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121. Posted: Thu 30th Sep 2010 03:09 BST
I guess this is what we should expect from Nintendo now $300, and the games will probably be $50.
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122. Posted: Thu 30th Sep 2010 03:21 BST
I think they'll scale it back to $250 for the US market.
Games could certainly be $50, though, but since that's the standard Wii game price-point, i'd expect $45 as the base.
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123. Posted: Thu 30th Sep 2010 03:23 BST
I am estimating 270. They really cant just yank back the price fifty bucks.Fifty bucks is alot of money, if it was subtracted from every 3DS purchase. It adds up.
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124. Posted: Thu 30th Sep 2010 03:26 BST
$250 seems fair, though I just bought a PS3 for $300, and we all can agree that is the better console, sans the Nintendo software.
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125. Posted: Thu 30th Sep 2010 03:28 BST
$250 is the sweet spot to me. any lower and they'd be getting ripped off, any higher and we'd be getting ripped off. $250 just feels neutral right in the middle.
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126. Posted: Thu 30th Sep 2010 03:31 BST
True. But it also potentially establishes a higher install base, which leads to greater software sales. And i'd wager that even at 250 USD, Ninty would still be seeing a profit on each unit sold.
They are probably still considering what US price point to launch at, which will be primarily driven my market analysts who focus on the tech markets, who will then advise as to what the "sweet spot" for most American consumers will be.
127. Posted: Thu 30th Sep 2010 06:12 BST
$50 was subtracted from the Wii's price (from Japan to US) and they were still making money on each sale
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128. Posted: Thu 30th Sep 2010 07:12 BST
MysteriousVoice wrote:I am estimating 270. They really cant just yank back the price fifty bucks.Fifty bucks is alot of money, if it was subtracted from every 3DS purchase. It adds up.$50 was subtracted from the Wii's price (from Japan to US) and they were still making money on each sale
Um, no, it wasn't. The dollar was trading for 117.73 yen back on November 17, 2006. (the 19th was a weekend) On that date, 25000 yen was worth only $212.05.Today, the exchange rate is much different and 25000 yen is closer to $300, as we've been hearing nonstop.In six months, when the 3DS launches? Who knows? 25000 yen might be worth $700! Maybe it'll be worth a buck and a half!
In short, I agree, exchange rate has nothing to do with pricing, but it's not the same financial situation now that existed four years ago, so all bets are off until we hear something official from Reggie.
129. Posted: Thu 30th Sep 2010 07:23 BST
Probably going to be less than $300 in America.
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130. Posted: Sun 3rd Oct 2010 02:45 BST
Well here is everyones answer the the price, look no further.
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131. Posted: Sun 3rd Oct 2010 02:48 BST
Seriously. That is a speculation. Not confirmed.
132. Posted: Sun 3rd Oct 2010 02:54 BST
I think it will be $300
133. Posted: Sun 3rd Oct 2010 02:57 BST
It might be a rumor but I really believe this is facts even though it is a rumor. If it cost 300$ theres no way my parents are going to get me a 3DS. Lets pray it cost 250$.
134. Posted: Sun 3rd Oct 2010 03:01 BST
I would skip Christmas altogether if it meant I could get the 3DS when it came out. Hm... That might not be such a bad idea.
135. Posted: Sun 3rd Oct 2010 03:44 BST
Ninty knows how to do business in the US. Frankly, given the current poor economic climate, I'd be very surprised if it's over $250. They could position it at $300, and it would still sell, but i think it's very unlikely. They may however go for some middle point, like $260 or $270.
136. Posted: Sun 3rd Oct 2010 03:47 BST
Well here is everyones answer the the price, look no further.250!!!!!!!!!!http://news.cnet.com/8301-13506_3-20018181-17.html
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137. Posted: Sun 3rd Oct 2010 04:11 BST
I can tell you now if its 300$ I'm going to wait for about a year after it has been released, theres just no way my parents are going to buy a 3DS for 300$ I can tell you now that a lot of poor people are not going to buy the 3DS for 300$ and Nintendo knows that.
138. Posted: Sun 3rd Oct 2010 06:30 BST
$250 seems fair, though I just bought a PS3 for $300, and we all can agree that is the better console, sans the Nintendo software.Okay, we really can't.
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i think $300 for the 3DS is a fair price considering all you get with it and for it. I mean the first real 3d console on the market, plus vc gameboy games...you can't go wrong.
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