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Microsoft - Xbox 360 - 250GB - PRE-OWNED - Black

Model: PO XBOX 360 250 HDDSKU: 8424005

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Rating 4.3 out of 5 stars with 154 reviews

88%
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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Experience

    Posted
    TheGameJoker
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    I am very budget conscious but wanted to purchase an xbox I was a bit leery about purchasing something pre-owned but I really did my research and also took into consideration of previous reviews of purchasing pre-owned items. Ive waited to give my review to really test and enjoy the product which I received my xbox a month ago from this date. First upon receiving the product it came in great packaging, nicely wrapped and boxed. There were no marks, dents or defects - The xbox looked as new and so far I have not had any problems. I feel so great that I did my research and made the decision to purchase the Microsoft - Xbox 360 - 250GB - PRE-OWNED. I knew that a brand new xbox 250GB would cost a little more ( I saved close to $70-$80 ) I also received everything that comes with a new xbox except the headset which was ok with me but overall I am satisfied with my choice. If the box did not say pre-owned I wouldn't have known any difference. This is from my experience and I would recommend anyone going this route if you are budget conscious as well but I also recommend doing research and I know reviews and experiences varies from person-to-person but it is good to also read a few reviews on what ever product you maybe considering to purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Kind of a gamble but the odds are in your favor

    Posted
    Underwriter88
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    I knew going into it that there was a possibility the unit may not be 100% perfect. It showed up quickly and was packaged nicely. The box itself was appeared to be in good shape, as was the controller. Initial set up was easy, and it connected right up to the wi-fi. However, later I connected to another network and it had problems. It wouldn't connect to xbox live. I checked online and changed some settings on the router and it did fine after that. Although sometimes it just drops the connection. I am not 100% sure if it is the box or the router. It has been 2 weeks and the disconnection issues are not as frequent. Another issue was the power supply. I didn't notice at first because I was only running the xbox for a few minutes at a time. The first time I ran the box for more than 20 minutes it shut down. The LED indicator on the power supply was red instead of the usual green or yellow when in standby. I unplugged it and noticed it was very warm. My online research confirmed my suspicions that the power supply was over heating. I ordered a new one from microsoft ($34) and it hasn't been an issue since. Like I said, it was a gamble, but for the price I don't think I came out too badly. It seems like most people haven't had the same issues I have had, but they were simple enough to fix.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Not certified Microsoft hard drive??

    Posted
    mellex

    This is preowned but "checked that it's functions properly" but apparently not enough. It will not play Halo 2 (a version stamped that it WILL play on xbox 360) and the only reason I can find online is that the hard drive isn't a microsoft certified one, in which case certain games will not play. That does not fall into "checked that it functions properly" category. Now we have to make trip to find out what kind of hard drive is in there to see if that's the issue (it's the only one I can find as possible). Not cool. If u are going to sell preowned/refurbed you need to disclose if you use after market parts to do so.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Value

    Posted
    GolferJack
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Im not really much of a gamer. The one game I play is PGA TW 2013 so I can play with friends back east. Mostly I use the XBox for its streaming. It has all the great apps like HBOGO and Netflix/Hulu. The only drawback is if you are using a wireless controller it will turn itself off after about 5 minutes so theres a bit of a delay as you have to turn the controller back on in order to pause. I bought a refurbished Xbox360 and havent had any issues with it for over a year now. Great value and great quality.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great value for the money

    Posted
    kATX
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    I purchased this Xbox because I was on a tight budget and wanted to get the most out of my purchase, and I did. The unit itself is flawless cosmetically as far as I can tell. It comes with everything you need to get started except for the batteries for the wireless controller. It's pretty easy to set up and be playing in no time. I would not hesitate to purchase something that has been refurbished and resold by best buy. I'm very satisfied with my purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Minor scuffs do not diminish this item

    Posted
    WorkingFromHome
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    Don't usually buy a used item but when my xbox 360 died I was not ready to jump into the xbox one realm. This used option gave me the chance to continue using my current gaming collection and with Games for Gold and a 250 GB HD, I'm in a good place. The product runs perfectly and had no trouble setting it up. The extra space also allows me to download and hold onto more games than my previous box.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Don't risk it

    Posted
    Jimmyjazz
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Bought it for the kids for Xmas, took a chance on refurb due to price point and also drive size. The fan is extremely loud at times, DVDs play with an annoying rose hue, and the wifi connect ability has been spotty. I missed out on the 15 day return window due to holiday travel and now am stuck with a lemon, as best buy will not replace their defective merchandise. I knew it was a roll of the dice but am still sore the quality of the product was this poor.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Wouldn't Load

    Posted
    Behikers
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Purchased pre-owned system for family for Christmas. Set it up for the kids and it froze on the start-up screen. Spent hours Christmas morning online trying to figure out how to get it to work with no luck. Incredibly frustrating and highly disappointing. We'll never make this mistake again. Does Best Buy check their consoles before re-selling them?

