USA Today reporting that Wal-Mart will be installing e-Play kiosks with trade-in functionality into 77 stores. Gamers bring their used games to the kiosk, scan the games' bar codes, are made an offer by the machine and, if they accept, swipe their credit card and driver's license to complete the transaction. A credit then goes to the users account on the e-play Web site. That credit, which shows up in the user's account within two to three days, can go towards the purchase or rental of games or movies from e-play kiosks around the country.
Wal-Mart has announced no plans to expand the program beyond the initial 77 locations, which gaming blog Otaku reports are located in the Northeast.