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Got $67.20 from Best Buy trade in


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Initial post: Mar 15, 2013 8:37:45 PM PDT
MrFoxhound says:
I traded in Metal Gear Rising and Tomb Raider into Best Buy and got the 100% trade in bonus as well as the extra 10% for being an Unlocked member.

Posted on Mar 15, 2013 8:38:58 PM PDT
I was hoping you were gonna say you traded your soul.

Posted on Mar 15, 2013 8:45:41 PM PDT
Cinema Fan says:
Your soul is worth less than that at Best Buy. Trust me.

Posted on Mar 15, 2013 8:47:28 PM PDT
Zak Iarih says:
They told me I'd have to pay for them to take mine

Posted on Mar 15, 2013 8:48:06 PM PDT
aidenraine says:
I tried to trade my soul to gamestop, and they only offered me tree fiddy.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 15, 2013 8:57:23 PM PDT
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Posted on Mar 15, 2013 8:59:21 PM PDT
Seriously. If you at you're cards right Best Buy is amazing. What Naughty Doug said. I took a bunch of junk games (I.e. tiger woods 09) with the 100% trade in and loaded up

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 15, 2013 9:01:54 PM PDT
StriderNeo15 says:
Did you pick up anything cool?

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 16, 2013 6:34:13 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Mar 16, 2013 6:35:04 AM PDT
MrFoxhound says:
$50 PSN card and put the other $17.20 on my Bioshock Infonite preorder. Meaning I'm only paying $20 for that game after $25 in rz certs and I get another $20 cert from that game.

@Oskar I paid $6 for Metal Gear after trades to GameStop and after certs and a $40 gift card to Best Buy I only paid $14 for Tomb Raider and I got the $20 cert from them for that game.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 16, 2013 6:39:11 AM PDT
Jawwaad says:
Fox, with all your wheeling and dealing, you make me proud.

Posted on Mar 16, 2013 8:01:02 AM PDT
You got ripped off.

Posted on Mar 16, 2013 8:05:53 AM PDT
John Albert says:
No matter how much of a "deal" you think you got itll never be what you couldve got on Ebay or Craiglist! Probably couldve sold them for $45 apiece and got real money that you could use anywhere and not just at BB or GS.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 16, 2013 8:16:55 AM PDT
Jawwaad says:
To be fair, Fox is a gamer, so he most likely will use the credit to get other games from Best Buy. He got his enjoyment out of the games he traded in and still received a nice little return without having to go through the trouble of listing and shipping on Ebay for a couple extra dollars.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 16, 2013 10:38:55 AM PDT
MrFoxhound says:
Exactly.

Posted on Mar 16, 2013 10:43:03 AM PDT
Horowitz says:
Foxhound traded in Metal Gear? What's the world coming to?

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 16, 2013 11:13:03 AM PDT
Yung says:
You already got the $20 reward certificate for pre-ordering/purchasing Tomb Raider?

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 16, 2013 11:48:36 AM PDT
I do enjoy BB's 100% trade in bonus. Essentially traded in 2 used games to net me a free new game (+tax).

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 16, 2013 2:40:05 PM PDT
MrFoxhound says:
Yeah it was really fast. My god of war one is pending now already as well. I should have it next week.

Posted on Mar 16, 2013 3:48:47 PM PDT
John McClane says:
This is the first time I've seen someone proud about losing $42.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 16, 2013 5:02:50 PM PDT
he only actually lost $22.68 (depending on taxes) if you had the $40 ($20+$20) he got for each pre-order. but is it really a lost when you played the full game and enjoy whether he kept them or sold them?

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 16, 2013 6:08:57 PM PDT
MrFoxhound says:
I spent $20 total, cash for both games.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 16, 2013 10:00:42 PM PDT
Yung says:
Oh shucks...the best buy employee must have done my pre-order/purchase wrong since I purchased day one and it doesn't state anything besides 2X the points in my account. & if I call Best Buy Customer Service will just tell me to wait 35 days argh

How's GOWA? I was close to pre-ordering but I havent finished TR (b/c of work) I'm about 45% done though. I love it!

Posted on Mar 17, 2013 10:26:27 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Mar 17, 2013 10:28:27 AM PDT
Baloo6909 says:
$128 (including tax) paid in credits/cash whatever
$67.20 return in trade credit
$40 returned in reward certificates

True cost of both games ~$20 versus Redbox 2 day rental of Tomb Raider and 1 day rental of MGSR true cost of ~$6

Could have and may still be able to sell BB TR preorder bonus comic book and DLC codes for $20-25 on eBay

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 17, 2013 12:19:32 PM PDT
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Posted on Mar 18, 2013 5:19:41 AM PDT
I honestly stopped trading in games a long time ago... Unless it's a game I hated and never ever wanted to see or even have in my possession again. I was able to return Dragon's Dogma for a full refund since i bought it used, so technically not a trade in... I think the last trade in I did was with... OH it was Super Mario 3D Land, the game was worth 30$ in trade at gamestop... which is more than I originally paid for it.
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