It's not a huge amazement why stuff isn't getting sold to GameStop. Their offers are silly low, to the tune of 15-30% of PriceCharting.
I had a box of $10-$25 Switch games. GS offers $3-$5 per game, accepting only maybe 20% of titles. Even with the +$5 bonus last week, that was terrible. I snubbed GS and sold them to a B&M store for roughly 55% PC cash value, on average. Low value games like these are not worth selling online, anyways. The B&M's can't keep Switch titles in stock, so they pay extravagantly.
I don't think many folks will even consider their medium / high value Switch games to sell / trade to GS. Their offer is horrible. Some will. Most will not.
Their weekly hottest trades, are cruddy: if B&M's pay $30-$35 cash per 1st party title. B&M's apparently want to flip games more than GS does.
Indeed...and it's not just Switch games they rip you off on with trades. I tried trading in my completed Nioh 2 PS4 copy to GS a coupla months after release. 12 lousy bucks in Regular TIV...12! Cool, no worries...I sold it on EBAY for the same price GS is selling it for used, $39.99.
Unless they're adding an extra $5 that week in TIV to lessen the shock, I find it's usually a bad idea to trade in at GS. I'll occasionally find a decent trade-in value there (before Covid-19 hit, I think I could still get $17 for Dying Light: The Following, a 4-year-old game), but those seem to be exceptions, rather than the rule.
Yeah only decent trade I've had since Lockdown was trading my physical copy of Control on PS4 for $21 after buying the digital copy on sale for just under $20.
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