GameStop's Changes To It's Pro Membership Are Absolutely TERRIBLE! #GameStop

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  • Published: 22 May 2019
  • Gamestop is making some HUGE changes to it's Pro Membership. The membership will go from $14.99 to $.19.99 a year, and the company will be doing away with the 10 percent off of pre-owned items and will give pro members a 5 dollars reward certificate, that if it is not used within the month, it expires. Subscribe to ReviewTechUSA for more awesome content!

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  • warwolf555
    warwolf555  3 months back

    I say everyone, and I mean EVERYONE, who still has a pro membership go to your local gamestops and simply get 1 thing worth $5 or less- so essentially free with this new crap deal-( a difficult challenge but not impossible) and have everyone get those things until they run out( basically taking their money from them) and do this every month until they realize they're being idiots! It might not be much of a defiance, but at this point, it's something

    • DJPonychangames
      DJPonychangames  4 months back

      I just renewed the pro membership before I heard about this. Had to renew it when I got rage 2. Didn’t say anything about the price upgrade or the ditching of 10%. Not renewing it again. Gamestop is dead.

      • John Smith
        John Smith  4 months back

        If you only buy about 1 game a month this is better

        • Oliver Garrett
          Oliver Garrett  4 months back

          I'm going to best buy now

          • Otep Serg
            Otep Serg  4 months back

            Why won't they just do a 20% off instead of 5 off certificate just once a month especially if pro membership is going up from 14.99 to 19.99 like wtf what a way to rip off your customers

            • MrRolypoly
              MrRolypoly  4 months back

              I work for Best Buy, but honestly I think they’re a lot better than GameStop. Sure, GameStop has exclusive bundles, but when you preorder a game at Best Buy, you get a $10 certificate.

              • pkfan961
                pkfan961  4 months back

                I thumbs up 👍 your videos just to see your stunning good looks ❤️

                • Master Gundam
                  Master Gundam  4 months back

                  Wow looks like i will be saving more money 👍

                  • Tecno Tyler
                    Tecno Tyler  4 months back

                    I renewed my membership without knowing about the changes. Highkey feel cheated now.

                    • Rob Nix
                      Rob Nix  4 months back

                      This dude lose weight or something?

                      • Ray Pavey
                        Ray Pavey  4 months back

                        Well i might as well just cut up my rewards card because it is virtually useless

                        • Skyla Cowan
                          Skyla Cowan  5 months back

                          When ppl start realizing that they actually don't own those digital games they only own access to the games, it's
                          gonna be to late. Y'all are gonna wish GameStop was still around for those physical hard copies

                          • Ethan Rodriguez
                            Ethan Rodriguez  5 months back

                            You look a lot thinner! Keep up the good work dude!

                            • Cottonie Hime
                              Cottonie Hime  5 months back

                              Yeah up until now I’ve kept shopping at GameStop... but it seems like they WANT to go out of business or something... I guess it’s time to go digital. I’ve been on the fence about going digital but GameStop is making it easy for me.

                              • mathatter91 •
                                mathatter91 •  5 months back

                                Jokes on you Rich! They already proactively signed you up for a new year. Don’t worry, they already have your credit card on file.

                                • bezerker99
                                  bezerker99  5 months back

                                  GameFlop

                                  • Villain
                                    Villain  5 months back

                                    What’s the point of being a pro member?🤬

                                    • Zico the Fox
                                      Zico the Fox  5 months back

                                      I literally renewed my membership yesterday so i guess I'm just outta money now wtf???

                                      • VWestlife
                                        VWestlife  5 months back

                                        Make that "...Changes To *Its* Pro Membership", Rich -- no apostrophe!

                                        • Games Gambit
                                          Games Gambit  5 months back

                                          Just waiting for those Clearance sales :)

                                          • Robert Kelly
                                            Robert Kelly  5 months back

                                            Games top use to be great.

                                            • Erick Loreto-cortez
                                              Erick Loreto-cortez  5 months back

                                              GameStop should switch to like retro gaming, where they sell older games from older consoles. They do sell them online, but retro games are games where you want to inspect the game to see it's condition.

                                              • J03y
                                                J03y  5 months back

                                                There is a Gamestop 1 mile away from my house...when they go out of business, i hope they replace it with something more profitable.... any suggestions? lol

                                                • Time Traveler From The Past

                                                  I Was behind a guy at game stop last week and he had 50,000 “points” never used them. Then he got three new ps4 games and paid cash. FML

                                                  • E Mac
                                                    E Mac  5 months back

                                                    I like the 5 dollars better I can get a free 5 dollar game a month !

                                                    • E Mac
                                                      E Mac  4 months back

                                                      lol maybe your right @Quick Silver

                                                  • Cyberthewolf
                                                    Cyberthewolf  5 months back

                                                    Yeah GameStop burned me on there policy's and I can't support these shmucks anymore.

                                                    • theWildyarp
                                                      theWildyarp  5 months back

                                                      Bro this is why idiot go to rape shop...i haven't been able to get resi 2 so I've been waiting for a price drop well at Wal-Mart I can get Resident Evil 2 for 38$ sealed never been touched by humans meanwhile gamestop is still selling it for 65 dollars🤣

                                                      • Vergil the legendary dark slayer

                                                        They're likely in financial troubles, so they're trying to get as much money as possible before going down the tubes

                                                        • Nathan Tankersley
                                                          Nathan Tankersley  5 months back

                                                          Hey another genius video by rich your a fucking idiot this is a beta not a final plan they plan to add or change other features to the membership to see reactions you report on stuff like it’s final gospel and fact this is why no one takes you serious you leave out massive chunks of info like this is a beta and you also a week later than everyone else

                                                          • will Brown
                                                            will Brown  5 months back

