On November 10 Customers Can Bring in Trades to Help Pay-Off Their
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
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
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 www.gamestop.com.
* 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
The network also includes: www.Kongregate.com,
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 www.GameStop.com/PC;
and an online consumer electronics trade-in platform available at www.BuyMyTronics.com.
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.