app to see who'd I'd get the most trade in from!

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    Re: News - GAME wants you back, plans to offer free WiFi in every store

    Quote Originally Posted by fadeaway View Post
    Great! I can use GAME's wifi to order far cheaper stuff online!
    Hehehe that's genius!

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