Due to the pandemic, the shortage of chips and microcomponents remains an important issue to consider for multiple technology manufacturers around the world. In video games, it is difficult to find new generation consoles, even a year after its launch, and much of the blame have the resellers.
Because at Japan Recently a man was arrested that Revenged about 200 consoles and games. Apparently, this person received the products to later send them to their respective buyers, but instead of making the corresponding shipments, It sold them to stores in the popular Akihabara district at Tokyo.
Apparently, man stole about $51 thousand dollars in merchandise, and was spent the vast majority of them in horse racing bets. The police mention that this individual did not have a fixed home, and at the place of him, he slept among the different coffees of Tokyo that rented rooms or beds to him.
Nintendo Switch was also a console that has been affected by the pandemic, and even Great N came to mention this during its most recent financial report.
Editor’s note: By itself the theme of the desabasto is complicated, now we have these people who seek to benefit at the expense of others. The good news here is that justice was done, although unfortunately there must be many cases equal or similar in the rest of the world.