GameStop Agrees to Acquire New Zealand’s Video Game Chain

Video and software retailer GameStop Corp. has entered into an agreement to purchase The Gamesman, New Zealand’s largest independent gaming chain.

The eight Gamesman video game stores will expand GameStop’s presence in New Zealand to a total of 38 stores, bringing the total store count to 308 in Australia and New Zealand. GameStop operates over 5,400 locations worldwide under the GameStop and EB Games brands.

Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.