Quick Answer: Does Pre Ordering Cost Money?

We won’t charge you for the pre-order until release day, and will send you an e-mail to confirm when the item is available in Your Games & Software Library.

Go to the product detail page for the game or software you want to pre-order.

Click Pre-order PC Download or Pre-order Mac Download.

Click Place your pre-order.

Does pre ordering cost more?

@tonylogan007: Unless I’m grabbing a collectors edition, a pre-order has never cost more. Pay the same as the launch price of any game. Pre-orders benefit is simply a guarantee order for day one access.

How does pre ordering work?

A pre-order is an order placed for an item that has not yet been released. Pre-orders allow consumers to guarantee immediate shipment on release, manufacturers can gauge how much demand there will be and thus the size of initial production runs, and sellers can be assured of minimum sales.

Does it cost money to preorder a game?

A preorder does virtually nothing for you, but it does a great deal for various other parties. First off, it’s a free loan. Think about it. You’re essentially giving a game retailer 5 or more dollars for free.

Are pre order apps free?

Apple has quietly allowed developers to make their apps available for pre-order. It’s a basic feature — as Android fanatics will point out — but nevertheless one that has been missing from the App Store. Users are free to cancel their pre-orders before the launch date arrives.

What is the point of pre ordering?

Well preordering means you are guaranteed a copy of the game delivered to you, instead of having to rush around stores to get a copy. You also occassionally get little bonuses for pre-ordering and most game stores let you preorder for free, particularly online ones.

What are the advantages of pre ordering?

These days the only advantages of pre-orders belong to the publishers and retailers since they help them gauge how much stock they should purchase/produce and gives them some cash down upfront to ensure that early reviews do not discourage early adopters easily.