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Xbox One X stock a fraction of original Xbox One say some retailers

Updated with comment from Exertis at 13.54 on 3/10/17. Microsoft’s upcoming console is looking to be in extremely short supply, based on independent retailers that MCV has spoken with. One retailer told us that its allocation for the new console was just five units, way short of the hundred units …

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Consumer demand for Switch has ‘surpassed’ Nintendo’s worldwide estimates

This morning, GAME cited "lower than expected" supply of the Nintendo Switch as a key contributor toward its revised sales outlook, but Nintendo has reassured MCV that the platform holder will continue to ramp up production as it enters the second half of the year. GAME said today that it …

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Nintendo promises improved SNES Mini stock situation

Will the SNES Mini be as hard to find as its predecessor the NES Mini? That’s the burning question following yesterday’s announcement. The NES Mini remained incredibly hard to find throughout its short life and was then unceremoniously cancelled by Nintendo. Already gamers are rushing to pre-order the SNES Mini …

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GameStop predicts Switch stock shortages throughout 2017

It might continue to be hard to find Switch consoles on the High Street for the rest of the year, retailer GameStop has predicted. VentureBeat reports that despite strong demand, the retailer says that any potential Switch success has not influenced its financial forecasts as it cannot be sure how …

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Gfinity stock on the rise after financial analyst predicts big things

Gfinity’s stock has risen significantly after a financial analyst for a national newspaper predicted that they will have a successful 2017. An article listing the “hottest stocks to grow your portfolio” sees James Coney suggest investing in Gfinity’s stock for big returns in 2017. I’m not entirely sure how he …

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GAME wants to stock GameStop’s titles

GAME says it has no intention of following in the footsteps of its big rival GameStop, and begin publishing its own titles. GameStop entered publishing earlier this year and has already released one game, Insomniac’s Song of the Deep (pictured). The title was made available via digital platforms, with the …

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PlayStation VR pre-orders in the "hundreds of thousands" as stock runs dry

Supplies of the PlayStation VR are running incredibly short after what Sony has described as sales totalling the hundreds of thousands”. The headsets are almost impossible to track down in the UK this week, with nearly all major retailers left out of stock. It’s not yet clear when stocks will …

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Nintendo apologises for Amiibo shortages, promises to make it right

Some of the harder to find Amiibo figures may soon be resupplied to shops following a promise from Nintendo to fix the stock situation that has been troubling fans. Production will be increased, Nintendo has said. It has also vowed to improve its communications regarding what restocks are planned and …

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US Vita supplies are running low

It’s apparently quite hard to get hold of a PlayStation Vita in the US at the moment. Polygon reports that the launch of the Vita Slim in the territory in May as part of a Borderland 2 bundle has led to a shortage, with Sony struggling to match demand. "We’re …

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Vivendi sells half of its Activision stake for $850m

French media giant Vivendi is to sell-off more of its investment in Activision Blizzard. Vivendi was once a majority stakeholder in the Call of Duty publisher but that stake will now drop below six per cent as the firm offers a further 41.5m shares of Activision Blizzard stock. It’s a …

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