Nintendo Switch, Sony’s PlayStation and Microsoft’s Xbox consoles vanish from Chinese e-commerce platforms amid smuggling crackdown

//Nintendo Switch, Sony’s PlayStation and Microsoft’s Xbox consoles vanish from Chinese e-commerce platforms amid smuggling crackdown

Nintendo Switch, Sony’s PlayStation and Microsoft’s Xbox consoles vanish from Chinese e-commerce platforms amid smuggling crackdown

Video games and consoles – including Sony’s PlayStation, Microsoft’s Xbox and the Nintendo Switch – have been vanishing from online and offline stores in China this week after dozens of arrests resulting from a fresh crackdown on smuggling, which has long been a popular method of playing games not officially for sale in the country.The Public Security Department of Guangdong Province said on Monday that it had arrested 54 parallel importers and seized 78 million yuan (US$11.9 million) worth of…

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