Nintendo is selling an actual cardboard box

Nintendo is selling an actual cardboard box
Alice Bell Updated on by

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The Japanese Nintendo store is selling the Nintendo Switch Splatoon 2 bundle box for around $5, or £3.80 (give or take). Literally just the box. With nothing in it. Here it is.

splatoon 2 box

It comes flat packed and you have to assemble it yourself. The product page says Nintendo bears no responsibility for scratches or damage from you assembling it. It also says this box is ‘Recommended for Splatoon fans who already have Nintendo Switch!’ Yup. 

This was spotted a few days ago by Daniel Ahmad, an analyst at Niko Partners.

They do say that one man’s mean is another man’s poison. Or, in this specific case, one man’s flatpacked cardboard is another man’s valuable collectible.