Rumor: Pre-orders for Nintendo 3DS

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  1. heartgold
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    heartgold GBAtemp Psycho!

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    http://www.examiner.com/canada-nintendo-in...or-nintendo-3ds

    Kool? fuck yeah now I just need the UK stores whatever to start taking pre-orders! [​IMG]

    Price is obviously not set, so it could be anything...
     
  2. Son of Science

    Son of Science GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Yes, we should all listen to Gamespot's release dates. They are always right.
     
  3. TM2-Megatron

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    Hopefully the price isn't accurate; that's nearly $340 after taxes in Canada; and if the 3DS breaks $300 by even $1 (as a matter of principle) I intend to wait until there's a significant price drop.
     
  4. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    you think that's bad the dsi here to buy is $250 so i expect the 3ds to be double that!
     
  5. TM2-Megatron

    TM2-Megatron Predacon Commander

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    Yes, but North American prices are traditionally less than a straight conversion of the Yen price. Australia and Europe get ripped off, for sure (something to take up with your branches of Nintendo and your retailers); but we don't.
     
  6. mercluke

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    it's not the retailers, i've seen the prices that we them in for at work
    it's nintendo of australia being dicks
     
  7. monkat

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    Don't forget taxes [​IMG]
     
  8. TM2-Megatron

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    It isn't the taxes I begrudge, personally; those actually pay for things (most of the time) that I consider worthwhile to society, and it's up to us to keep the government in check when spending them. My main issue with retailers in Canada (not nearly as bad as AUS or EUR) is that they don't price things taking the current exchange rate into consideration; and they haven't for a long time, now. If this $300 CDN price tag actually were accurate, I'd expect the 3DS to retail in the US for around $265 or $270 USD, despite the actual conversion from $300 CDN being around $294 USD right now.
     
  9. FireGrey

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    I've started to see the price drop to about $200 for Christmas.
     
  10. Midna

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    Okay, off to EB on Monday then.
     
  11. CarbonX13

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    $299.99 CAD? Plus HST will make it... $335.99 here in B.C.

    I guess I'll be waiting for a price drop. =/
     
  12. trumpet-205

    trumpet-205 Embrace the darkness within

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    Not true when Wii came out. Wii came out as $249.99 in NA, but approx $215 in JP at that time of exchange rate.

    Given the high price, I will pursue a PS2 and another DSi XL and wait for 3DS price drop or revision model.
     
  13. Midna

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    NA did get Wii Sports though. I'm not sure Japan did.
     
  14. soulx

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    Horrible price but that's just a placeholder.
    If the 3DS does turn out to cost $300, I won't be purchasing it until they lower the price.
     
  15. Knyaz Vladimir

    Knyaz Vladimir 3DS Hacker

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    Yeah. Even with 5% taxes, it's still a poor price.

    You know what? If the 3DS is the best system compared to GBA and DS, why not call this site 3DStemp? But, of course, it's not temporary any more, it's permanent. So, replace temp with perm and we get 3DSperm. Welcome to 3DSperm!
     
  16. monkat

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    OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOLD
     
  17. Goli

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    They didn't get Wii Sports, it was sold separately. It sold a lot, obviously.
     
  18. KuRensan

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    Hmm
    299.00 CAD = 221.172 EUR
    would be Nice WHAT I mean it IS nice [​IMG]
    I actually expected 300 EUR but this is even better ^^
    .... I hope the Rumor is a Fact
     
  19. Knyaz Vladimir

    Knyaz Vladimir 3DS Hacker

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    I hope it isn't. Because Nintendo wants $$$ and they'll jack up prices for all countries that have (or have had) a monarchy government. It means that Japan gets the best price, while Canada and the States have it $300, Europe (majority) 250Euros, Australia $400, and Russia for 6,000 rubles.
     
  20. KuRensan

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    pff why doesn't takes the whole world one sort of coin and one language, games would be much cheaper if they didn't had to be translated all the time-_-