With the Nintendo Switch flying off of the shelves left and right and the excitement surrounding the upcoming Splatoon 2, pairing the two together in a neatly packaged bundle is a no-brainer. The two-in-one bundle burned through preorders quickly in Japan, selling out in no time at all.
However, for those players who weren't able to catch a preorder before they ran out, there's a much cheaper alternative that you can use to get your Splatoon 2 fix. To make up for the lack of bundles available, Nintendo is filling the void with an empty Splatoon 2 bundle box. That's right, just the box, Nintendo Switch and Splatoon 2 not included.
Currently available only in the Japanese My Nintendo Store, the empty Splatoon 2 box will only run you a measly 540 Yen, a price that equals out to roughly $5. When you think about how cheap that is, it actually doesn't seem like too bad of an idea to pick up one of the boxes for collectible reasons if nothing else.
#Splatoon2 hype is so off the charts in Japan you can buy the box for the Switch bundle.— Daniel Vuckovic DX (@VOOK64) May 18, 2017
Just the box. For $5. pic.twitter.com/ju7Ridq3Bh
As far as game boxes go, this one is actually a pretty appealing one to have sitting on a shelf among other gaming memorabilia. The vibrant pinks and greens that cover the outside of the box certainly add some color to a collection, especially when many console bundles are somewhat boring in regards to their packaging.
While the selling of a collectible box for Splatoon 2 sure is a unique idea, and it would likely make
More updates on the Splatoon 2 hardware will be covered as they are announced.