updated 09:02 pm EDT, Thu June 28, 2012
Customers can pre-order starting tomorrow
GameStop, the world's largest multichannel video game retailer, will begin accepting pre-orders for Google's new Nexus 7 tablet. tomorrow. The game seller will offer pre-orders in conjunction with the assorted trade-in bonuses GameStop already provides. GameStop will be offering the 16GB version of the Nexus 7, available for $249.
Customers can trade in games, video game hardware, and older tablets to receive credit toward the purchase of a new Nexus 7. Customers trading in devices will receive a 30 percent bonus added to the value of their trade toward the pre-order of a Nexus 7.
GameStop is one of the few retailers outside of the Google Play Store to carry the new tablet. The game retailer began carrying Android tablets last year, starting up a pilot program in October before expanding the program to its 1,600 stores in May.