Good price for a Wii U Premium?

Discussion in 'Wii U - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Vipera, Oct 10, 2014.

  1. Vipera
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    I decided to give in, but only for an used one. How much should I pay for one?

    Inb4 get a ps4, three fiddy, pc master race, buy condoms instead.
     
  2. WiiCube_2013

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    Are you really in Italy, and if so, would you be willing to import from UK?

    Check eBay and snipe a deal there you may find.

    CeX is selling Premium Wii U consoles for £170 but it's used and unboxed, plus knowing them they probably have mistreated the console, i.e, scratches and scuffs.

    The Basic Wii U with Super Smash Bros. is going for £189.99 on Base.com if you're interested - http://www.base.com/buy/product/wii-u-console-and-super-smash-bros-bundle/dgc-wiiuconsolesmash.htm yeah it's only 8GB but that can be solved with an SD Card (I think) or an external HDD.
     
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    Yes I am in Italy and I import all the time.

    I wanted a Premium because I thought that some games aren't compatible. But if I can play anything on it then I just might get a normal one.

    Around 200€ is a good price?
     
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    Both Wii U models are the same, except for the colour and the storage space.

    200€ is a good price depending what you're getting.

    I'm so hyped to get my Super Smash Bros. Bundle which includes the game and the NGC adapter (cost me £40.49 and it's going for £48 and £55 on other websites).
     
  5. The Real Jdbye

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    Well the Basic doesn't come with Nintendoland (which is worth the added cost) but the 32 GB vs 8 GB storage is insignificant.

    SD cards can't be used for eShop games (unless you use a USB card reader with it) so the only option is an external HDD but he's gonna need that anyway if he wants to download retail games, because they can be quite big.
     
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    Cheap slow 4€ 16gb+ usb pendrives are an alternative if you want something small that doesn't stick out of your basic model Wii U.

    If you prefer an HDD, you usually need to use either an external powered one or an USB-Y cable for additional power. The USB connectors on the WiiU provide very limited power compared to the original Wii.
     
  7. emigre

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    £200 is the sweet spot I'd say. I got my MK8 bundle for that amount.
     
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    Were in the UK did you get it for that price game and adaptor for 40 quid?