GameCube Sells Out!On monday, the online arm of leading toy and video game retailer Toys R Us Inc. said it sold out its first pre-order of the new Nintendo Co. Ltd. GameCube video game console in four minutes on Monday.
Toysrus.com, which is operated in conjunction with Amazon.com Inc. began offering the consoles, bundled with games in a package, at 2 p.m. PDT, with each package costing $399. By 2:04 p.m., according to a spokesman for Toysrus.com, all of the packages had sold out. Thats 4 min.!!!
A similar pre-sale for Microsoft Corp.s new XBox video game console sold out in 30 minutes on Sept. 4. That pre-sale was also a bundle offer, Toysrus.coms standard practice for new game systems.