Haven't preordered the WiiU yet? Preorder at Walmart

Discussion in 'Wii U - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by uribemaster, Oct 15, 2012.

  1. uribemaster
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    uribemaster GBAtemp Fan

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    There's another preorder opportunity for those of us that still haven't preordered the Wii U and didn't get to. You have to do it in person in the layaway section and you better hurry because there's only a limited number of Wii U's left . I already got mine like this. Sweet! Sorry if it was already posted. Searched but found nothing and wanted to try to help everyone out. Started October 14 and ends November 1st or until they run out.
    Here's the source:
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  2. Quietlyawesome94

    Quietlyawesome94 GBAtemp Maniac

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    My Walmarts are already sold out. :/
     
  3. jax604

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    None left at my walmarts too.
     
  4. uribemaster
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    Dang really? I was the second to preorder one at mine yesterday and today x_x
     
  5. Kikirini

    Kikirini Zelda Fangirl

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    I'm glad they're doing this. I luckily got one of the last online preorders in at Wal-Mart, but this ought to help the people who were too late.
     
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    Can confirm that the 4 Walmarts that are close enough to me that I would care to drive too are all sold out as well.
     
  7. Quietlyawesome94

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    Only one of our Walmarts apparently got any and even they only got... one. Way to fail Walmart. :/
     
  8. jefffisher

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    my walmart didnt even know they were doing this but after i convinced them it was a real thing they called the manager who found the form and let me preorder.
     
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  9. Dork

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    Meh, I planned on just buying the Wii U at Sears on day 1 of release, they usually always get consoles on first day. Got my 3DS and DSi there.
     
  10. SickPuppy

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    Did walmart tell you what day you would receive your Wii U? On the website it says you will recieve before the end of the year, no where at the website does it say you will recieve on release day.
     
  11. ShadowSoldier

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    All sold outs eh? Sounds like the Wii all over again. Glad I was able to pre-order mine, I didn't even ask to. The guy asked if I wanted to, and I said "yeah, sure, why not".
     
  12. xile6

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    Yep sounds like the wii.
    But this time i preordered mines the first day they said. Then they sold out that night lol.
    And the wii u is pretty much sold out everywhere. gamestop, bestbuy, fingerhut, walmart, target, toysrus, etc..
    I think the next shipment will be about 2 wks after launch then each store will probably be getting 5 systems every wk when there truck runs.
     
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    You know that only the pre-orders are sold out, the retailers will still be selling them in store on release day. I stopped in a few stores and they said I couldn't reserve, had to be there on release day.
     
  14. ShadowSoldier

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    Most stores don't do that. Those who pre-order get it on Day 1 until the next shipment arrives. Then the stores will probably take more pre-orders, otherwise you have to go in there hoping that there's a spare one left that you can buy.
     
  15. SickPuppy

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    Hmm, I'll have to ask them again, I must have talked to the wrong sales associate at Kmart. There isn't many major retailers where I live, but Kmart and Meijer both said they will have them at launch day. I know the Kmart does pre-order online and Meijer doesn't. I'll have to check back with Kmart to see exactly what they are doing. When the 3DS launched, I stopped at Meijer and they couldn't even find their shipment of 3DS's, so I went to Kmart and bought one.
     
  16. DiscostewSM

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    I thought about it when I first heard it, but I had the Basic edition already pre-ordered at Gamestop.
     
  17. DSGamer64

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    I had a Deluxe version ordered the day they opened up pre-orders.
     
  18. dgwillia

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    All this hassle makes me glad i got a Deluxe at Gamestop before 2pm on the day they started
     
  19. uribemaster
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    Ha that's the same thing that happened to me :lol: