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Can i sell my Playstation?

Fatwaa ID: 707

Question:

Aslmlkm Mft.. Ive had my playstation for a few years now and now I have come to learn that playing games is not allowed.. I also learned that you cant sell something that is not permissible to use in Islam to someone… So what do i do now? Ccan i sell my playstation or do i have to just like throw it away? Its alot of money for me to just throw away.. Jazakalah

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

May Allaah Ta’aala keep you steadfast upon the Deen. We commend you for turning away from that which will not be of true benefit to you.

Aside from playing impermissible games, there are many other uses of a Playstation that are permissible. Likewise, there are a few games that are not impermissible. Accordingly, you may sell your Playstation. The proceeds therefrom will be permissible.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

07/27/1444 AH – 02/18/2023 CE

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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