Game Group secures EA stock


Game Group appears to have mended its relationship with Electronic Arts and is now offering March releases and former chart-toppers Mass Effect 3 and FIFA Street online.

MCV reports that the retailer is likely to begin stocking key EA titles in-store again next week.

Game lost EA’s support after running into credit insurance problems which forced it to pay upfront for new releases. The last new EA title it stocked was SSX, which launched on March 2. Since then, the firm has slipped into, and been rescued from administration, with 277 UK and Ireland stores closed and over 2,000 staff made redundant.

Earlier this week Game secured stock of Pandora's Tower, the first new Nintendo release it has offered since Resident Evil: Revelations launched on January 27, and last week it secured stock of current UK number one Kinect Star Wars.

It was reported on Friday that Game Group had sold off its 291-store portfolio in Spain and Portugal.