Should you’ve been looking for Pokémon playing cards at retail shops and developing empty, reduction is on the way in which. The Pokémon Firm introduced Wednesday that will probably be reprinting buying and selling playing cards because of excessive demand.
“We’re conscious that some followers are experiencing difficulties buying sure Pokémon TCG merchandise because of very excessive demand,” reads a tweet from the corporate’s Play! Pokémon account. “In response, we’re reprinting impacted merchandise at most capability to make sure extra followers can benefit from the Pokémon TCG.”
“Reprinted merchandise are anticipated to be accessible at retailers as quickly as attainable,” the corporate stated in a press release on the Pokémon web site. The assertion didn’t specify which units would get a reprint, however pledge to “replenish inventory at retailers as quickly as attainable.”
Pokémon playing cards have been promoting out left and proper. Whereas retro playing cards can promote for as a lot as $375,000 a field, newer units have been exhausting to come back by as properly.
Proper now, choose McDonald’s are celebrating Pokémon’s 25th anniversary by giving out card packs in Completely happy Meals, however even these are ridiculously exhausting to get. Grasping consumers have been going to McDonald’s early, shopping for up all of the Completely happy Meals, and in some instances, reselling them on-line.
The assertion on the Pokémon help web site says that the corporate is at the moment working to handle difficulties in buying playing cards “the place it’s inside [the company’s] management.”
As for future buying and selling card expansions, the message says that the corporate is “maximizing manufacturing to extend product availability upon launch.”