This is a split board - You can return to the Split List for other boards.

I never buy used games

  • Topic Archived
You're browsing the GameFAQs Message Boards as a guest. Sign Up for free (or Log In if you already have an account) to be able to post messages, change how messages are displayed, and view media in posts.
  1. Boards
  2. PlayStation 3
  3. I never buy used games

User Info: Bekness

4 years ago#11
Depends where you buy it from. EB Games here offer some kind of warranty I think, and they test the games earlier. If a game is missing a case or has obviously been mistreated, I wouldn't buy it. But I don't buy used games too often anyway.
I <3 my bear

User Info: BurgerTime79

4 years ago#12
ThePuddingMan posted...
BurgerTime79 posted...

Everyone raves about Gamefly, but don't they put put one of those ID rings around the middle of the disc like Netflix does?

No, they don't.

It's been years since I used the service, so I couldn't remember.

In the past couple weeks I've gone to buy used games at different stores, and they've had these rings on them. Luckily they had more than one copy of the game, so I was able to actually make my purchase and get a disc that wasn't defaced. So this is fresh on my mind right now.
Gordon Ramsay, the Mr Resetti of cooking

User Info: Lord_TenseEye

4 years ago#13
You should check the disc to see if it's in bad shape. If it is, then don't buy it and ask them if they have another one.

The real trouble is buying used xbox 360 games because those aren't blu ray. A slightly messed up blu ray disc would still work. I can't say the same for xbox 360 games. My used copy of a cod game has a few slight scratches and the 360 gets louder than normal when loading the disc (it's installed onto the HDD so the noise stops after a bit).

In addition it makes a weird hissing noise that continues as long as the disc stays in. Once I noticed this, I stopped playing that game. All my 360 games are new or digital downloaded.

User Info: PHEEliNUX

4 years ago#14
I don't either, But i borrow my friends games once in a while so that somewhat counts as playing used games
"Lesser Demon is less than a Demon, But more than an Imp"

User Info: squall1981

4 years ago#15
i buy 99% of my games used and havent ever had any problems yet
trolls and fanboys are the same just working on different ends of the spectrum.

User Info: Irony

4 years ago#16
All the used games I've bought were in perfect condition. Stop buying from suspicious vans.
I am Mogar, God of Irony and The Devourer of Topics.

User Info: Lord_TenseEye

4 years ago#17
mogar002 posted...
All the used games I've bought were in perfect condition. Stop buying from suspicious vans.

That's a terrible assumption. But yeah like I said, one should always check the disc before buying a used game. Quite often, the store will have multiple used copies.
  1. Boards
  2. PlayStation 3
  3. I never buy used games

Report Message

Terms of Use Violations:

Etiquette Issues:

Notes (optional; required for "Other"):
Add user to Ignore List after reporting

Topic Sticky

You are not allowed to request a sticky.

  • Topic Archived