1. CockroachMan

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    Nintendo announced today that the Wii Motion Plus accessory is going on sale on the US on June 8, for US$ 19,99. Europe is getting it on June 12, with no price announced yet.

    Bundled with the accessory, Wii Sports Resort gets on sale on July 26 for US$ 49,99. Europe is getting it 2 days earlier, in July 24.

    Japan is getting Wii Sports Resort in June.

    Confirmed to be using the accessory, aside from Wii Sports Resorts, are Virtua Tennis 2009 (SEGA), Grand Slam Tennis (EA Sports) and Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 (EA Sports).

    source: http://kotaku.com/5211293/motionplus-wii-s...--priced-for-us
    http://www.revogamers.net/fullNews.php?newsId=3554
     
  2. GeekyGuy

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    Yay! Thanks, Nintendo. Thanks for charging me an extra $20 for something that should have been included with the original Wii Remote.

    *bends over for Nintendo*

    Ah well, makes me feel better about pirating the living shit out of your game products. [​IMG]
     
  3. Heran Bago

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    Exactly why they made it. [​IMG]
     
  4. Da Mafia

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    Does this mean you won't be able to use the nunchuck then?

    I wonder if they'll release a new Wiimote with this built-in.
     
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    i guess the little wii thing on the motionplus is hiding something to plug the nunchuck , no?
     
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    Yes, theres an opening in the motion plus for nunchuck (and other thingies)
     
  7. Satangel

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    Well, 50 euros for a game + 1 Wii Motion Plus is too much for me.
    I need two, so that would be 70 euros in total [​IMG]
     
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    Dude, that's what people call "economy". [​IMG]
     
  9. jumpman17

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    So...a Wii controller now costs $80. Awesome.
     
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    The motion-plus has a cover on the bottom that can be opened for the nunchuck and such.
     
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    Considering Nintendo charges 20 bucks for the Wii Wheel and Zapper, which are just pieces of plastic.. this is the cheapest accessory released for the Wii [​IMG]

    50 bucks for Wii Sports Resort + Motion Plus doesn't sound like a bad deal.. this thing will sell like crack!
     
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    Considering the wiimote and nunchuck are already extortionately expensive on their own this should be given to people for free.
     
  13. CockroachMan

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    Can't argue with that.. wiimote+nunchuck shouldn't cost more than 50 bucks :/
     
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    hey... you gotta give nintendo some kinda credit.... i mean they are making the product we all know and love... so if they want 25 bucks for a game and accessory that we want i say ill pay 25 for the accessory and get a free game [​IMG] to add to my collection... (thou i pirate the hell outa wii i do buy the games when they get cheap)
     
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    Wii remote x4 = $160
    + Wii MotionPlus x4 = $240
    + Wii Nunchuck x4 = $320

    + optional classic contollers x4 = $400

    Wow... this is customer rapage if you want a full set of controllers. And I thought $30 for a GC controller was bad...
     
  16. saulin

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    I have to agree that it's stupid how a controller for any console costs over $50. I guess the Wii controller will be the most expensive now since it's a 3 part controller haha.

    Mmmm I remember in the SNES era. An extra controller was $15-20. However some games did cost $100 like Street Fighter II Turbo.
     
  17. dark42

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    They should just release new Wiimotes with motionplus built in, for the same price as the original Wiimotes. Kind of like Sony with their Dualshock 3.
     
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    I can see it coming, we Europeans will have to pay 30€ for the WiiMotionPlus alone [​IMG]
     
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    That's actually $340 plus sales tax.
    $40 for the Wiimote + $20 for the Nunchuk that's included with your Wii.
     
  20. saulin

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    Aren't Euros worth more than the USD? I thought it's us Canadians that get screwed. 1 USD = 1.25CAD right now and it has been at 1.30 for the last couple of months.
     
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