Wii Remote Plus dated for Japan

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    [​IMG] Wii Remote Plus dated for Japan
    Also bundled with Wii Sports Resort
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    The Wii Remote Plus, which almost unimaginably crams MotionPlus tech into a standard-sized Wiimote, has been dated and priced for Japan. The controller will be released on November 11 for ¥3,800 ($46) -- the same price as the normal Wiimote -- and will be available in five colors: white, black, blue, red and pink. A red Nunchuk will be released, as well.

    The old Wiimote will ostensibly be phased out, as Nintendo will also begin bundling the Wiimote Plus with Wii systems on the same day. Additionally, Andriasang reports that the Wii Sports Resort bundle, which originally included the MotionPlus attachment, will feature the Wiimote Plus beginning on -- you guessed it -- November 11. The bundle will retail for ¥5,800 ($70). [/p]

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  2. trumpet-205

    trumpet-205 Embrace the darkness within

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    Nice, I am really tempted to get one of these. If only Nintendo offers exchange discount on original Wiimote + Motion Plus.
     
  3. Ron

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    We all know that's not gonna happen [​IMG]
     
  4. trumpet-205

    trumpet-205 Embrace the darkness within

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    Yea, not likely to happen.

    Regardless, I'll be getting one or two. Hopefully accuracy improves as well.
     
  5. Goli

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    What? Wii Remotes with a Motion+ are very accurate already.
     
  6. Aeladya

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    Wow I can't believe we get it a few days before Japan. We get it on the 7th IIRC.
     
  7. trumpet-205

    trumpet-205 Embrace the darkness within

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    It is always nice to see improvement. I didn't say Motion+ is bad or not enough.
     
  8. Goli

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    I meant as in, how more accurate can it get [​IMG]?
     
  9. Zetta_x

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    They should of made this wii remote with rechargable batteries and a miniusb connectivity =P
     
  10. Ron

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    How do they cram that thing in anyways?
     
  11. nando

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    i really think industrial designers over at nintendo are colorblind. they don't seem to know what blue looks like.
     
  12. thebigboss14

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    Ohhh yeah I'm hopping in selling my three wii motes to get three of those and at least be able to use my Wii with everything without having to put or take things and all that stuff.
     
  13. Yuan

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    Yes, it is a pain to take off wiimote from jacket to recharge batterys.
     
  14. nando

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    they'll do that in time for next xmas to squeeze more money out of clients.
     
  15. w!!

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    I stopped using the official jackets a long time ago... but i used to use the dollar store silicon sleeves and cut out a square for the recharge pins up to recently. They were thin enough to fit in the charger and allow the pins to touch the recharge points.
     
  16. jalaneme

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    nintendo should have done this in the first place but you know what nintendo are like so this is expected.
     
  17. TyRaNtM

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    Is funny how the controllers cost in Japan and in USA.
    40 dollars a Wii Remote Plus (same price as original one) and 50 dollars with Flingsmash, instead to 46 and 70 dollars in Japan.

    So.. 3DS will be cost around 250 or less.
     
  18. CarbonX13

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    Might get myself a red Wii Remote Plus and a red Nunchuk.

    Prices are always higher in Japan. It's funny cause in back in Taiwan, just south of Japan, I often saw Wii Remotes sold at around NT$1000, which is only like $32 USD.
     
  19. tehnoobshow

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    Yeh Im gonna buy a red WIIMOTE and red Numchuck.......for definite.
     
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