The Nintendo Switch was obviously going to be a pretty big deal ever since it was announced. Nintendo’s next big stake in both the console and mobile gaming market has had people talking ever since more details came out this past Friday about the console itself and what games would be coming along with it.
As many gamers sat there and saw announcement after announcement, where could they go to guarantee they get their hands on it once launch day comes. Well if you planned on your local GameStop, well do I have some bad news for you!
GameStop has announced via a press release that they are already sold out of their Nintendo Switch consoles meaning you’re going to need to go on down to the road to get your very own.
Senior Vice President of Merchandising for the company, Bob Puzon said of the pre-orders, “The fact that this initial allotment has been completely reserved in a matter of a few days demonstrates gamers desire for this fun and revolutionary gaming system. We’re working closely with Nintendo to get additional Nintendo Switch units, and will let our customers know when they become available. We encourage customers to visit www.gamestop.com/switch and sign up to be get updates about the product and availability.”
If you’re a loyal GameStop fan, there might still be a chance you can get the console from your favorite store, but its best to have a backup plan right now from what it seems.
However there are still sixteen games for the Switch available for pre-order right now including The Legends of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey, and Has-Been Heroes, as well as many console accessories.
Are you a GameStop customer, what do you make of this? Let us know geeks and tell us where you plan to get your Nintendo Switch when it comes out and what games you’re excited for!
The Nintendo Switch comes out on March 3 for $299.