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At EB Games, you can trade in just about any game and system that you have to make buying the latest games easier and cheaper than ever!

If you’re thinking about trading in a console, it’s always a good idea to make sure you have everything you need in order to trade.

Below is a list of the formats that we currently trade in our 300+ stores across Australia. Check individual formats for specific trading requirements.

If you get stuck or have any specific questions, feel free to contact our Customer Support Hotline on 13 39 30.

Trading PlayStation 3 games

To trade PlayStation 3 games, they must be Australian versions, feature the correct Australian rating label and be in English.

We can even trade games that are missing cases and manuals and even trade games that are scratched. Games that are heavily scratched or damaged or missing the original case and display slick may still be traded, however a disc repair cost may apply, altering the final price of an advertised deal or trade price.

So grab all your old games and bring them into your local store for some great savings!

Trading PlayStation 3 consoles

Below is a list of the various components we need for each console in order to trade it:

NOTE: We no longer trade 60GB PlayStation 3 consoles.

PlayStation 3 80GB, 120GB or 250GB slim console:

  • Your PS3 console needs to be an Australian model, in working condition and not be modified.
  • It needs to include:
    • 1 x PlayStation 3 console
    • 1 x PS3 controller
    • 1 x USB charge cable
    • 1 x AV cable
    • 1 x Power cable

Trading XBOX 360 games

To trade XBOX 360 games, they must be Australian versions, feature the correct Australian rating label and be in English.

We can even trade games that are missing cases and manuals and even trade games that are scratched. Games that are heavily scratched or damaged or missing the original case and display slick may still be traded, however a disc repair cost may apply, altering the final price of an advertised deal or trade price.

So grab all your old games and bring them into your local store for some great savings!

Trading XBOX 360 consoles

Below is a list of the various components we need for each console in order to trade it:

NOTE: We can only trade XBOX 360 consoles that have been manufactured in 2007 or later.

XBOX 360 Elite Console

  • Your XBOX 360 Elite console needs to be an Australian model, in working condition and not be modified.
  • It needs to include:
    • 1 x wireless Xbox 360 controller
    • 1 x 120GB or 250GB Hard Drive
    • 1 x HD AV cable
    • 1 x power cable

XBOX 360 Pro Console

  • Your XBOX 360 Pro console needs to be an Australian model, in working condition and not be modified.
  • It needs to include:
    • 1 x wireless Xbox 360 controller
    • 1 x 20GB or 60GB Hard Drive
    • 1 x HD AV cable
    • 1 x power cable

XBOX 360 Core/Arcade console

  • Your XBOX 360 Core/Arcade console needs to be an Australian model, in working condition, have a HDMI port and not be modified.
  • It needs to include:
    • 1 x Xbox 360 controller
    • 1 x HDMI/AV cable
    • 1 x power cable

Trading Nintendo 3DS games

To trade Nintendo 3DS games, they must be Australian versions, feature the correct Australian rating label and be in English.

We can even trade games that are missing cases and manuals.

So grab all your old games and bring them into your local store for some great savings!

Trading Nintendo 3DS consoles

Below is a list of the various components we need for each console in order to trade it:

Nintendo 3DS console:

  • Your Nintendo 3DS console needs to be an Australian model, in working condition and not be modified.
  • It needs to include:
    • 1 x Stylus
    • 1 x Recharge cable

Trading Nintendo Wii games

To trade Nintendo Wii games, they must be Australian versions, feature the correct Australian rating label and be in English.

We can even trade games that are missing cases and manuals and even trade games that are scratched. Games that are heavily scratched or damaged or missing the original case and display slick may still be traded, however a disc repair cost may apply, altering the final price of an advertised deal or trade price.

So grab all your old games and bring them into your local store for some great savings!

Trading Nintendo Wii consoles

Below is a list of the various components we need for each console in order to trade it:

Nintendo Wii console:

  • Your Nintendo Wii console needs to be an Australian model, in working condition and not be modified.
  • It needs to include:
    • 1 x Wii Remote
    • 1 x Nunchuck
    • 1 x Sensor bar
    • 1 x AV cable
    • 1 x Power cable

Trading Nintendo DS games

To trade Nintendo DS games, they must be Australian versions, feature the correct Australian rating label and be in English.

We can even trade games that are missing cases and manuals.

So grab all your old games and bring them into your local store for some great savings!

