GameStop (NYSE: GME), the world’s largest multichannel retailer of video games, announced today that 600,000 members of its PowerUp™ Rewards loyalty program have signed up for the PlayStation®4 (PS4™) First to Know List. Members enjoy instant notifications whenever news and purchase updates are released on Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.’s (SCE) next generation computer entertainment system, PS4, which redefines rich and immersive gameplay with powerful graphics and speed, intelligent personalization, deeply integrated social capabilities, and innovative second-screen features.
GameStop announced the PS4 First to Know List on February 20 as SCE unveiled the system at PlayStation Meeting 2013 in New York as well as in a live streaming event watched by millions of fans around the world.
“With only a glance at the PS4, gamers are excited and eager to know more,” said GameStop president Tony Bartel. “Within just a few weeks, more than 600,000 people have signed up, showing strong demand for this new console.”
“Our goal with PlayStation 4 is to deliver inspiring and creative play experiences that gamers have never seen before,” said Jack Tretton, president and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America. “The level of enthusiasm we’re seeing from GameStop customers demonstrates how the promise of PS4 is resonating with gamers, and we’re looking forward to unveiling more about the new platform in the coming months.”
The PS4 First to Know List allows PowerUp Rewards members to sign up to be notified as new details about the PS4 system become available, including when customers will be able to pre-order and purchase the system, as well as unique trade offers.
PowerUp Rewards members can visit any U.S. GameStop store or go to www.GameStop.com/PS4 to join the PS4 First to Know List.
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.
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