The PS3 has been with us for over a decade now. At first, the games were very expensive, but now it is relatively easy to buy good quality cheap ps3 games.
Over 70 million units have been sold across the globe as of September 2012. Most users have bought dozens of games to play on their consoles meaning that there are a lot of used ps3 games for sale.
There is nothing wrong with the games they work fine. Usually they are being sold because the player is bored with that particular game or that genre of game, and has simply moved on to something else.
Cheap ps3 Games Make Great Christmas Presents
These games make great Christmas presents. Provided you know the kinds of games, the person you are buying for likes you will have no problem at all finding cheap ps3 games that are suitable for them.
Tips for Buying Cheap ps3 Games
If possible, look at the games they already own to avoid buying them a game they already have. It is also worth noting exactly which PlayStation they own. Most ps3 games are backward compatible, so will play well on even the oldest PS3 consoles, but you do need to check.
It is best to buy used ps3 games from a reputable game shop rather than from auction sites. A few unscrupulous people out there sell copies, rather than genuine second hand original games. These copies tend not to work reliably and can get any player who uses them banned from online multi-player games. Reputable console and games retailers weed these out, so there is very little risk of your being sold a copy rather than a genuine game.
The other advantage of buying this way is that you have a better chance of a refund should the person you give the game to not be happy. Most shops will happily swap an unwanted game bought from their shop with another one that retails at the same price. The selection of cheap ps3 games in these shops is normally very good. Sometimes you can pick up games that were only released a few weeks ago because gamers have tired with it and want the money to buy another game.