COVID-19 is a century-level catastrophe compelling us to social distancing and staying away from each other. Games becomes handy where it helps us killing time and socially connects to keep us sane. Demand has risen, and Nintendo switch is the all-star among top sellers. Games has considered to be excessive and luxury product; therefore, pricing is free market.
Many of Nintendo Switch merchants have been seizing the opportunity to increase the spread and taking home cold hard cash. The exhibit merchant, Happy Games Saphanlek, has speculating price more than 20 times in 60 days. Only twice of those are price reduction. Overall, Price has risen 108% to date.
source: Facebook: HappyGamesSaphanlek