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AMD "Never Settle" Bundle Returns with New AAA Titles

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Feb 3, 2013.

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Have you recently bought an AMD card because of the game bundle?

  1. Yes

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  2. No

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  3. No, but I know someone

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  1. btarunr

    btarunr Editor & Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    AMD stumped PC gamers last October by announcing its first Never Settle game bundle that sees its various AIB partners bundle 2~4 AAA game titles with their performance-thru-extreme segment graphics cards. In a bid to overcome post-X'mas slump, and build the brand in the run up to summer, the company released its Never Settle Reloaded bundles.

    Based around games that launch within Q1, the bundle covers four new AAA titles: Tomb Raider (2013); Bioshock Infinite, DMC: Devil May Cry (2013); and Crysis 3. That's right, one of the biggest PC games of this season will be freely distributed with AMD Radeon graphics cards. Those buying a single Radeon HD 7900 series graphics card get Crysis 3 and Bioshock Infinite; a single Radeon HD 7800 series card gets you Bioshock Infinite and Tomb Raider (2013).

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    Then there are a couple of mega bundles that combines the first Never Settle with Never Settle Reloaded. Buying a pair of Radeon HD 7900 series graphics cards (for CrossFire) gets you a total of six games: Crysis 3, Bioshock Infinite, Tomb Raider (2013), FarCry 3, Hitman Absolution, and Sleeping Dogs. Quite a mouthful? Wait till you hear this - UK buyers get eight titles on purchase of the $1,600 ASUS ROG ARES II dual-GPU graphics card. This crate of games includes Crysis 3, Bioshock Infinite, DiRT Showdown, FarCry 3, Hitman Absolution, Sleeping Dogs, Deus Ex Human Revolution, and Nexuiz. The bundles should go active by the end of February.

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    Burrrn!
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    nice bundle packs ^^
  3. Dj-ElectriC

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    That's actually an amazing value!

    lol
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    Bioshock? very interesting, i'll keep this in mind when i recomend these cards
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    "Burrrn" -well said.

    That is a sold deal there. I actually wonder if AMD will have optimized Crossfire drivers for these games on-time and not 2 months later, since it is offering a better "buy two cards" deal....
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    Just bought a 7850 2 days ago......bollocks
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    I wish Nvidia would do this.
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    Wow... +1 AMD for sure.


    Considering the supposed huge profit margin they get on the GK104s... it's actually sad that they don't.
    To keep on that same note... -1 nVidia.
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    Nice, looks like I'll be able to pickup some cheap games on eBay.
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    Why? AMD just taking console ports selling to the next level.
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    Ouch for Nvidia, good for me.
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    nVidia's cards have barely budged in price, whilst AMD's have had multiple price drops and the bundles keep getting bigger and bigger. Reeks of desperation to me!

    But yeah it's good for everyone, like i said cheap games! ;)
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    lol tell me a AAA title that isn't a console port other than The Witcher 2
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    is it only certain brands?

    I bought 2 7870's in December and no free games for me
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    Well, this works out for me, I was just about to buy a 7950.
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    I hope this continues on to the next gen... :toast:
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    Crunching for Team TPU
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    I got Tomb Raider on pre-order already, and my first 7950 came with those 3 other awesome games... might xfire to get crysis 3 and bioshock infinite after all... damn lol this is nice indeed.
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    Only EMEA, NA, and NZ? No love for Asia? :shadedshu:shadedshu
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    I noticed that almost all 7xxx card from Newegg had the bundles, but other vendors didn't.

    Also, I think the bundle deal ended on Nov 31, so you probably missed it.
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    this is certainly a positive trend for gaming. i hope nvidia adopts this as well. if you want us to pay $350-600 for a graphics card why not throw in some games worth playing on it. Of course, in the end, they are just console ports anyway.
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    I lol'ed at the IDKFA
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    Very nice bundle i have the older one

    with sleeping dogs, far cry 3, hitman and a 20% discount on the medal of honot title

    really nice bundle but with the new one :respect::toast:
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    Do the people who expect non console ports want AMD to bundle minecraft or something?
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    smells like they want to get rid of 7k stock to fill up 8k gpu stock :D :D I cant wait for official specs on 8k series
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    Warface.

    What's your problem?

    http://www.amd.com/us/products/desktop/graphics/oem-solutions/Pages/desktop.aspx#2

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