Convenience store chain 7-Eleven may be adored for its employees' street date cluelessness, but corporate — and probably the odd publisher and retail competitor — aren't fond of its reputation as a place to score video games early. Now that the company is going whole hog into the games selling biz, it wants to put early sales behind it. A spokesperson tells MTV Multiplayer that not only is the company attempting "council" offending stores, it's working with its legal department to warn franchisees of "repercussions" for selling you Gears of War 2 thirty-six hours early. Thanks a lot, 7-Eleven legal department! 7-Eleven Trying To Ditch Reputation For Early Game Sales [MTV Multiplayer]
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If they don't care about the sell by date, do you think they care about the don't sell before date? Fuck no!