Get a new 3DS for 199.99 when you trade in your old ds

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  1. haddad
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  2. BobTheJoeBob

    BobTheJoeBob The most optimistic person on the temp. :)

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    What about DS Phat?
     
  3. Ikki

    Ikki GBATemp's grumpy panda.

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    STOP TRYING TO TAKE MY BABY FROM ME


    I don't live in the USA anyway but that's a nice deal.
     
  4. haddad
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    haddad GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    I think only the Lite, DSi, and XL is trade-able, lol
     
  5. Presto99

    Presto99 You slammin, bro?

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    So I could get $75 from my DSi...I would consider it if I knew I could transfer my DSiWare and what store this ad is even from.
     
  6. machomuu

    machomuu Drops by occasionally

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    Gamestop.

    Anyways, even before the deal was available I was planning on doing this, but then I was convinced not to (I'd lose my DSiware, my bigger screen, my batttery life, etc.). Sad thing is, this was my plan for buying the 3DS since the Japanese price was announced, so now I need $50 more until I have enough to buy it, while if I had sold it, I'd have an extra $50 to spend right now...
     
  7. BobTheJoeBob

    BobTheJoeBob The most optimistic person on the temp. :)

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    Aww, that sucks. Might trade in my DSi to get the 3DS.
     
  8. GameWinner

    GameWinner Take your heart

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    I have a DSi that can't play games anymore and a DSi that doesn't work anymore.
    If I'm able to get those two fixed quickly that's $150 there. Then there's my DS Lite so thats $200 there!
     
  9. Urza

    Urza hi

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    Trading in to Gamestop is moronic.

    Just sell on eBay/craigslist like an intelligent person.
     
  10. _Chaz_

    _Chaz_ GBAtemp's Official Mook™

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    This x1000.

    It may sound like a good deal at first, but GameStop never gives you the good end of a transaction.
     
  11. Ryukouki

    Ryukouki See you later, guys.

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    Just sold a DSi for 120 on eBay. WHEEEE! I hate you too Gamestop! Thanks for wanting to buy my PSP 3000 at 45 USD. [​IMG]
     
  12. Ludicario

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    For the people living in France, the chain of shops GAME reduce the price of 50% if you return to them your DSi/XL plus 2 games of their list.
     
  13. _Chaz_

    _Chaz_ GBAtemp's Official Mook™

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    Pfffffffffft hahahahahahahahahaha!

    I remember I went over to GameStop wanting to sell a PS2 game. They offered fifty cents.
    I know it wasn't the best game, but they would have turned around and sold it for $25.
     
  14. soulx

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    I won't be trading in my DSi.
    I keep every game system I purchase. I'm a bit of a collector. Plus, I have several DSiWare games on it and I plan on moving them to the 3DS when I get it. Also, you could just sell it for cash on eBay or something (what Urza said).
     
  15. Ryukouki

    Ryukouki See you later, guys.

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    Hey, this had the sealing too. This was a brand new factory sealed item. And they offered me nothing for it LOL. Sorry, forgot to add that fact.
     
  16. MasterPenguin

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    Hmm. I got a broken DS Lite (just the trigger keys), think it's worth selling? lol. Last time I did it, they took broken handhelds.
     
  17. .Chris

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    but the thing is, you wont be able to return it if it has problems.
     
  18. Slyakin

    Slyakin See ya suckers

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    Really, this trade in deal is horrible. This is what I would do:

    1) Don't trade in, just buy the 3DS.

    2) Transfer DSiWare games when possible.

    3) Sell DSi / DSiXL on eBay for WAYYY more than what they are offering.

    4) ???

    5) PROFIT!
     
  19. Sir Spanky

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    Trading games/consoles in is always the lazy/easy way out. You will never get as good a deal as if you were to sell it elsewhere...
     
  20. soulx

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    Huh?
    How would you return an already sold DS Lite/i/XL?