How Long Does Gamestop Take to Process an Order?

how long does gamestop take to process an order

With online ordering, we can be very impatient. This is especially true if you are an Amazon Prime member. Amazon has set a new standard when it comes to ordering and shipping items as fast as possible. So, how long does it take Gamestop to process an order?

On average, orders that are placed on Gamestop may take anywhere from 24 – 48 hours to process. Once your order is submitted, if it was successful, you will be able to see your existing order from their website.

Once your order has processed through their system, it will then ship. In normal conditions, it should not take more than 48 hours to process and ship your order. After your order has shipping, you will be able to track it directly with the carriers tracking information that will be provided to you.

How Do I Know if My Order Went Through on Gamestop?

If your order has gone through on Gamestop, you will receive an order confirmation number. Once you have the order confirmation number, you can check your order status on this page. In order to pull up your order, you will need to billing zip code, confirmation number, and your email.

Once you have entered all the information, go ahead and click on the check status button. This will show all the information on your existing order as well as give you its current status. It will inform you if your order is still being process or if it has already been shipped by Gamestop.

How Long Does It Take To Get an Order Confirmation From Gamestop?

After placing an order, you should receive an email with your order confirmation. As long as your order has successfully gone through, you should expect to receive it within the same day of ordering.

However, some users have stated that Gamestop has had issues in the past with sending out the order confirmations. As long as you receive an order confirmation number at the end of your order, you are guaranteed your order.

In all cases, you can contact Gamestops customer support directly if you are worried that your order did not go through. You can click here to be directed to the most current contact information for Gamestop.

Does Gamestop Process Orders on Weekends?

Currently, Gamestop processes and ships items out Monday-Friday. This means that orders placed on Saturday and Sunday will be processed/shipped on the following business day.

Orders that are placed towards the end of the week will take longer to be processed and delivered primarily due to the weekend.

Also, when calculating your delivery time, do not count weekends as the estimated delivery is calculated by business days only.

How Fast Does Gamestop Ship?

Gamestop will be able to process and ship your order usually within 48 hours. Once Gamestop has shipping your order, it is up to the carrier to deliver your order. How long the shipping takes solely relies on the shipping carrier used for your order.

Gamestop now also offers same day delivery for eligible items. You will need to make sure your item is eligible for this shipping option, and then make sure to choose it during checkout.

Why Does My Order Still Say Processing?

An order that is stuck as processing can either mean that your order did not go through (payment method), the system is extremely backed up, or your order is really still processing.

If this takes longer than 48 hours, then contacting Gamestop’s customer support directly is the best solution to see why your order may still be processing.

How Accurate Is Gamestop Estimated Delivery?

Gamestop’s estimated delivery date is fairly accurate. The estimated delivery date takes into account how long it takes for Gametop to process/ship your order as well as an estimated time that it will take the shipping provider to deliver your order.

At the end of the day, the estimated delivery is just an estimation. It is possible that your order can be backed up on Gamestops end as well as well as at the shipping carriers end. This can usually happen on holidays or other busy times when there are sales or deals happening.

Weather altercations can also cause shipping delays in certain areas where there is heavy rain or snow. If delays were to happen with your order, your tracking information should be able to tell you if your order is going to arrive on time or if it is going to be delayed/late.

Final Thoughts

With platforms like Amazon, it can be hard to wait for an order longer than a few days. We are conditioned to have our items delivered to our doorstep in a few days or less, however this is not always the case with other platforms like Gamestop.

On average, it will take Gamestop about 24 – 48 hours to process and ship your order. You can easily check the status on their order status page by entering your confirmation number, billing zip code, and email. This will show you where your order is in the process as well as tracking information.

If you think there may be an issue with your order, do not hesitate to contact Gamestop customer service with your order or confirmation number.

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