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Indian Gamers Go to War With PS5 Scalpers

Jacob Blazewicz, 22 February 2021, 18:40

Scalpers continue to be a nuisance for people looking to purchase PlayStation 5. However, gamers from India want to make life a bit harder for scalpers and have found a way to at least curb their operations.

John Carmack: PS5 and Xbox Series X Should be Auctioned Off by Manufacturers

Sarafan, 22 February 2021, 13:58

Legendary game developer John Carmack has spoken out on the low availability of GPU, as well as PS5 and Xbox Series X consoles. He proposes a controversial solution to curb the activities of scalpers.

PS5 Scalpers Attempt to Improve Their Image

Bart Swiatek, 11 February 2021, 18:00

In an interview with the editors of one of the industry websites, the so-called scalpers - intermediaries who buy goods in bulk and resell them for profit - complain about how badly their business has been perceived recently.

PS5 and Xbox Series X/S Became a Gold Mine for Scalpers

Adamson, 03 February 2021, 15:35

It's been a while since the release of next-gen consoles, but their availability still leaves much to be desired. PS5 and Xbox Series X and S are in short supply in many countries, which makes both devices of great interest to scalpers who are just waiting for the opportunity to resell the goods at inflated prices.

Scalpers Sold 50 Thousand GeForce RTX 3000 Cards for $61.5 Million

Adamson, 01 February 2021, 17:48

The GPU market is currently volatile, and this fosters all sorts of things that are undesirable from a consumer perspective. The shortage of GPUs is creating a paradise for scalpers. An analysis of eBay and StockX confirms that they are making a lot of money by reselling GeForce RTX 3000.

PS5 Returned to Stores and Sold Out Instantly

Paul Musiolik, 22 January 2021, 13:49

The PlayStation 5 went on sale again and sold out in an instant. If you failed to buy a PS5 this time around, you were probably overtaken by scalpers and their bots.