Analyst: Expect more to get into the used games business


With both Amazon and Toys R Us now dealing in pre-owned games, these days it seems like most everyone wants in on the used game racket. Now Lazard Capital Markets analyst Colin Sebastian has come forward, telling Gamasutra that he expects even more companies to soon dive in for their own slice of the lucrative secondhand pie.

Without naming names, Sebastian says that a "large consumer electronics retail chain is rekindling efforts to sell used video games," while another "general merchandise 'big box' store" is already trying out a program to buy back games for store credit. We just hope folks are wiping their feet before stepping all over GameStop's coattails.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.