When consumers flocked, the police were called.
Retailers in Tokyo, Japan have taken strict measures to ensure PlayStation 5 The console is not snapped up by scalping.
According to Famitsu-and discovered by VGC-Yodobashi Camera in the city’s Akihabara district refused to sell the PS5 game console to dealers. The store only allows PlayStation 5 machines to be sold to machines that use its credit card plan, and it can also be randomly assigned when the game console is released.
If the staff believe that someone bought the PS5 to resell the PS5, then they will refuse to sell the game console to them.
Prior to this, Yodobashi Camera Company adopted a “first come, first served” policy last Saturday, which apparently caused hundreds of gamers to rush into the store and the police were called.
Dave Gibson of Creatures Inc. wrote: “Because people went crazy, they cancelled sales.” On twitter.
“Even if the cashiers and employees regressed, they worked so hard. I have never seen this kind of insanity in Japan before.”
Currently, the global demand for PlayStation 5 is high. According to Sony, 4.5 million units have been sold between its launch in November and the end of December.
Hardware has become popular among the scalpers. In the UK, one group (CrepChiefNotify) used robots to obtain 3,500 PlayStation 5 ratings, while another organization (using Carnage robots) recently received 2,000 console support.
Retailer GAME said it has taken measures to ensure that dealers do not snap up limited inventory. Obviously, most of the PS5 replenishment of the same store Argos in the UK in January was purchased by scalpers. Scottish MPs recently suggested that it is illegal to resell items purchased using robots.