Trading Nintendo DS consoles

Below is a list of the various components we need for each console in order to trade it:

Nintendo DSi / Nintendo DSi XL / Nintendo DS Lite / Nintendo 2DS console:

  • Your Nintendo DSi / Nintendo DSi XL / Nintendo DS Lite / Nintendo 2DS console needs to be an Australian model, in working condition and not be modified.
  • It needs to include:
    • 1 x Stylus
    • 1 x Recharge cable

Trading PlayStation 2 games

As of 01/12/2012 we no longer trade PS2 Games, sorry!

Trading PlayStation 2 consoles

We still do trade PlayStation 2 consoles though!

Below is a list of the various components we need for each console in order to trade it:

PlayStation 2 Slim console:

  • Your PlayStation 2 Slim console needs to be an Australian/NZ model, in working condition and not be modified.
  • It needs to include:
    • 1 x PlayStation 2 console
    • 1 x PlayStation 2 controller
    • 1 x AV cable
    • 1 x Power cable

PlayStation 2 console:

  • Your PlayStation 2 console needs to be an Australian/NZ model, in working condition and not be modified.
  • It needs to include:
    • 1 x PlayStation 2 console
    • 1 x PlayStation 2 controller
    • 1 x AV cable
    • 1 x Power cable

The below information outlines the requirements for trading in games for the PSV format, as well as PSV consoles.

Trading PSV games

To trade PSV games, they must be Australian versions, feature the correct Australian rating label and be in English.

We can even trade games that are missing cases and manuals.

So grab all your old games and bring them into your local store for some great savings!

Trading PSV consoles

Below is a list of the various components we need for a PSV console in order to trade it:

PSV Console

  • Your PSV console needs to be an Australian model, in working condition and not be modified.
  • It needs to include:
    • 1 x Battery
    • 1 x Recharge cable

Trading iPods

Below is a list of iPod models that you can trade:

If you get stuck or have any specific questions, contact us using our customer support area or call us on 13 39 30.

Model name Model generation / capacity Model number
iPod Touch 2nd Gen 8GB / 16GB / 32GB A1288
3rd Gen 32GB / 64GB A1318
4th Gen 8GB / 32GB / 64GB A1367
5th Gen 16GB / 32GB / 64GB A1509/A1421
iPod Classic 80GB / 120GB / 160GB A1238
iPod Nano 4th Gen 4GB / 8GB / 16GB A1285
5th Gen 8GB / 16GB A1320
6th Gen 8GB / 16GB A1366
7th Gen 16GB A1446

Below is a list of the various components we need for each iPod in order to trade it:

  • Your iPod needs to be in working condition and not be modified.
  • It needs to include:
    • 1 x iPod
    • 1 x USB charge cable

Trading iPads

The below information outlines the requirements for trading in iPads.

If you get stuck or have any specific questions, contact us using our customer support area or call us on 13 39 30.

Model name Model generation / capacity Model number
iPad 1 3G 16GB / 32GB / 64GB A1337
WiFi 16GB / 32GB / 64GB A1219
iPad 2 3G 16GB / 32GB / 64GB A1396 / A1397
Wifi 16GB / 32GB / 64GB A1395
iPad 3 3G 16GB / 32GB / 64GB A1430 / A1403
Wifi 16GB / 32GB / 64GB A1416
iPad 4 3G 16GB / 32GB / 64GB / 128GB A1459 / A1460
Wifi 16GB / 32GB / 64GB / 128GB A1458
iPad Mini 3G 16GB / 32GB / 64GB A1454 / A1455
Wifi 16GB / 32GB / 64GB A1432
iPad Mini with Retina Display 3G 16GB / 32GB / 64GB / 128GB A1490
Wifi 16GB / 32GB / 64GB / 128GB A1489
iPad Air 3G 16GB / 32GB / 64GB / 128GB A1475
Wifi 16GB / 32GB / 64GB / 128GB A1474

What condition the iPad can be in:

  • Your iPad needs to be in working condition and not be modified
  • It needs to include
    • 1 x iPad
    • 1 x USB charge cable
    • 1 x AC Adapter

Trading Mobile Phones

The below information outlines the requirements for trading in Mobile Phones.

If you get stuck or have any specific questions, contact us using our customer support area or call us on 13 39 30.


Accepted handsets:

  • We accept an extensive list of mobile phones. To find out what your phone is worth please contact your local EB Games store or contact customer support.

What condition the handset can be in:

  • Powers on
  • Screen still works / LCD display not damaged
  • Includes the battery