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Which is very strange, now that I think about it. For those who don’t know, Circana tracks “individual store-level sales data” to stay on top of what people are buying and selling. They then sell that data to interested parties. Which means this Will be This one is not used GameStop or something like that. It was a console Will be “New”, sealed, which was finally sold a decade after release.
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Editor’s note: How wonderful that this poor console finally found a home!