GameStop is set to make significant enhancements to its Pro Membership rewards program, beginning on June 27th, 2023. As part of the changes, the annual subscription cost will see an increase from $14.99 to $24.99. Inflation is so much fun.
While the price change might initially seem substantial, the wide array of benefits offered by the revamped Pro Membership is bound to make it an enticing proposition for many gaming enthusiasts. Below are the key enhancements in the new Pro Membership:
5% Off Across a Wide Variety of Categories: Pro Members get a discount of 5% on pre-owned items such as consoles, video games, accessories, and tech products. The same discount applies to collectibles, including trading cards, toys, apparel, and all GameStop's clearance items. Brands like GameStop, Atrix, Geeknet, and Modern Icons are also part of this 5% off deal.
5% Off All Protection Plans: You can now save more on your GameStop Product Protection Plans bought in-store, thanks to a 5% discount exclusive for Pro Members ...But who actually buys these?
$5 Monthly Pro Reward: Every month, Pro Members get to knock $5 off one item of their choice, leading to potential annual savings of up to $60.
10% Extra Trade Credit: When you trade-in, you earn more! Pro Members receive an additional 10% in cash or credit on their trade-ins.
Pro Exclusive Deals and Drops, and Pro Weeks: Pro Members enjoy VIP access to exclusive sales, product drops, and special week-long sales during Pro Weeks.
Pros Get Points Towards Rewards: GameStop rewards its loyal customers with points, which accumulate with every purchase. These points can later be redeemed for coupons. As few as 1,000 points can be redeemed for $1 in rewards, usable both online or in-store. Pro Members earn points on each purchase, effectively receiving 2% back in rewards.
$10 Welcome Reward and Renewal Bonus: New Pro Members are greeted with an instant $10 in rewards. Upon renewal, members receive an additional $5 reward.
Digital Access to Game Informer: Pro Members gain unlimited digital access to Game Informer, one of the industry's most well-regarded and engaging gaming magazines.
While the new Pro Membership subscription comes with a price hike, it undeniably offers a range of value propositions that outstrip the cost. As the gaming world continues to expand and evolve, GameStop's revamped Pro Membership is a prime example of a customer-focused approach to match the industry's rapid growth and dynamics. So, gear up and level up with the new GameStop Pro Membership!