Where can I get a Wii U for a decent price

Discussion in 'Wii U - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Edmire2k, May 4, 2017.

  1. Edmire2k
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    So recently my girlfriend has been playing on my Wii U and New 3DS a lot because she's been getting hooked on Nintendo games (Especially Yoshi games) and I'm not always with her and I go to her house about once a week. She never really plays games but recently she's been wanting to play them more and wanted to try to find a Wii U so I can give it to her and install some games on it so she can play them.

    Any ideas on where I can fetch a Wii U for a decent price? I also plan to get her a New 2DS XL later since shes been spending tons of money on me each holiday. But until then, I want to try to find her a Wii U somewhere. And so far I haven't been able to find any that at least have a power cord, console, and a gamepad.

    Any suggestions?
     
  2. jmhannz

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    $200 refurbished direct from Nintendo w/ 12 mo warranty

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    Also this reminds me a lot of my relationship, lmao.
     
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    She's always buying me expensive Zelda stuff for holidays. For Valentines she bought me the Hyrule Historia and tons more. I can't let her get away with this without some lovely revenge lmao.
     
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    hahahha get her back! Get that Wii and load it up with games >:O
     
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    In Poland Wii U new still cost 1600 PLN ~ 417 $, what's a total foolishness, Switch cost about 1499 PLN ~ 390 $, and there is no problem to buy it. Used Wii U cost about 600-1000 PLN ~ 156-260 $.
     
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    thats stupid expensive. i wonder how much it is to ship to poland, over here theyre $200 refurbed from nintendo, they dont offer refurb in poland?
     
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    Check Allegro, they're selling for 800-1600pln there.
    Also @OP try to snipe on eBay. You can get one for $300.

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    Nope, we have Nintendo distributor here [CQE] and in other words, if something fucks up then you're all by yourself. Other than that, they're doing a great job with marketing Switch.
     
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    I ship a few things to the US somtimes and shipping such a console it costs about 240 PLN ~ 63 $. I did not see refreshed consoles at stores in Poland.
     
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    You have Nintendo Switch and some Nintendo consoles in selected stores. Other than that, used consoles work the same way as refurbished tbh.
    240PLN? Where you're shipping, to Hong Kong? Literally, you pay 100-400PLN for shipping to Hong Kong.
     
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    https://www.ebay.com/p/?iid=112237169726&lpid=82&&&ul_noapp=true&chn=ps

    is where I got mine, $200 I assume USA shipping only, the seller is Nintendo and has the 12 month warranty plus return policy.

    The Wii U are a dime a dozen it seems, but switches are hard to find. I'm trying to get a new in box switch tonight from someone. Already have a Wii U, love it. $63ish isn't horrible to ship across the world. The Wii U box is BIG. I'd imagine $80-100 shipping. No clue really though unless I went to FedEx and inquired haha
     
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    Today I just sent a 3kg package to NYC for 188 PLN ~ 49 $, I think the Wii U set with a box weighs more than 3 kg. The most expensive direction is New Zealand and Australia from Poland.
     
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    Switches are literally the most common thing here, heh.
    I walked to my local media markt and found it sitting on a shelf. That made me feel good...
     
  13. jmhannz

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    I hate you lol.
     
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    Oh yeah, i forgot about this kg stuff we have here. Wii U is like 2.52kg packed but i'm unsure.
     
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    Poland is the third world for Nintendo, consoles are expensive, games too comparing to Xbox or PS. There is a no of Polish menu (Sony PS3 got it since 2009, Microsoft too), no games in Polish. maybe some. The Nintendo Polish website is tragic.
     
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    Let's not mention our distributor site. It's a total mess to even buy something from it. Seriously.
     
  17. jmhannz

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    damn, sounds like you guys need help hahahahah, i need to go open a nintendo store
     
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    I got mine for $175 and it was the only one I could find for that price used in my city.
    Then I travel 4 hours south and my girlfriend wants one too and we find a shop with 3 in stock for $110 each. Gamepad and all.
    So not only did she get it for only $110 she got to be picky about which one she wanted.

    Pawn shops are magical I guess.
     
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    found one on "marktplaats" a dutch site for 80 euros. we do not have refurbished stuff from nintendo here bcuz they lazy ig