Nintendo 3DS trade-in: How much can you get for trading in a 3DS?

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The poor 3DS has been forgotten and forsaken by Nintendo now.

It's gone, it's over, and maybe it's time for you to say goodbye too.

This is especially true as we draw ever nearer to the release of both the PS5 and Xbox Series X. A lot of people will be looking to make the new consoles a little bit cheaper, and trading in tech you're no longer using is a good way to do that.

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So, here's what you need to know about trading in your Nintendo 3DS.

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Where can you trade in your Nintendo 3DS?

You'd think you could trade your old handheld console in to a place like GAME. You'd be wrong.

Thankfully, CEX remains consistent and will take it off of your hands no questions asked (there may be some questions asked).

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Is it worth it to trade in your Nintendo 3DS?

Good lord, there are too many 3DS versions. So, a 2DS will fetch around £20 in cash and around £30 in credit.

A proper 3DS will get you around £30 in cash and around £45 in credit.

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A 3DS XL will net you around £40 cash and £60 in credit.

Finally, a 3DS XL will get you around £55 in cash and around £80 in credit. The prices all vary depending on condition, colour, and whether or not you have a box, but that's a rough idea.

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Should you trade in your Nintendo 3DS?

Normally this is the part where we talk about not trading it in if you still use it and trading it in if you don't.

That's still true, of course, but that's not all there is to say about the 3DS.

With the recent announcement of Nintendo discontinuing this console, there's a chance that prices could go up in the future. You could potentially hold onto it and hope it becomes worth a lot of money, but it's not a guarantee.

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