The Nintendo Switch has recently been released as one the Nintendo’s newest gaming system with various games and features alike. It has been designed to go wherever you do, transforming from home console to portable system in a snap. You can dock your Nintendo Switch and play in HD or if you’re on the move you can take the game with you with handheld mode. Many consumers have already begun looking into trading in their older consoles and upgrading to the latest device. Game console trade-ins are hitting a record high leading up to the Nintendo Switch launch according to Decluttr.com.
Declutter.com is a completely free and easy way for customers to get cash for their unwanted CDs, DVDs, video games, mobile phones and other electronics including game consoles, tablets, iPods and more all in one place. The company’s website and smartphone app mean that anyone can easily sell their unwanted products and reap the benefits – from making a little extra cash and freeing up valuable space in the home, to reducing the need for borrowing and minimizing their impact on the environment. Decluttr.com gives customers an instant reward value for their unwanted stuff using a smart valuation engine named ‘Val’ and it pays out via check or bank transfer on the next working day after the goods are received. The service is completely free to use, there are no auction or seller fees and Decluttr even pays the shipping.
“We’d already seen a steady growth in Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Wii U trade-ins since Christmas, but this increased to unprecedented levels in the weeks leading to the Nintendo Switch launch, as consumers started to trade-in their older consoles in preparation to upgrade in early March,” said Liam Howley, the marketing director of Declutter. The website has seen a boom in trade-ins in the past few weeks for Nintendo systems including the new Nintendo 3DS XL and the Wii U. In the weeks leading towards the Switch release the gaming devices being traded in increased by 66%, along with the new Nintendo 3DS XL and Wii U trade-ins having grown by a record 70%. Trade-ins for the XBOX ONE increased by 38% and 43% for the PlayStation 4, marking the highest trade-in rate for both devices in the past 18 months.
Currently Decluttr.com will pay up to $90 for the New Nintendo 3DS XL and $105 for the Wii U, so consumers can have money to spend towards their Switch. Howley adds, “With Decluttr’s faster payments, customers will be able to have the money sent straight to their bank account as soon as the items have been processed at our headquarters.” It is an ideal option for those looking to trade in devices sooner in order to get their hands on the new gaming system and playing new releases as well. New owners of the Nintendo Switch can look forward to playing games such as Splatoon 2, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.