GAME announces exclusive hands-on experience with Xbox One weeks ahead of official launch!

GAME, the UK’s leading video game specialist, is giving UK gamers the chance to get hands-on with Xbox One weeks ahead of its November launch at an exclusive series of store lock-in events. Sixty-three GAME stores across the UK will be extending their opening hours to host this incredible event in the latest of GAME’s highly-rated lock-in series.

The late-night lock-ins will give lucky gamers the chance to experience the power of the Xbox One before anyone else in the UK, with red-hot next-gen titles Forza, Dead Rising 3, RYSE and Killer Instinct all playable on the night. On top of this, gamers will be able to get their pre-orders down on all the great upcoming Xbox One products, including GAME’s exclusive Day One Editions of the top software titles, an exclusive Call of Duty: Ghosts XBOX ONE bundle and the Xbox Live Day One Edition.

This lock-in tour is for adults only - the nights are strictly over-18s only and spaces are limited, with 70 places available in each store. To reserve your place you can register at your nearest participating store, either in person or by sending the store a tweet. Spaces are limited and will be chosen on a first-come, first-served basis. Gamers must be 18 or over to register and attend. ID will be required for entry.

Charlotte Knight, Category Director at GAME said: “This is an incredible lock-in tour – that allows GAME’s customers to get hands on with the ground-breaking Xbox One and experience the next generation of gaming. We’re absolutely thrilled to be able to bring this unique and exclusive experience to our stores – this is an epic time for the gaming industry and GAME is leading the way. Bringing the next generation of Xbox gaming to our stores over a month before the official release date show how our continued partnership with Microsoft is going from strength to strength. This is an amazing exclusive opportunity for UK gamers and we can’t wait for the lock-ins to start.”

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Participating Stores and Dates

