Midnight Launch events at GAME Stores

Guide to Midnight Launches

We know you can’t wait to get your hands on the biggest new games, so we want to let you have your copy as soon as possible – when the clock strikes Midnight on launch day!

We’re happy to offer Midnight Launches for the most highly-anticipated titles at GAME Stores up and down the country, giving you the chance to grab your games before anyone else. Not only that, but many stores will also offer an early morning opening for those who can’t quite make it to the Midnight Opening, giving you another chance to start playing ahead of the rest!

Click here for details about Opening Times


Upcoming Launches
Battlefield Hardline

Join GAME in celebrating the launch of Battlefield Hardline!

Here at GAME we’ll be opening over 200 stores across the UK at Midnight on Thursday 19th March for the launch of Battlefield Hardline. Get ready to jump into EA and Visceral’s explosive new take on the classic Battlefield franchise, featuring all new gameplay from the perspective of law enforcement and criminals!

Preorder today at a partcipating store to ensure you have your copy ready and waiting for launch! For now you can check out our Battlefield Hardline trailer below or click here for more information on the game.


Don’t forget to preorder now and check the list below to see if your local GAME store is open at Midnight!

See the list of participating stores >
Store Name Store Address
Midnight
Aberystwyth 25 Great Darkgate Street, Aberystwyth, SY23 1DE
Accrington Unit 5, Marketgate, Accrington, BB5 1EW
Ashford 1 New Rents, ASHFORD, Kent, TN23 1LE
Ballymena 15 Fairhill Shopping Centre, Ballymena, BT43 6UF
Bangor 263 High Street BANGOR LL57 1PB
Barnsley Unit 8, Cheapside, Metropolitan Centre, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 1RQ
Barnstaple 40 High Street, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1BZ
Barrow 6 Portland Walk, BARROW in FURNESS, LA14 1DB
Barry Unit 2, 81/87 Holton Road, Barry, CF63 4HG
Basildon Unit 3, Eastgate Centre, Basildon, Essex, SS14 1AE
Basingstoke Unit 15, Festival Place, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 7BE
Bath Southgate Unit SU7 St Lawrence street, Southgate Centre Bath BA11AP
Bedford 27-29 Midland Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 1PL
Belfast 5 Donegall Arcade, Belfast, County Antrim, BT1 1PT
Belfast (Abbey) 33 Abbey Centre, Belfast, County Antrim, BT37 9UH
Belfast (Connswater) Unit 20, Connswater Centre, Belfast, County Antrim, BT5 5LP
Belle Vale Unit B, Belle Vale Shopping Centre, Liverpool, L25 2RQ
Bexleyheath Unit D, Broadway Shopping Centre, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 7AY
Birkenhead 28, Milton Pavement, The Grange Shopping Centre, BIRKENHEAD, CH41 2YA
Blackpool 35 Corporation Street, BLACKPOOL, FY1 1EJ
Bluewater Unit U023, Upper Rose Gallery, Bluewater, Kent, DA9 9SP
Bognor Regis 24 London Road BOGNOR REGIS, PO21 1PY
Bolton 2-4 Newport Street, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 1NB
Bootle 315 Stanley Road, BOOTLE, Merseyside, L20 3LQ
Boscombe Unit 28, The Sovereign Centre, Boscombe, Dorset, BH1 4SX
Boston 18a Sliver Street, Pescod Square, BOSTON, PE21 6QU
Bournemouth Castle Point Unit 21, Castle Point Shopping Centre, Bournemouth, BH8 9UZ
Bracknell 40 High Street, BRACKNELL, RG12 1LL
Bradford Ds 32A Darley Street BRADFORD BD1 3HH
Brentwood 33 High Street, Brentwood, CM14 4RG
Bristol (Cribbs Causeway) Unit LR53, Cribbs Causeway, Bristol, Avon, BS34 5GG
Bristol Broadmead 28 Broadmead BRISTOL BS1 3HA
