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Minimum $100 Gift Card for PS3 or XBOX @ BB


#421 Brash_Attack   Emperor Banana CAGiversary!   2220 Posts   Joined 8.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 November 2013 - 05:00 AM

Are those Backwards Compatible? You just gave me a great idea. I actually want a super cheap BC ps3.

According to the Blockbuster liquidation thread, naw. They're the 40gb non-backwards compatible consoles. 



#422 Xellos2099   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3634 Posts   Joined 16.7 Years Ago  

Posted 19 November 2013 - 05:27 AM

Question, what do i need to trade in a 360 fat?  just console, cable?  Can I bring in a third pt controller if it is needed?



#423 Brash_Attack   Emperor Banana CAGiversary!   2220 Posts   Joined 8.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 November 2013 - 05:41 AM

Question, what do i need to trade in a 360 fat?  just console, cable?  Can I bring in a third pt controller if it is needed?

They ask for the stuff that would come with it if you bought it new. Console, HDD (depending on what model you say it is), power cable, power brick, AV cables and a controller. Some people in here have had success with trading in a third-party controller, others haven't. I'd say try it with a third-party controller, if you want, but be sure to have a OEM controller in your back pocket in case they turn you down. 

Also, what they check is really YMMV. My Best Buy booted it to the dashboard, tested the controller, the disc drive (just to see if it opened and closed) and checked the HDD size through the dash. The lady who was helping me didn't know much about 360's so another guy had to come in at the end to pop off the faceplate to check to see if the warranty sticker was still intact and whatnot. 



#424 kickrockz713   Say it again CAGiversary!   10675 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 November 2013 - 05:56 AM

Question, what do i need to trade in a 360 fat? just console, cable? Can I bring in a third pt controller if it is needed?

This varies like crazy. Super YMMV. I did 2 20gb consoles today with no hard drives in either of them and no controllers either. More than likely you would need av cables, hard drive, brick, and console. Like I said it varies from smart employee to have no freaking clue employee. I got the best one. Make sure the console turns on, thats the biggest thing. Some don't even check it.

YMMV on controller, some people had success on 3rd party and some didn't.

#425 Dante84   Osmanny CAGiversary!   750 Posts   Joined 7.3 Years Ago  

Posted 19 November 2013 - 06:00 AM

Didn't someone mention that you get $90 minimum without the controller if they notice?



#426 kickrockz713   Say it again CAGiversary!   10675 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 November 2013 - 06:08 AM

Everyone go to this. They used this in store, for some reason he clicked yes on the controllers even though I didn't have them.
Remember this, if it goes under $0.01 you don't qualify for $100. Try different combos such as everything but no av cables etc. I didn't have to go through this but if they say sorry we need the brick you could tell them to click it doesn't have one.

http://www.bestbuytr...system-consoles

#427 Rig   Rig = Lunar CAGiversary!   14186 Posts   Joined 16.3 Years Ago  

Posted 19 November 2013 - 02:45 PM

I think I have an old Elite sitting in a box that I got off Craigslist a while back for $10.  I think they cracked the outside plastic though.  :/  Will have to dig it out and check on it.



#428 biglou   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   23 Posts   Joined 10.5 Years Ago  

Posted 19 November 2013 - 02:58 PM

I've only read a few of the comments, so sorry if it's been answered. Has anyone had any problems trading in a console that originally came with a game, with out the game?

I have the red Xbox resident evil bundle, but I traded in the game a while ago. Wondering if anyone knows something about this or is in a similar situation as my self.

#429 rawdog805   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   97 Posts   Joined 14.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 November 2013 - 03:08 PM

I'll be doing this today. I have 2 ps3's and two 360's to get rid of. I was just thinking about how I could get rid if them this morning. Thanks op.

#430 RiceQuakes Classic   The One, the Only.....RiceQuakes CAGiversary!   3797 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 November 2013 - 03:10 PM

Can't decide if I want to trade in my PS3/360. I have some games I still haven't got to. Or I could just start fresh with PS4/One.



#431 Vivacious Fox   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   102 Posts   Joined 8.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 November 2013 - 03:30 PM

How many CAGs had their 360's checked for the disk tray opening? I have an old Xbox 360 Pro and the damn disk tray doesn't open without some "assistance" with my hand. Also I have the 60GB PS3 that is backwards compatible with PS1 & 2 games should I trade it in? I rarely use it and I only have one game for it.



#432 monkeygod   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   55 Posts   Joined 14.3 Years Ago  

Posted 19 November 2013 - 03:44 PM

I don't get why it says "minimum $100 gift card".

 

Doesn't this imply that some PS3/Xbox360 systems can get more than $100?



#433 Mega Man   SUPER FIGHTING ROBOT CAGiversary!   17190 Posts   Joined 10.9 Years Ago  

Posted 19 November 2013 - 03:46 PM

I've only read a few of the comments, so sorry if it's been answered. Has anyone had any problems trading in a console that originally came with a game, with out the game?

I have the red Xbox resident evil bundle, but I traded in the game a while ago. Wondering if anyone knows something about this or is in a similar situation as my self.

I had no problems trading in the RE xbox without the game it would be 4.00 with game without game its .40 cents but gets bumped up to $100



#434 dberthia   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   21 Posts   Joined 11.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 November 2013 - 03:47 PM

Traded my launch Xbox on Sunday. Rep said she had to turn on the box to see if it booted, but she never did. She did require the headset and controller. This is definitely a YMMV situation.



