Entries in 'pre-owned' (9)

GameStop talks digital pre-owned 'barriers', says new consoles 'imminent'

GameStop talks digital pre-owned 'barriers', says new consoles 'imminent'

Retail’s hope of integrating the digital games market into its pre-owned model looks less likely than ever.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2016 at 11:06AM in News
Microsoft surveys about possible digital games buy-backs

Microsoft surveys about possible digital games buy-backs

Gamers may in the future be able to sell their digital Xbox purchases back to Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2016 at 10:26AM in News
Now French consumer group is taking Valve to court over pre-owned re-sales

Now French consumer group is taking Valve to court over pre-owned re-sales

First it was Germany and now France is doing its bit to try and force Valve to allow Steam users to re-sell their digital purchases.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2015 at 12:31PM in News
Two years after its presumed death, pre-owned is thriving

Two years after its presumed death, pre-owned is thriving

Boxed game sales are falling and the dearth of digital data means the true state of the market remains largely a mystery.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2015 at 10:00AM in News

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Amazon ditches its trade-in program

Amazon ditches its trade-in program

By the end of the month customers will no longer be able to trade-in their old video games at Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2015 at 11:09AM in News
GameStop hasn't given up on pre-owned digital games

GameStop hasn't given up on pre-owned digital games

The idea of pre-owned digital games has been flying around for a while, and retailer GameStop still hopes to one day get the idea off the ground.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2015 at 3:47PM in News
GAME signs three-year disc repair deal with TDR

GAME signs three-year disc repair deal with TDR

Despite the rise of digital and various efforts by publishers to battle the popularity of pre-owned games, it looks like the sector isn't going anywhere.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 3:58PM in News
Console version of Elder Scrolls Online won't be locked out of pre-owned market

Console version of Elder Scrolls Online won't be locked out of pre-owned market

UPDATE: Bethesda has confirmed that no CD key will be required for the console version of the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2015 at 10:22AM in News

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Sequels and re-releases shape Christmas game trade-in charts

Sequels and re-releases shape Christmas game trade-in charts

Call of Duty: Ghosts and Grand Theft Auto V were the “most unwanted games” of Christmas this year according to one pre-owned specialist.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2015 at 4:13PM in News