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Amazon UK stops video game trade-ins

End of an era

End of an era

From the end of this month you’ll no longer be able to sell on your old games at Amazon, as they give up on the trade-in market.

It may be the life blood of retailers like GAME and CeX but Amazon has decided it no longer wants to bother about trading in games and is closing its trade-in programme.

The details are here, but as you’d imagine there’s no explanation for why they’re stopping the service – although presumably the simple answer is because it isn’t profitable.

With the rise of digital downloads for even big name titles there’s no doubt been a downturn in trade-ins over the last few years, and indeed most other non-specialist stores gave up on… Read the full story

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