People Are Driving for Hours And Paying $300 to Buy Nintendo's Fitness Game

Micah Garnett’s brother wanted Ring Fit Adventure, Nintendo’s excellent fitness-oriented game from last year, as a gift for their upcoming 16th birthday. The problem: Micah’s family had put off buying a copy because in 2020, games don’t usually sell out—except Ring Fit Adventure, that is. It’s sold out everywhere, a combination of holiday shortages and China getting hit with the novel coronavirus early in the year, severely impacting manufacturing.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/m7q448/people-are-driving-for-hours-and-paying-hundreds-ring-fit