Posted August 11, 2018 09:15:37Sony, Microsoft and Valve have unveiled a series of new retailers in Australia, as part of a drive to expand into the country.
Key points:The new retailers are in Melbourne, Sydney and PerthThe first will be GAME, a retailer based in the Australian capital, while the second will be EB Games, based in Sydney.
They will be open to retailers across the country from June 12.
PlayStation 7 and PlayStation 4 game consoles are expected to be available for purchase in Australia by the end of the year.
“It’s important to us to continue to support our Australian community through our partner retailers and continue to build our international footprint,” Microsoft Australia managing director, Matt McInerney, said.
“We will continue to expand our local footprint in order to meet our local community and grow our customer base.”
As part of our continued strategy, we will be offering new retailers across Australia, including a new store in Melbourne in the coming months.
“In addition, we are also working with a number of partners in the US and Europe to launch new retail partnerships.”
“We are very excited to see the new retailers open up, we have been working hard to ensure they have a strong local presence and we are confident they will offer a strong retail experience,” Mr McInersay said.
Mr McInerrney said the first retailers will be Game and EB Games stores.
“Game is coming to Melbourne from the US.
EB Games is coming from the UK and we will have our stores in Sydney, Perth and Melbourne, as well,” he said.
He said EB Games will have a presence in the Melbourne CBD area in the next few weeks.
“The EB Games store will be in the central part of the CBD area, so you can expect to see a great selection of our great games and games consoles.”
There are also some great deals on a variety of great items, so keep your eyes open.
“The new store is the first of the new retailer plans.”
With this partnership, we want to ensure that the community can have access to the best of both worlds, with the option of buying both the best and the worst games at the same time,” Mr Mee said.
The retailer is also opening a new gaming centre in Perth, with more to come.”
This is a great opportunity to give our community the best gaming experience possible,” Mr MacInerNEY said.