Ever wanted to just rent a console to play one or two games. GAME have introduced a trade-in offer that makes that possible.
Good news for GAMERS on the UK.
This is SO OLD, BlockBuster and Hollywood Video used to let you rent out consoles like Xbox, N64 and the PS1 way back when they were popular. This isn't a new concept, they're just bringing it back.
I can see that working pretty well if kids want to get a console just for the summer or try out a next gen console maybe ur friends have a ps4 and u have a Xbox one and you want to see how the other half lives then u can try it and play with ur friends for the entire summer if u like it keep it if not u lost £20 no big deal
Xbox One and PS4 are not part of the deal.
Great idea, and I am guessing many people will just keep the console instead of selling it back once they build an attachment to them.
If this gains traction it will provoke a revolution in the consoles market. Because now you can just rent the other console to play any exclusives you wish. Xbox owners can now enjoy Uncharted, Metal Gear Solid and the Last of Us while PS3 owners can now enjoy Fable, Halo and Gears of War. If this ever gets big, Sony and Microsoft are going to have to push hardware even more rather than rely on exclusives to ensure custom.
It could actually mean a bigger adoptions since the price will be more manageable. You could rent for an entire generation (or when the console becomes cheap enough) at even though you could spend a lot more on it you wouldn't feel it as much since a bit goes out every time. It is a good idea I hope this is the first step to finance driven schemes with consoles. I want a system like we have with phones. You pay a monthly contract. I know some places do it but it still isn't that wide spread. It could mean better consoles as prices would be more manageable
sh** doesnt help me with bay 2 god sake grrr
"Cash trade in value may vary" in the small print - which means, when you return the console and ask for your money back less the £20, the cash value offered is likely to be far less than store credit. So effectively, you're left with the remaining money locked at GAME.
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