Gamestop could be in trouble once PS4 and Xbox 720 come out – GS Manager

He definitely has some interesting things to say.

Posted By | On 29th, Mar. 2013 Under News | Follow This Author @KartikMdgl


In a Reddit AMA, a Gamestop manager gave his thoughts about the company. His identity hasn’t been verified so we don’t know who he is.

There are rumours that the Xbox 720 will have always-online connection and something like that combined with anti-used games will be seriously detrimental to the company.

Here’s what the manager had to say:

“I don’t think GameStop will die with this console generation, but I think it’s very possible it will with the one afterward. That, or the company will be less of a GameStop and more of an Electronics Boutique again.”

Gamestop makes a ton of revenue from used games sales and it’s more than $2 billion per year, and if you think about their total revenue for 2012, missing this $2 billion would hurt the company a lot.

They also believe that games sales will increase next gen but we don’t really have a lot of details on the PS4 and Xbox 720 and whether they would block used games.

Tell us what you think in the comments section below.

Via Beefjack.

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