By now, you’ve got in all probability heard that, starting on May 19th within the UK, McDonald’s is going to be celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Pokemon franchise by promoting some Pokémon Happy Meal toys. The toys are truly 25th-anniversary buying and selling playing cards. This occasion has already occurred within the United States, and the outcomes caught McDonald’s unexpectedly.

The playing cards have been very talked-about, however McDonald’s didn’t anticipate them to be so common that they saved promoting out within the United States. On prime of that, some Happy Meals in North America got here with packs containing 4 playing cards, leading to scalpers reselling them for a whole bunch of {dollars}. To cease that, McDonald’s is proscribing sales so clients can solely buy one extra “toy” when a number of Happy Meals are bought inside the identical transaction