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Eyeing a PS4 or Xbox One? You may as well cash in on your old console before you buy the latest and greatest.
The release of the next-gen Sony PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Xbox One consoles are upon us, which means your Sony PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360 is on its way out. But before you spend $399 for a PS4 or $499 for an Xbox One, why not get some cash for your old system? (Assuming you're not worried about the lack of backwards compatibility with old games at least, in which case you may want to hold on to your old beast for a bit longer.)
As you may have guessed, there are plenty of sites and stores that will give you cash or credit for your PS3 and Xbox 360. Prices vary depending on the condition and storage capacity of your console, but every dollar helps. The $38 or so you could get for your 250GB Xbox 360 won't cover the cost of a new console, but it will bring in over half of what you'll pay for the new Call of Duty: Ghosts.
But first, a word of advice: don't pack up your past pastime pal until you've removed your personal info by reformatting your PS3 or your Xbox 360. You don't want the new owner having access to your passwords or credit card info after all.
Once you're ready to sell, check out our list of the top places to take your PS3 or Xbox 360 off your hands. Then ship off your old console and decide which new system you want by consulting "Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4: Upcoming Consoles Compared." If you're not much of a gamer and are ditching your old console, but you're not sure if it's worth getting a new one, read "PS4 or Xbox One: Which Game Console Is Best for Non-Gamers?"
Ready to check out how much you can cash out for?
The brand, model, and condition of your console are the only info Usell needs to get you offers from its partners. Select one, get a shipping kit sent to you, then pack up the system and wait to get paid by PayPal or check.
Type in your console on BuyMyTronics.com, choose the model you have, and check off its condition and components. You'll get a price quote, and if you accept it you can either print out a label or wait for a shipping kit to arrive and send off your console. About a week later you'll receive your money by your choice of PayPal or check.