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One-Day-Only Wii Reservations at GameStop

December 18, 2007, 11:17 am PST
Total comments: 4

GameStop will let shoppers reserve a Wii to be available after Christmas by January 25, but the offer is only avaliable in-person on Friday the 21st.

GameStop Announces Holiday Wii Reservation Program

Exclusive One-Day Program Helps Customers This Holiday Season

GRAPEVINE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), the world’s largest video game and entertainment software retailer, announced today an exclusive, one-day reservation program to assist customers wishing to give the highly sought-after Wii this holiday season. Only on Friday, December 21, 2007, customers can reserve a Wii console for pick-up by January 25, 2008. Reservations must be made in-person at any GameStop or EB Games location in the U.S., including those in Puerto Rico and Hawaii.

While many store locations will have Wii in stock for immediate purchase during the holiday season, quantities are limited. As such, GameStop is offering this exclusive reservation program to provide peace of mind to shoppers that may not be able to locate a system in time for the holidays.

A limited number of reservations will be available at each store and only one reservation can be made per household.

The reservation process requires payment in full at $249.99 plus tax, to guarantee delivery in January. Customers will receive a custom-designed DVD case emblazoned with a Wii and the iconic Mario character wishing a “Happy Holidays! Your Wii is on the Way!" Inside the DVD case is a guarantee slip that provides gift-giver guidelines and an explanation of the gift receipt.

When the reserved Wii console arrives, the gift-giver will receive a telephone call indicating that their system is available for pick-up. Consoles must be picked up at the store location where the reservation was placed.

Talkback

jpc168December 18, 2007

hahahaha! i'd just like to point out from ur link the quote...

"We're not really expecting PlayStation 3 or even Xbox 360-level scarcity for Nintendo's Wii come this holiday season, but just in case you want to be certain-sure of a Wii on launch day..."

wow, were they wrong!

ShyGuyDecember 18, 2007

That is behind everynow now jpc168; we are looking forward to the Wii shortages of 2008!

UERDDecember 18, 2007

Quote

"We're not really expecting PlayStation 3 or even Xbox 360-level scarcity for Nintendo's Wii come this holiday season, but just in case you want to be certain-sure of a Wii on launch day..."


Say stupid sh!t all the time; always get away with it. Such is the life of a technology blogger.

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