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GameStop closing over 200 stores worldwide

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GameStop will be closing 225 out of their 7500 global locations following a turbulent year.

Following a 30-ish per cent drop in stock prices over the past year GameStop will be closing 225 of its 7500 store locations worldwide. In case you were thinking about making a trip to your local store, it might be a good idea to check if it's still there before you put your shoes on.

GameStop - Stock
GameStop - Stock

On the brighter side of things, the company has experienced an increase in revenue from their collectible business, mostly owing to successful affiliate programmes and Pokemon merchandise. In light of such a development, GameStop will be opening 35 additional stores focused around this branch of their business.