Keen Animal Crossing followers have been left empty-handed after a messy rollout of Goal’s store-exclusive Sanrio Amiibo playing cards. The sale started as scheduled, however many shops have been giving prospects errors and never permitting checkout, even when the playing cards have been nonetheless displaying as in-stock.
The Animal Crossing Sanrio cards are listed as in-store pickup solely, which means you’d need to order on-line after which go to a Goal retailer to assert them. The sale opened at 6 AM PT, and the errors started nearly as quickly because the sale opened. Some shops confirmed restricted inventory, however even after a half-hour the shops that have been giving checkout errors have been nonetheless itemizing the playing cards as in-stock.
Followers on social media and the Animal Crossing subreddit weren’t happy. Many recounted their experiences with on the spot sell-outs, whereas at the very least one prompt calling your native Goal to place a card pack apart after which simply going into the store–bypassing the in-store pickup altogether.
Properly, that was an absolute mess…..
— Amiibo Information (@AmiiboNews) March 26, 2021
The Sanrio playing cards have been out in Japan and Europe since 2017, as a tie-in to Animal Crossing: New Leaf. That is the primary time the cardboard set is on the market within the US, they usually unlock villagers and items themed after popular Sanrio characters in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.