GameStop Now Taking Pre-Orders For Nintendo Wii U

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, ZombiU, New Super Mario Bros. U and 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 www.GameStop.com 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 www.GameStop.com/Wii-U.

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.

Copyright Business Wire 2010

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