GRAPEVINE, TX--(Marketwired - July 01, 2016) - GameStop (NYSE: GME), a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, announced that it sold out in four minutes its second allotment of PlayStation VR systems.
On Thursday, June 30, GameStop was the only retailer to re-open pre-orders for the Sony Interactive Entertainment PlayStation VR system. The allotment of VR systems was available only on www.gamestop.com and sold out quickly.
"The fact that this second allotment sold out in a matter of minutes demonstrates the customer anticipation and fervor for this exciting interactive technology," said Bob Puzon, senior vice president of merchandising at GameStop. "We're working closely with Sony to get more PS VR units, and will let our customers know when they become available."
The $399.99 core bundle will be on store shelves and ready to ship in October.
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