Skip to content
This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies. You can change your settings or learn more here.
OK

Man pays €540 on eBay for a photo of an XBox One

That’s one expensive photo.
Dec 5th 2013, 7:30 PM 7,477 5

A MAN IN Nottingham has been tricked into paying €540 to an eBay seller for a photo of an Xbox One.

The Nottingham Post reports that nineteen-year-old Peter Clatworthy thought he was buying a limited edition version of the console, but all he received in the post was a picture.

The listing on eBay stated that it was technically a photo that was for sale, but Clatworthy said that because it was listed in the video games and consoles category, and the description was that of a new console, he thought the real deal was for sale.

A spokesperson for eBay has said that the teenager, who had saved up for the console as a surprise present for his four-year-old son, can expect a full refund from the seller.

Xbox One Day One consoles (and not just pictures of them) are for sale on Adverts.ie and DoneDeal.ie, ranging in price from €500 to €1000.

via Reddit

Xtra-vision reverses policy on pre-ordered XBox One consoles>

Playstation 4 Vs Xbox One: Which comes out on top?

Send a tip to the author

Emer McLysaght

COMMENTS (5)

    Back to top