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[EB Games] EB Games Trade Deal - $50 for PS4 controller, $30 for PS3 controller. August 11-13 only.

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[EB Games] EB Games Trade Deal - $50 for PS4 controller, $30 for PS3 controller. August 11-13 only.

EB Games has a promo starting August 11 until August 13. Controllers must be in working condition.

Trade any Dualshock 4, get $50

Trade any Dualshock 3, get $30.


Perfect time to dump any old controllers you might have lying around. As always, remember to use the credit right away on something or put it towards a preorder to save tax.
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Hi there,

I would keep those DS3 controllers for your PS3, they are hard to find these days. Unless you want to get rid of your PS3...

Ju Leon...
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May 16, 2013
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Langley
I have mushy buttons on my first generation DS4. It is still functional though. I think rubber pads are worn out. Can I still get full credit?
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EB must be getting desperate for business.
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Feb 2, 2011
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Pretty good deal if you have excess old DS4 controllers (not the newer model).
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Feb 19, 2017
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Time to trade in my controllers with console then buy new ones again the next time they're on sale for $50... lol. Guess its time to open the gold ones i bought.
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Would they accept ps3 controllers with thumbstick rubbers torn off?
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yoort1 wrote:
Aug 10th, 2017 3:30 pm
I have mushy buttons on my first generation DS4. It is still functional though. I think rubber pads are worn out. Can I still get full credit?
I was rejected on a PS4 system trade in because the stick had a tear in it. Im guessing it depends on the CSR and their mood, but I don't think they are supposed to take them.
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Jan 19, 2017
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Ugh, really wish they included Xbox One controllers in this deal.
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May 30, 2011
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Nice deal !

I don't understand the math with them making money by buying our PS4 controller for 50$ though ? Walmart standard price for those controller are 60$ and they fell at 50$ once in a while.

I'll change all my controllers to buy brand new ones for the price of the taxes !
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alexaxa wrote:
Aug 10th, 2017 4:11 pm
Nice deal !

I don't understand the math with them making money by buying our PS4 controller for 50$ though ? Walmart standard price for those controller are 60$ and they fell at 50$ once in a while.

I'll change all my controllers to buy brand new ones for the price of the taxes !
$$ versus trade credit its not that hard to figure out.
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Ya .. but it's EB credit, still trying to use up credit from Xmas promos.
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Hmmm so if I trade in my two PS3 controllers on a system i no longer touch (have XBONE) i can get $60? I wonder what i can get on kijiji if i sold the whole system, two controllers and about 15-20 games? Does EB still give credit for PS3 games and console? Wonder if I can get about $100 or so if i just traded it all in...
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DealOrNoDeal55 wrote:
Aug 10th, 2017 4:33 pm
Hmmm so if I trade in my two PS3 controllers on a system i no longer touch (have XBONE) i can get $60? I wonder what i can get on kijiji if i sold the whole system, two controllers and about 15-20 games? Does EB still give credit for PS3 games and console? Wonder if I can get about $100 or so if i just traded it all in...
I think they do but the value for games will be virtually nothing (i.e. like $1 or less). You might get something for your console but they'll probably want a controller with the console.
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DealOrNoDeal55 wrote:
Aug 10th, 2017 4:33 pm
Hmmm so if I trade in my two PS3 controllers on a system i no longer touch (have XBONE) i can get $60? I wonder what i can get on kijiji if i sold the whole system, two controllers and about 15-20 games? Does EB still give credit for PS3 games and console? Wonder if I can get about $100 or so if i just traded it all in...
I'd do the 2 controllers asap. I sold a similar bundle (only about 10 games though) for $100 and that took forever to find someone.

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