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"GameStop will be exiting the Puerto Rican market by the end of March 2016. Until that time, we will continue to conduct normal business operations."

Chris Kerr, News Editor

January 12, 2016

1 Min Read

Newsbrief: Video game retailer GameStop will close all of its stores on the island of Puerto Rico, an unincorporated U.S. territory with a population of roughly 3.4 million.

Speaking to GameSpot, a company rep explained the island's 35 stores will be shut down by the end of March as a result of "ongoing business challenges and increased governmental restraints."

"Until that time, we will continue to conduct normal business operations," added the rep.

About the Author(s)

Chris Kerr

News Editor, GameDeveloper.com

Game Developer news editor Chris Kerr is an award-winning journalist and reporter with over a decade of experience in the game industry. His byline has appeared in notable print and digital publications including Edge, Stuff, Wireframe, International Business Times, and PocketGamer.biz. Throughout his career, Chris has covered major industry events including GDC, PAX Australia, Gamescom, Paris Games Week, and Develop Brighton. He has featured on the judging panel at The Develop Star Awards on multiple occasions and appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live to discuss breaking news.

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