On Saturday, hundreds of individuals throughout Japan lined up in entrance of shops for an opportunity to purchase a Change. The console has been out for over 5 months, and persons are nonetheless lining up — that’s how excessive demand is in Japan.
As soon as once more, some shops had lotteries to find out who bought to purchase a console, as not all locations have been “first come, first serve”.
One retailer specifically had an enormous displaying this Saturday: Bic Digicam Ikebukuro in Tokyo noticed over 5,000 individuals line up and take part of their lottery to purchase a Change.
However whereas there have been 5,000 individuals lined up, the shop solely had about 300 Change consoles to promote.
The Change is immensely widespread in Japan, and we are able to solely think about how far more widespread it will likely be in a few months when each Tremendous Mario Odyssey and Monster Hunter XX are out.