If you're a regular Nintendo eShop visitor, you'll no doubt be aware that countless demos litter the Switch's digital store's pages offering a free taste of a healthy selection of games. These demos act as a way for players to understand what the game is about and, essentially, whether or not they want to part ways with their hard-earned cash for the full course. It seems that Amazon UK has other ideas, however.

In a bizarre twist, the mega online retailer has several Switch demos listed on the site as download codes, all being sold for a penny each. Yes, that's right, the free demos that are easily accessible directly from the Switch itself are being sold by Amazon for actual, spendable money.

Don't believe us? You can see the products for yourself. There's one for the Octopath Traveler Prologue demo, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker and Sushi Striker, sitting there all smug as they rake in their tiny profits.

Naturally, the product reviews are 100% negative, with multiple users informing others that these demos can be found for free on the eShop, with a couple going as far as to call the practice a "scam". It certainly is an odd one - the images on the listings even call it a "free demo", so why on Earth is Amazon charging any money for them?

We'll let you ponder this one over in the comments.

[via amazon.co.uk]