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Video Game Release Dates & Events

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Pick up Mortal Kombat 11 the night
before release.

Monday, April 22 at 9 p.m.

Be one of the first to take home the latest edition of this classic fighting series for PS4, Xbox One or Switch. Go to any Best Buy store on the evening of Monday, April 22 to get your copy. Arrive just before 9 p.m. local time, while the doors are still open, to ensure you can buy this game.

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Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled
PS4 demos.

In select stores Friday, April 26–Sunday, April 28, 1–5 p.m.

Crash Bandicoot is back in the driver's seat in Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled. Visit a participating Best Buy store to play this game on PS4.

Most demos will be held from 1–5 p.m., but some stores have different start and end times. Review the store lists for asterisks that denote alternate times.

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Friday, April 26

*2:00–4:00
**1:30–5:00
***3:00–5:00

Saturday, April 27

*2:00–4:00
**1:00–3:45

Sunday, April 28

*2:00–4:00

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Pokémon Trade and Play Day.

In select stores Saturday, May 11, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Calling all Pokémon trainers! Get ready for this exciting event to celebrate the new Sun & Moon cards. Go to a participating Best Buy store to trade Pokémon cards and enjoy other fun activities. Card trading is intended for participants under 16.

While supplies last, participants will receive a booster pack that consists of a three-card mini pack, activity sheet, Pokémon coin and guide.

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Pick up Rage 2 the night before release.

Monday, May 13 at 8 p.m.

You can be one of the first people to own this open-world, first-person shooter for PS4, Xbox One and Windows. Go to any Best Buy store on the evening of Monday, May 13 to get your copy. The game will be available starting at 8 p.m., local time, until the store closes. Arrive while the doors are still open to ensure you can buy this game.

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