If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

Report - Gamestop trialling Skylanders toy trade-ins

Some Gamestop outlets are reportedly accepting trade-ins on used Skylanders toys.

Pixelitis reports Gamestop outlets participating in the trial will give cash or store credit for Skylanders figurines.

The figures vary in trade-in value as well as selling price, so don't expect to pick up a rare on the cheap; the collectible toys fetch extravagant prices through online auctions and Gamespot will likely tailor its prices to match. Although no official pricing details have emerged, Pixelitis claims to have hold of a memo which shows uncommons being sold for twice the shelf price of a new figure.

Skylanders: Spyro's Adventures has a unique gimmick which brings toys to life as characters in-game; it released last year on multiple platforms and was one of the holiday season's best selling toy lines. The figures continue to sell out at retail.

Thanks, Kotaku.

Support VG247

You give us money, we give you an ad-free reading experience, merch discounts, a newsletter every month, and elite status amongst your friends.

See more information


More News

Latest Articles

VG247 logo

Buy our t-shirts, yeah

They're far more stylish than your average video game website tat.

VG247 Merch