Valve Denies Steam Trade-in Plans

A post on NowGamer quotes Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter from an interview talking about the possibility that Valve is working on a way to allow game trade-ins through Steam (thanks Kotaku). Says Pachter: "Steam gives gamers enough other stuff so that they don’t resent the fact they can’t trade in their games. And you know, name all the Steam games that you’ve purchased that you’ve traded back in to somebody else for credit. Steam’s about to let you do that supposedly, you know like trade and exchange, but they’re going to take a fee from it." We contacted Valve for comment on this and received the following response from Doug Lombardi: "Untrue. We've never met with Mr. Pachter."