14th October Dundee 51 Murraygate, , Dundee, Angus, DD1 2EA 20:30
14th October Derby 46 St Peters Street, Derby, DE1 1SH 20:30
15th October Livingston Unit 115, Almondvale Centre, Livingston, West Lothian, EH54 6HT 20:30
15th October Banbury Unit 11a, Castle Centre, Banbury, Oxon, OX16 5UH 20:30
16th October Glasgow East Kilbride 5 The Olympia, Town Centre, East Kilbride, Glasgow, G74 1PG 20:30
16th October Northampton 43 Drapery, NORTHAMPTON, NN1 2EU 20:30
17th October Glasgow St Enochs Unit 40, 55 St Enoch Square, Glasgow, , G1 4BW 20:30
17th October Bedford 27-29 Midland Road, , Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 1PL 20:30
18th October Dumfries 175 High Street, , Dumfries, Dumfries and Galoway, DG1 2QT 20:30
18th October Kings Lynn 6 Norfolk Street, KING'S LYNN, PE30 1AR 20:30
19th October Teesside Unit 4b Teeside Park, Stockton, , TS17 7BW 21:00
19th October Cambridge Unit 47/48, Lion Yard Shopping Centre, Cambridge, , CB2 3NA 20:30
20th October Gateshead Metrocentre 3 Russell Way, Metrocentre, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE11 9YZ 19:00
20th October Peterborough Unit 15c Serpentine Green Shopping Centre, Hampton, Peterborough, PE7 8BE 19:00
21st October Sunderland Unit 8, Walworth Way, The Bridges, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR1 3LB 20:00
21st October Norwich 2-10 Back of the Inns, , Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1PT 20:00
22nd October Washington 26 Albany Mall, Washington, NE38 7SA 20:00
22nd October Bury St Edmunds 42a The Butter Market, Cornhill, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1DX 20:00
23rd October Darlington Unit 30, The Cornmill Shopping Centre, Darlington, Durham, DL1 1LS 20:00
23rd October Colchester 87 Culver Street, , Colchester, Essex, CO1 1LF 20:00
24th October Middlesbrough 71-73 Linthorpe Road, , Middlesbrough, Teeside, TS1 5BU 20:00
24th October Chelmsford 16 Exchange Way, High Chelmer, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1XR 20:00
25th October Kendal Unit 23-24, Westmoorlands Shopping Centre, Market Place, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4TR 20:00
25th October high Wycombe Unit F1, The Octagon Centre, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 2HU 20:00
26th October Blackpool 35 Corporation Street, BLACKPOOL, FY1 1EJ 20:00
26th October Oxford Unit 6, Westgate Shopping Centre, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 1NU 20:00
27th October Cheshire Oaks Unit 12, Coliseum Way, Cheshire Oaks Outlet Village, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 9HD 19:00
27th October Reading Unit 18, Oracle Shopping Centre, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 2AQ 19:00
28th October Liverpool 72 Lord Street, LIVERPOOL, L2 1TL 21:00
28th October Basingstoke Unit 15, Festival Place, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 7BE 20:00
29th October Bolton 2-4 Newport Street, , Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 1NB 20:00
30th October Burnley 101-103 St James Street, , Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 1PY 20:00
30th October Gloucester Unit 8b Market Way, Eastgate Shopping Centre, Gloucester, GL1 1QH 20:00
6th November York 5 Church Street, YORK, YO1 8BG 20:00
6th November Plymouth 44 New George Street, Plymouth, PL1 1RW 20:00
7th November Hull 59-60 Prospect Centre, Hull, HU2 8PW 20:00
7th November Yeovil 10 High Street, YEOVIL, BA20 1RG 20:00
8th November Scunthorpe 72 High Street, SCUNTHORPE, DN15 6SD 20:00
8th November Bristol 28 Broadmead BRISTOL BS1 3HA 20:00
9th November Wakefield Unit G45, Trinity Walk, Wakefield, WF1 1QS 20:00
9th November Newport 46 Commercial Street, NEWPORT, Gwent, NP20 1LP 20:00
10th November Leeds White Rose Unit 50, White Rose Centre, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS11 8LL 19:00
10th November Swansea Morfa Unit 2, The Pod, Morfa Retail Park, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA1 7DF 19:00
11th November Doncaster Unit 47, The Frenchgate Interchange, Doncaster, , DN1 1LF 20:00
11th November Ashford 1 New Rents, ASHFORD, Kent, TN23 1LE 20:00
12th November Sheffield Unit 22/24, Fargate, Sheffield, , S1 1LH 20:00
12th November Brighton Unit 94, Churchill Square, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 2TF 20:00
13th November Mansfield McArthur Glen Outlet, Mansfield Road, South Normanton, Derbyshire, DE55 2ER 20:00
13th November Maidstone 13 Week Street, , Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1QW 20:00
14th November Nottingham Unit 308A, Victoria Centre, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 3QN 20:00
14th November Lewisham 212 Lewisham High St LEWISHAM SE13 6JP 20:00
15th November Newcastle Under Lyme 90 High Street, NEWCASTLE-UNDER-LYME, ST5 1QQ 20:00
15th November Croydon 80 North End, Croydon, CR0 1UJ 20:00
16th November Wrexham 50/52 Regent Street, WREXHAM, LL11 1RR 20:00
16th November Camden 124 Camden High Street London NW1 0LU 20:00
17th November Bullring Unit SU312, Bullring, Birmingham, , B5 4BU 19:00
17th November Stratford Westfield Unit SU0030, Westfield, Stratford City, E15 2EN 19:00
18th November Walsall Unit 7, Park Street, Walsall, West Midlands, WS1 1LY 20:00
18th November Kingston Unit 2 & 3, 99-101 Clarence Street, Kingston Upon Thames KT1 1QY 20:00
19th November Northfield 9 Church Road, Northfield , B31 2JX 20:00
19th November Box Park Box no 54, Boxpark, 2-10 Bethnal Green Road, E1 6GY 11:00
20th November Coventry 60 Broadgate, , Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 1NF 20:00
20th November Box Park Box no 54, Boxpark, 2-10 Bethnal Green Road, E1 6GY 11:00


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