Nintendo Switch In Stock At More Target Stores On Monday

Posted: Apr 24 2017, 6:56am CDT | by , in News | Technology News

 

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Target stores restock the Nintendo Switch this week. Updated.

More Target stores have the Nintendo Switch in stock Monday morning. Target has advertised the $299.99 Nintendo Switch in the new weekly ad and the first stores sold the Switch on Sunday.

The inventory alert service iStockNow report as of 5am ET that over 310 Target stores have the Nintendo Switch in stock. Update: There is a big increase in the number of Target Stores reported to have the Switch in stock on Monday. The number jumped from 310 to over 780 on iStockNow as of 8am ET. Target has over 1,800 stores. Now almost half of all Target Stores should have the Nintendo Switch in stock.

The Target.com site's store inventory checker is not confirming this information yet for the flagged stores. Target says though on the Nintendo Switch page that there is currently limited availability in stores for Nintendo Switch items. More inventory arriving soon.

Shoppers can check the online availability of the Nintendo Switch with Gray Joy-Con and the Nintendo Switch with Neon Joy-Con on The Tracker.

The Nintendo Switch continues to be a hard to find item. The supply has slowed down in past days. Walmart stores seem to be the best option has about 1,000 stores are flagged to have a Switch in stock.

Customers who do not find a Switch in stock on Sunday have a big opportunity to find a Switch on Friday April 28. On the release day of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for the Switch, ToysRUs and Best Buy are restocking the Nintendo Switch. Find all announced Nintendo Switch sales for this week.

The hot topic on Monday is though the Nintendo NES Classic sale at Best Buy. People are lining up at Best Buy stores around the country to score the last NES Classic Editions. Also, Amazon Prime members can still save 20% on Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Nintendo Switch.

The new Nintendo Switch launched on March 3 and as expected, it sold out on launch day. Nintendo's comments that there would be enough Switch consoles in March to satisfy demand turned out to be untrue. Nintendo now plans to double the production of the Nintendo Switch. The company plans to make 16 million Switch consoles starting April 1 until March 2018. The original plan was to produce 8 million Switch consoles.

Nintendo announced to have sold over 900,000 Switch consoles in March. The Switch is the fastest selling console in Nintendo's history. To find a Nintendo Switch in stock on Easter, read our updated Nintendo Switch Easter Shopping Guide.

It might take Nintendo until Fall to make enough Switch consoles to satisfy demand. The Nintendo Switch will be one of the most popular Holiday gifts for the Holiday shopping season 2017. Sony and Microsoft will have a hard time to battle the Switch in Holiday sales.

The Nintendo Switch is a completely new video game concept. It's a mobile console first with removable small controllers. The mobile unit with display rests in a Nintendo Switch console connected to your TV.

The mobile unit slides inside the Switch docking station, where it also gets charged. The small controllers that are detachable from the mobile unit also slide onto a home controller.

The Nintendo Switch games sell for $59.99 like the games for the PS4 and Xbox One. The Nintendo Switch game line-up includes Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Nintendo killed region locking on the Nintendo Switch. Any game sold in any region is playable on the Nintendo Switch.

The system includes the main console, Joy-Con (L) and Joy-Con (R) controllers, a Joy-Con grip (to which two Joy-Con are attached and used as one controller), a set of Joy-Con wrist straps, a Nintendo Switch dock (which holds the main console and connects it to a TV), an HDMI cable and an AC adapter. Two versions of the system are available: a version with a set of gray Joy-Con, and a version with one neon blue and one neon red Joy-Con.

Read the latest Nintendo Switch updates and also check out our Nintendo NES Classic shopping guide. Visit The Tracker by I4U News (beta) for the latest in stock updates.

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