Bromley Unit 6, The Glades Centre, Bromley, Kent, BR1 1DD
Bullring Unit SU312, Bullring, Birmingham, B5 4BU
Burnley 101-103 St James Street, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 1PY
Burton On Trent 6-8 Dame Paulet Walk, Burton on trent. DE14 1DQ
Bury St Edmunds 42a The Butter Market, Cornhill, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1DX
Bury The Rock Unit F02,The Rock, Bury,  BL9 0JY
Camden 124 Camden High Street London NW1 0LU
Canterbury 33 St. George Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2LE
Cardiff The Pod Unit D, Capital Retail Park, Leckwith Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF11 8AZ
Cardiff 5 Grand Arcade, St Davids 2 Centre, Cardiff, CF10 2ER
Carlisle 55 Scotch Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 8PD
Carlisle 67 English Street CARLISLE, CA3 8JU
Carmarthen Unit 23, Merlins Walk, Carmarthen, Dyfed, SA31 3BN
Chatham 48 Pentagon Centre, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4HY
Chelmsford 16 Exchange Way, High Chelmer, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1XR
Cheltenham 195 High Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1DE
Cheshire Oaks Unit 12, Coliseum Way, Cheshire Oaks Outlet Village, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 9HD
Chester 46 Forgate Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 1HA
Chesterfield 26 Burlington Street CHESTERFIELD S40 1RR
Chichester 30 South Street, Chichester, PO16 1EL
Chorley 30 Market Walk CHORLEY PR7 1DE
Clacton On Sea 40 Pier Avenue, Clacton on Sea, Essex, CO15 1QN
Clydebank 6 Britannia Way, Clydebank, G81 2RZ
Colchester 87 Culver Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1LF
Corby 27 Corporation Street, CORBY, Northants, NN17 1NG
Coventry 60 Broadgate, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 1NF
Coventry Unit 7, Arena Park, Classic Drive, CV6 6AS
Craigavon Unit 16, Rushmere Shopping Centre, Craigavon, BT64 1AA
Crawley 10-12 The Martletts Crawley west Sussex, RH10 1ES
Crayford Unit 2a, Tower Retail Park, Crayford, Kent, DA1 4LD
Crewe 46 Market Street, CREWE, CW1 2EL
Croydon 2 80 North End, Croydon, CR0 1UJ
Cwmbran 8 The Mall, Cwmbran, Newport, NP44 1PX
Cwmbran 15 The Parade Cwmbran Shopping Centre CWMBRAN NP44 1QR
Darlington Unit 30, The Cornmill Shopping Centre, Darlington, Durham, DL1 1LS
Dartford 33/34 The Priory Shopping Centre, Dartford, Kent, DA1 2HS
Derby Unit SU128, Westfield Centre, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 2PQ
Derby 2 46 St Peters Street, Derby, DE1 1SH
Douglas 56 Strand Street, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 2EL
Dover Unit 3A, 11-16 Biggin Street DOVER, Kent, CT16 1BD
Dumfries 175 High Street, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galoway, DG1 2QT
Ealing Unit 10, 56 Broadway Centre, Ealing, London, W5 5JY
East Kilbride 5 The Olympia, Town Centre, East Kilbride, Glasgow, G74 1PG
Edinburgh 32 St James Centre, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH1 3SL
Edinburgh (Cameron) Unit 22, Cameron Toll Centre, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH16 5PB
Edinburgh Fort Kinnaird Unit 11b, Kinnaird Shopping Park, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH15 3RD
Elgin 70 High Street, Elgin, IV30 1BJ
Eltham 71 High Street, Eltham, Middlesex, SE9 1TD
Enfield 37 Palace Gardens, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 6SN
Epsom 30 High St, EPSOM, Surrey, KT19 8AH
Folkestone 63 Sandgate Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 1RY
Gateshead 3 Russell Way, Metrocentre, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE11 9YZ
Glasgow Unit 28, The Forge Centre, Parkhead, Glasgow, G31 4EB
Glasgow 43 Union Street GLASGOW G1 3RB
Glasgow The Fort 285 Provan Walk, Glasgow Fort Shopping Centre, Junction 10 – M8, Glasgow, G34 9DY
Gravesend 82 New Road, Gravesend, DA11 0AF
Great Yarmouth Unit 13, Market Gates Shopping Centre, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2AX
Guildford 22-23 North Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4TA
Halifax 18-22 Southgate, Halifax, Yorkshire, HX1 1DL
Hanley 19 Parliament Row, HANLEY ST1 1PW
Harlow Unit 13, The Harvey Centre, Harlow, Essex, CM20 1XN
Harrogate Unit 4, The Victoria Centre, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 1AE
Hastings 18 Priory Meadows, Hastings, West Sussex, TN34 1PH
Haverfordwest 24/25 Riverside Quay, Haverfordwest, SA61 2LJ
Hayes Unit 7b, Lombardy Retail Park, Hayes, UB3 3EX
Haywards Heath 100 South Road, Haywards Heath, RH16 4LL
Hereford 13 High Town, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR1 2AA
High Wycombe Unit F1, The Octagon Centre, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 2HU
Hinckley 52 Castle Street, Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 1DB
Hounslow 189 High Street HOUNSLOW TW3 1BL
Hull Prospect Centre 59-60 Prospect Centre, Hull, HU2 8PW
Ilkeston 6 Albion Centre, Ilkeston, DE7 8AG
Ipswich 19 Tavern Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 3AA
Ipswich 13 Carr Street, IPSWICH, IP4 1ER
Irvine Unit 26A, Rivergate, Irvine, North Ayrshire, KA12 8EH
Isle Of Wight 29 St James Street, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 1HY
Keighley 19 Cooke Lane, Keighley, Yorkshire, BD21 3PF
Kendal Unit 23-24, Westmoorlands Shopping Centre, Market Place, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4TR
Kingston Unit 2 & 3, 103 Clarence Street, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1QY
Kirkcaldy 107-109 High Street, KIRKCALDY, KY1 1LW
Lancaster 3 Lancaster Gate .St Nicholas Arcade LANCASTER LA1 1NB
Leeds Headrow Centre Unit 13 Headrow Centre, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS1 6JB
Leicester 8 Gallow Tree Gate, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 1DA
Leicester  The Shires 9 HighCross, Leicester, LE1 4FQ
Leigh 37 Bradshawegate, Leigh, WN7 4NB
Lewisham 212 Lewisham High St LEWISHAM SE13 6JP
Lichfield Unit 6, 3 Spires Shopping Centre, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 6NG
Lincoln 9-12 Cornhill, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN5 7HE
Lincoln Unit 2 St Peter At Arches, LINCOLN, Lincolnshire, LN2 1AJ
Liverpool 45 Hougthon Way, St Johns Shopping Centre, LIVERPOOL L1 1LN
Liverpool Lord Street 72 Lord Street, LIVERPOOL, L2 1TL
Livingston Unit 115, Almondvale Centre, Livingston, West Lothian, EH54 6HT
Livingston 6 Almondvale Centre South LIVINGSTON EH54 6NB
Londonderry Unit 12, Richmond Centre, Derry, County Londonderry, BT48 6PE
Long Eaton 10 Market Place, Long Eaton, Notts, NG10 1LS
Loughborough 31-32 Carillon Court, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3XA
Lowestoft Unit 3, 5, The Britten Centre, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1LR
Maidstone 13 Week Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1QW
Manchester (Arndale) Unit 59, Arndale Centre, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M4 3AB
Manchester (Denton) Unit 12b Crowne Point Shopping Park, Denton, Manchester, 0161 320 9730, M34 3JP
Manchester (The Fort) Unit 18 Manchester Fort, Shopping Centre, Manchester, Lancashire, M8 8EP
