Circuit City to start selling used games

By Patrick Garratt, Monday, 11 February 2008 19:15 GMT

Major US retailer Circuit City is to start selling secondhand games, according to this.

The store chain is to trial the service in 10 outlets, with plans to expand to other shops if the test is a success. Which it almost certainly will be. The move by Circuit City is a second step to get into the games business, after recently launching a discount plan called the Gamer Savings Club, which has now attracted more than 25,000 members.

In case you’re wondering why this matters, or why American publishers are probably reading this news through the gaps in their fingers, take a look at this.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.



Circuit City

  • Circuit City to close

    After filing for bankruptcy last November, US retailer chain Circuit City is to close all of its 567 stores nationwide. 30,000 people are set to lose their jobs in the US whilst the Canadian wing is still hopeful of a takeover. More here. By Mike Bowden

  • Circuit City files for bankruptcy

    PC retail is reporting that Circuit City has filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection. The firm’s assured that its doors will remain open throughout the Christmas period. This is largely due to “the assistance of a $1.1 billion debtor-in-possession revolving credit facility,” apparently. Circuit City boss James Marcum said: “We recently have taken intensive measures […]


Used Games