Why Does GameStop Give So Little For Games?

They have to charge less than the system is new to sell it preowned, plus as a resale business they have to make a marginal profit off the item.

They won’t give you $200 for a system if they sell it for $150, and they won’t give you $150 if they sell it for $150.

How much money does GameStop give for games?

They usually go for around 40% of what they sell them new. So if a game is selling for $60 new, You’ll usually get around $20-$25.

Is it worth trading in games at GameStop?

Gamestop has a $14.95 per year memebership which gives you 10% more on trades and a 10% discount on used game purchases. With this included the total would be $78.10. Also, Gamestop provides a 30% trade in value bonus if you trade towards the value of a pre-order. That would increase the value to $92.30.

Does GameStop give u cash for games?

Cash money. If you’ve ever traded in a game at GameStop (or most other places), you probably got two offers: one for how much cash they’d give you for the game, and one for store credit. GameStop accepts trade-ins for games, consoles, accessories, and even electronics like phones, tablets, and smart home devices.

Why is GameStop a ripoff?

Of course they’re a ripoff. They buy it for you for cheap so they can sell it to someone else for a profit. With a little extra work you can sell it directly to someone else. Only reason to sell to Gamestop is to sacrifice money for convenience.