Are video game rentals still a thing?

Are video game rentals still a thing?

It’s not a surprise that most companies have stopped offering video game rentals. With the decline of physical media and digital games being so convenient, rentals feel outdated in some ways. But if you still want access to a selection of games without buying them outright, you have options.

What happened to renting games?

In a statement, Redbox says it is “permanently transitioning out of the games business” to focus exclusively on movies. Some Reddit users first noticed yesterday that Redbox rental kiosks were no longer offering video game rentals, and the company confirmed on Twitter that game rentals are no longer available.

How fast does GameFly ship?

We deliver our rentals using U.S. Postal Service first class mail, and they estimate the delivery time to be between 2 to 5 business days anywhere in the U.S. Some unexpected delays or postal holidays could occasionally extend their shipping times. Once the title is shipped, we’ll send you an email notification.

What happened to GameFly?

Despite filing plans in February 2010 for an initial public offering, GameFly remains a privately owned company as of 2017. GameFly shut down the streaming service on August 31, 2018.

Does Redbox still rent video games?

Redbox will no longer be renting video games, the company has announced. Video games will still be sold at Redbox kiosks until year’s end, but by 2020 Redbox plans to completely abandon the gaming market.

How much does GameFly cost per month?

GameFly’s base subscription lets you rent one game at a time for $15.95 per month. Paying $22.95 per month ups the number of games to two.

What does GameFly ship with?

We currently ship games and movies via the U.S. Postal Service first class mail from our 2 shipping centers located in: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Is GameFly a good deal?

Is GameFly worth it? If you love video games, a subscription to GameFly may be worth it. For the occasional gamer, the monthly subscription cost may be more than you typically spend on games. But for the serious gamer who goes through games quickly, the subscription could end up saving you money in the long run.

Does GameFly tell you when game is delivered?

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