Trade in Video Games at Walmart

Walmart_logoDo you have old video games sitting around your house? Bring them to Walmart and trade them in to immediately shop for other products. The program will rollout on Wednesday, March 26 at more than 3,100 Walmart stores nationwide.

Here’s how Walmart says the program works:

• Customers bring their working video games, in the original packaging, to the electronics department.

• Associates scan the UPC code and evaluate the game for obvious damage such as deep scratches or cracks.

• The customer is then provided with a trade-in value for each game.

The total value accepted by the customer is awarded immediately. It can be applied at checkout in a Walmart store or Sam’s Club or online.

In addition, later this year, Walmart says its customers will also be able to purchase pre-owned video games in stores and on The video games will be labeled “Certified Pre-Owned,” which means the product is fully refurbished and in like-new condition.

Walmart says this in-store video game trade-in program builds on its existing trade-in offerings. In-store, customers can trade in tablets and smartphones. Online at, customers can receive credit for a larger range of products.

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