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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 40+ stores across New Zealand. 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 0800 EBGAMES (3242637).

Trading Toys-to-Life

Toys-to-Life figures we currently trade: Skylanders, Disney Infinity figures, and Amiibo

NOTE: We do not trade Lego Dimensions figures.

Your Toys-to-Life figures need to be in working condition and not be damaged.

Trading PlayStation 4 games

To trade PlayStation 4 games, they must be English language versions and must work on Australian/NZ consoles. The games must not be banned in New Zealand.

Games that are missing the original case and/or cover display insert may still be able to be traded, however a refurb charge may apply, altering the final price of an advertised deal or trade price.

So grab your games and bring them into your local store for some great savings and new adventures!

Trading PlayStation 4 consoles

Consoles we trade: Playstation 4 500GB and 1TB

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

PlayStation 4 500GB and 1TB consoles

Your console needs to be an Australian/NZ model, in working condition and not be modified.

It needs to include:

  • 1 x PlayStation 4 console
  • 1 x PS4 Dualshock Controller
  • 1 x USB charge cable
  • 1 x HDMI cable
  • 1 x Power cable

If your console is not in working, complete, or resalable condition - we may still be able to trade it. Ask at your local EB Games store or contact our friendly customer service team on 0800 EBGAMES (3242637) for more information.

Trading Xbox One games

To trade Xbox One games, they must be English language versions and must work on Australian/NZ consoles. The games must not be banned in New Zealand.

Games that are missing the original case and/or cover display insert may still be able to be traded, however a refurb charge may apply, altering the final price of an advertised deal or trade price.

So grab your games and bring them into your local store for some great savings and new adventures!

Trading Xbox One consoles

Consoles we trade: Xbox One 500GB and 1TB, and Xbox One Elite 1TB SSHD.

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

Xbox One 500GB and 1TB consoles

Your console needs to be an Australian/NZ model, in working condition and not be modified.

It needs to include:

  • 1 x Xbox One console
  • 1 x Xbox One Controller
  • 1 x HDMI cable
  • 1 x Power cable

Xbox One Elite 1TB SSHD console

Your console needs to be an Australian/NZ model, in working condition and not be modified.

It needs to include:

  • 1 x Xbox One 1TB SSHD Elite console
  • 1 x Xbox One Elite Controller (including all of the following components)
    • 1 x Xbox Elite Wireless Controller
    • 1 x Carrying Case
    • 1 x Set of 4 Paddles
    • 1 x Set of 6 thumbsticks: standard (2), tall (2), and domed (2)
    • 1 x Set of 2 D-pads: faceted and standard
    • 1 x USB cable
  • 1 x HDMI cable
  • 1 x Power cable

If your console is not in working, complete, or resalable condition - we may still be able to trade it. Ask at your local EB Games store or contact our friendly customer service team on 0800 EBGAMES (3242637) for more information.

Trading PlayStation 3 games

To trade PlayStation 3 games, they must be English language versions and must work on Australian/NZ consoles. The games must not be banned in New Zealand.

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

Consoles we trade: PlayStation 3 120GB, 160GB, 250GB, and 320GB Slim, and PlayStation 3 12GB and 500GB Super Slim.

NOTE: We no longer trade 40GB, 60GB, or 80GB PlayStation 3 consoles.

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

PlayStation 3 120GB, 160GB, 250GB, 320GB Slim console

Your console needs to be an Australian/NZ 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 or HDMI cable
  • 1 x Power cable

PlayStation 3 12GB and 500GB Super Slim console

Your console needs to be an Australian/NZ 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 or HDMI cable
  • 1 x Power cable

If your console is not in working, complete, or resalable condition - we may still be able to trade it. Ask at your local EB Games store or contact our friendly customer service team on 0800 EBGAMES (3242637) for more information.

Trading Xbox 360 games

To trade Xbox 360 games, they must be English language versions and must work on Australian/NZ consoles. The games must not be banned in New Zealand.

