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faz1964
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Gamer Mode Upgrade Price £30.84 a Month

Hello

Interested in the Gamer Mode upgrade that people are talking about at £5. I am on Vivid 200, but when I try to upgrade it says the price is £30.84 a month extra, making my bill £83.08  a month including phone line rental  

Anyone know why?

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its not at that price for gamer for it 

its £5 on top 


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Ha, you are lucky.  Mine is was an additional £46/month extra.

Each day I check, it's a slightly different number.

Currently (as of 08th Oct) +£21.08.

If I phone in, they try to sell it to me for +£9.12 ish.

I will pay Virgin a fiver for the extra, but not any of these other arbitrary numbers.

Sadly, no-one on the phone can help, they just keep stating that it's a 'new customer discount', which is rubbish.

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Here's the evidence:

 

Capture.PNGCapture2.PNG

 

I have no idea what's happened to the systems at Virgin's end!

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For a pee gamer this makes NO sense as it does not improve point, offer a stable download, all it does is give a faster upload, great for streaming, more expensive for no benefit to gaming
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I totally understand it makes no difference, but I'd quite like it for a variety of reasons...

@Virgin - I'd like to give you money!
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Contacted Virgin via chat and ended up at £59.24 a month. Don't see a difference in upload speed though on speed checkers :-(

 

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i see the gamer add on for just Broadband cost alot for gamer add on bundles cost less

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Earlyflash wrote:

Here's the evidence:

 

Capture.PNGCapture2.PNG

 

I have no idea what's happened to the systems at Virgin's end!

From the screenshot it seems that it's trying to sell you a phone service along with the Gamer upgrade. Perhaps it's only available to customers who have a Virgin phone line.

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cje85 wrote:

Earlyflash wrote:

Here's the evidence:

 

Capture.PNGCapture2.PNG

 

I have no idea what's happened to the systems at Virgin's end!

From the screenshot it seems that it's trying to sell you a phone service along with the Gamer upgrade. Perhaps it's only available to customers who have a Virgin phone line.


The second one shows it without a phoneline, its not required i don't have one and upgraded to the gamer for an extra 70p a month, but i was outside of my minimum term contract and contacted the twitter team to get a decent deal, still works out at like £43 a month which is still less than the website quotes for a new customer so i'm happy Smiley Tongue

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