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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

Friday, November 2, 2012 12:01 pm EDT

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GRAPEVINE, Texas

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GME
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GRAPEVINE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Master Chief makes his long-awaited return in less than a week with the launch of Halo 4, and GameStop (NYSE: GME), the world’s 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 there’s 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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Larine Nixon
Corporate Communications
GameStop Corp.
817-722-7579
LarineNixon@gamestop.com