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

Consoles we trade: Xbox 360 Slim 4GB, 250GB, and 320GB, and Xbox 360 Slim E 4GB, 250GB, and 500GB.

NOTE: We no longer trade Xbox 360 Arcade, Pro, or Elite consoles.

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

Xbox 360 Slim 4GB, 250GB, or 320GB console, and Xbox 360 Slim E 4GB, 250GB, or 500GB Console

  • Your console needs to be an Australian/NZ model, in working condition and not be modified.
  • It needs to include:
    • 1 x Xbox 360 console
    • 1 x wireless Xbox 360 controller
    • 1 x HD AV cable or HDMI cable
    • 1 x power cable

If your console is not in working, complete, or resalable condition - we may still be able to trade it. Ask at your local EB Games store or contact our friendly customer service team on 0800 EBGAMES (3242637) for more information.

Trading Nintendo Wii U games

To trade Nintendo Wii U games, they must be English language versions and must work on Australian/NZ consoles. The games must not be banned in New Zealand.

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 U consoles

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

Nintendo Wii U Premium console

Your console needs to be an Australian/NZ model, in working condition and not be modified.

It needs to include:

  • 1 x Nintendo Wii U console
  • 1 x Nintendo Wii U Gamepad
  • 1 x HDMI cable
  • 1 x Power cable
  • 1 x Nintendo Wii U Gamepad AC Adapter
  • 1 x Sensor bar

Nintendo Wii U Basic console

Your console needs to be an Australian/NZ model, in working condition and not be modified.

It needs to include:

  • 1 x Nintendo Wii U console
  • 1 x Nintendo Wii U Gamepad
  • 1 x HDMI cable
  • 1 x Power cable
  • 1 x Nintendo Wii U Gamepad AC Adapter

If your console is not in working, complete, or resalable condition - we may still be able to trade it. Ask at your local EB Games store or contact our friendly customer service team on 0800 EBGAMES (3242637) for more information.

Trading Nintendo Wii games

To trade Nintendo Wii games, they must be English language versions and must work on Australian/NZ consoles. The games must not be banned in New Zealand.

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/NZ 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

If your console is not in working, complete, or resalable condition - we may still be able to trade it. Ask at your local EB Games store or contact our friendly customer service team on 0800 EBGAMES (3242637) for more information.

Trading Nintendo Handheld games

To trade Nintendo Handheld games games, they must be English language versions and must work on Australian/NZ consoles. The games must not be banned in New Zealand.

Nintendo Handheld games we trade: Nintendo DS and Nintendo 3DS games

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 Handheld consoles

Consoles we trade: Nintendo N3DS and N3DSXL, Nintendo 3DS and 3DSXL, Nintendo 2DS and N2DSXL, Nintendo DSi, and Nintendo DSiXL.

NOTE: We no longer trade Nintendo DS Lite, or DS Original consoles.

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

Nintendo N3DS/N3DSXL/N2DSXL console

Your console needs to be an Australian/NZ model, in working condition and not be modified.

It needs to include:

  • 1 x Nintendo N3DS/N3DSXL/N2DSXL console
  • 1 x Stylus

Nintendo 2DS/3DS/3DSXL console

Your console needs to be an Australian/NZ model, in working condition and not be modified.

It needs to include:

  • 1 x Nintendo 2DS/3DS/3DSXL console
  • 1 x Stylus
  • 1 x Charge cable

Nintendo DSi/DSiXL console

Your console needs to be an Australian/NZ model, in working condition and not be modified.

It needs to include:

  • 1 x Nintendo DSi/DSiXL console
  • 1 x Stylus
  • 1 x Charge cable

If your console is not in working, complete, or resalable condition - we may still be able to trade it. Ask at your local EB Games store or contact our friendly customer service team on 0800 EBGAMES (3242637) for more information.

Trading Nintendo Nintendo Switch Games

To trade Nintendo Switch games, they must be English language versions and must work on Australian/NZ consoles. The games must not be banned in New Zealand.