Manchester (Trafford Centre) 35 Peel Avenue, Trafford Centre, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M17 8DF
Mansfield Unit 26, South Mall, Four Seasons Shopping Centre, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 1SU
Mansfield (Outlet) McArthur Glen Designer Outlet, Mansfield Road, South Normanton, Derbyshire, DE55 2ER
Merthyr Tydfil Unit 13 Cyfarthfa Retail Park, Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 1HY
Metrocentre 17 Red Pathway, Metro Centre, Gateshead, NE11 9HX
Middlesbrough 71-73 Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough, Teeside, TS1 5BU
Milton Keynes 15 Crown Walk, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK9 3AH
Monks Cross Unit B, Monks Cross retail Park, Huntington, York, YO32 9GX
Neath 29 Green Street, Neath, Glamorgan, Wales, SA11 1DF
Newark 9 St Marks Place Newark NG24 1XT
Newbury 21 Northbrook Street, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 1DJ
Newcastle 3 Chevy Chase, Eldon Square, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, NE1 7XP
Newcastle Under Lyme 90 High Street, NEWCASTLE-UNDER-LYME, ST5 1QQ
Newport 46 Commercial Street, NEWPORT, Gwent, NP20 1LP
Newton Abbot 9 Market Walk, NEWTON ABBOT, Devon, TQ12 2RX
Newtownards Unit 7CA Ards Shopping Centre, Circular Road, Newtownards, Northern Ireland, BT23 4EU
Northwich Unit 5 Leicester Street, Northwich, CW95LA
Norwich 2-10 Back of the Inns, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1PT
Nottingham 16 Angel Row, NOTTINGHAM NG1 6HL
Nottingham (Victoria) Unit 308A, Victoria Centre, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 3QN
Nuneaton 7-9 Queens Road, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 5JL
Oldham 22-24 Henshaw Street, Oldham, OL1 3AA
Orpington 8 Nugent Shopping Park, Cray Avenue, Orpington, Kent, BR5 3RP
Paisley Unit 3, 4 High Street, PAISLEY PA1 2YA
Penzance 10 Wharfside Centre, Market Dew Street, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 2GB
Perry Barr  Unit 48/49 One Stop Shopping Centre, 2 Walsall Road, Perry Barr, Birmingham, B42 1AA
Peterborough Unit 15c Serpentine Green Shopping Centre, The Serpentine, Hampton, Peterborough, PE7 8BE
Peterborough 45 Bridge Street, PETERBOROUGH PE1 1HA
Plymouth 44 New George Street, Plymouth, PL1 1RW
Pontypridd 70 Taff Street, PONTYPRIDD, CF37 4SU
Poole 171-173 High Street, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1AU
Portsmouth 226 Commercial Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 1HG
Preston Deepdale Unit H1a Deepdale Retail Park, Blackpool Road, Preston, PR1 6QY
Rhyl 38 High Street, Rhyl, , LL18 1ET
Romford 12 Stewards Walk ROMFORD RM1 3RJ
Rotherham 16 College Street ROTHERHAM S65 1AG
Rugby 33 Manning Walk The Clock Tower Centre RUGBY CV21 2JT
Salisbury 15 Oatmeal Row, Market Place, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1TH
Scarborough 18 West Borough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1UH
Scunthorpe 72 High Street, SCUNTHORPE, DN15 6SD
Sheffield (Meadowhall) Unit 15 The Gallery, Meadowhall Shopping Centre, Sheffield, S9 1ER
Sheffield Fargate  Unit 22/24, Fargate, Sheffield, S1 1LH
Shrewsbury 19 Pride Hill, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 1DQ
Slough 4 Queensmere Shopping Centre SLOUGH SL1 1EQ
Solihull 17 Mill Lane, Solihull, West Midlands, B91 3AR
Southend 120 High Street, Southend, Essex, SS1 1JT
Southend 11 Southchurch Road, SOUTHEND-ON-SEA, Essex, SS1 2NG
Southport 64 Chapel Street, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 1BZ
St Austell Unit DA2, White River Place, St Austell, PL25 5LX
St Helens 30/32 Lagrange Arcade, ST HELENS, WA10 1BN
