As the people began receiving their tax returns, consumer electronics retailer, GameStop has also begun its two-week Tax Day sale event, starting Feb. 28.
Its first Tax Day sale event runs from Feb. 28 to Mar. 6, followed by a second salvo going from Mar. 7 to 13. The event falls in line with the United States tax season, with the known tax day being a big day for the public. While Tax Day basically refers to the filing of tax returns and settling accounts to the federal government.
Save Big on Games and Collectibles
For the first Tax Day sale event, gamers are in for a treat - save up to $40 on hit Nintendo Switch games. Legend of Zelda is currently $49.99, Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 at $39.99, and the tactical role-playing game (RPG) Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is unbelievably down to $19.99 from the three games' original retail price of $59.99.
Other Nintendo Switch titles on sale include Sid Meier's Civilization VI, Ori and The Blind Forest, Assassin's Creed: The Rebel Collection, and PuyoPuyo Tetris 2.
PS4 and Xbox One gamers also get their fair share of discounted games - from Grand Theft Auto V now available for $19.99 and newer games like NBA 2K21 ($29.99), Madden NFL 21 ($24.99), and even Assassin's Creed Valhalla ($34.99).
As for gaming consoles, GameStop customers can now pick up accessories like the PS4 Back Button attachment and Nintendo Switch Pro controllers at lower prices. Furthermore, buyers getting a Nintendo Switch Lite console would also get a set of Super Mario 16oz collector glasses for FREE.
Gamers planning to switch up consoles and trade in at GameStop can get an extra $50 trade-in credit when they trade their Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, PS4, and PS5 systems.
Lastly, to complete the Tax Day sale, GameStop customers get to take home a clearance shirt for free once they purchase the $12 regular-priced T-Shirt. GameStop also offers discounts for board games, puzzles, card games, toys, and even select statues. To see the complete offer, see the GameStop Tax Day sale events flyer.
Headquartered in the Dallas suburb of Grapevine in the Lone Star State, GameStop is among the world's largest video game and consumer electronics retailers. According to official documents, GameStop has a total of 5,509 stores across the United States, Canada, Australia, and Europe as of February 1, 2020. It sells gaming consoles, video games, gaming accessories, digital products like downloadable content, network points cards, subscription cards, and collectibles.
It has recently dominated the news after its company stock price skyrocketed, seeing an increase of about 1,500% in two weeks. The drastic jump in its stock value is mainly credited to small-scale traders' coordinated effort from the Reddit community r/wallstreetbets.