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GameStop Offering SAME Cash or Credit Value on Trade-Ins (Offer Expires 4/22)

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#31 mexicanfan   CAG in Training CAGiversary!   572 Posts   Joined 5.1 Years Ago  

mexicanfan

Posted 14 April 2018 - 01:12 PM

I don't get all the hate GameStop gets from trolls. They have way better Trade in Values that Best Buy and Amazon and now you get cash straight up with the same value of store credit. What's not to like?

 

Real Life Example: I got $20 for Forza Horizon 3. If I had sold it on ebay I would have end up with the same amount of money after paying Ebay fees, postage, envelope, etc. And then add time going to the post office, printing the label to ship it, posting the item on ebay, taking a pic of the game. All of this to end up getting around $20 after all the fees... or just go to GameStop get the cash right away.



#32 Jcmwwe  

Posted 14 April 2018 - 01:53 PM

Is it ok to trade in a game that is just the disc no case? If so do they take off for it? Thanks.

#33 TuscaloosaJohnny  

TuscaloosaJohnny

Posted 14 April 2018 - 03:00 PM

Is it ok to trade in a game that is just the disc no case? If so do they take off for it? Thanks.


Shouldn’t be a factor, though I believe some on here got docked on very rare occasions for no case by the odd, nefarious GS employee.

#34 ultramanJ   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   670 Posts   Joined 14.2 Years Ago  

Posted 15 April 2018 - 12:29 AM

I like the alternate trade bonus going on right now even better: 30% pro (40% elite) bonus credit on trades toward psn/xbox/apple gift cards.

 

I wish they included Steam cards. No idea why those are omitted.



#35 vantheman   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1207 Posts   Joined 6.8 Years Ago  

Posted 15 April 2018 - 12:33 AM

I wish they included Steam cards. No idea why those are omitted.

It is probably because the specific wording in the promotion is implying you would use the gift cards towards Fortnite currency.



#36 davemoseley  

davemoseley

Posted 15 April 2018 - 11:51 AM

It is probably because the specific wording in the promotion is implying you would use the gift cards towards Fortnite currency.

Correct, that bonus is for specific Fortnite cards, I went in asking the same thing and it won't work on your typical Xbox/PSN currency cards.  The Fortnite packs have a specific SKU.  



#37 veritas3445  

veritas3445

Posted 15 April 2018 - 12:02 PM

So I just learned a $200 lesson. I bought a used PS4 slim 500gb from offer up with a broken disc drive and won't allow me to update or I'd just do digital.

Will GameStop take it as a defective and does anyone know what the fee might be?

Thanks in advance.

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#38 Ballz2daWalls  

Ballz2daWalls

Posted 15 April 2018 - 12:43 PM

So I just learned a $200 lesson. I bought a used PS4 slim 500gb from offer up with a broken disc drive and won't allow me to update or I'd just do digital.
Will GameStop take it as a defective and does anyone know what the fee might be?
Thanks in advance.
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I feel your pain! I had the same experience a few months ago(granted I didn’t pay $200) your best bet is to trade in as defect but might only get $75-$90 for it. Or you can sell off the controller and hang on to it in hopes of a future update fixing the disk drive issue

#39 Unsocial Worker  

Unsocial Worker

Posted 15 April 2018 - 12:44 PM

They do not have to be Xbox currency cards specific to fortnite, but do make sure you get a currency card and not Xbox live extension cards. Went through all this yesterday at gs, and the Xbox currency cards gave the boost and had nothing to do with fortnite.

#40 dav2sil  

Posted 15 April 2018 - 12:47 PM

So I just learned a $200 lesson. I bought a used PS4 slim 500gb from offer up with a broken disc drive and won't allow me to update or I'd just do digital.

Will GameStop take it as a defective and does anyone know what the fee might be?

Thanks in advance.

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Last time I traded in a ps4 that was defective I was hit with a $50 refurb fee. It may have changed.

#41 veritas3445  

veritas3445

Posted 15 April 2018 - 12:50 PM

I feel your pain! I had the same experience a few months ago(granted I didn’t pay $200) your best bet is to trade in as defect but might only get $75-$90 for it. Or you can sell off the controller and hang on to it in hopes of a future update fixing the disk drive issue

Yeah I'm hopeful that I get at least $100. I see that it currently trades in at $175. I guess I'll buy a new one. Sucks but I'll never buy off OfferUp again.

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#42 Kerig   PSForsaken no longer! CAGiversary!   6126 Posts   Joined 12.9 Years Ago  

Posted 15 April 2018 - 01:32 PM

They do not have to be Xbox currency cards specific to fortnight...the Xbox currency cards gave the boost and had nothing to do with fortnite.


Seconded. I did a $50 PSN physical card. Gave the bonus automatically. The Fortnite part of the promo isn't even mentioned in either of the print/PDF ad pages that the bonus is featured on. The only time I saw it mentioned was looking in my offers on the app. You'd think they would at least show a logo or image of Fortnite if that's what the promo was all about.

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