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Trade In Detectives Offer A Unique Price Comparison Service

Don't be beaten on trade ins.

Useful news for gamers who offset the price of new purchases by trading in their old games: there is now a price comparison website that will do all the hard work for you. Simply visit the Trade In Detectives website, enter the barcode or product name and the site will fetch you the best trade in value and cash prices from across the leading UK retailers.

This is a free to use service, but you will need to sign up (which is also free) to unlock all retailers, allowing you to enter their competition to win a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One in the process.

Although this is clearly a handy service, it’s worth remembering that when shopping around for the best deal, you also need to take into account the retail price of the product you’re trading against – getting more money off a game that cost double the price to start with will still leave you out of pocket.

8 Comments
  1. stormy
    Member
    Since: Apr 2010

    Seems worth a look :-)

    Comment posted on 08/08/2013 at 08:29.
  2. stormy
    Member
    Since: Apr 2010

    Can’t see anything about winning a PS4 though?

    Comment posted on 08/08/2013 at 08:31.
  3. freezebug2
    Member
    Since: Dec 2008

    Sounds like a great idea, providing you have easy access to some of the traders involved. To be fair though no matter who you trade with the price difference between outlets is tiddleywinks. Unless I have several games for trading then the difference in prices won’t pay my car fuel to drive somewhere exotic in the hood!

    Comment posted on 08/08/2013 at 09:39.
    • Tuffcub
      On the naughty step.
      Since: Dec 2008

      Did you suddenly turn gangsta?

      Comment posted on 08/08/2013 at 09:42.
    • freezebug2
      Member
      Since: Dec 2008

      No, just looking at a local map and it had a crease on the word neighberhood.

      Comment posted on 08/08/2013 at 09:50.
  4. gaffers101
    Member
    Since: Oct 2008

    I’ve just registered. I’ll give them a try tonight and see what it’s like, I’m always trading in my games.

    Comment posted on 08/08/2013 at 15:36.
  5. MaD dOctoR 79
    Member
    Since: Dec 2010

    what’s Shane Ritchie doing on a game site…oh never mind

    Comment posted on 09/08/2013 at 10:58.

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