Nintendos price drop causing 3ds to start selling out because of loophole

#111shadetail1Posted 7/31/2011 5:53:25 PM
If they're really out of stock, then I would guess that retailers are waiting until after the price drop to restock. They don't want to buy them pre-price-drop only to lose money on an after-price-drop sale.
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#12nintendoggerPosted 7/31/2011 5:57:09 PM
I hope the stores near me have it in stock. I have like 5 different stores I can try. lol I was planning on driving out on the 12th and making my purchase.
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#13kickyourass2112Posted 7/31/2011 7:44:08 PM
According to Best Buy's website, there is only one store between the entire state of South Carolina and lower North Carolina that is out of them.

I will be going to the nearest one in a couple days to take advantage of the 'loophole' (official Best Buy price guarantee policy) and expect to see a lot of them there when I pick mine up.
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#14blm03vPosted 7/31/2011 8:00:11 PM
Went to a bestbuy here in Canada today. Was on sale for $200 and had plenty left in stock.
#15bigdaddywalnutPosted 7/31/2011 8:30:37 PM
I work at a gamestop we have plenty i think just people around here just have no interest in the 3ds. Its sad I don't really like Nintendo but I love my 3ds.
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#16UiruPosted 7/31/2011 8:43:59 PM
Does GameStop even have a price matching policy?

Probably not the best barometer to use in a case like this.

Anyway, there were a bunch at my Best Buy (selling for $200, sick!) when I went there last week for mine. Dunno about now, but as word gets around about this "promotion"- I know I've told all my friends about it- I think sales will pick up.
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#17Omega_BlackPosted 7/31/2011 8:45:27 PM
I went to my local Wallyworld earlier today.

Shelf was jam-packed with the things.
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