If you want a brand new Xbox One S when it releases on August 2nd, GameStop is offering a trade-up program involving your old systems.
If I can get 200 bux for my old Xbox One then I might get the X1s.
Only up to 150 for Xbox Ones, it seems.
Just saw this on a reddit forum, hopefully it's true. https://m.reddit.com/r/xbox...
Not sure why this is even news. The trade up promotion has been running consistently for over a year now.
I wonder how much I'd get for trading my day one 20gb 360. Ha!!! €5???
Less than three years and it's worth peanuts
I just trade in my Halo 5 Limited Edition Xbox One 1tb an I only get $130 dollars for it. So I had to trade in 5 games I don't really play anymore to get $210 dollars. This so call Trade in promotion is not a good deal, at least GameStop is always available when you want to trade for them to get credit or cash. The only other better alternative is EBay and selling apps, but do too some BS policy violation I can't sell games on EBay(still can sell other things though). For selling apps like Gameflip, Let Go, and 5 miles, I can't even get someone to buy my Xbox One for $200 dollars with Halo 5! Everyone on those selling apps are just a bunch of lowballers,offering me $100 to $150 dollars! What is the difference? These are the same people who complain about GameStop ripping them off for less money, yet they are asking to pay less on selling apps that was suppose to compete with GameStop!
True. Yes if you feel GameStop rips you off then just don't go there. What GameStop does provide is a guaranteed sale most of the time. If I put my ps4 up for sale I doubt I would get many offers over 200 much less in a limited time frame. Sure I could wait a week or so and see if someone bites. Still once you have to risk meeting up with someone and setting a time then they lowball you again or they just back out of existence when you've already planned your day. It's frustrating. And EBay could get you more money possibly if the highest bidder actually pays on time. Then you have to package it and ship it. Sometimes you still have to wait days after buyer sends payment. Basically GameStop is a hassle free way to sell and buy used games. Does their trade values and used game prices suck? Sure, but if I was looking to sell one of my ps4s realistically I could see getting a solid buyer at $200 after dealing with low ballers, half ass interests, hoping someone comes through, having to meet people late at night because I work 14hrs a day and have no time during the day.
@MatrixxGT, with the whole Craigslist and the like, I agree. Too many lowballers and flakes. I buy from there, but rarely sell because of this issue. As for Ebay, I sell quite a bit on there. Just a tip, never do auctions for popular items. Not only do you have to deal with slow/non payers, but many times you get less than what you want and reserves tend to turn off bidders. I always sell with the "buy it now" option with immediate payment required and never have issues. On a side note, I always find it ironic when people on Craigslist won't drop the price for you, then turn around and go to Gamestop and get even less money and somehow they are happy with it.
GameStop is pretty much the gaming equivalent of a car dealer. The dealers/GS give you less than you could get for the item/car should you sell it yourself, and then resell it. But going through a dealer is more convienant for most people. GS trade in prices than pawn shops though, which will give you $5 for a new game, then turn right around and sell it on Ebay for $30-50....because those guys aren't stupid and know what your stuff is worth. I've actually done the math, and for the most part, GS trade in prices for games are about equivalent to what you'd get for a game on Ebay after Ebay and Paypal fees are paid if one prices their games to include free shipping. You can often come out ahead with new/newish releases though. Old games though, you'd be lucky to make more than $1-2 more than GS would give you. Some exceptions to this rule exist however...particularly for things like day one editions with special packaging, steel books, or the special editions which contain some extra material. GS doesn't give more for those things. I tried gameflip with my business, and I got a couple sales off it, but the extra couple dollars I saved from fees weren't worth the hassle. People offering $40 for brand new never opened, just released games was kind of insulting. Overall though, Ebay isn't worth selling new releases on unless you can buy in bulk directly from the publisher. Used games are typically alright though.
I got $225 in Canada for one of my Xbox ones, but it's $100 more to buy the console here
You could probably sell it yourself for more than that if you want to go through the effort. Dunno...maybe not after the X1S releases, but possibly.
They told me price would drop by 50-80 when the s dropped so I figured might as well do it now. I had 3 of them anyways. And the extra $50-100 isn't worth the hassle of dealing with craigslist flakes
Yeah, convenience is a nice thing when selling your old stuff. Some people have better ways to sell stuff, or more people they know they can push it off on, but the vast majority of people just want to go the simple route. If they didn't, then car dealers wouldn't get away with such lowball offers on trade ins.
We sold a huge 2 room tent a few years back when we bought a travel trailer and listed it for $40. People were demanding we set it up. I just laughed at them
Only $150 for LE Xbox Ones?? No way would I do that. I know you get more for selling privately but at least give us a fair deal.
