Due to the popular demand of Greninja amiibo pre-orders online at Toys R Us, they organised an in-store pre-order event ahead of the amiibo release on May 29th. However, it looks like some stores– like Fort Myers, Florida– are taking advantage of the popularity, and allowing early entry to those willing to apply for a credit card. Tsk, tsk. This means that those under age or who already have a credit card are going to miss out on the chance to pre-order amiibo, because they have to wait until the actual event opening time.
It seems the story is different across different stores, some stores handed out pre-order tickets so you still had as much chance of getting your pre-order, you just had to wait longer. But some stores seem to have abandoned the tickets, resulting in an unfair system. Maybe they weren’t quite expecting the avid fans and giant queues, and are still trying to learn what works. But after already messing up the online pre-order by allowing some people to order from midnight and not others, looks like amiibo hunters aren’t very happy with Toys R Us.
Toys R Us in the US are offering Buy 1 Get 1 40% Off on all Amiibo games, figures and game accessories from April 26th to May 2nd, but in-store only. If you have that Amiibo figure you’ve been waiting to get your hands on, now might be the time to do it! Hopefully there’ll be some UK offers popping up soon.
If you live in Canada or happen to be there, get yourselves down to your local Toys R Us before the end of the month to grab select amiibo compatible Wii U games, like Mario Kart 8 or Hyrule Warriors, for $10 off. It’s not a bad deal, it’d be nice if the rest of the world had it. The offer ends in 5 days on the 30th April, so you better hurry!
Greninja sold out in a ridiculous amount of time when he went up for sale at Toys R Us. I would imagine that very few of you were able to get your hands on one, so it’s great to hear that Toys R Us will be reopening pre-orders. You will soon be able to pre-order Greninja at physical store locations on Monday, April 27th. However, Toys R Us have said that they will be offering “extremely limited quantities per store.”
Wow, the Greninja amiibo which is exclusive to Toys R Us in the United States apparently sold out within 30 minutes. The figure went on sale last night and was quickly snapped up by those that were close to their computer. This has clearly left quite a few fans frustrated as 30 minutes is a ridiculously short space of time.
Thanks, cobb19 and Sapphire2000
Toys R Us has finally confirmed that the Greninja amiibo that everyone is after will be exclusive to the retailer in the United States. You’ll also be pleased to know that pre-orders for the Greninja amiibo figure will go live tomorrow, so you’ll have to be quick of the mark. Will you be purchasing the Greninja figure from Toys R Us?
Thanks, paid enthusiast and Rubberyen
Well, it looks as though another amiibo will most likely be a retailer exclusive in the United States. The latest amiibo to join the party is Greninja who seems to be only available at Toys R Us. Guess it will be confirmed by the retailer sooner rather than later. Let’s hope they receive enough stock to cope with demand.
Thanks, Rubberyen and paidenthusiast