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GameStop EXPO 2013 Announces Microsoft and Sony Will Be Bringing Next-Generation Consoles to Show Floor
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Thursday, June 27, 2013
GameStop EXPO 2013 Announces Microsoft and Sony Will Be Bringing Next-Generation Consoles to Show Floor18:32 EDT Thursday, June 27, 2013
GRAPEVINE, Texas (Business Wire) -- GameStop EXPO is fast approaching and the world's largest multichannel retailer of video games is offering the public and PowerUp Rewards™ members the opportunity to be among the first to play the new generation of consoles, Microsoft's Xbox One and Sony Computer Entertainment's PS4™, months before release.
Gaming fans can register for the consumer show, taking place Aug. 28 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev., to get a close-up look and hands-on experience with the new systems and their exciting launch lineups.
VIP ticket holders will also have access to exclusive Q&A sessions in which they can pose questions about the consoles to panelists from Microsoft and Sony.
GameStop has a very limited number of VIP tickets left, priced at $90 and available for purchase only at http://www.gamestop.com/expo, payable with PowerUp Rewards points or credit card. VIP admission includes early admittance to the show floor, a VIP lounge, a gaming tournament, access to panel discussions with some of the biggest names in the industry, plus a swag bag of gaming goodies filled with such items as a limited edition EXPO 2013 T-shirt and Madden 25 for Xbox 360.
General admission is $35 and can be purchased online or at a local GameStop store. General admission offers seven hours at the show featuring 250,000 square feet of video gaming fun including demos and hands-on experience with the newest consoles and the hottest games coming, plus insider tips and tricks for top games from their developers. Attendees can also enjoy special appearances and autograph signings at vendor booths and chances to win prizes in drawings from their favorite video game publishers.
GameStop is also now offering a specially priced student admission ticket for students to enjoy EXPO after school for a discounted price. Student admission can be purchased onsite for $20 starting at 3:30 p.m. until the floor closes at 6:00 p.m.
Attendees must be 17 years of age or older or accompanied by an adult. Some activities or games may feature mature content. Exhibitors reserve the right to censor content for guests under the age of 17 even when a consenting parent or guardian is present. All attendees under the age of 20 will be asked to wear a wristband to identify the ESRB rating that's best suited for their age group.
For more information about GameStop EXPO and to register for the show, visit http://www.gamestop.com/expo.
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 retail network and family of brands include 6,544 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® magazine, the leading multi-platform video game publication; Spawn Labs, a streaming technology company; a digital PC game distribution platform available at www.GameStop.com/PC; and an online consumer electronics marketplace available at www.BuyMyTronics.com. General information on GameStop Corp. can be obtained at the company's corporate website. Follow GameStop on Twitter at @GameStop and find GameStop on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GameStop.