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EB Games Official Grand Theft Auto V Midnight Launch Party – Featuring some of Australia’s hottest acts.

Published on September 11, 2013 by in Gaming, Mind Fun

QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA- September 10, 2013. EB Games is celebrating the release of the highly anticipated blockbuster, Grand Theft Auto V, with a massive official launch party in World Square, Sydney.

“Grand Theft Auto V (GTA V) is no ordinary game, so we wanted to go all out and give our customers a launch like no other,” said Debra McGrath, EB Games National Brand, Events and Engagement Manager.

The party starts;  9.30pm, Monday 16th September, featuring Australia’s best DJ’s and upcoming acts, warming up to when the star of the show, Grand Theft Auto V goes on sale at Midnight.

“Music is just the beginning; customers will have the chance to participate in competitions such as Burrito eating and Grand Theft Auto V cosplay to win money-can’t-buy Grand Theft Auto V prizes. There are free burritos for the first 400 customers and of course the main event- being able to be one of the first people in the world to get their hands of Grand Theft Auto V at midnight”.

The night will be hosted by Danny Clayton, MC Losty, Kez (EB Games Community Manager) who will be giving away money can’t buy Rockstar Games Merchandise, EB Expo tickets and more across the evening.

The party will feature the following live acts:

Alison Wonderland
Leah Mencel + Lee Monro
The Havknotz

Everyone is invited to attend this free event, however if a customer wishes to pick up a copy of Grand Theft Auto V at midnight and get a free burritos from Guzman Y Gomez (Limited to 400 people), they must preorder and pay in full for their copy of Grand Theft Auto V at any of these EB Games locations:


Royal Randwick
Greenwood Plaza
Chatswood Chase
EB World Square
Darling Harbour
Birkenhead Point



EB Games will also be opening at midnight to release the game in over 320 locations across Australia (excludes WA). Western Australian stores will be open from 8am Tuesday 17th September – customers are invited to prepay their title in full in order to gain access to express  queues during the breakfast launch. Customers should check with their local store for details.


Media are invited to attend the EB official Grand Theft Auto V midnight launch at World Square, Sydney. The events kicking off at 9.30pm Monday 16th September, with the game being sold from 12.01am Tuesday 17th September.


About EB Games

EB Games Australia head office is located in Queensland, with retail stores operating in every Australian State and Territory. EB Games Australia is part of GameStop Corp- the world’s largest multichannel video game retailer. Currently EB Games have 400 retail stores in Australia and New Zealand. The Company sells new and preowned video game software, hardware and accessories for video game systems from Sony, Nintendo, Microsoft and Apple. In addition, the company sells PC entertainment software, related accessories and other merchandise. General information on EB Games can be obtained at the company’s website:


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