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Portalflip.com’s Survival Guide For SWAP Force Launch Day

Are you ready for launch day? Or are you paralyzed with the overwhelming number of new figures, variants, and stores to choose from?

Portalflip has you’ve covered! We’ve painstakingly gone through ever weekly ad that’s been leaked, combed every major retailer’s web site, then finally compiled all that information into this handy dandy Launch Day Survival Guide. What stores are opening at midnight? Where will the exclusives be? You’ll find all the answers to these questions below so you can be the most well informed portalmaster in your neighborhood!

Essentials

Best Buy

Gamestop

Target

Toys R Us

Wal-Mart

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23 comments on “Portalflip.com’s Survival Guide For SWAP Force Launch Day

  1. Is it definite now that only 2 legendaries will be available Day 1?

  2. Thank you for compiling all the info and providing check lists! Much appreciated!

  3. Derek your the man! I’ve been following this and I’m so stoked. My birthday is the 13th so this is probably the best gift ever.. well it coming out on my Bday is lol. My plan –
    TRU Manchester (legendaries) -> Gamestop (dark ed.)-> my brother will be at Target (nitro) then accross the street to walmart (enchanted hoot).
    Miss you bud!

  4. One of these lists is not like the other things. One of these things just doesn’t belong… 😉

  5. I’d really like to hear anyone with a midnight TRU post a success story of combining the pre-order deal with LC Hex and the extra free figure, the $10 off FritoLay coupon, the 20% off TRU coupon, and getting credit towards the Green Gill Grunt and 10% gift card value back!

    • Success story here! We got our pre-order 3ds starter pack, LC Hex, 1 free single pack (LC Warnado), and the poster for a total of $47.61 after tax. We stacked the frito lay $10 off, the 20% off TRU couponwith credit towards Gill Grunt and 10% gift card value plus when we handed the cashier our frito lay coupon, she also took the $5 off coupon for Giants starter packs as well. We then got Magna Charge and Countdown with the b1g1 40% off. The we also found Enchanted Hoot Loop at Wal-Mart too! It was a good night.

  6. Thank you! This is exactly what I needed. All the info in one easy to read place. I will be going to TRU for LC Free Ranger & Grim Creeper, LC Star Strike, and Roller Brawl. Then across the street to hopefully find and Enchanted Hoot Loop. Then GameStop in the morning for the Dark Starter. Now I can rest until then 🙂
    LOL @ “and that other game”

  7. Ok, ok how about a guide to get one of every figure at the best price possible… exclusives, legend, etc.. with the understanding that thier is A dark start set and reg versions in the reg start set are not available loose .. ddd734

  8. Amazing, thanks. I love this site to make it easy for the “kids” collecting. 😉 Having worked at VV, I can not wait to see all your boys and girls reactions to this game! YOU CAN NOW JUMP………….. Love Rhinosaurus

  9. I got email from TRU saying they didn’t have the game in stock yet and to await more info on the delay:

    Dear Valued Guest,

    Thank you for shopping at Toys”R”Us and Babies”R”Us!

    We wanted to inform you that we have not yet received inventory on your WII SKYLANDERS SWAPFORCE START pre-order which was expected in-store on October 13th, 2013. We will send you a follow-up email once this item is available and ready for pickup.

    TOYS R US/BABIES R US – HUNTSVILLE [8809]
    6884 GOVERNORS WEST
    HUNTSVILLE, AL, 35806
    Phone:
    Hours:
    Mon-Fri 10:00am-9:30pm
    Sat 09:00am-10:00pm
    Sun 08:00am-8:00pm

    Order number: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxc

    For store directions, click here. If you have any further questions, simply call or stop by the store mentioned above. Please do not reply to this message as it is a notification-only email and will not receive a response.

    Thank you again and hurry back soon to see what’s new at Toys”R”Us and Babies”R”Us.

    Sincerely,

    Your Neighborhood Toys”R”Us/Babies”R”Us Store

    • Everyone’s been getting this email. Apparently stores aren’t putting the starter packs into inventory correctly and this is an automated email. You can always call your local store to ask but I haven’t heard of a single person whose store did not have the game in stock.

      • TYVM! I was planning to call and confirm this. I spoke to their games associate yesterday and he was explaining the midnight release party, where the display would be reset, and even looked up for me the BOGO 40% sale. I assumed by his tone they already had all stock in the back.

  10. […] already offered us their best deals on SWAP Force last week, major retailers are now graciously allowing us time to play the game by not offering any […]

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