GameStop (NYSE: GME), the world’s largest multichannel retailer of video games, announced today that it is now taking pre-orders on Nintendo’s revolutionary new video game console, the Wii U. Top Wii U games, like
Call of Duty: Black Ops II
New Super Mario Bros. U
Batman: Arkham City: Armored Edition
, are also available for pre-order at GameStop.
“Our customers have been anxious to pre-order the Wii U since details were announced at E3,” said GameStop president Tony Bartel. “Wii U is a great way to launch the next generation of video game consoles and is sure to be at the top of a lot of wish lists this holiday season.”
Beginning today, GameStop pre-order customers can get the Wii U for less with exclusive trade bonuses. When trading toward the Wii U, customers can get up to:
- $50 trade credit for a Wii
- $90 trade credit for an Xbox 360 (original), PS Vita or 3DS
- $115 trade credit for a PS3 (original) or Xbox 360 (slim)
- $140 trade credit for a PS3 (slim)
As an added bonus, GameStop® PowerUp Rewards™ members can get an additional $10 in credit for each of the above hardware trades when applied to the pre-order of a Wii U, giving members the opportunity to save up to $150 on the Wii U.
The Wii U will be available Nov. 18, 2012 at all U.S. GameStop stores and online at
in the following options:
- Basic Set ($299.99) – 8 GB white Wii U, white Wii U GamePad
- Deluxe Set ($349.99) – 32 GB black Wii U, black Wii U GamePad, GamePad cradle, Wii U console stand, Nintendo Land
Quantities are limited, so pre-order today. For more information, visit
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