What is probably the best country to set on a PAL Wii U?

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  1. HNKii
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    Since PAL Wii Us are somewhat getting more attention, I'd like to ask the users of European/Oceania Wii Us for this question in case some noobs might ask later and does not know English or to ask here. I know many of you would choose your own nations but it is simply impossible for users in China.
    So for the criteria for the "best" region, I think it's these two:
    1. Cheapest price for Eshop game( According to current Euro/Pounds/Australian Dollars/etc to RMB.
    2. Has the most Eshop games available and is the earliest among all PAL regions if there's a time difference.
    3. Language(but doesn't matter that much).
    Thank you for helping.
     
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    Current exchange rates( Found on Google)
    1 Euro=6.8084 RMB

    1GBP=9.5942RMB

    1AUD=4.8557RMB

    1RUB=0.1241RMB
     
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    I'd go with the UK Nintendo eShop as it tends to have more variety than the others though I might just be thinking highly of it.
     
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    Thanks for helping.
     
  5. Snugglevixen

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    UK eShop is cheaper than NZ/AUS eShop and I think eShops that use Euros might be even cheaper.
     
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    You could get one from Switzerland because it has pretty low VAT. But its currency is a bit more expensive than the Euro. Germany has 19% of VAT what seems to be the second or third lowest VAT rated country of the Euro Zone and chances to find a seller that ships to China might be high. Luxembourg has the lowest VAT of the Euro zone (I think) but I am not sure if it is easy to find a shop from there that ships to your country
     
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    Not that, he wanted to set the eShop to a European country which would be most suitable.
     
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    I just assumed he was talking about ordering eShop cards online, which it's likely he will have to do.
    But surely lower VAT matters on the eShop too.
     
  9. WiiU

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    Definitely not the Australian Eshop unless you liked being ripped off and late releases.