Tomorrow's launch of Far Cry 3 is arguably the last big multi-format release of the year and the usual suspects are pulling out all the stops to try and win market share.
HMV will again be offering the game for nothing when gamers trade in two of the following – 007 Legends, Assassin's Creed III, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, FIFA 13, Forza Horizon, Halo 4, Hitman Absolution, Medal of Honor: Warfighter, Need for Speed Most Wanted and WWE 13.
Blockbuster, meanwhile, if offering the game for just 99p when two of the following are handed over – Hitman Absolution, Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Halo 4, 007 Legends, WWE 13, Little Big Planet Karting, Rocksmith, PlayStation All-Star Battle Royale, LEGO Lord of the Rings, F1 Race Stars, Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse and Epic Mickey 2.
GAME is including Ubisoft's shooter in its 99p Play Now Trade Later scheme that allows you to buy the game full-price and have its full value sans 99p returned as long as it is traded-in within a certain timeframe.
We're yet to learn of any supermarket prices.