ZI: I was at GameStop yesterday trying to squeeze into the two hour window that the Majora’s Mask New Nintendo 3DS XL was available to order again. I didn’t quite make it, which frustrated me and I am sure many others in the same situation. In fact, there is very little about this preorder stuff that has been fun for us as consumers.
Still, after chatting a bit with the local manager something came up, something that I never really considered before. It may be anti-consumer, but it’s creating insane demand for a product that otherwise wouldn’t likely sell as well as it is. Nintendo made the A Link Between Worlds bundle widely available, but the actual sale of that particular system wasn’t too popular at GameStop. Same with The Wind Waker HD bundle.