How To Beat the Nintendo Scalpers

If you can’t beat ’em… beat ’em!

If you were lucky enough to get your hands on a Switch launch unit – congratulations! If you weren’t, there’s a good chance you’re doing battle with the infamous scalpers that prey upon Nintendo hardware launches. Never fear; we’ve been-there-done-that and we’ve got some great tips for you!

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Scott is an author and a lifelong fan of video games. Conqueror of punishing platformers such as Celeste, Super Meat Boy, N+, The Impossible Game, and Super Mario Bros. 2: The Lost Levels. You can find him constantly changing his main character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, stuck inside a VR headset, or helplessly addicted to Fortnite.