                                                            I really don't understand why anyone does business with GameStop, I went in about two weeks ago because they had the Astro c40 controller where no one else in the area where I live had it in stock, I had been curious for a while about this product and was pretty excited about trying it out, I stood in line to pay and almost handed my card over to the girl behind the counter, and it dawned on me that I wasn't sure I was going to like this controller that is only about 100 bucks less than my PS4 pro, so I said...if I don't like this I can bring it back right? She says with a straight face...you have 48 hours to bring it back and you can get cash back, however if the controller has been opened we won't be able to except it back, so I said...then what would be the fucking point in taking it home at all?! I continued, so you are telling me if I don't like this 200 dollar controller I can't simply return it - you guys charge me a restocking fee and everyone is happy? She says nope, so I walked about 100 yards to the Best buy in the same lot and ordered the controller from them, they had it for me the very next day, the way GameStop does business is so so slimy, I will never set foot inside their store's again, especially with Best buy starting to offer many of the same services that they do.

                                                            • erick anguiano
                                                              erick anguiano  5 months back

                                                              I remember when the Elite pro was out you got some much Discount they need to bring that back cuz Elite pro was worth it cuz I got some much discount but it’s dum they took it away GameStop is fucking up

                                                              • Darth Gumby
                                                                Darth Gumby  5 months back

                                                                I used to be a huge fan of physical copies of games, but I agree it is dying. The biggest selling point of going to Gamestop for a physical copy is that physical games are often cheaper than retail. But now that we have things like the Steam sales, and Xbox Deals with Gold, often times I can find digital prices at or better than retail prices throughout the year. I can find a download of Assassins Creed Origins or The Wither 3 or Skyrim or Monster Hunter for 15 bucks - and then I don't have to get up to put in the game or wait for a disc to read/verify to play it. The size on the system is still the same, so I don't save anything by owning the game, and risk losing access to the game if it is ever lost/damaged.

                                                                • Peyton Desoto
                                                                  Peyton Desoto  5 months back

                                                                  I honestly miss it when you rant while theirs gameplay.

                                                                  • Above the Lies
                                                                    Above the Lies  5 months back

                                                                    Gamestop as a company is horrible on so many levels, from deceptive consumer practices to straight up lying to the customers. DO NOT TRUST GAMESTOP ..

                                                                    • cloudri
                                                                      cloudri  5 months back

                                                                      Well I'm not going to renew my account either thanks for the video in the information

                                                                      • gymratmagoo54
                                                                        gymratmagoo54  5 months back

                                                                        I like gamestop cus they got nice shirts that sometimes I cant find at hot topic or lunchbox... buying games at gamestop is unacceptable.

                                                                        • josh landon
                                                                          josh landon  5 months back

                                                                          is the $5 usable only on used or on anything tho? cuz 5 dollars off 1 game every month actually isnt horrible. its not amazing but if someone bought every month a new game it would definitely be worth it imo. not a value to me but hey its decent for some ppl atleast. honestly 5 is more off of most pre owned games than the 10 percent now that i think about it if ur only buying one a month. not great but also not the worst. im still angry at prime taking away my pre-order discounts tho so idk

                                                                          • ryproar11
                                                                            ryproar11  5 months back

                                                                            They are testing it a certain stores guys. They are doing very well in my neck of the woods due to the internet companies charging for downloads... Let that sink in a moment. Charging for ALL DOWNLOADS. 60 might be a bit high but tack on 2 extra each time you download anything over 50mb. Yeah Game stop is the obvious solution for us around here in my state. Just hope you guys don't suffer our fate. Monopolies are killing us over here on the east coast.

                                                                            • KW 14
                                                                              KW 14  5 months back

                                                                              Welp. That 10% off and the ability to turn in accumulated points for coupons was my only reason for staying with Gamestop. I ghosted Papa Johns when they changed their rewards program too, and they had the audacity to try to sell it to me as a better program when I knew damn well it wasn't and could do the math myself. Looks like GS gets to join them.

                                                                              • Andrew Borders
                                                                                Andrew Borders  5 months back

                                                                                Can I get a refund? I still have the elite pro for a few more months and if they scrap the 20% discount (the only reason I bought it) I’m never shopping there again

                                                                                • xGambo
                                                                                  xGambo  5 months back

                                                                                  Gamestop is killing themselves

                                                                                  • timmer919hep
                                                                                    timmer919hep  5 months back

                                                                                    Welp...I’m not renewing

                                                                                    • Steven Poitra
                                                                                      Steven Poitra  5 months back

                                                                                      This is a problem if they shut down bye bye jobs...

                                                                                      • Merk187 Central
                                                                                        Merk187 Central  5 months back

                                                                                        Oh man why won't they die lol

                                                                                        • potawatadingdong
                                                                                          potawatadingdong  5 months back

                                                                                          Raising prices does not mean more profit. That's basic business sense.

                                                                                          • marioxmariox
                                                                                            marioxmariox  5 months back

                                                                                            It hurts the consumer that spends a lot on used games, or at least over $50 a month. A better deal for people who buy 1 item and not always used. (if the $5 is off anything).


                                                                                            I am going to guess Gamestop is going to mail the $5 certificate to you. Seeing that $5 certificate will encourage you to go in and buy something. The 10% off you could forget about.


                                                                                            As long as you are buying something each month, you spend $20 and get $60. Gamestop has to try something, unlikely to make any difference though.

                                                                                            • mom spaghetti
                                                                                              mom spaghetti  5 months back

                                                                                              *g a m e n e e d s t o s t o p*

                                                                                              • Max101Payne
                                                                                                Max101Payne  5 months back

                                                                                                Blockbuster died due to streaming, what makes GameStop an exemption? Nothing. I am not renewing my membership, the convenience and perks were long gone two years ago for me.