Nintendo Switch eBay scalpers out in full force, console listed for up to £600

By Sherif Saed
3 March 2017 11:47 GMT

The Nintendo Switch has a limited launch supply, so of course some of those who pre-ordered were planning on flipping it for profit.


If you absolutely need a Nintendo Switch at launch, there’s a slim chance you’ll be able to get one for the regular price of £280. That’s because all retailers are out of stock at the moment.

Depending on the retailer, you may be waiting two or three weeks for new stock to arrive. However, if you’re willing to pay a bit extra, you can get one soon. Resellers on Amazon, and eBay have you covered.

Things are more sensible on Amazon, though, with prices in the £350 range. As for eBay, your mileage may vary. We’ve seen some go as high as £600, but you’ll be seeing a lot of offers in the £400 range.

The ‘Buy it Now’ listings are particularly brutal, though a few were decent enough to include other items such as a copy of Zelda: Breath of the Wild or an SD card in their bundles.

As is usually the case with these eBay listings, some of them are pre-selling a pre-order, so the seller doesn’t even have the Switch yet.

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