GameStop Details Pre-Order Pickup Process Amid COVID-19 Outbreak
COVID-19 (AKA Coronavirus) has had an unprecedented on the world and how human beings operate their daily lives. In the video game industry alone, there have been “indefinite” delays in video game development and a slew of convention cancellations. As social distancing continues, new procedures have developed to ensure minimal interactions between humans. In fact, GameStop has a method of their own for those looking to pick up pre-orders.
Yes, there are some GameStop locations open during this time. Given their difficulties remaining afloat while the economy was still in relatively good shape, the company was determined to run business as usual when they tried to define themselves as an essential business. While that didn’t go according to plans, there are a few locations that remain open to ship and hold orders for pre-orders.
According to GameStop, those of whom have pre-ordered games online can still pick it up at an operating store with a “contactless delivery service” process they call [email protected] “The process is simple – just go online via GameStop.com or the GameStop App to place your order and simply select the pick up option for your local store. Your order confirmation email will contain additional instructions, including a notice when your order is ready and the phone number of the store.
“Just call when you arrive and one of our associates will meet you at the door with your product. Of course, you can also continue having items delivered to your doorstep also through GameStop.com or the GameStop mobile app. If, for any reason, you were unable to order your products in advance and the product is in stock in the store, one of our associates can also assist you while you remain in your car. Credit Card chip and GameStop Gift Card transactions can be processed onsite.”
During this time, the company won’t accept returns or exchanges. In other words, make sure it’s a title you’ll definitely want to keep in your collection. If this right up your alley, make sure to call your local GameStop to see if they’re open and operating under these guidelines.
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