New 3DS XL Low Stocks?

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by D34DL1N3R, Mar 10, 2016.

  1. D34DL1N3R
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    D34DL1N3R Nephilim

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    Everywhere I look for a new 3DS XL in my area is completely out of stock. None of the area Gamestops have any, none of the Walmarts, and none of the Targets. Even on Amazon they are out of stock except for 3rd party sellers.

    Why is there such low stock all over? Sure I can get one online, but I want to purchase locally.
     
  2. cooroxd

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  3. reiyu

    reiyu Canadian, eh?

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    nintendo printing money again. they should realize by now that piracy helps their sales.

    DS exploded because of R4, and now 3DS is getting there with CFW and a9lh
     
  4. zoogie

    zoogie simple pimp tool

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    Could be the $175 gamestop promotion and resulting price matches have strained supplies? Maybe shipping/manufacturing difficulties like last year? Or clearing up stock for new colors or model? Just guessing lol.

    I really don't think they're discontinuing the newXL but it's possible.
     
  5. Bat420maN

    Bat420maN GBAtemp Fan

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    The Walmart my wife works at just got a bunch of them two or three days ago. If you haven't checked Walmart since then, you might want to check again.
     
  6. olembet

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    are u kidding me? malaysia here got a bunch of unsold brand new everywhere and every shop i went through, even 9.0 still on shelves unopened.. but the stock keep on coming!
     
  7. zoogie

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    I've noticed a lot of Amazon sellers say backordered, but replenishment is only a few days away with most of them. I think the current shortages are just a spike in sales due to: Fire Emblem, tax returns, pokemon, and the $175 GS discount probably.

    And OP, "only 3rd party" - that's just the way Amazon usually does it with stuff they don't manufacture.
     
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