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GameStop launches holiday layaway program; now customers can reserve and pay for gifts on their holiday shopping list

GRAPEVINE, TX, 2016-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The holiday shopping season is quickly approaching and GameStop, a global family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, is making it easier for customers to purchase the gifts on their holiday shopping list by opening up its holiday layaway program.

Now through December 16, customers will have the option to reserve and pay for many of this year’s hottest video game consoles, headsets, and hard drives through GameStop’s layaway program.

“Whether it is a new video game console or a high-quality headset, we’ve got the items that are at the top of gamers wish lists,” said Eric Bright, senior director of merchandising at GameStop. “By offering customers the opportunity to reserve and pay for these items over time through our layaway program,GameStop is making shopping easier and more affordable for gift-givers this holiday season.”

GameStop is offering customers the opportunity to purchase the following items through its 2016 holiday layaway program:

Consoles & Controller:

  • PlayStation 4 (500GB) Uncharted 4 bundle
  • Xbox One S Minecraft (500GB) bundle
  • Xbox One S Battlefield 1 (500GB) bundle
  • Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Special Edition (500GB) bundle
  • Nintendo New 3DS XL black
  • Nintendo New 3DS XL red
  • Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller


  • PS4 Sony Gold Wireless headset
  • HyperX Revolver Gears of War Edition headset
  • Stealth 520 Wireless Sur PS4 headset
  • Turtle Beach Elite Pro Tournament Gaming headset
  • LS30 Wireless Gaming headset white
  • ASTRO A50 TR headset

Hard drives:

  • PS4 1TB Solid State Hybrid hard drive
  • Xbox One/ Xbox 360 2TB Portable hard drive

The holiday layaway program provides customers a simple and easy way to pay this holiday season. A $25 minimum deposit is required to start a layaway contract. All layaways must be paid off and picked up at the store location where the original deposit was made by the end of operating hours on December 21.

Additionally, customers can save on these products by trading in their old video games, consoles, accessories, and more.

For more information about the GameStop layaway program and to learn more about the products offered, speak to a local GameStop store Game Advisor or visit

About GameStop
GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is a global, omnichannel video game, consumer electronics and wireless services retailer. GameStop operates more than 7,000 stores across 14 countries. The company’s consumer product network also includes;, a leading browser-based game site; Game Informer® magazine, the world’s leading print and digital video game publication; and ThinkGeek,, the premier retailer for the global geek community featuring exclusive and unique video game and pop culture products. In addition, our Technology Brands segment includes Simply Mac and Spring Mobile stores. Simply Mac,, operates 74 stores, selling the full line of Apple products, including laptops, tablets, and smartphones and offering Apple certified warranty and repair services. Spring Mobile,, sells all of AT&T’s products and services, including DIRECTV through its 1,421 AT&T branded stores and offers pre-paid wireless services, devices and related accessories through its 70 Cricket branded stores in select markets in the U.S.

General information about GameStop Corp. can be obtained at the company’s corporate website. Follow GameStop on Twitter at and find GameStop on Facebook at

Media contact:
Kyle Stephenson
GameStop Corp.

Source: GameStop Corporation

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