Pro gaming controllers: prices, trade in values & places to sell (Updated)
Some recent sale prices to provide a general idea of how much pro gaming controllers are worth.
|Controller/Platform(s)||Buyback Stores (Amazon Trade-In)||Brick-and-Mortar Stores (Best Buy, GameStop)||Online Marketplaces (eBay, after fees)|
|Scuf Vantage (PS4)||–||$40||$72|
|Microsoft Xbox Elite (Xbox One & PC)||$34||$15||$57|
|Microsoft Xbox Elite Series 2 (Xbox & PC)||$91||–||$127|
|Razer Wolverine Tournament (Xbox One & PC)||$49||$24||$50|
|Razer Raiju Mobile (Android Mobile)||$44||–||$50|
|NACON Revolution Pro 2 (PS4 & PC)||–||–||$46|
|Qanba Drone (PS4 & PC)||$26||–||$34|
|Thrustmaster T. Flight Hotas 4 Flight Stick (PS4 & PC)||–||–||$43|
|Hori Real Arcade Pro V Hayabusa (Nintendo Switch)||$48||–||$73|
|Snakebyte Game:Pad S (PS4)||$1||–||$18|
|Evil Shift (PS4 & Xbox One)||–||–||$62|
|GameSir M2 (iPhone Mobile)||–||–||$39|
|GameSir G3s (PC & Android)||$15||–||$12|
|FlyDigi Wee 2 (Android Mobile)||–||–||$21|
|Astro C40 TR (PS4 & PC)||$93||–||$104|
|8Bitdo SF30 Pro Controller (PC, Mac, Android & Nintendo Switch)||$16||–||$21|
Pro gaming controller price factors
Used pro gaming controller prices depend on condition and model features. For controllers in good condition, you can generally expect to get anywhere between 20% and 80% of the original MSRP.
For example, the Microsoft Xbox One Elite Series 2 controller retails new for $180; used, it can be sold for 50% to 70% of its original price. The Razer Wolverine Tournament Edition controller retails new for $120 and can be sold used for 20% to 45% of its original price. The Astro C40 TR – regarded as one of the best controllers available – retails for $200 new and sells for 45% to 50% of the original price used.
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Features like wireless capabilities, programmable buttons and Bluetooth contribute to value, but those things can be found on many standard and aftermarket controllers. Superior quality along with customization options make high-end premium gaming controllers particularly valuable.
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For example, the Hori Real Arcade Pro V Hayabusa uses the same joystick and buttons found on classic arcade games. The Astro C40 TR lets you swap the analog stick and directional pad modules to configure the layout into custom shapes. It also offers custom stick caps and customization software to remap buttons and even adjust button sensitivity.
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The Scuf Vantage features custom finishes, an onboard audio swipe bar and a modular design with swappable components; while the Evil Shift offers tactile triggers, in-game button remapping and an ergonomic paddle system.
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Where to sell pro gaming controllers
Flipsy Trust Verified Stores Buying Pro Gaming Controllers
The following Trust Verified Stores buy pro video game controllers. Search for the controller you have to review trade-in offers. Choose the best offer to get a free shipping label, ship your controller, and you will be paid a few days after your controller is received.
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