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GRAPEVINE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Today, GameStop Corp., a family of specialty retail brands that makes
customers’ favorite technologies affordable and simple, announced its
plans to host more than 3,500 U.S. midnight launch parties to celebrate
the arrival of Watch Dogs.
On the evening of May 26, gaming fans will experience what GameStop does
best – welcome the launch of the latest in video game innovation by
throwing parties at various store locations. Customers can expect to
participate in various activities such as contests, giveaways and the
opportunity to view new footage of the game displayed on GameStop TV as
they await midnight. GameStop is also offering fans that arrive early an
exclusive first-to-play opportunity, allowing them to go hands-on with
the PS4 version of Watch Dogs starting at 9:00 p.m. local time.
“We are seeing tremendous excitement from gaming fans for the new Watch
Dogs game,” said Bob Puzon, senior vice president of merchandising at
GameStop. “In fact, Watch Dogs is proving to be the highest pre-ordered
next-generation console game we’ve experienced to date. We are planning
some exciting activities at our stores to help our fans celebrate the
arrival of the Ubisoft game.”
Releasing on May 27 at all U.S. GameStop stores, Watch Dogs is
the new intellectual property from Ubisoft that puts gamers in the city
of Chicago with a set of hacking tools at their disposal while featuring
an open-world with enhanced visuals and challenges. The new game will be
available on the Sony PlayStation® 4, PlayStation® 3, Microsoft Xbox
One, Xbox 360 and Windows PC, and will retail for $59.99.
“We know gamers are eagerly anticipating the launch of Watch Dogs and
it’s encouraging to see a partner like GameStop celebrate the launch
with a first-to-play opportunity,” said Tony Key, senior vice president
of sale and marketing, Ubisoft.
GameStop is continuing to take pre-orders on Watch Dogs and
offering customers that pre-order the exclusive Palace Pack DLC, which
includes a single-player mission, an investigation bonus and an ATM hack
boost. In addition, customers that pre-order for the PS4/PS3 will
receive an extra 60 minutes of exclusive gameplay content.
As a special bonus, GameStop is offering customers a series of deals and
trade-in offers that include:
For more information about Watch Dogs, how to pre-order the game,
or what stores will be hosting a launch event, contact your local
GameStop location, or visit www.GameStop.com.
About GameStop Corp.
GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company
headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is a global, multichannel video game,
consumer electronics and wireless services retailer. GameStop operates
more than 6,600 stores across 15 countries. The company’s consumer
product network also includes www.gamestop.com;
a leading browser-based game site; Game Informer®
magazine, the world’s leading print and digital video game publication; www.buymytronics.com,
an online consumer electronics trade-in platform; Spring
Mobile, an authorized dealer of AT&T wireless services; and Simply
Mac, the largest certified specialist of Apple’s full line of
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GameStop – Public Relations
Source: GameStop Corp.