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GameStop Made $3.15 Billion in Sales During 2013’s Holiday Period

by Joey Davidson | January 14, 2014January 14, 2014 11:30 pm PST

Richie Rich has a Money Chair

The 2013 holiday season was a good one for GameStop. On a global scale, the games retailer made more than $3.15 billion in sales from November until the first week of January of 2014.

The number is up 9.3 percent from 2012, and that makes 2013’s holiday season the biggest in GameStop’s history. They made a boatload of cash.

It’s pretty obvious what caused the bump and lead to big numbers for the company. New hardware accounted for more than $1 billion in sales, and aging hardware, new games and used games filled in the rest of the pile. In 2012, new hardware only made GameStop around $500 million.

We’re sure someone is still writing that article about how the gaming industry is dead somewhere.

Did you contribute to GameStop’s massive profits this past holiday?


Joey Davidson

Joey Davidson leads the gaming department here on TechnoBuffalo. He's been covering games online for more than 10 years, and he's a lover of all...