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How Much Does A Used PS4 Cost At Pawn Shops?

Whether you are shopping for a used Playstation 4 (PS4), or have a PS4 you would like to sell or pawn for cash, look no further than Pawn America. Visit the Pawn America online store to find the best Playstation 4 pawn shop value.


The Sony Playstation 4 is one of the hottest selling gaming consoles on the market and finding a used Playstation 4 for sale at an affordable price can be challenging. In this guide, we will take a look at the pros and cons of purchasing a used PS4 gaming console from the most common types of used game system sellers and what you can expect to pay on average for a system. 


So, do you have a Playstation 4 gaming console to sell? Keep reading to learn how much your PS4 may be worth and how to get the most cash for your gaming system.

How Much Does A Used PS4 Cost?

The cost of a used Playstation 4 can vary widely depending on the specific model, the included accessories, and even where the console is purchased. A used Playstation 4 will generally cost more from a retail store like GameStop or Amazon than from an individual seller and there are significant pros and cons for each option. Let’s have a look at your buying options and what you can expect to pay on average at each .

Retail Outlets

Retail stores like GameStop and other local gaming retailers tend to be on the higher end of the price scale when it comes to used gaming consoles. At the time of this post, the selling price for  a used Playstation 4 at retail gaming stores, like GameStop and others, is approximately $300 to $400. 

Online Auction Marketplace

Online auctions and marketplaces like eBay, Amazon and others generally offer slightly lower prices on used gaming consoles than their retail counterparts. The savings do come with some significant trade-offs as the selection and the quality can have a definite of hit or miss.


Local classifieds typically have used gaming consoles for sale. Like online auctions, you may be able to find some bargains here but the selection and quality may be lacking. Purchasing popular used gaming consoles like the Playstation 4 and Playstation 5 through classified ads posted by individual sellers has become riskier in recent years due to an increase in scams, theft, and worse. Buying from a stranger means you will have to meet them in your home or there home, or in public places, but all have risks.

Pawn Shops

Purchasing a used Playstation 4 for sale through a pawn shop is a best of both worlds option. Pawn shops often offer the same lower bargain prices typically found on internet auction sites or in classified advertisements while providing a wider selection and high quality assurance provided by a retail store.   

How Much Is A Used PS4 At Pawn America?

The actual cost of a Playstation 4 gaming console can vary depending on model, condition, and physical location. That being said, at the time of this writing the average selling price of a used PS4 console at Pawn America ranged from approximately $180 to $350.

How Much Can You Earn Selling A Playstation 4?

There are several factors that determine the selling price of a used Playstation 4 gaming console.  Let’s take a more detailed look at the factors that have the most significant impact on the dollar amount you can expect to receive when selling your PS4.

Factors That Affect The Selling Price Of Playstation 4

Model Or Edition

The specific model or edition of Playstation will have the largest effect on the dollar value of a used gaming console. For instance, a special-edition Playstation 4 Pro with a full terabyte of storage will be worth considerably more than a standard Playstation 4 Slim with 500 gigabytes of storage. A limited edition, anniversary edition, or special promotional edition will often be worth more than a standard retail edition as well.

Components, Accessories, Add Ons, And Premium Upgrades

Used PS4 gaming consoles that are complete and ready to use fetch the highest dollar value. To be considered complete, a used gaming console should be accompanied by all of the accessories that were included with the unit when it was brand new. At a bare minimum, a complete Playstation 4 gaming system should include the power cord, audio visual connection cables, and at least one game controller. Used PS4 gaming console bundles with additional accessories like console stands, additional controllers, and PS4 games command a higher price than units without these accessories. 


Wireless game controllers, controller charging stands, extra-long or premium quality connection cables, and of course, extra batteries are always popular additions. Including them as an all inclusive “premium” bundled package can go a long way to increase the worth, and therefore the ultimate asking price for a used Playstation 4 gaming system. 


The physical condition of the console itself, as well as any included components, accessories, and PS4 games will play a large role in determining the worth of a used Playstation 4 gaming system. Used Playstation 4 gaming consoles and components that contain all of their original parts, are functioning as intended, clean, and free of any visible damage are far more valuable than used Playstation 4 gaming units that are missing parts, damaged, or have damaged or non-functioning pieces. Used Playstation 4 consoles with outer cases that have been physically modified or otherwise altered from their original appearance with paint, permanent markers, or decals are generally worth considerably less than used Playstation 4 gaming systems that look exactly as they did when brand new and in original factory condition.


In the excitement to install and start the game play on their new gaming console, most retail consumers destroy, or simply, throw away the original factory retail packaging after purchasing and setting up their new Playstation 4 system. Original packaging is therefore neither expected nor required when selling a used Playstation 4 gaming console. That being said, a used Playstation 4 gaming system and components that do come packaged in the original factory supplied retailer packaging will almost certainly bring a higher dollar value than a similarly equipped used Playstation 4 gaming system and components that are sold loose rather than in their original packaging.   


How Much Can You Pawn A Playstation For?

The knowledgeable and experienced professionals at Pawn America will use the criteria discussed in detail above to determine a ballpark worth of your used Playstation 4 gaming system and offer you a pawn loan based on that determination. 


Other factors that can affect the size of the cash loan or outright purchase offer you may receive when you pawn or sell your used Playstation 4, include the current gaming system inventory on hand, the current market demand for used gaming systems and the competitor’s selling price for similarly equipped used Playstation 4 gaming consoles.


Pawn America purchases pre-owned Sony Play Station and Microsoft Xbox game platforms! Find out what you can get for your item on our Get a Quote link here. Simply fill out the info ad include some pictures and we’ll be in touch! Then if you accept our offer, you can come to the store you chose, or if you chose our new SHIP-IT location, you will receive a pre-paid shipping label. Just pack up your items and ship it to us. It’s as easy as 1-2-3! We will message you progress updates via our Get A Quote chat feature under your login in on! 

Shop For A Used Playstation 4 At Pawn America

We offer both online and in-store options so shopping for a used PS4 gaming console at Pawn America is safe, convenient and simple.


The Pawn America online inventory is updated daily so you can be certain that you will always find the very latest inventory of used Playstation 4 for sale from all 16 Pawn America stores 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from the comfort of your own living room. The Pawn America online platform offers used Playstation 4 gaming consoles, accessories, games, and much more. 

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If you live in the vicinity of one of our 16 brick and mortar stores or plan on visiting the area please feel free to stop by and browse the inventory in person. 


Pawn America brick and mortar store locations are open Monday through Saturday from 10AM to 7PM and many locations offer Sunday hours for even greater flexibility and shopping convenience. Check out our Pawn America store directory for directions to your local store and location specific hours of operation. 

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