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works as promised

    Posted
    SirMixALittle
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    This works as promised. I primarily bought it to watch Netflix at my office. I have numerous "older" Xbox (with the removable hard drive), but this one didn't have a removable hard drive. I use the removable hard drive to bring my games to work (like the Tiger Woods golf game). I'm not sure how to do this now - probably a flash drive solution, I suppose.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    solid game, good apps

    Posted
    tmaguire18
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    I recently got an xbox 360 after being a Playstation 3 owner and have been satisfied with my purchase. I haven't played enough games to even begin comparing gameplay, but the xbox 360 does allow for more viewing options like starz play and Showtime Anytime. Still looking for either one to add Max Go however...

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Console works great, Controller was broken

    Posted
    Dragon58401
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase

    I bought this product for my daughter as a x-mas present. Thankfully I had picked up a second controller so her and I could play some games together. Once I got everything hooked up and tried to get it working, the controller never did anything ( tried different batteries multiple times) so I had to open up the other controller just to get the thing to work.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Died after 7 months

    Posted
    Bob121

    This is now my 4th xbox in as many years. I'm not going to blame this on best buy, but the xbox itself is just not made very well. Thought this was going to be better than the older white ones with external hard drives and it turns out its much much worse. Don't waste your money. Hard drive failed, no amount of troubleshooting would get it working.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    XBox360 is still a fav in our house!

    Posted
    jellypink
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    We have the newer version and a few other newer consoles. This was a perfect purchase, works like, new looks new, with a refurbished price! Get the protection plan and you're al set! New consoles may have cool features but we still go back to this unit! 5 stars because we got this when it first came out and got this last month, it's perfect for what we need.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Getting Old

    Posted
    AtillatheHun3
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    The 360 was a great console, yet with next gen being more price competitive and graphics out matching the ability of the 360 I would only recommend getting this if you want to play some of the great games already made for the 360. Also good luck if you have to deal with Microsoft, worst customer service imaginable!

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Bought a preowned Xbox360

    Posted
    PHWI
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    Bought a pre-owned 360 so my son and I can play GTA5 together (was planning on getting the Xbox 1 but heard that you can't play together between 1 and 360). Initially was worried if the system will work (esp. since it''s preowned) but it has been a couple of months now and it's still working well.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    works but its not 100%

    Posted
    customer02z
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    the xbox was working great for a couple of month then it started to have connection issues. It wasn't my Internet because we have two xboxs and the other was working fine because the other one is not pre owned is brand new. Is been working fine lately but I'm still thinking waiting for it to come across another issue. For the most part it works good.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love my Xbox360

    Posted
    elisha629
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    I'm sad Microsoft is not continuing with the Xbox360, but I'm still happy with the one I purchased. It was pre-owned but came in such new condition I couldn't tell. Came with all the cords, wireless controler and 250gb hard drive. It's been almost a year since I purchased it and I have not had any problems with it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    When your old Xbox dies, this is the way to go

    Posted
    Bushcarp82
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    cant really say anything bad about this. My old Elite model died (bad GPU) and this refurbished model was the right price considering my low level commitment to Xbox. If you're not a die hard Xbox player, this refurbished console is the best option.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    XBox won't let 360 and 1 play together.

    Posted
    ElsaAnnaJoe
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    Everything in this works just fine, but I would have liked to purchase the newer version, but because his friends have 360s we were forced into purchasing a 360 so he could play on line with them. With Wii and Wii U, you can use the old games on the new system. This is our first experience with XBox and I am disappointed in them.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Way better

    Posted
    Guesswho107
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    I have had multiple Xbox 360's over the years and I can honestly say that this is the best version of the 360's. It doesn't hum as loud as the others. Sleek simple design. Should get this one as beginner console for the parents that want to get their little one's into gaming.

    I would recommend this to a friend