We can even trade games that are missing cases and manuals. Games that are heavily scratched or damaged or missing the original case and display slick may still be traded, however a 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 Switch Console

  • Your Nintendo Switch console needs to be an Australian/NZ model, in working condition and not be modified.
  • It needs to include:
    • 1 x Nintendo Switch console
    • 1 x Nintendo Switch Dock
    • 1 x Left Joy-Con
    • 1 x Right Joy-Con
    • 1 x Power cable
    • 1 x HDMI Cable
    • 2 x Joy-Con wrist straps & buttons
    • 1 x Joy-Con Grip

If your console is not in working, complete, or resalable condition - we may still be able to trade it. Ask at your local EB Games store or contact our friendly customer service team on 0800 EBGAMES (3242637) for more information.

Trading PlayStation 2 games

We no longer trade PS2 games.

Trading PlayStation 2 consoles

Consoles we trade: Playstation 2 and Playstation 2 Slim

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 English language versions and must work on Australian/NZ consoles. The games must not be banned in New Zealand.

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/NZ model, in working condition and not be modified.
  • It needs to include:
    • 1 x Battery
    • 1 x Recharge cable

Trading iPhones

The below information outlines the requirements for trading in iPhones.

All iPhones require iCloud accounts to be removed and ‘Find My iPhone’ to be disabled before trading. This can be done under Settings -> iCloud -> Delete account. Please contact our customer support on 0800 EBGAMES (3242637) if you require assistance.

Your iPhone needs to be an Australian/NZ model, in working condition and not be modified.

It needs to include:

  • 1 x iPhone
  • 1 x USB charge cable
  • 1 x AC Adaptor

If you are trading an iPhone 7 it needs to include:

  • 1 x Lightning Headphone Adaptor

Listed below are the iPhones we currently trade:

iPhone Model HDD Size
iPhone 5 16GB, 32GB, 64GB
iPhone 5C 8GB, 16GB, 32GB
iPhone 5S 16GB, 32GB, 64GB
iPhone 6 16GB, 64GB, 128GB
iPhone 6+ 16GB, 64GB, 128GB
iPhone 6S 16GB, 64GB, 128GB
iPhone 6S+ 16GB, 64GB, 128GB
iPhone SE 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB
iPhone 7 32GB, 128GB, 256GB
iPhone 7+ 32GB, 128GB, 256GB

Trading iPods

The below information outlines the requirements for trading in iPods.

All iPods require iCloud accounts to be removed and Find My iPod to be disabled before trading. This can be done under Settings -> iCloud -> Delete account. Please contact our customer support on 0800 EBGAMES (3242637) if you require assistance.

Your iPod needs to be an Australian / NZ model, in working condition and not be modified.

It needs to include:

  • 1 x iPod
  • 1 x USB charge cable

Listed below are the iPods we currently trade:

iPod Model HDD Size
iPod Touch 4th Gen8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB
iPod Touch 5th Gen16GB, 32GB, 64GB
iPod Touch 6th Gen16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB
iPod Classic80GB, 120GB, 160GB
iPod Nano 5th Gen8GB, 16GB
iPod Nano 6th Gen8GB, 16GB
iPod Nano 7th Gen16GB

Trading iPads

The below information outlines the requirements for trading in iPads.

All iPads require iCloud accounts to be removed and Find My iPad to be disabled before trading. This can be done under Settings -> iCloud -> Delete account. Please contact our customer support on 0800 EBGAMES (3242637) if you require assistance.

Your iPad needs to be an Australian/NZ model, in working condition and not be modified.

It needs to include:

  • 1 x iPad
  • 1 x USB charge cable
  • 1 x AC Adaptor

Listed below are the iPads we currently trade:

iPad Model HDD Size
iPad 4 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB
iPad 5 32GB, 128GB
iPad Mini 2 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB
iPad Mini 3 16GB, 64GB, 128GB
iPad Mini 4 16GB, 64GB, 128GB
iPad Air 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB
iPad Air 2 16GB, 64GB, 128GB
iPad Pro 9.7inch 32GB, 128GB, 256GB
iPad Pro 12.9inch 32GB, 128GB, 256GB