GameStop Welcomes the Return of Master Chief with Midnight Opening Celebrations for Halo 4
More than 4,400 U.S. locations to host early play events
GRAPEVINE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Master Chief makes his long-awaited return in less than a week with the launch of Halo 4, and GameStop (GME), the worlds largest multichannel retailer of video games, is helping fans get into the action sooner. The retailer will host midnight launch events for Halo 4 at more than 4,400 U.S. stores on Monday night (Nov. 5, 2012) leading up to the 12:01 a.m. launch on Nov. 6, 2012. With festivities at stores kicking off Monday at 9:00 p.m. local time, Halo fans will have an opportunity to play the iconic game prior to midnight as well as participate in various Halo-themed challenges.
Customers that pre-order and purchase Halo 4 at GameStop will also receive some exciting exclusive content all voted on by Halo fans including the War Games Haven Premium Theme, Arctic Battle Rifle Skin and the "Forest" armor skin, a set of cool, customizable armor for use in Halo Infinity multiplayer matches. Voting on the fourth and final pre-order exclusive closes on Nov. 4, so theres still time to cast your vote today at www.GameStop.com/Halo4. In addition to exclusive pre-order bonuses, GameStop customers get a 30% trade bonus on any games traded toward the purchase of Halo 4. Visit www.GameStop.com/GamesForLess for more details.
Pick up a copy of Halo 4 at GameStop locations on Nov. 6, 2012. For more information on an event near you, visit www.GameStop.com/HaloEvent.
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GameStop Corp., 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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Source: GameStop Corp.Copyright Business Wire 2012