Now that Nintendo will not be making any extra NES Classic Minis, scalpers just about have a inexperienced gentle to cost what they please.
Nintendo stunned followers final week when it introduced it received’t be be making any more NES Classic Mini units. The console will not be even six months outdated, having launched solely final November.
As is at all times the case with limited-quantity merchandise, scalpers have already listed theirs on eBay for double, triple, and generally 4 and 5 occasions the MSRP. For reference, Nintendo’s official worth for the NES Classic Mini is $60/£50.
A easy search on eBay will bring up multiple listings, none of that are anyplace near the unit’s precise worth. One vendor particularly, whose inventory is already bought out, had multiple units for £249.95.
Plenty of sellers are solely providing the items by means of auctions, with the ‘buy it now’ costs being obscenely excessive.
This is hardly shocking, as you’re sure to seek out eBay scalpers for nearly each main product. The downside right here, in fact, is that you simply’d virtually at all times be higher served by ready a couple of weeks, or checking different main retailers. You may even take a look at this now by trying up the Nintendo Switch.
In the case of the NES Classic, nevertheless, ready will not be an choice. Legitimate prospects will simply must search for different methods to play these video games in the identical compact trend.