GameStop announces new Nintendo Switch units available while supplies last

Mario Kart – one of the biggest and most loved games from Nintendo – is the latest game to launch on the innovative Nintendo Switch platform

GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-May-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Just in time for the April 28 launch of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, announced today that it just received a limited supply of Nintendo Switch systems available immediately for customers in-store only and while supplies last.

“It’s perfect timing to have additional Nintendo Switch units arrive just days before the launch of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, one of the biggest and most loved games from Nintendo,” said Eric Bright, senior director of Merchandising for GameStop. “This is truly an amazing pairing of the latest in Nintendo technology innovation with a classic, iconic game.”

The Nintendo Switch system and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe are available for individual purchase. GameStop will offer the Nintendo Switch system for $299.99, and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, the latest game to launch on the innovative Nintendo Switch platform, for $59.99.  Additionally, GameStop is offering great accessories and collectible toys, such as the Mario Kart Mini Anti-Gravity RC Racer for $49.99, and the Nintendo Switch Racing Wheel or Switch Joy-Con Racing Wheel both for $14.99.

To make a Nintendo Switch purchase even more affordable, GameStop is offering up to a $200 credit when a customer trades in a PlayStation 4, Xbox One, new Nintendo 3DS or Wii U (32GB) and applies the credit towards the purchase of a Nintendo Switch. This offer is currently available and runs through Sunday, April 30.

“If Nintendo Switch and/or Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is on a customer’s gaming wish list, I would strongly suggest they plan to come to our stores as soon as they can. These products will not last through the weekend!” Bright continued.

Customers should contact their store for availability and more information.

About GameStop Corp.

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 www.gamestop.com; www.Kongregate.com, a leading browser-based game site; Game Informer® magazine, the world’s leading print and digital video game publication; and ThinkGeek, www.thinkgeek.com, the premier retailer for the global geek community featuring exclusive and unique video game and pop culture products. Our Technology Brands segment includes 1,522 Simply Mac, Spring Mobile AT&T and Cricket stores. Simply Mac, www.simplymac.com, sells the full line of Apple products, including laptops, tablets, and smartphones and offers Apple certified warranty and repair services. Spring Mobile, www.springmobile.com, sells all of AT&T’s products and services, including DIRECTV and offers pre-paid wireless services, devices and related accessories through its Cricket branded stores in select markets in the U.S. General information about GameStop Corp. can be obtained at the company’s corporate website.

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SOURCE: GameStop

Contact:

Joey Mooring
817-722-7450
joeymooring@gamestop.com

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