Animal Crossing: New Horizons, which launched two weeks ago, has started suffering from shortages in Japan.
Customers all across Japan are reporting that the game has sold out at various brick-and-mortar locations. Major retailers online have also been affected – the game is out of stock at some places, while others are taking back-orders arriving in April 2020.
Photos from Tsutaya:
“Due to high demand, Animal Crossing: New Horizons is out of stock. We apologize for the inconvenience.”
“Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite are out of stock.”
The game is nowhere to be found at Yamada Denki:
The game has also disappeared from GEO:
The following online retailers have ran out of stock. Keep in mind this could also affect brick-and-mortar locations in Japan:
- Yodobashi Camera (taking back-orders)
- Rakuten Books
- Amazon Japan (back-orders arrive April 9)
- Joshin (back-orders arrive in first half of April)
What do you think?