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GameStop Hosting Sony PlayStation 4™ Pre-Launch Events; Provides Customers Easier and Faster Opportunity to Pick Up Consoles on Launch Day

On November 10 Customers Can Bring in Trades to Help Pay-Off Their Pre-Ordered PS4

GRAPEVINE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 7, 2013-- GameStop (NYSE: GME), the world’s largest multichannel retailer of video games, is hosting pre-launch PS4 events on Sunday, November 10 at all U.S. GameStop store locations. The events will allow customers to bring in their pre-owned hardware, software, or consumer electronic trade-ins early to pay-off their pre-ordered Sony PlayStation 4 consoles, as well as purchase available games and/or accessories.

As part of the one-day event celebration, GameStop will provide customers a special hardware trade-in offer on their pre-owned systems when applied toward paying off their pre-ordered PS4 console*. Customers will triple their bonus credit when they trade in a system, resulting in 90 percent extra in-store credit on top of their system’s original value.

“Utilizing GameStop’s buy-sell-trade model, our customers will receive the most value for their current generation consoles and games, something no other retailer is offering,” said Darron Nielsen, senior merchant of GameStop. “This allows consumers the ability to purchase a PS4 at a more affordable price, making it more accessible for gaming fans.”

In addition to the special trade offer, each store location will provide customers a chance to receive giveaway items, experience a host of fun activities and refreshments to help build excitement for the November 15th launch of the PS4. Select GameStop stores will also have fully-functional PS4 units available to play, providing gaming fans of all ages the chance to experience hands-on time with some of their favorite titles.

With the launch of the Sony PlayStation 4 console just around the corner, GameStop is finalizing plans to make that day an exciting opportunity for customers. All eligible GameStop stores will remain open the evening of November 14 for the midnight release of the PS4. The PS4 will go on sale at approximately 12:01 a.m. on November 15 for all customers who pre-ordered the console. For a complete listing of all U.S. GameStop store locations, visit

* In-store credit must be applied toward the pre-order of a new PS4 system. Pre-owned hardware must have all necessary components for trade. Not valid toward cash trades. Trades must be in full working condition to receive full trade value.

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 global retail network and family of brands include 6,544 company-operated stores in 15 countries and online at The network also includes:, a leading browser-based game site; Game Informer® magazine, the leading multi-platform video game publication; Spawn Labs, a streaming technology company; a digital PC game distribution platform available at; and an online consumer electronics trade-in platform available at

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Source: GameStop

Kyle Stephenson
GameStop Corp.