Sunday, November 20, 2011

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword's Trade-In Value Is?

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     The biggest Nintendo Wii game of 2011 released today, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword.  Many of you reading this may have already picked it up, and found yourselves many hours deep into the Zelda universe.
     I was looking at video game sales on Amazon.com earlier today, and decided to check out what the user reviews were saying for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword.  I'm always intrigued whether the early reviews appear legitimate, or if they appear like fan boys(that perhaps haven't completed it) just rating up a product they want to see do well.
     What I found more interesting than the reviews for the game though, was how much trade-in value Amazon.com is giving for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword.
     How much is The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword's trade-in value worth according to Amazon.com?  Let's take a look!

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     One whopping dollar!  That's right Wii owners, Amazon.com has The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword's trade-in value listed as $1.00.
     Now some of you may be thinking, "Coffee, it has to be a mistake.  There is no way they would only be offering $1 on Nintendo's biggest Wii title of the year."
     Well, I assumed it was a mistake also and sent Amazon an email asking if the $1 listed trade-in value was correct.  What was their response?

     "If you're unhappy with the current value of 'The Legend of Zelda' at $1, and wish to receive a better price, you could keep visiting our Trade-In store to see if the trade-in value increases, or you may want to consider selling the item yourself through Amazon Marketplace."
     So, I checked the Trade-In store after getting the response to see if it had changed.  Did the trade-in value go up?
     Nope.  As of the time for this posting, around 5:20PM EST, on November 20, 2011, the trade-in value for the game is still just $1.00.  Do I think that will change?  Yes, and I imagine it will change very quickly, especially with stores like GameStop offering a much better trade-in value for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword.

     So, if you are playing through The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword and looking at trading it in after you finish it, make sure to check with multiple stores to get the best value you can.

Questions
     Did any of you pick up The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword?  If so, have you enjoyed your time with the game so far?
     Once you finish Skyward Sword, do you think you will trade-in the game, or keep it in your Wii/video game collection forever?

You can see prices for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword on Amazon.com and GameStop.com linked below:
GameStop.com for $49.99

8 comments:

  1. I got the game today and I am in the first dungeon currently. I don't think I would get rid of the game at all. Also I find it odd that this game is already having a trade in value already. Who can finish this game in a matter of hours?

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  2. I'm sure some Zelda fans probably got the game last night at midnight, and have been burning through it for the last 24 hours(or close to it now). Though, I wouldn't expect those Zelda fans to be the ones to trade it in either. I guess the trade-in value though is good to know for those gamers that may get the game, and possibly not enjoy it?

    Being that you're in the first dungeon, what do you think of the controls so far?

    Thanks for the feedback!

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  3. The controls are solid and accurate. It is actually up to you to fight well and not just attack all the time. The other controls for the few items I have are great and responsive. It is 1 to 1 with the flying items.so far.

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  4. I'm in the process of reviewing the game, rather slowly might I add. The game controls quite well and it is by far my favorite Zelda since Zelda II on the NES.

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  5. I got the game today and I am in the first dungeon currently. I don't think I would get rid of the game at all. Also I find it odd that this game is already having a trade in value already. Who can finish this game in a matter of hours?

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  6. I'm sure some Zelda fans probably got the game last night at midnight, and have been burning through it for the last 24 hours(or close to it now). Though, I wouldn't expect those Zelda fans to be the ones to NOT trade it in either. I guess the trade-in value though is good to know for those gamers that may get the game, and possibly not enjoy it?

    Being that you're in the first dungeon, what do you think of the controls so far?

    Thanks for the feedback!

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  7. The controls are solid and accurate. It is actually up to you to fight well and not just attack all the time. The other controls for the few items I have are great and responsive. It is 1 to 1 with the flying items.so far.

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  8. I'm in the process of reviewing the game, rather slowly might I add. The game controls quite well and it is by far my favorite Zelda since Zelda II on the NES.

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