EB Games To Close Up to 19 Stores In Australia


EB Games have announced that they are closing down some 19 of their stores across Australia. These closures are set to occur in weeks. EB Games has sent out an email confirming these store closures to their members.


EB Games To Close Up to 19 Stores In Australia

EB Games is owned by the company GameStop. Gamestop is the biggest video game seller in the world but the company has experienced a sharp decline in sales over the past few years.

OzBargain has listed on their website the stores that are set to close and which state they are in. This list shows that most states and territories are set to be affected by these store closures. There are 20 stores listed on OZBargin.

The stores being closed in Queensland are listed as: Inala, Bribie Island, Cleveland, Lutwyche and Underwood stores.

The stores in South Australia being closed are: Brickworks, Adelaide City Cross, Hallett Cove and Harbourtown Adelaide.

Hamilton and Dandenong in Victoria with Dianella and Kalamunda closing in Western Australia.

The store in Majura Park in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is set to close as are NSW branches in Inverell, Tamworth, Blacktown, Rockdale, Winston Hills and Birkenhead Point.

The stores that are being closed are currently running deeply discounted sales from 20% and 60% off.

EB Games have reportedly confirmed the imminent closure of these stores to news.com.au cnfirming they will be closing 19 unprofitable stores at the end of January.
News of the closures have created quite a storm on social media.