The period of flipping further Nvidia promo codes on eBay is over.
Nvidia has made a giant change to the best way promo codes are going to work any more.
The codes we’re referring to listed here are the free ones you generally get with sure GPU purchases, reminiscent of the currently active offer that will get you a free code of both For Honor or Ghost Recon: Wildlands whenever you purchase a GTX 1070 or 1080.
Typically, the codes are despatched by your retailer after you full your buy. The codes can then be redeemed on an Nvidia web site to for them to show into Steam or Uplay keys. This allowed mentioned codes to be offered both in bulk by shady retailers on eBay, or by customers who merely didn’t need the video games.
Going ahead, this apply can be coming to an finish. Now, the code you obtain together with your buy can solely be redeemed on a PC with the identical GPU to procure. As an additional layer of verification, the method must be accomplished utilizing GeForce Experience, which verifies the sport is being redeemed by the customer.
The updated FAQ (through NeoGAF) doesn’t explicitly state if codes can be tied to your particular card, reminiscent of being locked to the serial quantity, or if it merely means the identical GPU mannequin.
That mentioned, we’re little doubt going to seek out out when the following promo rolls round and other people attempt to discover a loophole. Until then, think about this run of $20-$30 Nvidia sport codes on eBay over.