Writing for Gamasutra, Chris Remo reports that GameStop has made public its plans to increase investment in digital distribution.  The company made statements during an analyst meeting that it is considering making an acquisition or other significant investment in a digital content distribution service.  It will also ramp up its in-store digital point cards program and continue to increase digital content offerings through its web site.

The meeting with analysts comes after a rocky financial week for GameStop.  A flat U.S. game sales report from NPD and an analyst downgrade of its stock caused the retailer’s shares to plunge nearly nine percent early in the week.

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