No more Wiis until the end of March?

Discussion in 'Wii - Console and Game Discussions' started by Hooya, Mar 5, 2007.

  1. Hooya
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    Hooya GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Just a rumor I heard from someone I shouldn't trust at all (an EB Games employee). He said Nintendo wasn't sending out any more Wiis until the end of the month to do a kind of nation-wide re-launch.

    Anyone else heard anything even remotely similar?

    It doesn't make sense from a marketing standpoint for Nintendo, it's not like they need publicity or to encourage more interest in the console or anything...
     
  2. kristijan08

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    key words "eb games employee", i wouldn't believe it, nintendo will crank em through the retailers as soon as they are ready to go, a relaunch would be stupid considering how many people are still eager to buy
     
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    Yeah, I thought it might just be EB stocking up for a month or something. The same guy didn't know about the supposed Wii sales for Target and Toys R Us this weekend either.
     
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    Software Etc. (Gamestop affiliate) employee said they're getting 3 Wiis a week. And he had no reason to lie.
     
  5. Little

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    It is possible that Nintendo are going to give (well sell) consoles in similar numbers to the launch figures soon. (Which was about 200 per large store in the UK). Its what I heard as a employee somewhere [​IMG] I heard they are planning a "they are now back in stock" type of campaign!
     
  6. The Teej

    The Teej Also known as The Tjalian

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    Personally, I think a "Wii is back in stores!" campaign would work well in the UK considering a certain console is launching in a couple of weeks...
     
  7. Harsky

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    I wonder if it's too late in buying the Wii that's okay to mod? I still haven't got one and I'm sure by the time I buy one, it will have it's board changed to something different to not allow mod chips to be installed.