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GameStop survey reveals gamers’ top “I’ve gotta have it” video games for this holiday season

GameStop has games for everyone and for all budgets

GRAPEVINE, TX, 2016-Dec-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Still wondering what to get the gamer on your gift list this year? GameStop, a global family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, can help take the guesswork out of gift giving. The top gaming retailer recently polled its PowerUp Rewards™ members to discover their must-have game gifts this holiday season. The gamers have spoken, and the top five “I’ve gotta have it” video games are:

5. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition

4. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare

3. Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon

2. Battlefield 1

and the No. 1 most wanted game this holiday: Final Fantasy XV

Other titles on gamers’ wish list, include Madden NFL 17, Gears of War 4, Titanfall 2, and Watch Dogs 2.

Whether buying for a family member, a friend or yourself, GameStop has these games and more and deals that you’re looking for. Starting December 4 and running through the rest of the year, buy Grand Theft Auto V and get a FREE Whale Shark Card, a $50 value, worth $3.5 Million in Grand Theft Auto Online game currency. Also, on December 10, and only at GameStop, PowerUp Rewards Pro members can buy two get one free on all pre-owned products.

GameStop has more than 2,500 pre-owned games priced at under $20 and PowerUp Rewards Pro members save an additional 10 percent on all pre-owned games and accessories. Customers can ask a store associate for details on how to become a Pro member to take advantage of these offers.

Customers can also give more for less this holiday season and trade in their pre-owned video games, consoles and accessories to receive credit that can be applied when purchasing holiday gifts at GameStop.

Finally, GameStop is making it easier for customers to purchase gifts through its holiday layaway program. Now through December 16, customers have the option to reserve and pay for over time their holiday gifts. A $25 minimum deposit is all that is needed to start a layaway today. 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.

For more gift ideas for the holidays and information on products deals, please visit a GameStop store location, or GameStop’s online Holiday Hub.

About GameStop

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is a global, multichannel video game, consumer electronics and wireless services retailer. GameStop operates more than 7,500 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 70 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 1,429 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 and find GameStop on Facebook at


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Kyle Stephenson
GameStop – Public Relations

Source: GameStop Corporation

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