Over 600,000 Sign Up For GameStop's PS4 First To Know Program
UK retailer GAME says PlayStation 4 pre-orders are performing well and they expect Sony's new console to help revive the flagging game industry in the region.
And even though GameStop in the US hasn't started taking pre-orders on the PS4 just yet, they are able to gauge potential consumer interest by the number of people who have signed up for their First To Know program. It's designed for PowerUp Rewards members who want to know everything PS4-related ASAP.
And now, GameStop has announced that over 600,000 have already signed up for that First To Know initiative. And they reached that number in a matter of weeks. Said GameStop president Tony Bartel:
"With only a glance at the PS4, gamers are excited and eager to know more. Within just a few weeks, more than 600,000 people have signed up, showing strong demand for this new console."
Sony Computer Entertainment America president and CEO Jack Tretton added that such success means the "promise of PS4 is resonating with gamers." The new system is set to launch later this year during the hectic holiday season, and it's expected that Sony will reveal an official date and price at E3 in June. Those numbers will be crucial...
3/12/2013 10:14:54 AM John Shepard