GRAPEVINE, Texas — (BUSINESS WIRE) — July 15, 2015 — GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, announced that GameStop EXPO 2015 will have the future of gaming at the Sands Expo and Convention center on Wednesday, September 2 as Sony PlayStation’s Project Morpheus will be available for attendees to personally experience the immersive, intense rush of virtual reality.
Virtual reality (VR) has been one of the hottest topics coming out of this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) and gamers are eager to learn more about how this new technology can advance the video game industry. Breaking down technological barriers and truly immersing a gamer into a fictional space cannot be said enough through words, so GameStop and PlayStation are bringing this experience to the fans at the GameStop EXPO 2015.
With a large array of game demos and game stations, Project Morpheus is bringing something to satisfy all types and levels of gamers.
“Having experienced virtual reality with Project Morpheus at E3 this year, I can confidently say that this is something that truly must be seen to be believed,” said Eric Bright, director of merchandising at GameStop. “We are excited to bring this innovative product to our EXPO, so that our fans can be one of the first to experience virtual reality.”
Registration for GameStop EXPO 2015 is now open, with options including:
- General admission passes for $40*
A limited number of VIP** passes for $110, which includes:
- Early access to the show floor
- VIP lounge access to recharge your body and devices
- Exclusive swag bag of gaming goodies
- Student passes for $20, available on-site only starting at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Tickets can be purchased using PowerUp Rewards™ points or by credit card online at www.GameStop.com/EXPO and at your local GameStop store.
To learn more about GameStop EXPO, details on the VIP experience, and to register for the show, visit www.GameStop.com/EXPO.
* 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.
** Adults who purchase VIP tickets do NOT have to purchase a VIP ticket for their children under the age of 17. Purchase a general admission ticket for your child and he/she will be allowed to accompany you to all VIP events. With this option General Admission children will not receive VIP swag bag.
GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is a global, multichannel video game, consumer electronics and wireless services retailer. GameStop operates more than 6,600 stores across 14 countries. The company’s consumer product network also includes www.gamestop.com; www.Kongregate.com, a leading browser-based game site; and Game Informer® magazine, the world’s leading print and digital video game publication. In addition, our Technology Brands segment includes our Simply Mac and Spring Mobile businesses. Simply Mac, www.simplymac.com, operates 71 stores, selling the full line of Apple products, including laptops, tablets, and smartphones and offering Apple certified warranty and repair services. Spring Mobile, http://springmobile.com, sells post-paid AT&T services and wireless products through its 410 AT&T branded stores and offers pre-paid wireless services, devices and related accessories through its 68 Cricket branded stores in select markets throughout the United States.
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