In case you haven't heard, Best Buy's Game Trade-in app is pretty slick. If you...
are a gamer
trade-in games and/or
have a smart phone
... you should get it. Even if none of those apply to you, you should still check it out.
Not only does it give you estimates on Best Buy game trade-in values, it allows you to store those games in your Library and track your overall library value, which is a great thing to know when you're trying to keep up with the newest releases and don't want to pay for them all out of pocket.
In terms of convenience and ease of use, it's as simple as it gets.
Grab your game
Scan the barcode with your phone's camera
You can also use the app to check on current trade-in promotions such as bonus %s on your trade-in value, bonuses you can get for pre-ordering at the same time, etc so you can watch for the best time bring your games in.
Remember Gamers Club Unlocked members get 10% bonus credit on trade-ins so of course we have Reward Zone functionality included. You can link your Reward Zone account in the app and keep track of your points and certificates.
Lastly, kind of a staple for any brick & mortar retailer, the app allows you to easily find stores in your immediate vicinity so you can always know where to go to satisfy your video game cravings.
Pre-order the following titles before their release date and receive bonus content!
Free Bonus Argus Rifle with Mass Effect 3
The high-powered M55 Argus rifle is an excellent close-range weapon, and its bursts of fire conserve ammunition during lengthy conflicts. Others across the galaxy are adopting the Argus as their standard rifle, for both its intimidation factor and suppression power.
Pre-order Mass Effect 3 for Xbox 360, PS3 or PC and receive a code via e-mail to unlock the M55 Argus rifle. If you choose Store Pickup, the code will also be printed on your store receipt when you pick up the game.
While supplies last. Download code will arrive via e-mail on or around release date. Valid e-mail address required to receive download code.
Lightning Legs GEM Pack Exclusive Pre-Order Bonus with Street Fighter X Tekken
Pre-order the regular edition of Street Fighter X Tekken, for Xbox 360 or PS3, and you'll get a code to unlock the Lightning Legs GEM Pack.
This special pack includes nine GEMs that allow you to increase your fighters' speed and customize your gameplay.
Offer valid on regular editions only. While supplies last.
Bonus content download code will arrive via e-mail on release date. For Store Pickup orders, the code will also be printed on your store receipt.
Bonus Elite Snowboard and Boost with SSX Pre-Order
Punk rock princess Zoe Payne storms back onto the scene in SSX. Jam down the most treacherous descents on a Level 6 Elite snowboard while utilizing a special snowboard boost during your runs. Pre-order your copy on PS3 or Xbox 360, and get this in-game extra for free.
Download code will arrive via e-mail on or around the release date.
Offer valid today (2/22/12) through Sunday (2/25/12).
Excludes prior purchases. May not be valid in combination with other offers. The lowest priced title will be the free title. Quantities are limited to what stores have in-stock. No rainchecks.
If you are purchasing on BestBuy.com, savings will be reflected in your cart when all offer requirements are met. If you remove any of the qualifying items from your cart or cancel all or part of your order, you will not receive the promotional savings. Valid on in-stock items only. Items may ship separately. Offer subject to change.