Argos now accepting pre-orders for Xbox One X and Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft console

Argos now accepting pre-orders for Xbox One X and Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft console


London, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Eager Xbox fans can place pre-orders for the hotly anticipated new Xbox One X and Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft console on from today (22 August 2017), the retailer has announced.

Fans now have the chance to secure an Xbox One X, previously known as Project Scorpio ahead of the launch on Tuesday 7 November 2017 at a retail price of £449.99.

With six teraflops of graphical processing power allowing it to support 4K gaming, Xbox One X is the world’s most powerful games console and is guaranteed to be a big hit with those looking for a next-generation gaming experience.

Also available on pre-order on the Argos website is the Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft edition. Priced at £349.99, the console goes on sale from Tuesday 3 October 2017 exclusively at Argos and Sainsbury’s. Complete with pre-installed Minecraft and a custom design, the Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft edition is a must-have for any fans of this gaming phenomenon.

To place pre-orders, customers simply need to visit

James Cooke, video games buying manager at Argos, said: “The race really is on for gamers to get their hands on the widely-anticipated Xbox One X which is one of 2017’s most exciting moments for gaming fans. We expect high demand for the world’s most powerful games console and are delighted to announce we’ll be offering pre-orders so that fans can secure this in-demand product before Christmas.

“We are also thrilled to be bringing the Xbox One S Minecraft edition to the UK exclusively through Argos and Sainsburys which will be a top limited edition purchase for families and Minecraft fans.  Customers can place pre-orders at from today, before the console goes on sale exclusively at Argos and Sainsbury’s on Tuesday 3 October 2017.”

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Source: Sainsbury


GameStop taking pre-orders for PlayStation VR bundles while supplies last

GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-Feb-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop, a global specialty retailer that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, just announced that it has received an additional allocation of two popular Sony PlayStation® VR Bundles and is now taking pre-orders while supplies last.

Customers can visit any U.S. GameStop store location, or, to pre-order the PSVR Until Dawn: Rush of Blood Bundle. The bundle is only available at GameStop and sells for $499, with an estimated delivery date of Feb. 21. To pre-order, customers will be required to make a $100 deposit that will be applied toward the $499 cost of the bundle. The PSVR VR Worlds Bundle is available now for purchase online and sells for $499.

“Our customers told us they wanted more PSVR. We listened and delivered,” said Bob Puzon, senior vice president of merchandising for GameStop. “We are encouraging customers to purchase their PSVR Bundle now before we sell out of them!”

The two PSVR bundles include:

  • PlayStation VR Headset
  • PS4 Camera and two Move motion controllers
  • Physical copies of either the Until Dawn: Rush of Blood VR, or VR Worlds games

To help customers fund the purchase of these PSVR bundles, GameStop is offering an extra $50 trade-in bonus on any PS4 or Xbox One console, and an extra $25 trade-in bonus for any Nintendo 3DS or PlayStation Vita system.

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, 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.

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Joey Mooring
GameStop Corp.

Source: Gamestop Corporation/globenewswire