‘Hundreds’ of GAME stores will be opening on Thursday night for the midnight release of EA’s FIFA 14.
GAME Hayes will be visited by Fulham’s Scott Parker (between 4-6pm) while West Ham’s Jack Collison will be at hand at West Thurrock (from 6-8pm). Rangers' Scottish Premiership star Lewis Macleod will attend the Livingstone event (also from 6-8pm).
Newcastle’s Shola Ameobi will drop in on GAME Newcastle Metrocentre’s opening (4-6pm) and Liverpool’s England international Jordan Henderson will be at GAME Liverpool Lord Street (3-5pm).
The Football league is represented, too – Leicester City winger Anthony Knockaert will be at GAME Nuneaton (4-6pm) while Doncaster Rovers midfielder can be met at GAME Doncaster (4-6pm)
GAME will on the night be offering its exclusive Collector’s Edition of the game that includes a specially created Ultimate Edition Adidas football and an exclusive FIFA 14 collectable steel book.
“FIFA 14 is going to be a huge hit with fans and we’re expecting big crowds for our midnight openings,” GAME stores director Dave Howard stated.
“Over 300 GAME stores will be opening at midnight and we know how important it is for fans to get their hands on the game as soon as possible. And we’re delighted to announce the premiership talent we’ve got coming along to some of our stores – we’ve put our best squad forward to kick off the FIFA 14 season in style.”