Despite a number of apparent imminent closures across the nation, both EB Games stores in Launceston will remain open.
The Examiner understands that leaked emails have indicated the video game retailer will close about 20 stores nationwide later this month.
A number of EB Games stores, including those at Dandenong (Victoria), Blacktown (NSW) and City Cross (South Australia) have been removed from the EB Games website's store locator.
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Customers in areas affected also appear to have received 'closing down' promotions via email.
Despite the closures, both Launceston's Brisbane Street and Kings Meadows stores have not been de-listed.
EB Games stores in Burnie, Devonport and Hobart also appear to have been spared from closure.
This comes after fellow retail giant Harris Scarfe retained their Launceston store after announcing a number of closures on the mainland last week.