At one point they were the largest video game company in the world, now their 5,700 stores are being cut down drastically. While no announcement has been made about which stores will be shut down, it will be the lowest performing stores according to CNBC. They reported the stores will be closed by the end of the fiscal year. The reason being is the stores are not making as much money due to the ever growing popularity of buying digital copies of games as oppose to the physical discs.