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GameStop Extending Next-Gen Trade-Up Offer To Europe

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2013 @ 2:08 p.m. PDT

GameStop is taking the uncertainty out of which PlayStation and Xbox versions of a consumer’s favorite game they should buy this fall with an exclusive, guaranteed upgrade offer.

GameStop announced that beginning this week, it will offer customers in select European countries a special, limited time opportunity to upgrade select standard edition PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 titles for the new PlayStation 4 or Xbox One standard version of the same title for around €14.99. The exclusive game upgrade is being offered in GameStop store locations in Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland.

“This is an amazing opportunity for our European customers to enjoy their favorite PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360 games until the PlayStation 4 or Xbox One versions become available,” said Mike Mauler, executive vice president of International at GameStop. "This offer gives our customers the chance to upgrade their current PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360 games for the new PlayStation 4 or Xbox One versions of the same game for a great price. This is a great example of how GameStop is helping gamers around the world make the transition to the next generation of consoles economical and seamless.”

The eligible titles (sold separately for €69.99) are:

  • Call of Duty: Ghosts
  • FIFA 14
  • Battlefield 4
  • Need for Speed

To qualify for this offer, a customer must be a GameStop+, PowerCard, or Micromania Mégacarte member at the time they purchase a new eligible PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360 title(s) within 30 days of its initial release and then trade that game at any of the participating European GameStop locations for the new PlayStation 4 or Xbox One standard version of the same game. The game can only be traded in at a GameStop location within the country it was purchased. Redemption must occur by December 31, 2013. The GameStop offer is for a limited time only and may end without notice.

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