Staines SUB Norris Road, Two Rivers Centre, Staines, Middlesex, TW18 4WA
Stevenage Unit 4A, The Forum, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 1EH
Stirling 26 Murray Place, STIRLING, FK8 2DD
Stockport 67-69 Princes Street, Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK1 1RW
Stratford Unit SU0030, Westfield, Stratford City, E15 2EN
Sunderland Unit 8, Walworth Way, The Bridges, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR1 3LB
Surrey Quays Unit 23, Surrey Quays,  SE16 7LL
Sutton 84 High Street, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 1EX
Swansea The Pod Unit 2, The Pod, Morfa Retail Park, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA1 7DF
Swindon 7 REGENT STREET SWINDON WILTSHIRE SN11JQ
Talbot Green Unit 3B Talbot Green Retail Park, Talbot Green, Pontyclun, Wales, CF72 8SY
Tamworth 35/35A George Street, TAMWORTH, Staffordshire B79 7LJ
Teeside Unit 4b Teeside Park, Stockton, TS17 7BW
Tunbridge Wells Unit 10, 113 Royal Victoria Place Shopping Centre, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 2SR
Uxbridge 31 Chequers Square, UXBRIDGE, UB8 1LN
Wakefield Unit G45, Trinity Walk, Wakefield, WF1 1QS
Walsall Unit 7, Park Street, Walsall, West Midlands, WS1 1LY
Warrington 46 The Mall, Golden Square Shopping Centre, Warrington, WA1 1QP
Washington 26 Albany Mall, Washington, NE38 7SA
Watford Unit 38, The Harlequin Centre, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17 2TH
Wellingborough 49 Cheese Lane, Swansgate Centre, Wellingborough, NN8 1EX
Welwyn Garden City 64 Howardsgate, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6BP
West Thurrock Unit 106, Lakeside Shopping Centre, Thurrock, Essex, RM16 1WT
Westwood Cross Unit 18 Westwood Cross, Margate Road, Broadstairs,  Kent, CT10 2BF
Weymouth 95 St Mary Street WEYMOUTH DT4 8NY
Whitehaven 18 King Street, Whitehaven,  CA28 7JN
Widnes 32 Albert Square, WIDNES, WA8 6JW
Wigan 27 Standish Gate, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 1UE
Worcester 63 Broad Street, WORCESTER, WR1 3LY
Workington 51 Pow Street, Workington, Cumbria, CA14 3AB
Worksop 70 Bridge Place WORKSOP S80 1JN
Wrexham 50/52 Regent Street, WREXHAM, LL11 1RR
Yeovil 10 High Street, YEOVIL, BA20 1RG
York 5 Church Street, YORK, YO1 8BG

Stores open at the discretion of your local manager. This list shows the latest information we have on stores that are taking part in the midnight launch, however there may be changes. To be sure that your store is opening, please check with your local branch before going out on the night as they will have the latest information.

Opening Times

For Midnight Launches, stores generally open their doors around 11.45pm – some may open earlier to help you with your trade-ins. Tills will be open from midnight. Stores will generally close around an hour later. Depending on customer demand, your local manager may choose to close earlier or stay open longer. For early morning openings, stores usually open at 8:30am – some may open earlier.

All stores open at the discretion of your local manager. This list shows the latest information we have on stores that are taking part in the midnight launch, however there may be changes. To be sure that your store is opening, please check with your local branch before going out on the night as they will have the latest information.

If you can’t wait to get your game, the best advice is to get there for opening time. That way you can also discuss game tactics with other fans in the queue!

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