The world’s biggest retailer is doubling down on the used video game business: Wal-Mart Stores announced today that it has begun selling certified, pre-owned video games in 1,700 stores across the United States. “With 117 million gamers in the U.S., we are constantly looking to provide new and game-changing offerings to those customers,” Laura Phillips, SVP of entertainment for Walmart, said in a statement. “We’ve said that we would focus on the $2 billion pre-owned market, and we’re continuing to deliver on that today.” Walmart launched a video game trade-in program in March, offering customers store credit in the form of gift cards if they turned in their old, used games.
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October 28th, 2014
Walmart Starts Selling Used Video Games