“Obviously it’s a question we ask the platform holders constantly. I can tell you that we do anticipate we will be in this situation, at least with the PlayStation 3, for another couple months unfortunately because we could sell a lot more hardware than what we have on both the PS3 and Wii platform.”Guess you better by one as soon as you see one available eh?
“We do believe the Wii will come into stock quicker than the PS3, so we do anticipate that those shortages should abate sometime before the next couple months. But I don’t have clarity as to why there is a shortage other than because of the unprecedented hardware demand in December, and I think we are still scrambling to catch up from the surge that occurred.”
Monday, 22 March 2010
Apparently the shortages of Wii and PS3 consoles isn't going away any time soon according to GameStop’s Executive VP of Merchandising Tony Bartel: