Nintendo starts selling gamepads

Discussion in 'Wii U - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by gualala, Nov 25, 2015.

  1. gualala

    gualala Advanced Member

    May 2, 2011
    United States
    Just saw this from Nintendo Japan website
    12800 Yen each (13824 yen with 8% sales tax)

    Before the update, the same website said that individual gamepads will be sold if there are games that support 2 gamepads.
    Now they are selling them, with a statement saying the offer is intended for Wii U owners with lost or destroyed gamepad. Only 1 gamepad could be connected to a Wii U.

    I hope they would release a gamepadless console (bundle with games do not require gamepad) and shave ~$100 off the console price. That will make the console $200 which is more affordable (But then no one will buy a $100 gamepad for Miiverse...)
    Last edited by gualala, Nov 25, 2015
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