Best Buy Canada Now Offers Previously Played Games On BestBuy.ca

Retailer extends gaming trade-in program to include the online purchase of used games

  • Best Buy Canada is offering a selection of previously played games online for as low as $4.99
  • The previously played games are checked for quality assurance and are sold under a 30-day exchange policy
  • The Played it? Trade it! program allows customers to save money and trade in used games when buying in-store. Customers can now also purchase previously played games online.

BURNABY, BC, May 11 /CNW/ - Best Buy, Canada's fastest growing retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics, computers and entertainment products, is now offering customers the option to purchase previously played games online for as low as $4.99 per game.

"Some of our customers tell us they want the newest games the moment they're available, but will quickly move on to the next big thing. Others tell us they're willing to wait but love playing games again and again," said Aliya Kara, Director of Marketing Best Buy Canada. "The Played It? Trade It! Program has allowed both groups to save money on a wide variety of titles in-stores and we're thrilled to now offer our customers the option of purchasing previously played games online."

The online selection can be found at www.bestbuy.ca/preplayedgames and includes games for several popular game consoles including Playstation 3, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PSP and Xbox 360.

All used games are thoroughly inspected for quality assurance and are backed by a 30-day exchange policy. Best Buy will exchange damaged games for the same title (pending availability) or in-store credit.

Customers can also search online for title availability at their local Best Buy using the "check local store availability" feature.

Previously played games are not available in Nanaimo, Winnipeg and select Ontario Best Buy Stores. Customers are these regions are invited to shop online for all of the latest titles.

About Best Buy Canada
Best Buy stores in Canada are a division of Burnaby, BC-based Best Buy Canada Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY). Best Buy is Canada's fastest-growing retailer and e-tailer (www.BestBuy.ca) of consumer electronics, computers and entertainment products and also operates the Geek Squad (www.GeekSquad.ca), a technology service provider specializing in computer support, home theatre installation and car electronics installation. There are more than 70 stores in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia.

Best Buy offers consumers a unique shopping experience with the latest technology and entertainment products, at the right price, with a no-pressure (non-commissioned) sales environment. The Company is committed to kids and its local communities and has a comprehensive community relations program described at www.BestBuy.ca/community.

For more information about Best Buy, including store locations, visit www.BestBuy.ca


SOURCE Best Buy Canada

For further information:

Danielle Jang 
Best Buy Canada 
604-562-5631
danjang@bestbuycanada.ca

Julia Perreira
Weber Shandwick
416-642-7968
jperreira@webershandwick.com


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