Dude this is GameStop. What do u expect. I no longer shop there because of there practices. They seriously spit in the face of there loyal fans then bend u over and don't use lube. They also pay their employees crap. They won't get a dime from me.
I go to GameStop maybe once or twice per year and that's usually around Black Friday just to see what they have, and a rare Buy 2 get 1 free sale. Otherwise Best Buy, Amazon, and a couple of niche stores are my go to for gaming.
Buddy nobody cares, if you were seeking loyalty by a company that's sole purpose is to take money from you, something is deeply wrong. you know of a company that actively goes out of business for its consumers out of love? I shop at the place that has the lowest price , I often actively literally pull out my phone in GameStops and check eBay and Amazon in many times if GameStop has the cheapest price I buy it there , if Amazon has the cheapest I buy it there. Competition is good and it helps consumers , your sole purpose should be to get the fairest price at your convenience, not seeking love or loyalty or friendship or anything like that because I dare you to tell me any business you know that this is the sole purpose of its existence... I don't shop at Amazon because they pay their employees good that is irrelevant to me as a consumer..... I shop at any of the places that gives me the best price for the product that I'm looking for. I go to GameStop often for new platform releases or for their buy 2 get 1 free used sales or if a game happens to be cheaper used there than elsewhere. Please leave your emotions at the door when regarding business, the overwhelming majority of consumers are not purchasing based on such a silly idea.
You were a fan of GameStop? Wtf? It's just a game shop ...
There's a thing called "GameStop's loyal fans"??
I go to GS mostly to shop their used game selection, because they often have some good deals in there for older titles. I spend enough to get some coupons through the PUR program, so occasionally buy a new game there once in a while when I trade in my points. What do I expect from GS? I expect them to give you what they feel it's worth for them to buy your stuff and be able to resell it at enough of a profit to make them continue to do that. GS has it's own ideas on what that is worth, and unfortunately, that doesn't line up with what people feel their stuff is worth. But here's the rub. What you feel your stuff is worth, is probably what GS feels your stuff is worth, but GS isn't just going to give you cash and sell it on your behalf. They're buying it to make a profit, and they are taking the risks of buying your game and having to resell it, potentially losing money in the process. You have the choice to not partake in their trade in program. They never force anyone to use it. So I get a kick out of the people who say how GS ripped them off...when they could have just walked out of the store with their stuff. I can say, if I were looking to buy used X1's to resell right now, I wouldn't even give $150, because selling them for $200(reasonable sell price for now, less when the X1S comes out), my costs would barely be accounted for. And unlike GS, I wouldn't provide some kind of warranty on the person I sell it to, nor would I care to take the loss should you sell me some piece of crap that doesn't work well enough.
GameStop is for the privilege and convenience of buying it at a fixed price. if you can sell it elsewhere for more, of course you should ,but other people may not want to go through such a hassle. You could probably get more if you sell it through Amazon or eBay. That is not to say that GameStop is bad or a rip off because they are buying it instantly, where you're going to have to wait on eBay or Amazon and actively compete with other owners. The market makes perfect sense for both Styles and for consumers
And they will laugh all the way to the bank.
As someone who mostly buys digital it sort of makes switching brands out of the question no matter how much they offer.
You can download them again or move them to an external drive. Actual game saves are in the cloud anyways.
Read his comment again.
He says switching brands. What if i have digital PS4 games. Can i play them and redownload on xbox live?? Yup figures.
I'm glad you guys caught that. I'd hate to start an epidemic being the 1st person to ever misread a comment.
I'd only trade up from an Xbox one to an Xbox S, but I wouldn't trade my other consoles, especially not at Gamestop. It is more practical than Ebay or Craigslist.
Sold my ps4 for 200 euro's today
Why? To buy a console that will be cheaper 1 year later?
Cheaper and weaker to boot. Makes so much sense! /S
Yeah, that's not happening
this isn't news.. this is just what gamestop does... smh
I'd trade my X1 for 150 bucks. I already put 50 on it so 250 more and I'm golden.
Wait...you mean to tell me that Gamestop will actually give me money in some kind of magical "trade in program" towards an xone S????? Next you will tell me that I can do something ludicrous like trade in my used games towards new ones!!!!!! Did I wake up in an alternate universe!?!?
This is literally the offer they ALWAYS have! I called them just last weekend and asked about trade-ups and they said they had no current promotions but we're offering $200 cash for PS4's and $150 for Xbox ones. No more for trade ins, cash and credit were equal.
