Price Advice Help with PS3 pricing??

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  1. RedCroissant, Jun 6, 2012
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    RedCroissant Suspended

    Aug 13, 2011
    Hi everyone.

    I very rarely use my PS3 since I am a full-time college student and a stay-at-home father of 3 boys. I think I played games on it for maybe 6 hours so far this year, and last year I played it for maybe 30 hours total. As you can see, it gets less and less use and it has been sitting on my entertainment center powered off for the past month(I was able to play it for those 6 hours during a semester break). I could easily look on eBay or Amazon to see what they're going for, but I would really prefer some interaction and advice from real people. Thanks in advance.

    80 GB Backwards Compatible PS3 in original box with all original cables, manuals, and accessories

    God of War 1(PS2 game, bought used but disc works perfectly)
    God of War 2(PS2 game, bought new and discs are perfect and has insert)
    God of War 3
    Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
    Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2
    Assassin's Creed 1
    Assassin's Creed 2
    Assassin's Creed Brotherhood
    Assassin's Creed Revelations
    Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion(new and unopened)
    Metal Gear Solid 4(bought used but disc is great)
    Uncharted: Drake's Fortune(bought used but disc is great and has insert)
    Tron: Evolution
    Burnout Paradise
    Virtua Fighter 5
    Street Fighter/Tekken(new and unopened)
    Guitar Hero:Warriors of Rock
    Guitar Hero: World Tour
    inFamous(downloaded as part of welcome back package)
    WipeoutHD+Fury(downloaded as part of welcome back package)

    blu-ray remote
    HDMI cable
    usb-powered dual-remote control charging station
    extra usb cable
    2 six-axis wireless controllers
    Guitar Hero Guitar

    1. This has never had the Yellow Light of Death and has always been kept up to date and was always very well taken care of. I bought it new and have been the only owner.
  2. malman89 macrumors 68000

    May 29, 2011
    I've been casually viewing craigslist in my area (Detroit Metro) to see if there's a solid used PS3 that I could snatch up since I play whenever I'm at my friend's place, but don't have one. I've seen $170-$320 for various versions and controller/basic included cables as the range. That's an extensive list of extras, though. You'd probably have a better chance of selling the console and then games separately.

    Could be totally different in your area, though, so I say browse CL, Amazon, eBay. Amazon or eBay could be a place where you'd have a better chance selling it as a package or most of the stuff in a bundle.
  3. GD0X Guest

    Mar 20, 2011
    i would say 200 +/- a few dollars.

    I sold my 60gb launch model for $140 on monday. the console, controller, cables, 2 games, and 1 blu-ray.

    Although you have quite a few games and accessories, most of them are years old and not worth much. Looking for Motorstorm on Amazon, I found 192 copies starting at $3.42 or something close to that, so be realistic haha.
  4. Thetcm macrumors newbie

    Aug 12, 2008
    Your best bet to make more money would be to sell the games separately(only including 2 or 3 with the consoles itself).

    Nobody will buy all of that at once and if they do, you're gonna make way less money than you would have otherwise. Unless you're just looking to get rid of it, with everything, and considering it has backward compatibility(thus, rare) you might be able to get between 250 and 300 for the whole package.

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