What is GameStop?
GameStop is a popular American company, that majorly deals in the retail of video games, consumer electronics, and gaming merchandise. It was founded in Dallas, Texas in 1984, with a different name called “Babbage’s” before taking on its current name 15 years later, in 1999.
They had one of their most successful years from 2004 – 2016, and are still currently the largest video game retailers in the world. Operating over 4500 stores across the world. Their stores are located in the united states, Canada, Australia, and Europe.
What Are GameStop Gift Cards?
GameStop gift cards are a form of digital money, containing store credits, that could be used to purchase different products at the various GameStop stores and also on the official website.
You can purchase various amounts of these cards, ranging from as little as $5 – $500.
How Can I Buy GameStop Gift cards?
GameStop Gift cards are sold almost everywhere. They have created various options in which you can get your hands on their cards.
Some of which include:
- GameStop Shops: If you currently reside in the United States, you can physically walk into a store and purchase a card of your choice.
- Online: Alternatively, if you don’t reside in any of these countries, or you simply do not feel like going to a store, you can get these cards on the official website.
- 3rd Party websites: This is also a pretty solid option. These are unofficial websites, literally everywhere on the internet where you can buy not only GameStop gift cards but other popular names. However, be careful and ensure it is a secure one you are patronizing.
Note: Only physical gift cards are sold both on the website and in all US stores. If you order these cards your standard delivery time should be one to two weeks. On the other hand, Digital gift cards can only be gotten online and are delivered within 2 days.
Do GameStop Gift Cards Expire?
No, they do not. You probably have a higher chance of seeing a flying pig than hearing about an expired GameStop Gift card.
Are There Fees Attached To GameStop Gift Cards?
No. There are no additional or hidden fees that come with purchasing or redeeming GameStop Gift cards.
How Do I Redeem My GameStop Gift Cards?
This is pretty simple. You can make use of your gift card either online or at a store.
Once you are done shopping, proceed to checkout. For payment methods, select a gift card. Enter your card number and pin and click submit. If it is a digital card, Check your email for the code, insert the code at the payment page and submit.
All you need to do is to hand your gift card over to the cashier when paying or call out the code of your digital certificate.
Can I Check My Gift Card Balance?
Yes, you can.
On the website, all you need to do is insert your 16- digit card number and pin then click on the “Check Balance” icon.
Your transaction history details would also be included with this information.
What Happens If I Misplace My Gift Card?
Accidents happen, it is only human. This is why you would be able to get the balance of your gift card back from GameStop only if you can provide the original sales receipt or a receipt from the transaction card.
Can I Resell My GameStop, Gift Card?
Yes, you can do this also. Although, just like 3rd party websites, this transaction cannot be carried out by GameStop. There are also lots of fake platforms out there which you stand a chance of getting duped.