The trade in deals are crap. The console you bought is too expensive a purchase to just trade in after a few years.. Keep hold of it. Ive an xbox one now it sits perfectly in cabinet there is 0 reason to get xboxS
Just for the 4k if you're TV supports it I'm not going to upgrade, my ol school X1 works perfectly fine even though this morning it shut off during a battleborn match
I can sell my Halo 5 edition console on eBay for double what they are offering in credit... I'm waiting for the Scorpio to be unleashed anyway
Yeah, you trade your Xbox One in for 150 bucks and they turn around and sell it for 250 bucks. Xbox One S is not even 150 bucks better than the standard Xbox One.
Only because I was there last weekend my GameStop was selling preowned Xbox Ones for $219.99. For everyone bitching about their prices, put a ad on Clist for just a Xbox one and see how many $200+ offers you get. When you can buy a new system for $250 it's not gonna happen.
I can guarantee i can get $200 for x1 via ebay (lunar controller rather than standard and headset included)
Dude the point is its a special trade up. Im dtill putting money into your store. This shit is same prices they offer all year!
The only reason I would get an xbone is for Gears 4, I'm a huge fan of the series but still a console for 1 game ?, sorry I don't think so.
Havent you heard?? All MS games are "Xbox one and WINDOWS 10" exclusive. So there you have it. If you have a capable PC then just download it. Thanks to MS you dont need to buy an xbox one.
why would I trade in a more expensive version of Xboxone which I bought at 399 for pennies on the dollar so I can buy the same thing again but cheaper in market value at 299?
Because they are Gamestop,they will accept newborns as preorder payment :P.
damn they didn't even include the vita. Has gamestop truly ignore it?
Day one editions?
When will you ppl learn. Ebay selling gets you much more money
I sold my Xbox one for $200 without games or kinect
This is what i was waiting for.
Oh they will lets us will they. How very good of them!
I pass the console still suck for gamers. Sorry I like playing the best game not half ass.
Done and done! Old PS4 was collecting dust anyway.
Trading a PS4 for Xbox One Slim?ha FUNNY!!!
* $200 for a PS4 & $150 for an XB1. * You aren't getting much more than that on Ebay or anywhere else you sell it, so don't act like you are being ripped off by Gamestop. * Most of the Ebay PS4/XB1s are like $250-350 but include controllers and games so the price is different.
You can get more than that since GameStop sells it for more than they're giving you. And they sell it without games,so eventually someone gets ripped-off because they could've had more than what Gamestop gave them.You know,real power to the players. ;)
That $250 is with free shipping too. So, Ebay takes it's 4% fee so subtract $10. Hope you get someone on the same shipping zone and for a heavy, largish package like that through UPS ground, you can spend $13 minimum, or maybe $20 if you have to go from one coast to the other and you're really good at packing stuff into as small a box as possible. Leaving one with a net of max of $227. Then, if you've never sold on Ebay, you get the pleasure of Paypal holding onto your funds until 10 days after delivery confirmation. Then, you get the anticipation of hoping the guy you just sold to didn't just shaft you with some claim of a defective product, which will get them a refund, and Ebay won't give 2 sh*ts if you actually get your product back....and this is regardless of your seller's rating. Been bitten by that myself and have over 2000 positive sales. Luckily it was only a $20 item in my case. Ebay is great 99% of the time....but not something I'd recommend people start their selling experience with expensive items, because you can, and will, likely find out all sorts of things that will make it extremely frustrating.
Why was this article approved? Gamestop has always let you trade in your old systems for credit, this isn't anything new.
no....but ill consider trading in my ps4 for a ps4 neo.....
wtf Xbox One will net you “up to” $150 in trade credit. cheap twats. why would you want to get a new xbox one which is badly design over the older version with the power brick not built inside the unit. but new version built lots of ring of death coming soon no thanks
TRADE UP? What these have been the prices even before this trade up. AHAHAH 200 for a ps4 150$ an xbox one. They been this way for months this is not a TRADE UP this is a CON MOVE.
@ PEEWEE Glad someone see through the BS MS offering.
Last summer Gamestop had one of the best trade in deals ever...I traded in my ps3 slim and xbox 360 for $350 ($175 for each console) toward a ps4. and sold all my ps3/360 games and accessories for 50% extra trade in credit. I ended up getting close to $500 in cash and got a PS4 bundle with an additional 4 games with that (didn't have to pay any tax whatsoever, because it was all trade-in credit)...One of the best deals Gamestop ever had.
Give me this same deal for Scorpio and Neo and you have yourself a deal!
I'll be trading in my white x1 for the gears of war bunde
GAME would offer me 50 then sell it for 175.