The Pokémon Company Isn’t Pleased With McDonald’s Scalpers

The Pokémon Company Printing More Happy Meal Cards

The Pokémon Company has officially made a statement regarding the plethora of scalpers snagging up McDonald’s Happy Meal goodies before they can reach the small hands of children. Some scalpers are seizing boxes of the new Pokémon trading cards exclusively on offer through McDonald’s Happy Meals, suggesting an employee or employer is in on the scalping. Pokémon is available for free right now for all ages to enjoy on iOS and Android.

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“We’re aware that some fans are experiencing difficulties purchasing certain Pokémon TCG products due to very high demand,” said an official statement from The Pokémon Company. “In response, we are reprinting impacted products at maximum capacity to ensure more fans can enjoy the Pokémon TCG. In situations where there is limited availability, we are actively working to print more of the impacted Pokémon TCG products as quickly as possible and at maximum capacity to support this increased demand.”

“Reprinted products are expected to be available at retailers as soon as possible,” continued The Pokémon Company. “For new Pokémon TCG expansions launching in the future, we are maximizing production to increase product availability upon release, and we will continue to reprint the products to replenish stock at retailers as soon as possible. We’d like to thank the community for their continued support and patience as we work to deliver more Pokémon TCG products to fans.”

Were you able to get your hands on some of The Pokémon Happy Meal card packs or are you waiting for more reprints? Let us know in the comments below!