ThisGenGaming says "While there's still stock of the grey joy-con controller version of the Nintendo Switch, the red/blue version is selling out quicker than expected."
I just found out that (Red on the Right, Blue on the Left) is exclusive to this pack because the (Blue/Red Joy Con pack Nintendo sells is (Blue on the Right, Red on the Left). You would have to buy an all blue pair and an all red pair of Joy-Cons to duplicate it...lol. I'm tempted to buy an red pair of Joy-Cons but something tells me the future of Joy-Cons will be awesome and maybe I should wait for Special Edition Joy-Cons.
I have 3 grey and 1 neon preordered.
Why so many? Or are those for reselling?
Yep. Keeping one but not sure. Might as well the neon, as the article wrote you can buy the grey seperately.
Personally, I'm waiting to get it in the fall for a healthy batch of exclusives to play and maybe some mario odyssey special edition. I think the joy cons for it will use the Nintendo red for the mario odyssey bundle. I don't like the pinkish red they have now.
I chose grey , more mature aesthetic.
I chose grey as well. Like I did N64. :)
I have 2 grey preorders because the colourful ones were sold out everywhere I looked the day preorders went up...wanted one of each
why are people ordering multiple units?
@moldy I buy 2 of almost every console(or with my PS4 a vitatv) because my kids play games in the other room, so I let them have one
i see, makes sense
I chose gray(console) as well. I got the blue/red pair as an add on. Not buying anymore unless they make a nice zelda or metroid set.
They are also limiting supply on purpose to drive up demand which is what they did with the Wii.
and the gamecube adapter, and amiibos, and the NES classic.
Does seem that Nintendo has this issue more than any other company.
Yeah I mean who wanted the adapter for smash bros or the NES classic or many amiibos when they first came out... Everyone. They were popular why is this such a conspiracy with Nintendo it's utter bollocks no company willingly holds back the supply and demand for their consoles so that they can see them being resold for ridiculously inflated prices that technically they could have been charging. At the end of the day Nintendo have the sense to go yeah let's not make a 5-10 million of each of these figures like Disney infinity and go bust after 3rd game because we've got 9 million unsold figures. They'll at least understand SNES classic is gonna be popular but if you don't pre order wellin advance and it comes out at Christmas i.e. Perfect time for people buying stuff for others and gifting stuff, not to mention scalpers trying to pile up the prices. It's all Nintendos fault tho, nothing to do with retailers happily letting people buy 5-10+ of the same items for eBay.
and Sony is doing with PSVR. It's a very common practice. @RosweeSon There is the fanboy in you. No, Sony is limiting stock, I've talked to many stores in a big population area and they said they were lucky to get 1 barely for Christmas. None of them have got them since.
Vr probably just can't make em fast enough seemed to be pretty popular again, popular things selling out 😱😉✌🏻
So were comparing a 400 dollar VR headset to Controllers now? I have heard it all now....SMFH.
Hmm well if you just happen to live in the NYC area the Best Buy @ Union Square in Manhattan has about 10 of them on a shelf. I just passed by them an hour ago.
Is that what ps2/360 did on launch as they were like gold dust also. Supply and demand read the comments you've got people in the section alone ordering 3-4 consoles. It doesn't take a genius to work it it's gonna sell out. Until more are made which will be continually for the next 3-4 years why would they get 50 million made day one for top end price as when 10-20 have been made and sold parts and components come down in price meaning manufacturing costs come down meaning they are making more money or the console is being sold for a little less.
Nintendo always does that sadly. They do it with Amiibos and done it with the NES Classic. Scalpers rub their hands in glee when Nintendo release something new.
On purpose out of lack of understanding. Meeting market demands is something they failed at even after launch. Hardware and software. It isn't for hype, they willfully just suck ass at manufacturing.
Systems sell out at launch almost every time. I remember back in the day the PS2 was going for near 800 dollars because it was no where to be found after launch. Xbox 360 was the same way, I had to wait on a list for 3 weeks post launch before I was able to get one.
I preordered the regular one. I'd rather buy the pack of matching ones if I do get more, it drives me nuts not seeing them match. It was one thing for the demonstration trailer to define who is Player 1 and 2 but I just can't do that.
lol just wait for April the demand and hype for this new Nintendo tablet and Accessory's will go from 100 to 0, mark my words.
Eh , i think they are ugly.
You can't find a Wii U anywhere to buy new. You can't find a 3DS anywhere to buy. You can't find a NES Classic to buy. And now you can't find a Switch anywhere to pre-order. Nintendo has 4 consoles on the market and you can't buy any of them right now. Let that sink in. This company is screwed.
i'd wager that it's supply that is short. Nintendo is notorious for having massive hardware and software shortages for their last 3 consoles, if not more. We all remember Xenoblade. Wii not being in stock, tons of Wii U games just not being around in stores. Shortages will be their downfall, it's the exact reason the Wii kinda just ended. Hardware demands couldn't be met and they had no software to throw at it. And so it just tapered off and everyone stopped caring.
So is Sony and MS, back in 06 my local Walmart at 16 PS3s and 19 Wiis at launch and I believe they did not get more through the holidays, iirc Xbox 360 was 12 or 21. Wii U games were not short stocked anywhere I can recall (for me in my area anyway or online for that matter), Xenoblade was all Gamestop and was absolutely artificially shorted by them, amiibos were handled poorly first batch however only smash series, gold mario and big yoshi. The Wiis downfall was when stocks were fine it just died down as expected with the gimmick, people were foaming at the mouth the holiday season it was short in stock (06) PS4 and Xbox One was sold out like hrs after they went live, but yeah Nintendo is the only one that does it...
That simply is not true. Shortages at the beginning make sense...if you catch up to them. Nintendo historically doesn't. Microsoft and Sony don't do this. Sometimes they get behind at the start but there's usually a way to get what you want. Nintendo can stay behind for years. Especially software.
Where is there stock? Every major retailer has been sold out of both
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