#435 celticmoose   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   24 Posts   Joined 11.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 November 2013 - 03:48 PM

Man, I was tempted to look through Craigslist to see if there were any consoles I could flip for an easy $100 GC, but there isn't a single console under $100 on my local CL, except a guy selling a BROKEN 360 for $50.  No quick flips for this guy.



#436 sp00ge   Hey guys, I'm a turd! CAGiversary!   11840 Posts   Joined 15.3 Years Ago  

Posted 19 November 2013 - 03:50 PM

Man, I was tempted to look through Craigslist to see if there were any consoles I could flip for an easy $100 GC, but there isn't a single console under $100 on my local CL, except a guy selling a BROKEN 360 for $50.  No quick flips for this guy.

 

Yeah, same here.  One person on CL has a broken 40GB phat PS3 and wants $150 for it.



#437 Dallas12Cowboys  

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Posted 19 November 2013 - 03:52 PM

Yeah, same here.  One person on CL has a broken 40GB phat PS3 and wants $150 for it.

 

That's preposterous! Who the hell would pay that much for a broken ps3? I paid that price for an extremely well conditioned 500gb ps3 (with controller +game) thanks to gamestop.



#438 okcomputerlove   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   2 Posts   Joined 9.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 November 2013 - 03:55 PM

How many CAGs had their 360's checked for the disk tray opening? I have an old Xbox 360 Pro and the damn disk tray doesn't open without some "assistance" with my hand. Also I have the 60GB PS3 that is backwards compatible with PS1 & 2 games should I trade it in? I rarely use it and I only have one game for it.


I also had a 360 that had disk tray issues. I was very lucky they didn't check it. I'd imagine it's a YMMV situation. As for the PS3, you can probably get a lot more than $100 if it plays ps2 games, only if you sell it on your own.

#439 Grimms   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   67 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

Posted 19 November 2013 - 04:41 PM

Do you need to go in with the original box? Or could I just bring my system in as is (Xbox 360 Slim) with the A/V cable, Power Brick and Official Controller? No box.



#440 strife01104   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   196 Posts   Joined 13.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 November 2013 - 04:43 PM

Going to bring my Arcade Edition w Sonic Tennis over in a bit. ill let you guys know how that goes. 



#441 HDShadow   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   563 Posts   Joined 11.9 Years Ago  

Posted 19 November 2013 - 04:56 PM

Didn't someone mention that you get $90 minimum without the controller if they notice?

Yep, but YMMV. My Best Buy required that I have the controller.



#442 awesometown   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   191 Posts   Joined 11.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 November 2013 - 05:20 PM

I traded in my old non-HDMI 20gb no problem.  They plugged it in to a TV and put a game in to make sure it worked. 



#443 KyleGamgee   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   86 Posts   Joined 12.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 November 2013 - 05:54 PM

Going to try this with my old Halo 3 edition Elite. (I have the Slim now) I don't have the HDD for it anymore, I gave that to my sister-in-law, but I do have the box. I'd like to keep the controller though...

 

Going tomorrow after work. Fingers crossed!



#444 Grimms   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   67 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

Posted 19 November 2013 - 05:57 PM

Well they take a Phat xbox 360 if the memory card slot doesn't close and shows some wear and tear? I just found my old 60 GB Phat xbox 360, but the memory slot is broken and it looks a little beat up, but it's fully functional (Don't have original box though).



#445 Dakoshakid   CAG in Training CAGiversary!   206 Posts   Joined 7.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 November 2013 - 06:08 PM

Yeah, same here.  One person on CL has a broken 40GB phat PS3 and wants $150 for it.

I'm in the same boat as you guys.



#446 scol   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   64 Posts   Joined 13.9 Years Ago  

Posted 19 November 2013 - 06:11 PM

Man... wish I could dish out this Elite that's been sitting in my room. I doubt my warranty sticker is in tact cuz I had to do the RROD clamp fix on it like how many years ago. It's been solid since, just unused as I've been mostly using the newer kinect bundle one instead...



#447 Duncanzits  

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Posted 19 November 2013 - 06:14 PM

couple 360s for 70 on craigslist near me.. but don't think it's worth the possible rejection and wasted money



#448 Deathdenial   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   111 Posts   Joined 9.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 November 2013 - 06:18 PM

Just traded in 2 360. They had to do it separately for it to apply the 100$. If you are also trading in games like I did, that also had to be separate.

 

 

Walk out with close to $300 in gift card. Not bad!

 

:bow:



#449 Grimms   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   67 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

Posted 19 November 2013 - 06:36 PM

Just traded in 2 360. They had to do it separately for it to apply the 100$. If you are also trading in games like I did, that also had to be separate.

 

 

Walk out with close to $300 in gift card. Not bad!

 

What did they require from both xboxes? Original Box Packaging, A/V cable Power Brick and did they test your systems?



#450 Deathdenial   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   111 Posts   Joined 9.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 November 2013 - 06:49 PM

 

 

What did they require from both xboxes? Original Box Packaging, A/V cable Power Brick and did they test your systems?

 

 

I didn't have the original box, Brought in consoles, cables and brick. They tested both by powering it on... and since I had games with me I offered them to test the console if they wanted to. They obliged and tested one.

 

Smooth sailing after that. They were collecting dust anyway :whee: