What a terrible thing to do to your customers. At least post ahead of time exactly how many units you have available so they don’t wait for nothing.
When the doors at the GameStop opened at 7 a.m., the two PS5s and four Xboxes at the Dublin location sold out within minutes.
Morgan Swanger snatched up the last Xbox.
“Just planning on selling it, making a quick 300 dollars,” Swanger admitted. He said he expects to be able to sell the $540 game for at least $850 online.
Swanger said he wasn’t ashamed to admit that he would be selling it, but that strategy was frustrating to other gamers waiting in line.
“I feel like, though, there’s a lot of people reselling. A lot of reselling is a base problem,” gamer Ian Ngo complained.
Ngo and his friends didn’t show up to GameStop until around 6 a.m. Friday morning — way too late for any chance at getting one of the coveted games.
“I’m grieving right now,” Mahir Yasar said. “I’m in the first stage of grief, which is denial, and I’m convincing myself that there’s something inside the store that I want so it doesn’t feel like a waste of time.”