The first thing that comes to mind when thinking of the advantage of renting video games is definitely the cost. Not everyone can afford to go out and buy or order over the net all the latest releases and most popular video games available. There is therefore a limit to how many video games you can purchase.
One can rent an innumerable number of different video games without going bankrupt, with the added advantage that these can be rented online, with a list of choices you can ‘leaf’ through and choose at your own pace, with time to actually find out if that video is the right one for you. Even if the video game one has rented is not exactly what one expected it is returned and the next one rented. Once you have paid the price to buy a video that you do not like, you certainly cannot return it to the dealer!
Another advantage of renting video games, especially with online renting is that you do not have deadlines on which to return the videos or any late fees to pay; there is usually a monthly fee to pay and you may rent as many videos as you wish, or keep the same ones for the month. The selection of video games is astounding and you would probably find it difficult to go through all of them during a whole lifetime. You can rent up to 20 video games for the same price of a new one, which is obviously an advantage as opposed to what you get in exchange for your money when you buy a new one.
Video rental stores can vary in prices and you can usually rent out the video games only for a few days, but most of these video rental stores have many specials that award you free rentals.
When renting video games on the Internet there is the added advantage of being able to sample the video you choose and for free too! It is often difficult to really get the hang of the game even if you do read up on it. Once you have bought a video game you are stuck with it even if you do not like it as much as you thought you would. When you can actually preview the game of your choice for free you can then decide if you really want to rent it.
The average monthly fee for video games on video game rental web sites is of $10 to $15, this also includes shipping expenses. Renting video games is definitely an advantage in many ways as far as expenditure is concerned, selection of video games, comfort of delivery and actually being able to browse and choose the ones you wish to try out.