When we posted the news that EB Games had condoned their employees to buy up all of their store’s allotment of PS3 orders, some of you called foul, claiming this wasn’t corporate policy. Fair enough, though the guys at Kotaku tell us they’ve gotten numerous emails from managers, saying it absolutely is official policy. But, hell, you can always buy your PS3 at Gamespot, right?
Well, not really. They sold out within minutes. But even if you are lucky enough to be in line to get one? You’d better pray no one in line shares your last name.
For example, consider this: Gamestop has limited PS3 preorders to one per household. Hey, that’s fair enough: you don’t want one guy buying all of them. But by household, they mean anyone in your family… and they certainly don’t care if you all live in different houses, with your own families, spaced out miles away.
Bad news for John Smith of Big City, USA.
GameStop, where PS3 fans get the Shaft [Site] (Thanks, Jeff!)