Following news of thousands of used copies of The Last of Us 2 being posted on Japanese third party sites, it seems the situation is not much better elsewhere overseas.
Images surfacing on Twitter showcase a Taiwanese and Hong Kong retailer struggling to sell their copies of The Last of Us 2. The Taiwanese retailer even offering an enticing deal to try and get rid of their copies.
The offer seems to be “When purchasing 3 games worth a total of 1,990 Taiwan dollars (equivalent to 358.96 reais), the buyer receives a free copy of The Last of Us Part II as a free gift.” According to posts on social media discussing this offer, as well as a Portuguese outlet.
1,990 Taiwan dollars converts to roughly $67.6208 USD for those curious. The price point seems to add up with the current “$60.00 AAA price point” for video games, albeit slightly higher.
The concept seems clear, rather than spending $60 or so dollars on TLOU2, get 3 other games instead, and get a free copy.
Pictured here is, allegedly, a Hong Kong retailer, also struggling with a massive surplus of copies of the game that are not being purchased.
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