//Saving Money with Used Video Games
Playing video games can get expensive, especially if you buy your games new. So what’s an easy way to save a little money on your favorite games? Buy used!
When you get right down to it, there isn’t much of a difference between a new video game and a used one. It’s not like they’re any less fun or not as challenging to play. OK, so maybe you don’t get to unwrap the plastic from a used game, but is that worth the $20 - $30 you could potentially save?
If you decide to go used, here are a few things to consider:
- Try yard sales.
This is probably one of the best ways to get older games for a few dollars or less.
- Search “used video games” online.
Google can help you find websites that are selling used games.
- Check out online auction sites.
Sites like eBay have thousands of used games for cheap.
- Trade or sell your old games.
You can use the cash or store credit to buy your next game.
Tips for buying used:
Buying used games sometimes has risks, but they can be avoided. Inspect games before buying. Remember, fingerprints can be removed, but not scratches. When shopping online, research the seller to make sure they have positive ratings, or the website is secure and legit. Ask if there is a money-back guarantee if the game is defective.
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