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1. Posted: Thu 24th Mar 2011 13:24 GMT
For all the little nasty rumors going around about there being shortages, my gamestop i pre ordered at and the one across the street have their systems. BUT they only have pre orders. No extra systems. They also mentioned that Nintendo is estimating a mid july second shipment for anyone who did not pre order.
Hope ya'll pre ordered!
2. Posted: Thu 24th Mar 2011 13:33 GMT
I heard that. But it's only for SOME Gamestops that will suffer.
3. Posted: Thu 24th Mar 2011 13:36 GMT
I'm calling my local Gamestop every day from now until launch day to see if they have them yet.
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4. Posted: Thu 24th Mar 2011 13:41 GMT
Your right, but those gamestops that said they did not get enough are getting a second shipment tomorrow. There was some sort of mistake with dispatch in the US. But if you want a 3ds, your best bet is to check out a big box store like target or bestbuy, it seems that the 3ds release is centered around more the gaming stores like gamestop, game and gamestation in the UK and Amazon.
5. Posted: Thu 24th Mar 2011 13:41 GMT
Mid-July? Seriously? Unless there's a component they need from Japan, I can't imagine they won't be producing these things continuously. Glad I pre-ordered a system just in case there are shortages for a while.
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6. Posted: Thu 24th Mar 2011 13:42 GMT
The chips are made in Japan, like i stated above, they were close to the earth quake and the nuke site. Thats most likely the hold up.
7. Posted: Thu 24th Mar 2011 13:53 GMT
That's too bad. I haven't even really thought of how long it's potentially going to take Japan to recover to normal.
8. Posted: Thu 24th Mar 2011 14:07 GMT
So can you pick up your pre-order now or do you have to wait for the 27th? lolI hope mine comes from Amazon early!
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9. Posted: Thu 24th Mar 2011 14:26 GMT
No you have to wait until they release it, in my case, midnight saturday night
10. Posted: Thu 24th Mar 2011 14:29 GMT
Ah darn, haha. Well we'll see how Amazon handles it. :3
11. Posted: Thu 24th Mar 2011 16:42 GMT
Yeah me too...I'd be FREAKIN' PISSED if I had to wait day...nevermind waiting until mid July. That's crazy!
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12. Posted: Thu 24th Mar 2011 17:34 GMT
Oh thats just fantastic... I guess I won't be getting one until mid July...
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13. Posted: Thu 24th Mar 2011 17:46 GMT
Its times like this that make me wish I was a Gamestop manager. I could just casually sneak one of those systems away for myself a few days early :3
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14. Posted: Thu 24th Mar 2011 17:49 GMT
Here in the UK, I've heard it'll be a few weeks before the second shipment; a few months is unheard of. I think you'll be looking at another delivery into the country around April/May, not July
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15. Posted: Thu 24th Mar 2011 17:51 GMT
I question where these dates came from
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16. Posted: Thu 24th Mar 2011 17:52 GMT
From anonymous retail sources.
17. Posted: Thu 24th Mar 2011 17:54 GMT
James Newton wrote:
But it seems that some anonymous sources aren't agreeing with each other
18. Posted: Thu 24th Mar 2011 18:08 GMT
My sources are never wrong.
19. Posted: Thu 24th Mar 2011 18:10 GMT
A crystal ball and a smoke machine don't count as a reliable source, no matter what the voices tell you :3
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20. Posted: Thu 24th Mar 2011 18:18 GMT
James+Newton wrote:My sources are never wrong.A crystal ball and a smoke machine don't count as a reliable source, no matter what the voices tell you :3
The voices in James's head need no smoke and mirrors.
That being said - I'm sure these things will be shipped fairly continuously (though we'll still probably see shortages, that's just how it goes).
Edited on Thu 24th March, 2011 @ 18:20 by Token_Girl
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