Now you can TRADE-IN select gently used electronics, including iPods, digital cameras and digital camcorders, for a Best Buy gift card to use towards any purchase at Best Buy!
This is the perfect opportunity to get rid of your XBOX 360 consoles once and for good. With the Playstation brand quickly on the rise, consumers have been seen trading in their XBOX 360's while they can before their console betrays them by defecting. Dark Sniper suggests that once you recieve your new Red Light 360 in the mail, sell it to Best Buy before it's value becomes the equivalent to Microsoft's HD-DVD player. That wont be long. $niper
how old are you...serious question.
...you're pretty boring.
Now people won't have to put up with Gamestop's villainy
I did a spec for an "excellent" conditioned PS2 with one controller, power chord, component (HDTV) cables, and 7 or more games. Do you know what the "whopping" total was? $27.50!!! At least Gamestop is giving $50 for a working PS2 without games. This is a total joke! Use Craigslist or Ebay if you want to sell your equipment.
Agreed Ravenator. I got a free game with the DS when i bought it that retails for $20. I took it in for a trade-in and they would give me $2 for it. It was unopened and still in the shinny wrapping with the price tag on it! Ebay is the way to go.
As in dealt with gamestop before, then YEAH I have. Plenty of times.
Microsoft xBox 360 (2005) Core Game Console CONDITION: GOOD EXTERNAL GAME CONTROLLERS INCLUDED: 2 AC ADAPTER / POWER CORD: INCLUDED TV OUTPUT CABLE OR RF UNIT: INCLUDED HDTV CONNECTION CABLE: Not Included OR not applicable NUMBER OF GAMES INCLUDED (NOT INCLUDING BUILT IN): NONE Estimated Trade-in Value: (includes a Prepaid shipping label) $126.10
Trade-In Estimate Microsoft xBox 360 (2005) Premium Game Console CONDITION: GOOD EXTERNAL GAME CONTROLLERS INCLUDED: 3 or more AC ADAPTER / POWER CORD: INCLUDED TV OUTPUT CABLE OR RF UNIT: INCLUDED HDTV CONNECTION CABLE: Included NUMBER OF GAMES INCLUDED (NOT INCLUDING BUILT IN): 1 TO 3 GAMES Estimated Trade-in Value: (includes a Prepaid shipping label) $175.35
I think trade ins are rather stupid to be honest. You get hosed. I'm looking to sell my pristine Wii, and with 2 controllers and 3 games they offer a whopping $178. No thanks. People should just be smarter with their purchases.... and I should have never bought a Wii. ;-)
I agree with this part: People should be smarter with their purchases.
They do rip you off HARD. And then that same stuff you sold them for like pennies, they sell for a fairly high price.
I wanted to pick up a used copy of heavenly sword from gamestop saturday and they wanted 54 bucks!?!?!? 54 bucks for a used game that is from september?!?!?!? I miss the days from when i was a kid when only small local shops bought games. You know the days before gamestop even existed. EB was the only big time game shop and they didnt buy or sell anything used. Wow, now i feel old just thinking about how long ago that was.
That DarkSniper does not have access to a gun. Valin thinks that DarkSnipers idea of fun is being mounted by Phil Harrison. Valin also laughs at the fact that the PS3 is only worth 45 bucks more then a 360 from 2005. This one know this as best but realise there is a 5% chance that the owner of the PS3 has attempted to have sexual relations with their PS3 in order to create baby PS3's.
Valin should realize that Valin sounds like a moron. Damn.
Could this be related to the state of the economy? Best Buy is probably seeing an explosion in its wholesale costs (due to the dollar), and I bet they expect to have serious inflation in their prices soon. Major retailers moving into the used market seems a bit bad to be honest.
I think its more a matter of... they see the bank that Gamestop is making, and how gullible people are, and are quite ready to exploit that and take a piece of themselves.
Valin should also realise that sarcasm generally doesn't work on the interwebz :D
Wonder if they will take my Sixaxis, towards a DS3 ?
Considering that they give $120-$130 for a 360 or PS3 i don't think you'll get anything for it.
wow those trade in prices are worse then gamestop!
Just for fun I got an estimate on my macbook pro worth over $2000 They would give me $382 for it. I could get more for it from a homeless crack whore.
191.00 for my mint iphone! Riiiiiight, you would have to be crazy to accept crap money like that. Or hooked on heroin
I'm not sure i would want to buy used electronics from Bestbuy (or any other big box retailer). I know some shady manager is going to start slipping in stuff returned on a PRP plan and reselling it as "used".
Time to hang around the Best Buy customer service counter with a ton of cash offering people 50 bucks more over BB's estimates. I did that when I worked at EB and made out like Oprah.
I got threw out of a Gamestop before for doing that. Met the guy outside though and got 18 360 games for $175.
Hahaha awesome, everyone wins in those scenarios well except Gamestop.
what an effing ripoff. They would give me $43 for my 30GB iPod video. They'd give me $543 for my $2000 Macbook Pro. No thanks. Not interested in selling these anyway, but they're not offering fair prices for tradeins. I may buy some of the used stuff they offer, if it's at a steep discount from those that want to get hosed, but no way in hell will I be selling them any of my games or electronics.
If I were Best Buy i wouldnt give out 10.00 for Bull$hit 360.
Garbage trade-in prices.
this worries me. What are they planning to do with this used stuff? I don't want to go in the store and get used products at new prices. If this takes off I may just stop shopping at BB.
Lol I did the estimates and the prices were trash. $17-19 for a used PS2+controller+component cables+7 or more games.And $200-250 for a 60GB PS3 with HDTV cables+2controllers. Talk about getting ripped off.
I wouldnt except it either ( FIRE HAZARDS )
Lmao 65 bucks for my HTC phone, I could get 250 on eBay EASILY. So moral of the story: Craigslist/eBay > Best Buy trade-ins. Use those and just take the money to BB.
If I was Best Buy I would laugh at all the sony funboys when they come in holding each others hands.
Nah Sony's system doesn't break all the time, so they won't need to trade it in.
I checked how much they'd offer me for my 17-inch Sharp LCD Monitor, and it was 60 dollars with the VGA cable included. Then I tested it without the VGA cable included and it was 41 dollars.....
HD DVD players are going for?
bestbuys estamite thingy.. is so stupid i payed 1500 for my pc and i made it my self and its only worth 164 lol
You know they're going to make a good few bucks when they sell the stuff.
Go buy a car. 2 weeks later, decide you don't really want it. I bet you get back every penny. Some of you sound like the same people that think Michael Vick created dog fighting himself, & Barry Bonds is the only athlete that ever used Steroids. Virtually everything you buy, whether new or used, is ridiculously marked up compared to what the retailer pays for it. If not, they wouldn't last long enough to sell you anything anyways.
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