Sweepstakes Begins for Call of Duty: Black Ops as
Pre-Orders Continue Record-Setting Pace
GRAPEVINE, Texas, Oct 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
The shroud of secrecy has been lifted on the most-anticipated
entertainment launch of the year! GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), the
world's largest video game and entertainment software retailer,
announced today the launch of its "Surprize Attack" Call of Duty(R):Black Ops sweepstakes, making more than one million Call of
Duty:Black Ops-inspired prizes and instant awards available
through Nov. 9.
The sweepstakes commences as pre-orders for the most-anticipated title
of the year continue to accelerate. "GameStop is tracking to all-time,
record reservations on Call of Duty: Black Ops. We are
ahead of where we were with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 last
year, which previously set the industry standard," said Bob McKenzie,
SVP of merchandising, GameStop Corp.
Created exclusively by GameStop for their pre-order customers, fans
enter the "Surprize Attack" sweepstakes by pre-ordering Call of Duty:
Black Ops at any local GameStop or online at www.gamestop.com.
They can then use their receipt code or online order confirmation number
to enter the sweepstakes. The code can be entered once a day on the
"Surprize Attack" website, www.gamestop.com/surprizeattack,
for a chance to win prizes in 34 daily drawings.
GameStop is offering several levels of prizes during the sweepstakes,
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon
Fighter Pilot Experience
Microsoft Prize Packs
Autographed Fighter Pilot's Helmet
Flip HD Camera
- Call of Duty: Black Ops Downloadable Content
Exclusive Call of Duty: Black Ops Branded Wearables
Customers may also visit www.facebook.com/gamestop
for exclusive intel about the "Surprize Attack" sweepstakes. There is a
limit of one prize per person, family or household. For complete rules
and additional details, visit a local GameStop retail location or www.gamestop.com/surprizeattack.
No purchase necessary to participate. Purchase does not improve chances
of winning. Void where prohibited.
Call of Duty: Black Ops fans looking for additional adventure can
play challenges at all GameStop locations via SCVNGR, a location-based
mobile game. Fans can play numerous challenges to earn points and unlock
rewards. Customers who complete every available challenge will receive a
30% trade bonus on all software traded towards the reservation of Call
of Duty: Black Ops. For more information, visit www.gamestop.com/surprizeattack.
Call of Duty: Black Ops will be available at GameStop stores
nationwide Nov. 9, 2010 and will be available for the Xbox 360(R) video
game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation(R) 3 computer
entertainment system and Windows(R) PC.
About GameStop Corp.
Headquartered in Grapevine, TX, GameStop Corp., a Fortune 500 and S&P
500 company, is the world's largest video game and entertainment
software retailer. The company operates 6,549 retail stores in 17
countries worldwide. The company also operates an e-commerce site,
GameStop.com, and publishes Game Informer(R) magazine, a leading
multi-platform video game publication. GameStop Corp. sells new and used
video game software, hardware and accessories for video game systems
from Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft. In addition, the company sells PC
entertainment software, related accessories and other merchandise.
General information on GameStop Corp. can be obtained at the company's
corporate website: http://www.gamestopcorp.com.
Activision Publishing, Inc. is not a sponsor of this Sweepstakes.
Activision's name and logo, and/or the "Call of Duty: Black Ops" name,
logo, and/or materials are used for purposes of promotion and/or prize
description only and such use is not intended to suggest or imply
Activision's approval, sponsorship or endorsement of this Sweepstakes.
"Jeep," "Wrangler," and "Rubicon" are registered trademarks of, and used
with permission of, Chrysler Group, LLC.
SOURCE: GameStop Corp.