A GameStop employee was reportedly fired after posting aboutOLED Nintendo Switch before your announcement. The now-former employee leaked details of the special edition system just before Nintendo officially announced it on March 28.
according to areport, the now-former employee, Mike (who requested that the publication not use his last name), was initially suspended for the Zelda switch early, before it was cancelled. When Mike left for work on April 11, the store manager fired him and, he claims, said “off the record” that Nintendo requested that the leaker be fired.
Mike said that he was unaware that leaking the system on social media was against GameStop’s policies and that he was simply trying to give the community a heads up to allow people to pre-order the system as soon as it went live. March. Historically, pre-order certain special edition items at GameStopfor clients due to allocation restrictions and other issues.
On April 11, Mike tookto share that he had been fired and said, “I wish you all were able to get your change pre-orders as now I won’t be able to get mine.”
GameSpot has reached out to Nintendo for comment; neither Nintendo nor GameStop have yet to address the situation.
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