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MGS4 Limited Edition PS3 Bundle Ordering A Huge Disaster


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344w ago - Update: It appears that Konami may have dropped the $500 insurance charge and that pre-orders have temporarily ceased. The Konami online store asks customers to "Please check back tomorrow (May 20, 2008), when we will make available more stock for pre-orders."

One might think that after the registration disaster that was the Metal Gear Online beta sign up process that Konami would be well prepared for the pre-ordering onslaught that awaited them today.

Surprisingly, it wasn't, resulting in what can be be described as a clusterfuck of massive proportions as many gamers attempted to order their Metal Gear Solid 4 limited edition PlayStation 3 bundle.

In addition to tacking on a $500 insurance charge–which we're told is mandatory and refundable, though we can't confirm right now–we've yet to read of a single successful check out for the "gun metal" version of the console. As of right now, the Konami store is throwing a 503 error, most likely due to the heavy volume of MGS4 fans trying desperately to buy their PS3s.

Anyone out there lucky enough to secure one yet? Thanks to the many tipsters who sent this one in.



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#2 - AhmadkaX2 - 343w ago
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I was actually considering ordering this bundle about a month ago, when I had finally decided to get a PS3..Thank God I bought a normal PS3 model sooner, and didn't opt for this bundle, otherwise I would have been a victim of this fiasco too :P

#1 - Tokyo Rain - 344w ago
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Someone on the official PS forums stated they got theirs in after refreshing the page for 4 hours.

What is the $500 insurance charge for?

 

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