- Last week, Microsoft and GameStop announced a partnership that would bring Surface tablets and workplace software into stores, and update the ailing retailer’s e-commerce site.
- GameStop would also receive a cut of digital revenue from Xbox consoles sold at its stores as part of the new partnership.
- Like music and movie retail before it, video game retail has struggled with losses as digital storefronts offer video game players an easier way to access games.
- Through this revenue share agreement with Microsoft, GameStop is finally getting a stake in the digital marketplace.
- Despite years of erosion from digital storefronts, GameStop has bounced back this year as millions of Americans were forced indoors by the coronavirus pandemic.
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