Retail wants £249.99 Wii U... but lower price could surprise trade

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  1. heartgold
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    Sounds like a good deal either way.
     
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    £229 would be blinding, it's not far off from the dsi xl price though.
     
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    £250 is 388.88 us Dollars...HELL NO!
     
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    for us in uk that price is quite cheap.
     
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    Yes, but seems a strange price for any us retailer to put it at -.- What did you expect, nintendo to put it at 200 dollars and be on their merry way? This is nintendo... Id say anywhere round 300$-below is a effing steal.
     
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    That is pretty cheap but nothing is impossible. I also read from other forums that the price will be $299.
     
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    lol no, it doesn't work that way. US shall be priced cheaper than that. We have 20% VAT and generally electronics are more expensive in the EU compared to the US.

    Don't use direct conversions.
     
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    299 would still be horrible. With average state tax between 5-7% this means we'll still be paying over 300 for the system and no games...Nintendo land doesn't count as a real game BTW.
     
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    I can't pay that.....

    http://www.bol.com/n...7373/index.html

    It will probably 399 euro.
    still to expensive compared to PS3 and xbox 360.
    Nintendo has to lower the price or have something special up their sleeves.....
     
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    Guys calm down we'll be paying $400 min ;)
     
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    Why are you complaining. For a launch console, the price wouldn't be bad at all.
     
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    It is ridiculous to guess and assume something like that. Nintendo say themselves that they will make sure it is very affordable. I will wait for their reveal price. Be patient and stop complaint. :)
     
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    The price isnt really a full conversion.
    My guess is you guys will get it $300+tax
     
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    Are you guys really complaining about $300? Really?
    Do you guys prefer $599 us dollars?

    btw Games are there for every type of person rather you want them or not.

    I know you guys expect the other console to be price around the same area if not more,so the complaining doesn't seem
    quite fair.
     
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    On a more serious note, that would be a cheap and tempting price for a new console. Sadly, I haven't seen many games for the console that excite me for the Wii U.
     
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    I have never paid more the 250+ tax for a console. I have had every Nintendo console and Sega console.
     
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    Now they aren't going to do the same thing Sony did, selling PS3 for 400-600 bucks.

    Or are they.
     
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    If if follows the trend from the past years, it'll cost around 311€ in most europe (direct conversion so it should be around that, maybe they'll round it to 315€), so that means in US the console would cost 315$, since a Vita costs 250€, a 3DS costs 150€, etc...


    Stop complaining about horrible pricing, my country has a 23% tax in electronics and everything else that's not food. D<
    My country and most of the other European countries will be paying 388$ for the console, whereas you'll get 70$ off, stop complaining when you don't have any reason to. D<
    We're the ones that should be complaining about always paying more for the same system. z.z
     
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    Considering you'd need to buy an extra game pad, or some Wii motes if you don't have them PLUS at least 2 launch games, then it would be way more than this.
     

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