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1. Posted: Thu 21st Mar 2013 17:59 GMT
CNN Money estimates that the Wii U Basic set costs Nintendo $228.00 to manufacture (Gamepad $79.25). What do you guys think, is that estimate about right?
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2. Posted: Thu 21st Mar 2013 18:14 GMT
Is this parts only? No time for me to watch the vid. There's more to manufacturing something this complicated than parts only. But considering they don't make a profit on the thing it seems about right.
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3. Posted: Thu 21st Mar 2013 18:19 GMT
Yeah, the video just estimated the parts only. So of course there's additional R&D costs, packaging, shipping, marketing, along with selling it to retailers so they have enough room to make a profit at $299.
Edited on Thu 21st March, 2013 @ 18:21 by Ryno
4. Posted: Thu 21st Mar 2013 21:23 GMT
If nothing else, it proves that Nintendo is indeed selling it at quite the loss.
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5. Posted: Fri 22nd Mar 2013 00:42 GMT
Oh gosh...this makes one wonder just how expensive Sony and Microsoft's next console will be!
6. Posted: Fri 22nd Mar 2013 01:03 GMT
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