GRAPEVINE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 21, 2012--
GameStop (NYSE: GME), the world’s largest multichannel retailer of video
games, announced today that it has created a Nintendo Wii U wait list
exclusively for members of its PowerUp Rewards loyalty program. Due to
overwhelming demand, the retailer recently stopped taking pre-orders on
the Wii U Deluxe Set and Basic Set. The new wait list program allows
PowerUp Rewards members to sign up to be notified when additional
quantities of the Wii U become available for purchase after the Nov. 18
“Demand for Wii U has been off the charts and we know many of our
PowerUp Rewards members are anxious to get their hands on one,” said
GameStop president Tony Bartel. “We’re happy to offer our customers this
exclusive opportunity to join the wait list for this must-have item.”
PowerUp Rewards members can visit any U.S. GameStop store to join the
Wii U wait list (limit two per household). Once on the list, customers
will be notified when a Wii U is available for purchase and will have 48
hours to respond. There is no deposit required to join the wait list and
enrolling does not guarantee a Wii U on or by a specified date or at a
For complete details, visit your local GameStop store or www.GameStop.com/WiiUWaitList.
For more information on how to become a PowerUp Rewards member, the
benefits of joining and more, visit www.PowerUpRewards.com.
About GameStop Corp.
GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company
headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is the world's largest multichannel
video game retailer. GameStop's retail network and family of brands
include 6,628 company-operated stores in 15 countries worldwide and
online at www.GameStop.com.
The network also includes: www.Kongregate.com,
a leading browser-based game site; Game Informer(R) magazine, the
leading multi-platform video game publication; Spawn Labs, a streaming
technology company; and a digital PC game distribution platform
available at http://www.GameStop.com/PC.
General information on GameStop Corp. can be obtained at the company's
corporate website. Follow GameStop on Twitter @ www.twitter.com/GameStop
and find GameStop on Facebook @ www.facebook.com/GameStop.
Source: GameStop Corp.