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article imageGameStop will stop accepting PS2 trade-ins

By Stan Rezaee     May 5, 2013 in Technology
Gamers will have a limited time to finish their PlayStation 2 backlog. GameStop has announced that it will no longer be accepting trade-ins of PS2 systems, games and accessories as of June 1st.
The news broke out after Reddit user, eGORapTure posted an image of a GameStop store display.
Gaming news sites; Joystick.com and Destructoid.com have contacted several GameStops and confirmed the change in policy.
The change in policy has been meet with mixed reaction from gamers. The most common reaction has been of nostalgic moments or suggestions of selling unwanted PS2 merchandise on eBay.
PlayStation 2 was the last sixth generation system that GameStop stores would accept trade-ins while having stopped accepting GameCube and Xbox consoles a few years prior. This change in policy comes shortly after Sony discontinued production of the PS2 back in December 2012.
GameStop is a video game and accessories retailer that is also the largest distributor of used game merchandise. PlayStation 2 is the best-selling video game console of all time, having sold over 150 million units along with 1.52 billion game titles.
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