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#1 Posted by Nightmare201720 (40 posts) -

I want to rent an Xbox 360 to try out bioshock. I've heard you can rent one from blockbuster, does anyone know how much this costs and how long you can keep the xbox for?

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#2 Posted by YourLastDay86 (1073 posts) -
They usually post the rates like in the store if I remember correctly.
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#3 Posted by Nills (1573 posts) -
I rented something the other day and I think for a 360 game it is $8.
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#4 Posted by pyrobrand (516 posts) -
You can rent Xbox 360 games, you can't rent the console, they don't keep any in their store, and they'd be idiots to do so. So no, if you want to play Bioshock, then you're going to have to buy the 360, which is exactly the point.
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#5 Posted by Z-Bombz (273 posts) -
Ya know they actually used to have consoles available to rent out to people at blockbuster but that was a while ago when N64 and psone were new. They dont do it anymore too many people were stealing the systems
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#6 Posted by xelloss88 (5187 posts) -
I haven't seen a console being rented out since the Playstation and N64, i think they completely stopped doing it. I suggest saving up and buying an Xbox 360 then renting Bioshock.
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#7 Posted by Thrillhouse (5925 posts) -
Blockbuster hasn't rented out consoles since the 16bit days. They used to be on a rack in big blue plastic cases.
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#8 Posted by FLEEBS (1225 posts) -
Why don't you call Blockbuster?

I want to rent an Xbox 360 to try out bioshock. I've heard you can rent one from blockbuster, does anyone know how much this costs and how long you can keep the xbox for?

Nightmare201720
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#9 Posted by msdd9 (2957 posts) -

Ya know they actually used to have consoles available to rent out to people at blockbuster but that was a while ago when N64 and psone were new. They dont do it anymore too many people were stealing the systemsZ-Bombz

A place near me used to rent computers even, those were the days, when ppl trusted ppl, and I knew my neighbors who now I believe r the devil and want me dead.

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#10 Posted by Nightmare201720 (40 posts) -
Ok, I just found a rentable at Roger's. What a rip-off though, $50 for 4 days, in that case I'll just wait for the repairs on mybroken one.
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#11 Posted by abcdefgabcdefgz (698 posts) -
I want to rent an xbox 360 myself too I was thinking blockbuster still did that since they did with playstation. So what if people stole the systems the console price as a deposit would mean they could buy that console back if someone stole it so I dont see why they cant have a 360 dollar deposit or whatever it costs to rent an xbox 360.
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#12 Posted by ckingbailey (25 posts) -

In and around San Jose, CA you can rent next gen systems for $25/week from 2g4g.com. I just rented from them last week and went crazy on GTA IV for a week. It was awesome. I burned a hole in my brain. Yeah...h-huh...cool.

There might be a service like that in your area. I googled "rent xbox 360 san jose" to find 2g4g.

These guys are right. Both Blockbuster and Hollywood told me they haven't rented systems out since SNES.

Someone on Yahoo answers suggested buying one from Walmart, playing for 30 days, and then returning it. Apparently Walmart has a no-questions-asked 30 day return policy on the system, although not on the games.

Also, once upon a time Nordstrom (yes, the department store) had a no-questions-asked, take-anything return policy. They famously had a warehouse full of houseplants and spare tires and other stuff they didn't even sell (this is not BS. My friend Regina worked there in high school). I think you should investigate that. Buy an xbox 360 somewhere else and then dress up real nice, act dignified and artistocratic, and try to return it to Nordstrom.

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#13 Posted by ckingbailey (25 posts) -
Oh yeah, if anyone finds a place to rent xbox 360 online, like a Gamefly kind of service, please tell me here.
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#14 Posted by Tree06 (3552 posts) -
There's a store around me (Rent-A-Center) that will allow you to rent one. I'm not sure of the price becauseI only rented a PS2 some years ago when I sent mine off to get fixed.
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#15 Posted by Strife88 (6073 posts) -
There's a store around me (Rent-A-Center) that will allow you to rent one. I'm not sure of the price becauseI only rented a PS2 some years ago when I sent mine off to get fixed.Tree06

I was thinking of the exact same thing. The only thing is it might be around the same price as Rogers just so they can benefit from that price. It might not though, check this place out if there's one close by.
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#16 Posted by Tree06 (3552 posts) -
I actually have a few around me but they are so overpriced but if you rather rent one then buy then I think those are the only two places you can go.
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#18 Posted by Rollingmonkey (25 posts) -

YES YOU CAN, you need a debt card with a limint on the card of 250 bucks, they only take this if you never come back.

Not all stores do this but mine does in Blackpool.

they started doing this when the sage saturn came out.

Dont listen to the people who just make things up to sound clever or have a opnion.

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#19 Posted by Richboy96 (303 posts) -
Ok, I just found a rentable at Roger's. What a rip-off though, $50 for 4 days, in that case I'll just wait for the repairs on mybroken one.Nightmare201720
WoW rogers's video's still rents out consoles?
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#20 Posted by justbad7 (25 posts) -
i am having people rent xbox 360s for $25 a week or $120 a month plus shipping both ways. just email me at northwestchange@gmail.com
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#21 Posted by rvideogamer082 (25 posts) -
You can rent xbox 360 consoles and wii consoles in phoenix along with games . I rented one for a weekly rental. They offer free games too with rental. And the console rentals are quite cheap. http://www.gamenowphx.com
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#22 Posted by rvideogamer082 (25 posts) -
XBOX console rentals in phoenix : www.gamenowphx.com I believe they also offer wii console rentals and game rentals