It’s no surprise that the is hard to find at retail stores this week. The console, which launched on March 3, has been out of stock nearly everywhere since launch.
But before you drop $400 on eBay or Craigslist, you might want to hold off until March 22, the day GameStop is supposed to get in a huge shipload of systems.
The report comes by way of , who says that next Wednesday is the day should have new units on store shelves. That being said, no one expects them to stay there for long, so best get in line now or at least plan on arriving early that day.
Nintendo, by the numbers
The news about GameStop’s stock increase comes after earlier reports that Nintendo is doubling its production of the console to help satisfy demand. The company was supposed to produce 8 million consoles between April 2017 and March 2018, and it now plans on doubling that number to 16 million.
So far, so good for the successor to one of Nintendo’s worst-selling consoles, the , which has only sold about 13.56 million consoles so far.
That said, finding a copy of to go with your new console, on the other hand, might be a different story…