GRAPEVINE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, GameStop, in collaboration with Activision Publishing and Sony Pictures Entertainment, announced that it will be hosting “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” Day at all of its retail locations across the U.S. on April 29. Timed to celebrate the release of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 videogame, customers will be greeted by special giveaways, previews, and trade-in promotions.
During this one-day-only event, customers that purchase the game will receive the exclusive “Web Threads Suit Pack” (PS4, PS3, X360, XB1), a DLC pack containing four super-powered suits to be worn by Spider-Man. While in-store, customers will also be treated to exclusive footage from the upcoming film and a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the video game.
Fans that arrive early to purchase the game will be in for an added bonus exclusive to GameStop customers. Customers that purchase the game will receive two (2) movie tickets (estimated $20 value, while supplies last) to see The Amazing Spider-Man 2 film when it hits theaters on May 2. These are limited in supply and will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis.
Releasing on April 29 at all U.S. GameStop stores for the Sony PlayStation® 4 for $59.99, the PlayStation® 3, Xbox 360, and Wii U for $49.99, Windows PC for $39.99 and the Nintendo 3DS for $29.99, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is the sequel to the 2012 gaming title, The Amazing Spider-Man. Featuring an open-world with enhanced visuals, architecture and challenges, the first Spider-Man title to release on next-generation platforms is set to deliver a more diverse and engaging experience.
As a special bonus, PowerUp Rewards Pro members that trade-in any items toward the purchase of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will receive a bonus 40 percent in-store credit. All other customers will receive a bonus in-store credit of 30 percent.
For more information regarding the video game and how to pre-order, as well as “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” Day, customers can visit a local GameStop store or www.GameStop.com.
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About “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”
We’ve always known that Spider-Man’s most important conflict has been within himself: the struggle between the ordinary obligations of Peter Parker and the extraordinary responsibilities of Spider-Man. But in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Peter Parker finds that his greatest battle is about to begin.
It’s great to be Spider-Man (Andrew Garfield). For Peter Parker, there’s no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero, and spending time with Gwen (Emma Stone). But being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. With the emergence of Electro (Jamie Foxx), Peter must confront a foe far more powerful than he. And as his old friend, Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan), returns, Peter comes to realize that all of his enemies have one thing in common: Oscorp. Directed by Marc Webb. Produced by Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach. Screenplay by Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci & Jeff Pinkner. Screen Story by Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci & Jeff Pinkner and James Vanderbilt. Based on the Marvel Comic Book by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko.
About Sony Pictures Entertainment
Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) is a subsidiary of Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE's global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition and distribution; television production, acquisition and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies. For additional information, go to http://www.sonypictures.com.
About Marvel Entertainment
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing, including licensing the Spider-Man universe to Sony Pictures. For more information visit marvel.com. © MARVEL