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Nintendo massively underestimates Octopath Traveler sales, Amazon backordered for 1-2 months

The Square Enix developed Nintendo Switch exclusive JRPG Octopath Traveler is more popular than the publisher once thought.

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Nitrowolf268d ago

I wasn’t to excited for this or even had it on my radar, picked it up the day of release and wow is this a proper classic JRPG.

thorstein67d ago

I actually preordered it because my local gamestop guy said, with this, you never know they may only send me like 5 copies.

Glad I did. It is a great game.

Shiken67d ago (Edited 67d ago )

I canceled mine because I had a backlog on PS4. I may have to go digital if I get some free time because I am not waiting for a back order lol.

Hindsight is always 20 20...

indyman777767d ago (Edited 67d ago )

I was talked into pre ordering on a post on the 8th. It was tooo late! I didn't get any notice from Amazon about being late. So I bought it digitally. Since I pre ordereded the wayfarer edition I did NOT cancel. I'm still going to get that special edition!!!

Kingthrash36067d ago

Yeah its fantastic!
OT tho....why is this article blaming Nintendo for Square enix's mistake?????

Dark-soul67d ago

i bought switch for this game mostly :)

PhantomS4267d ago

Gonna pick this up for my vacation next month. Should be a good way to kill a 12-hour flight :)

jjb198167d ago

I couldn't find it at 3 different targets and a walmart.

instantstupor67d ago (Edited 67d ago )

Seems to be available to purchase on BestBuy online, and was available for pickup within an hour at all 25 stores close to me. Not saying you aren't having issues in your area, obviously, just letting people know other potential options still seem to be out there if looking to grab a physical copy now.

indyman777767d ago

I couldn't find anywhere walmart they had 3. probably sold out by now. The game stop I went too Saturday said he could not find a single store that had it ANY EDITION within a 100 miles. But since I had already got the digital I did not cry. I think

luckytrouble67d ago

I just bought it digital on a whim after barely knowing anything about it. As a whole, a pleasantly surprising experience about 10 hours in. I'm not surprised there's demand for it.

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