The Nintendo Switch OLED is almost here. If you are already the proud owner of an original Nintendo Switch or Nintendo Switch Lite, you may be considering trading in your existing console for the shiny new version.
But how much can you actually get by trading in a Nintendo Switch these days? What will GAME, CeX or Amazon bring you to part with your old console? If these kinds of questions come to mind, you’ve come to the right place for answers!
Before placing this Nintendo Switch OLED pre-order, therefore, think about whether you want to trade in your old Switch to make that purchase a little less painful. We’ll answer all of your big questions below.
Can I exchange my Switch for a new one?
Yes, you can trade in your old Nintendo Switch and invest that money in a shiny new one – if you are considering a Nintendo Switch OLED, trading in your old Switch is a great way to save a bit of cash.
However, you won’t find such a scheme on the official Nintendo website. You will need to go directly to a retailer like GAME or CeX if you want to trade in an old console.
How much will retailers give me for a used Nintendo Switch?
Here in the UK there are plenty of places where you can trade in your Nintendo Switch. Some retailers, such as CeX, will offer you more cash if you are willing to receive your payment as a store credit voucher rather than cash.
While writing this article, we took a look at the websites of CeX, GAME, Music Magpie, and Amazon to see what prices they promise on Nintendo Switch consoles. Of course, everyone will want to test your console before agreeing on an exact price.
If you have an original Nintendo Switch in good condition, here’s how much you could earn right now:
If it’s a good condition Nintendo Switch Lite you’re looking to trade in, here are the prices we found online today:
What is the best Nintendo Switch trade-in price?
Judging by the numbers above, Music Magpie appears to be currently offering the best cash price for an original Nintendo Switch in the UK. If you are willing to accept a voucher, however, CeX will give you a sizable amount.
When it comes to the Switch Lite, Music Magpie and CeX are tied for money, but CeX’s voucher price looks pretty tempting.
The GAME trade-in webpage doesn’t have a lot of information right now, so you might want to head to a store the next time you’re in town – if you really want to play on the pitch, fine. sure !
Can you trade Nintendo Switch games?
Yes, you can trade Nintendo Switch games – it’s a convenient way to make some extra cash, especially considering that Nintendo Switch games tend to hold their value quite well.
Take Super Smash Bros Ultimate, for example. For this 2017 game, CeX lists a trade-in price of £ 21 in cash or a £ 30 voucher, which could come in handy if you’re looking to buy something big like a Nintendo Switch OLED.
What is the price of the Nintendo Switch OLED?
The Nintendo Switch OLED is priced at £ 309.99 here in the UK. So if you have an old console and a handful of games to trade in, this might help cover that cost. Worth thinking about, isn’t it?
When you’re ready to buy one, check out our Switch OLED pre-order guide and we’ll help you find a console in stock! We also have a PS5 stock page and an Xbox Series X stock page if you’re still shopping!
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