Yesterday, we broke the news that Nintendo and 54 software companies were filing an injection to halt the importation, sales and marketing of R4-type carts in Japan. How has this legal suit affected R4 sales in places like Tokyo's Akihabra? Says one store staffer:
The rush in demand has been amazing. These devices always sell well. But this weekend should be staggering, don't you think?According to Amazon Japan, there's been a slight increase in sales as well. So far, this lawsuit seems to be helping more than hurting. Click through the gallery for a look at Akihabara retailers selling R4s.
秋葉原「マジコン」バカ売れ [Akiba Blog]