GameStop alters rewards programs, adds benefits

Video game retailer GameStop has introduced several changes to its PowerUp Rewards customer loyalty program, announcing that it will reward members with monthly perks in addition to discounts on used games.

Starting this month, customers will receive a buy-two-get-one coupon after signing up or renewing a Power-Up Rewards Pro membership, entitling them to a free used game or accessory with their next purchase of two or more pre-owned items. Members will also get at least $50 in monthly offers as part of the revamped program. Customers currently receive an additional $50 in store credit when trading in a PlayStation Vita until October 31, and $50 off pre-owned smartphones starting on October 8.

GameStop additionally launched a PowerUp Rewards-branded credit card this week, giving customers access to bonus reward points and in-store financing. Card variable APR starts at 26.99%, with a minimum $2 interest charge per credit plan.

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