The Globe and Mail

Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content

Press release from Business Wire

GameStop Now Taking Pre-Orders for Xbox One

<p class='bwalignc'> Pre-orders Open Today for New Console's November Launch </p>

Monday, June 10, 2013

GameStop Now Taking Pre-Orders for Xbox One

17:36 EDT Monday, June 10, 2013

GRAPEVINE, Texas (Business Wire) -- Starting today, GameStop (NYSE: GME), the world's largest multichannel retailer of video games, is now taking pre-orders on Microsoft's next generation, all-in-one gaming and entertainment system, the Xbox One, as announced today at Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), the biggest show in the gaming industry.

The Xbox One puts you at the center of all your games, TV, movies, music, sports and Skype. With Xbox One, games push the boundaries of realism, and TV obeys your commands. Gaming on Xbox One immerses gamers in cinematic worlds that look like real life, with characters that feel more human than ever before. The new system is accompanied by an all new generation of Xbox Live, a redesigned 1080p Kinect, and the class-leading Xbox controller.

Pre-orders for the Xbox One can be made at any U.S. GameStop store location or online at with a $100 deposit that will be applied toward the $499 cost of the console.*

GameStop customers can also pre-order the first games available on the new system, including these titles exclusive to the Xbox One: Ryse: Son of Rome, Forza Motorsport 5, and Kinect Sports Rivals, all published by Microsoft Studios, as well as Capcom's Dead Rising 3.

Activision's Call of Duty: Ghosts and EA's Battlefield 4 can also be pre-ordered starting today.

*Limit one console pre-order per household. Quantities are limited, so pre-order today.

About GameStop Corp.

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is the world's largest multichannel video game retailer. GameStop's global retail network and family of brands include 6,544 company-operated stores in 15 countries and online at The network also includes:, a leading browser-based game site; Game Informer® magazine, the leading multi-platform video game publication; Spawn Labs, a streaming technology company; a digital PC game distribution platform available at; and an online consumer electronics trade-in platform available at

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

Jackie Smith
GameStop Corp.

  • The Globe and Mail Newspaper

    Newspaper delivered to your doorstep. subscribe

  • Globe Unlimited

    Digital all access pass across devices. subscribe

  • The Globe and Mail App

    The New Globe and Mail App for iPhone®, iPad® and Apple Watch download

  • Globe2Go

    The digital replica of our newspaper. subscribe

  • Globe eBooks

    A collection of articles by the Globe. subscribe

See all Globe Products

Advertise with us

Your number one partner for reaching Canada's Influential Achievers. learn more

The Globe at your Workplace
Our Company
Secure Service
Customer Service
Advertising Privacy
Globe Recognition
Mobile Apps
Other Sections