You may remember last week reading about a Canadian EB promotion
that would allow you to buy Haze
, play it for a week and then return it to the store for full credit. It's a great promotion, but we're not sure it makes a lot of dollars and sense for Ubisoft. That's probably a good clue as to why we're sadly reporting that the deal is no more.
MTV was told by Ubisoft that "there had been a miscommunication between the publisher's Canadian arm and the EB Games retail chain in Canada." You know, the offer seems pretty
self-explanatory to us, we're not sure how a miscommunication could have happened.EB Games:
Wait, so you want us to give people full price back if they return the game within a week?Ubisoft:
Absolutely.EB Games hangs up.
Oh, and by full price we mean $30. Hello? Are you still there?
[Update: Reader Duggy promptly pointed out that this ad
is still on the EB Canada website. So, what does that mean? We're trying to find out.]