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Topic: CNN Money breaks down the Wii U cost part by part

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Ryno

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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Sjoerd

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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Ryno

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.

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Pianist88

Oh gosh...this makes one wonder just how expensive Sony and Microsoft's next console will be!

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