With the popularity of movie rentals, movie stores started carrying console games user can play without having to purchase the game. Game rentals vary depending on the rental store, number of copies available and popularity of the game. Most game titles are available for rent the day of their release, with most movie rental stores carrying video games for the major consoles. Game enthusiasst can rent video games through either web-based rental stores, vending machines or regular rental stores.
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Find a rental store. Choose from either vending machines, web-based stores or regular movie rental stores that carry video games.
Determine your game interests. Select a video game that is appropriate for you by reading the ESRB rating, a rating that determines the intended audience, and the game genre--action, first-person shooter, role-playing game or adventure game.
Select your video game. Make sure the game you select will play with your video game console.
Tips and warnings
- Understand your rental store's return policy to avoid any additional charges.