EB Games NZ have announced that, from July, the company will be selling direct to Kiwis online. In anticipation of the revamped online presence, they've taken down their previous website and replaced it with a simple placeholder:
Online gaming retail is already hotly contested in New Zealand, headlined by the likes of Mighty Ape, Fishpond, First Games, with other competition from traditional bricks and mortar stores like The Warehouse, JB Hifi and Harvey Norman.
The new EB Games NZ site found promises to offer pre orders online, with in-store pickup an option.
“The site will be similar to the current Australian EB Games website and is an E-commence store” said Shane Barker, EB Games NZ Marketing & Communication Manager. When asked about the timing of the launch, Mr Barker explained that “In light of security issues that have been in the media as of late, security was a big concern for us.”