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'Star Wars' Preorders Are Already Here … With Free Posters!

22 Dec, 2015 By: John Latchem

'Force Awakens' preorder kit (left) and display at Best Buy

Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens was barely in theaters before retailers started taking preorders for Disney's eventual Digital HD release of the film.

Best Buy even had a seperate display for the preorder, which consists of a limited-edition package of three mini-posters from the film's marketing campaign. Best Buy's preorder price is $24.99.

Walmart offered the preorder package in its new-release section, for $24.96.

Best Buy is also taking preorders for HBO's Game of Thrones: The Complete Fifth Season for a $10 deposit. Fans can choose from exclusive covers depicting the house sigils for either the Martells or the Targaryens. The Blu-ray arrives March 15.

In addition, Best Buy is offering a $1.99 Minion scarf with the purchase of Universal's Minions, one of the "Despicable Me" movies or from a selection of 15 titles.

Target is offering a $10 gift card with preorders of Fox's The Martian on DVD or Blu-ray. The film arrives on disc Jan. 12. Target is also giving away $10 gift cards with the purchase of two movies from a select list.

Walmart has a special DVD gift set pairing Sony Pictures' War Room with other faith-based titles from the same production team: a two-pack of Courageous and Facing the Giants.

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