Aussie Wii's to get proper Wii sports case!

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Nov 28, 2006
  1. Opium
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    Thank you Nintendo Australia!

    When the Wii is released here on December 7th we get our Wii Sports in a proper Wii game case, not to mention our wiimotes and nunchucks don't come in blister packs! [​IMG]

    Perhaps Europe will also get a proper case too?

    Source: IGN AU

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  2. science

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    So thats why the Australian Wii costs more than the American one!
     
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    Well aren't you guys just great.
    *hugs his blister pack*
     
  4. Mystic-Homer

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    Haha, he's right...

    I wouldn't pay $55 US more for some fancier packaging...

    I live in Canada, our USD equivalent Wii price is actually lower than the US MSRP [​IMG]

    $245 US roughly - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wii

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    whats a blister pack ?
     
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    better packaging than north america
    is wii play available at launch there??
     
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    No offense, but who gives a shit?
     
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    I do. If you don't then why did you post in this thread? [​IMG]
     
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    Ah, good news. Only a bit more then a week now, can hardly wait.
     
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    hey do you think the uk version will be like that ?
     
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    This is great news, I happen to land in Melbourne for launch.
    Great to see Wii Sports in a case, much more official looking and now looks like an actual retail game, not a demo.
    Our packaging is way better than the US (those blister packs are cheap, and you know it), I wonder if JP differs from US or AU.
     
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    Well, Nintendo sure knows how to suck up to you guys since you're getting Wii so late... I'll tell ya that [​IMG]
     
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    I hope this also for euro! [​IMG]
     
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    here is a question regarding region encoding. do we aussies get our own region code or are we using the same as US?

    I want to know cause I can buy games in HK and bring it back.
    Go HK for getting both US and JP versions of Wii. [​IMG]
     
  15. legendofphil

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    You are usually PAL the same as Europe.
     
  16. Mystic-Homer

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    That's not a region code, that's a video picture format...

    Most of Europe is Region 2, and Australia is Region 4, I believe... That's what he meant.

    Many retail discs (DVDs, games) are region-locked so people are deterred from importing overseas discs.

    In response to your question, kelvinate... I'm not 100% sure on that, but it's a safe bet that your Wii discs will be region 4 and not region 1 [​IMG]
     

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