Gaming Marketplace Launches UK’s First Free ‘Match’ Service for Game Swaps

A gaming price comparison site and marketplace has today launched the UK’s first free ‘match’ service for those wishing to swap games online.
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Jan. 10, 2012 - PRLog -- An online gaming marketplace has today launched a new feature to make swapping games online easier than ever; providing gaming fans with a simple, and completely free, means of swapping their unwanted video games with other users for titles they really want.

The ‘Match Me’ function, launched today by, is a free of charge service that automatically matches games owned by members of the marketplace with users who have the game in question in their ‘wish list’. The function therefore ‘matches’ members with potential game swap opportunities, and is completely free of charge.

Members of the marketplace are able to search for, or scan-in, video games they currently own or want to add to their collection using the site or accompanying Smartphone app; whereby the games will automatically be added to their ‘Owned’ or ‘Wanted’ games lists.

With the new function on-site, users can then hit the ‘Match Me’ button whereby will search members' lists for suitable swaps to make with other users. As is constantly updating both trade-in and second hand prices for games, the site will help users to request ‘fair’ swaps, based on similar market prices.

Once a swap is agreed upon with users on-site, they can trade games completely free of charge via the site. Swaps will be shown in the marketplace section of the site, and both members will also automatically be entered into’s monthly and annual prize draws for simply completing a free swap.

The ‘Match Me’ function aims to make updating video game collections as cheap and easy as possible; and is the only site in the UK currently offering the service completely free of charge.

Simon Kilby, Founder of, commented on the launch of ‘Match Me’:

“We launched with the aim of making gaming as cheap as possible for people, by letting them know where they can get the cheapest deals on new, used, trade-in and even swapped games online. With ‘Match Me’, we aim to go one step further in keeping your video game collection up-to-date as easily as possible by ‘matching’ Marketplace members with potential fair swaps on offer; and, as it’s free, it really couldn’t be simpler.”

He continued:

“Most video game fans will have games sitting on their shelf that they’ve either completed or haven’t played for years, and these can easily be traded to update collections with games that are actually wanted. Chances are someone will be after the game that you can’t stand the sight of anymore, and with ‘Match Me’, we aim to make finding these people as simple as possible!”



Editor’s Notes

For more information please contact Emma Kent of 10 Yetis Public Relations Agency on 01452 348211 or allows users to compare prices on their favourite games, as well as allowing them to buy, sell and swap their games with other members on the site. was launched in June 2011.
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