Anyone starting to notice how difficult it is to find a Wii U?

Discussion in 'Wii U - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by RemixDeluxe, Dec 20, 2016.

  1. RemixDeluxe
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    RemixDeluxe GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Target, Best Buy, and GameStop don't sell it online anymore and they are not located in any store within 100 miles of me. Walmart doesn't have it either and only has 3rd party sellers selling for $400+

    I guess Nintendo didn't need to price drop the console to shift the last few units.
     
  2. Fishaman P

    Fishaman P Speedrunner

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    By me there's no shortage at all. 32GB black console with Gamepad and all for $220 at Gamestop. Craigslist has a bunch too.
     
  3. Thomas83Lin

    Thomas83Lin Retro Gamer

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    I bought a new one last month for a Christmas gift, figured this might happened so i got it early.
     
  4. xdarkmario

    xdarkmario Philosopher

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    yes because its being discontinued
     
  5. Futurdreamz

    Futurdreamz GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    I bought the Windwaker edition for $300, I'll probably sell my launch year basic for $200...
     
  6. grossaffe

    grossaffe GBAtemp Addict

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    Have you tried a pawn shop?
     
  7. LightyKD

    LightyKD Future CEO of OUYA Inc.

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    Just read about freggin Wii U recalls. It's bullshit that Nintendo would rather discontinue and recall the damn console instead of doing a price drop and getting some last minute sales. Ugh! Nintendo is like the stereotypical ex boyfriend that says they will change, brings you flowers and roses and then proceeds to beat the shit outta you, the following night.
     
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  8. xdarkmario

    xdarkmario Philosopher

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    their typical now a days

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  9. Ryccardo

    Ryccardo WiiUaboo

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    Most likely, retailers already kept few of them and they were more than happy to sell the last ones with no intention of restocking...

    That said I bought my 8GB (allegedly discontinued since a while, or was that a junk rumor?) last year for 180 € open box, not bad at all for a game$top
     
  10. Captain_N

    Captain_N GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    im not sure where you are but there is plunty where im at including noob stop
     
  11. SonicCloud

    SonicCloud wash your mouth with soap!

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    They did the same with NDS and Gameboy >_>

    Also , on November i saw many stores with MK8 Wii U bundles with it , but im not sure if there are still Wii U's right now , especially since Christmas just happened.