Trading in your DS at Walmart, a heads up

Discussion in '3DS - Games & Content' started by Linkiboy, Mar 26, 2011.

  1. Linkiboy
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    I was at Walmart today and a rep told me that you can trade in your old DS Lite and charger in "good condition" for $100 credit for a 3DS. This is a lot more than you'd get at other places. If you're looking to trade in your DS Lite, check at Walmart.

    Oh yeah, I'm in Florida. Central.
     
  2. smellyunicorn

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    ....how about a DSi?
     
  3. Shabutie78

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    I just called walmart and that told me that for a ds lite, you only get $50. I'm guessing the $100 is for something like an XL.

    Also they said there can be no damage of any kind, even minor cracks on the housing (mine has a slightly cracked hinge)
     
  5. DeMoN

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    Yeah $100 for a used DS lite seems ridiculous, as that's how much you can buy a new one on sale.
    Then I guess this is the same as Gamestop's trade-in pricing.
     
  6. Zorua

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    $100 for a DS Lite?! Gamestop's giving $100 for a DSi Xl. What a rip-off......
     
  7. Dangy

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    Go to Gamestop and buy them for 60-70 bucks, and take them to Walmart. PROFIT.

    Also, found this on GoNintendo:

    - Trade-ins for store credit.
    - Includes all versions of DS.
    - Program to be called the "Take-Back and Trade-Up" event.
    - Runs March 27 to April 30 in 12 states.
    - Stores to be revealed at a later date.
    - Trade-in credits include:

    DS - $20
    DS Lite - $50
    DSi - $75
    DSi XL - $100
     
  8. Zorua

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    That's what gamestop's offering. He's talking about Walmart.
     
  9. Dangy

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    I edited my post.

    Sauce
     
  10. Jugarina

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    I wonder If Walmart sells back some or all of those traded-in ds lites back to Japan and if Nintendo reuses most or some of the components in the newer systems.

    Just makes me wonder where all those older system's endup...
     
  11. Zorua

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    They refurbish them and sell them as used.
     
  12. KingVamp

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    In kid hands with *stuff*. [​IMG]
     
  13. xakota

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    FFFFFFFFFFF- HOW DID I MISS OUT ON THIS-

    >Not avaliable in California

    Everything went better than expected.
     
  14. TehSkull

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    Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Texas but NOT Louisiana? What kind of bullshit is this? Every other southeast coast state got it. :|

    Not that it matters, I'd have to cancel my preorder now and go to Walmart. Sooo not happening.