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Topic: Bad news for Wii???

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gameking23

gameking23

1. Posted:

This past week sales of PS3 and Xbox360 surpassed that of the Wii. What should Nintendo do next? I believe that they should at least drop the Wii's price by $50. As for the current sales trend could be a one week ordeal. Only time will tell.

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LztheQuackAdmin

LztheQuack

2. Posted:

Not that far behind, and Sony threw out the Slim. As much as the Wii dominated and is still dominating overall, this is not really bad news at all.

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Blue_Protoman

Blue_Protoman

3. Posted:

It's just one week.

Now, if this were to continue, then we'd have a problem...

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Chrono_Cross

Chrono_Cross

4. Posted:

Nintendo is scared of this though.

Nintendo even said themselves that their going to have to atually make better games so the system sells.
Star Fox, F-zero, Kirby, Kid Icarus, etc.

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LztheQuack

5. Posted:

Chrono+Cross wrote:

Nintendo is scared of this though.

Nintendo even said themselves that their going to have to atually make better games so the system sells.
Star Fox, F-zero, Kirby, Kid Icarus, etc.

Any of this bad?

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Blue_Protoman

Blue_Protoman

6. Posted:

Can I hope for an F-Zero Wii yet?

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Devil_Hunter_Dante

Devil_Hunter_Dante

7. Posted:

I agree a $50 dollar price cut would be a wise idea. They have made a lot of money off the Wii and its nearing its 3 year mark. It would be great marketing to drop it down another $50 before the holiday season. If I was them I would wait until October to make any moves. Also Chrono Cross has a good point Star Fox and other Nintendo properties might help bring back some of the old Nintendo fanbase that moved onto the PS3 and 360.

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Wollmaster

Wollmaster

8. Posted:

CNet's David Carnoy wrote:

Looking ahead, I think both the PS3 and XBox 360 will see decent--but not necessarily spectacular--sales over the next couple of months. A lot of people who were waiting for the price cuts will go out and buy systems quickly, but the next big wave of sales will come closer to the holidays.

This is what I'm thinking will happen.

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grenworthshero

grenworthshero

9. Posted:

Wii sales can't keep up for much longer. Pretty much everyone has a Wii now. There's no one left to buy them. Nintendo has enough of a safety bubble of sales that PS3 won't surpass it, and everyone knows half of Xbox360 sales are from people who bought two or three because the freaking things self-destruct upon purchase

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Devil_Hunter_Dante

Devil_Hunter_Dante

10. Posted:

grenworthshero wrote:

Wii sales can't keep up for much longer. Pretty much everyone has a Wii now. There's no one left to buy them. Nintendo has enough of a safety bubble of sales that PS3 won't surpass it, and everyone knows half of Xbox360 sales are from people who bought two or three because the freaking things self-destruct upon purchase

I know a guy that has a 360 and he has had his since launch. He was on his 4th after it went Red Ring of Death. lol. Good thing about Nintendo consoles is they usually last a long time !

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LztheQuackAdmin

LztheQuack

11. Posted:

grenworthshero wrote:

Wii sales can't keep up for much longer. Pretty much everyone has a Wii now. There's no one left to buy them. Nintendo has enough of a safety bubble of sales that PS3 won't surpass it, and everyone knows half of Xbox360 sales are from people who bought two or three because the freaking things self-destruct upon purchase

I don't know. Countries like South Korea have only gotten them recently

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Cryptonic

Cryptonic

12. Posted:

well of course sales are going down. everyone has one already

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Chrono_Cross

Chrono_Cross

13. Posted:

I'll contribute this crisis by purchasing a second Wii!

Any names?

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LztheQuack

14. Posted:

cryptonic wrote:

well of course sales are going down. everyone has one already

Then they'll release new colors and then we will say "Holy crap, I must have a red or black Wii!!"

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LztheQuack

15. Posted:

Chrono+Cross wrote:

I'll contribute this crisis by purchasing a second Wii!

Any names?

One's enough for me. Besides, I got mine used during one of the big droughts!!

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Chrono_Cross

Chrono_Cross

16. Posted:

@lz2009
I was only kidding
I wouldn't buy a second Wii unless it was Black and I don't have any money

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gameking23

gameking23

17. Posted:

I do hope that if this does continue we will see more games from Nintendo. For example another Star Fox and Kirby game.

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Stevie

Stevie

18. Posted:

Maybe a little pressure on Nintendo will be a good thing, they may start to listen to their customers more rather than doing whatever they want, it is never good for the consumer if one company monopolises a certain business sector, competition leads to a healthy market for the customer.

As for a price drop for the Wii try living in the UK where the price has just gone up by £20 (about $25)

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Kaeobais

Kaeobais

19. Posted:

Oh crap, nintendo is going to start releasing super awesome first party games! We HAVE to make sure they don't do something so crazy! Quickly, everyone buy a bunch of wii's!

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gameking23

gameking23

20. Posted:

Shadx wrote:

Oh crap, nintendo is going to start releasing super awesome first party games! We HAVE to make sure they don't do something so crazy! Quickly, everyone buy a bunch of wii's!

I know how horrible this is I better by like 5 more wii's! Seriously I do imagine that with the release of some awesome games for the Wii, sales will pick up.

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