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Discussion in 'Games' started by plvness, Sep 28, 2008.

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  1. plvness

    plvness Thread Starter

    Nov 28, 2007
    what was the main reason stores like gamesyop no longer buy or sell used pc games
  2. Gulo Luseus

    Gulo Luseus

    May 12, 2007
    Dont know. Why dont you ask them? I know in the UK, themarket for s/h games dropped compared to the overall turnover for console games, although Im not sure if this is chicken and egg or egg and chicken. There are a few stores such as cex that have a few more, but still, its a dying place :)
  3. iain_colin


    Sep 27, 2008
    I wondered this myself a few years ago, and actually asked someone in what was EB Games. They said it was due to the EULA's of each game. Most of these expressly forbid resale of the games, some dont. Therefore, to avoid any confusion or problems, they dont do second hand PC games.

    Although, another logical reason is that you could buy a game, copy the CD, then save the key somewhere safe, then sell it back.
  4. Mrcrowley1967


    Jul 31, 2007
    you can trade games no cost just exchange.
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