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Topic: Wii U Prices (rumour)

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Chris720

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1. Posted:

Haven't seen a thread about this, but apparently the prices will be:

$299 - America
£299 - UK
20,000 Yen - Japan

Sources:
http://mynintendonews.com/2012/03/01/wii-u-to-be-priced-at-29...
http://wiiudaily.com/2012/02/wii-u-to-be-priced-at-299/

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TheKingOfTown

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2. Posted:

Demonic wrote:

Haven't seen a thread about this,

I have.
http://www.nintendolife.com/forums/wii2/wii_u_pricing

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FonistofCruxis

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3. Posted:

Seems reasonable, unlike some of the prices people had thought up. I still can't believe some people would be willing to pay $500 or even $600 dollars for it.

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Fang

Fang

4. Posted:

@FonistofCruxis
That rumour about the price being $500-$600 was for Australian retail, meaning that was 600 Australian dollars. That's still a fair bit though.

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Chris720

Chris720

5. Posted:

I wonder if 6 months down the line, Nintendo will put the price down. :P

To be honest, I wouldn't want to pay £299 on a console... we don't even know how much the games are going to cost yet. I would definitely buy one on release if it was a bit more on the cheaper side. Who am I kidding, it's Nintendo, gotta buy this. :D

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SkywardLink98

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6. Posted:

$300 dollars isn't that expensive here. Just $50 more than the Wii, so ya, I'd buy it at launch.

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misswliu81

misswliu81

7. Posted:

£299 sounds fair enough. i'd go with that or £200-250.

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FonistofCruxis

FonistofCruxis

8. Posted:

Fang wrote:

@FonistofCruxis
That rumour about the price being $500-$600 was for Australian retail, meaning that was 600 Australian dollars. That's still a fair bit though.

I didn't mean actual rumours. I had just heard some people say that they would be willing to pay those prices if it was as expensive as that.

Neilloggery

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ajcismo

ajcismo

9. Posted:

$299 here in the States seems reasonable, and the Wii U fund has already begun. A much better price point than when the PS3 was launched here. I don't see Nintendo dropping the price to under $249 for at least a year, possibly two, after launch though. They seem determined to make their launch point stick this time around.

ajcismo

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czoom

czoom

10. Posted:

At $300 that would be a great price. Sure hope so.

czoom

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kyuubikid213

kyuubikid213

11. Posted:

I'm willing to pay $300.
I would also be willing to pay $400.
$500 is a bit steep, but still worth it.
$600 perhaps, but are there any games out for the thing?
$600+ I really want it, but I can't get it at launch. Maybe in a month or two.

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12. Posted:

Please feel free to use the aforementioned existing thread to continue this discussion. Thank you! :3

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